US Orders Airlines to Fly at Higher Altitudes Over Iraq
Wall Street Journal
The U.S. government told airlines flying over Iraq to remain at higher altitudes, amid growing concerns about carriers operating around conflict zones. U.S. airlines are now prohibited from flying over Iraq below 30,000 feet, the Federal Aviation ...
FAA Places New Restrictions on Flights Over Iraq
New flight restrictions over Iraq following MH17 tragedy
US restricts flights over Iraq
Middle East Eye
Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric Urges Peaceful Transition
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric appealed to Iraqi politicians on Friday not to make themselves "an obstacle" in the country's transition as the deadline looms for selecting the next prime minister. The remarks by Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani ...
More than 1700 Killed in Iraq in July, Says UN
Bomb blasts kill 10 in Iraq with death toll at 1600 in July alone
Airlines divided over crossing Iraq after MH17 crash
British Airways and Etihad Airways are among those continuing to fly passenger jets over Iraq, while Air France and Virgin Atlantic have stopped doing so. Emirates Airline also plans to halt the practice while Qantas, which has been passing over, is ...
Airlines differ on safety of flying over Iraq
US to sell largest ever Hellfire missile cache to Iraq
On Tuesday, the US State Department issued a statement announcing the preliminary approval of an agreement that would give Iraq a new arsenal of AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support “to help ...
Iraq Offers Aid to Those Displaced by Militants
US Approves More Hellfire Missiles for Iraq
US plans largest ever sale of hellfire missiles to Iraq
Iraq's bloody mess has helped the regime in Syria and its jihadist enemy
WHEN an alliance of disgruntled Sunnis led by the Islamic State (IS), an extremist group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), streaked across Iraq in June and proclaimed a caliphate in the territory it holds on both ...
Iraq Christians get meeting with top Obama aide
The White House said that during the meeting, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes “condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (ISIL) ongoing attacks on the Christian and minority communities in northern Iraq and the group's systematic ...
New York Times
Tears, and Anger, as Militants Destroy Iraq City's Relics
New York Times
BAGHDAD — When the Sunni extremists ruling Mosul destroyed the shrine of a prophet whose story features in the traditions of Islam, Christianity and Judaism — the most important of nearly two dozen marked for destruction by the Islamic State in Iraq ...
UN Condemns Extremist Takeover of Parts of Iraq
Only America can save Iraq's last Christians
Isis winning its war in Iraq and Syria
The crusade against Iraq War supporters has forgotten someone: Hillary Clinton
The Week Magazine
The role people like Fleischer played in supporting and selling the invasion of Iraq and whether or not they've assessed that role and found their actions wanting are factors media should consider as they report on current efforts by conservatives to ...
Militants In Iraq Seek Control Of Precious Weapon: Dams, Waterways
In the searing heat of northern Iraq, among its dry, scrubby landscape, there's a surreal sight: a wide, shimmering blue lake, held back by the concrete and steel of a dam. It's on the Tigris River, near the city of Mosul. Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali ...
Iraq Is Using The Worst Possible Method To Fight ISIS
“Sunnis are a minority in Baghdad, but they're the majority in our morgue,” a doctor in Iraq's Health Ministry told researchers with Human Rights Watch. Since the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) swept ...