Kerry: We'll help Iraq but won't send in troops
(CNN) -- Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States will help the Iraqi government in its battle against al Qaeda-linked fighters in western Iraq, but stressed it won't send troops. Speaking to reporters in Jerusalem on Sunday during his ...
Kerry vows to help Iraq fight militants, says US won't send troops
Kerry vows support for Iraq government in Fallujah, but won't send US troops
Kerry: US to help Iraq
Iraq government loses control of Fallujah
His comments came after a senior Iraqi security official told the AFP news agency that the government had lost control of Fallujah to fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The police chief of Anbar, Hadi Razeij, later said the ...
Al-Qaeda militants in Iraq seize Fallujah
Al-Qaeda-linked force captures Fallujah amid rise in violence in Iraq
Iraqi PM to al Qaeda fighters: 'We will not withdraw' from Anbar province
Islamists exploit weak border to fight in Iraq and Syria
"We are very, very concerned about the efforts of al-Qaida and the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant – which is affiliated with al-Qaida – who are trying to assert their authority not just in Iraq, but in Syria," Kerry said. "These are the most ...
Al Qaeda in Iraq reasserts itself as war in Syria drives regional conflict
Rebels battle al-Qaeda-affiliated fighters across northern Syria
Syrian rebels clash with al-Qaida-linked fighters
Kerry: US will support Iraq, but without troops
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that America would support Iraq in its fight against al-Qaeda-linked militants who have overrun two cities in the country's west, but said the U.S. wouldn't send troops, calling the ...
US can fight al Qaeda in Iraq without troops: Kerry
Speaking to reporters in Jerusalem, Kerry said the United States was concerned about events in Anbar, which was the heart of the anti-U.S. rebellion after the United States' invasion of Iraq in 2003. While pledging to help Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al ...
Why Iraq's Most Violent Province Is a War Zone Again
Mourners and Sunni gunmen chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government during the funeral of a man killed when clashes erupted between Al Qaeda gunmen and Iraqi army soldiers in Fallujah, Iraq, Jan. 4, 2014. Email · Print; Share. Facebook ...
John Kerry offers support for Iraq but no US troops on the ground
US secretary of state John Kerry on Sunday pledged Washington's support – but no ground troops – to help Iraq reestablish control over parts of long-restive western Iraq that have once again fallen under the partial control of radical militants with al ...
Iraq army assault under way to eject al-Qaeda
An operation is under way to drive hardline fighters out of Iraq's Anbar province, with an aerial assault by government forces hitting east of Fallujah, and clashes between the Iraqi army and al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL ...
Kerry: US Backs Iraq, But Won't Consider Boots on the Ground
While bombings in Baghdad killed at least 34 people Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said America would help Iraq battle the al Qaeda militants that overtaken two of the nation's western cities — but emphasized that the fight belonged to them.
Distrust hinders US-Iraq fight against resurgent Al Qaeda militants
Los Angeles Times
Sunni Muslim militants have gained control of territory in western Iraq's Anbar province in recent weeks, and intense fighting has broken out in two of Anbar's main cities, Fallouja and Ramadi, that were the sites of crucial battles during the Iraq war ...