Iraq fighting doesn't raise oil prices, yet
BAGHDAD — Iraq is one of the world's top oil exporters, so you would think that a recent attack by militants on its largest oil refinery amid a deteriorating security situation in the country would prompt global fears of oil shortages and spark a ...
Iraq's oil industry caught in the crossfire
Iraq veterans in Afghanistan stung by Iraq's turmoil
KABUL — Col. Samuel Whitehurst had been consumed with work in the last days of his brigade's nine-month deployment in eastern Afghanistan when alarming news about his former battleground in northern Iraq began to reach him. Whitehurst fired off an ...
In Iraq, airstrikes slam into Mosul, city held by al-Qaeda-inspired militants
On Friday, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, which declared a revival of the medieval Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria last week, delivered a sermon to worshipers from Mosul's Great Mosque. The video, which appeared online ...
Analysis: Is Iraq's Sunni-Shiite Conflict Really About Religion?
Iraq analyzing video purported to show ISIS leader delivering sermon
Does video show ISIS leader? Iraq works to find out
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Iran Pursues Subtle Strategy on Iraq
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QOM, Iran—Iran is pursuing a delicate strategy of supporting fellow Shiite Muslims and preserving its influence in neighboring Iraq—where the government is under siege by radical Sunni militants—without pushing the confrontation into outright ...
Iraq's Shiites fight for their shrines and their creed
Egypt's Sisi says independence for Iraq's Kurds would be 'catastrophic'
The comments from Sisi, leader of the most populous Arab nation, indicate a growing fear in the region that the division of Iraq could further empower the insurgents who have declared a "caliphate" on land seized in Iraq and neighboring Syria.
Poised to Gain in Iraq Crisis, Kurds Face New Barriers to Autonomy
As Iraq fractures, Kurds find best opportunity yet to gain leverage
Joint Chiefs chairman won't rule out more US military involvement in Iraq
Iran confirms death of Iranian pilot in Iraq
TEHRAN — State media reported Saturday that an Iranian military pilot was killed in Iraq, the first confirmation that Iranian forces are involved in the Iraqi government's battle to repel an offensive by al-Qaeda-inspired extremists. IRNA, Iran's ...
Iranian pilot killed fighting in Iraq
Pilot from elite Iranian force dies 'defending' Iraq shrines
Iran, Russia to join forces against terror in Iraq: Tehran
Ahmad Chalabi: from pariah to Iraq's next prime minister?
Iraq has very much had a "back to the future" feel since the jihadists rode into town: political torpor, ethnic tension and – albeit a decade older – familiar faces. Solutions remain elusive, though. "None of us like the guy," said a senior cabinet ...
Ahmed Chalabi: Right man, wrong time for Iraq's once-exiled opposition leader?
ISIS jihadists demolish mosques, shrines in northern Iraq (PHOTOS)
Islamic militant sect, ISIS, which has been rampaging across the north and west of Iraq since last month, has been demolishing sacred sites such as shrines and mosques around the historic northern city of Mosul in Nineveh province. Photographs from the ...
Images show shrines demolished in Iraq
Iran's Surveillance Drones Over Iraq Make US Military Wary
As Iran helps Iraqi government forces fight rebels pushing through Iraq, the use of unarmed Iranian drones has U.S. officials on edge, as analyst Anthony Cordesman explains to NPR's Linda Wertheimer. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial ...
How Nearly 800 U.S. Troops Spent Their Fourth Of July In Iraq
As the Fourth of July weekend comes to an end, most Americans are still recovering from BBQs and fireworks displays. For several hundred U.S. military personnel, however, the end of the weekend just marks the start of another week in Iraq, helping the ...