Obama lauds new Iraq leaders, despite al-Maliki protest
President Obama praised the designation of a new prime minister in Iraq on Monday, despite the protests of current office occupant Nouri al-Maliki. "This is an important step towards forming a new government that can unite Iraq's different communities ...
Iraqis Nominate Maliki Successor, Causing Standoff
Obama signals he wants Iraqi leader Maliki out. What happens now?
Nouri al-Maliki forced out as Iraq's political turmoil deepens
US air mission in Iraq still focused on refugee aid
Stopping the group's infiltration into Kurd-controlled areas is the relatively easier task, O'Hanlon said. Pushing the Islamic State from cities it controls, such as Mosul, will require working closer with the Iraqi military. Before that can happen ...
US sending arms to Iraq's Kurds in battle against militants, official says
US air strikes in Iraq will have minimal impact on Isis – Pentagon
News cameras capture dramatic rescue in Iraq; 20 civilians airlifted
Iraq conflict: What you need to know
The Obama administration has started arming Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State militant group, also referred to as ISIS or ISIL, in northern Iraq, officials said Monday. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said, "ISIL has obtained some heavy ...
WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In Tears
Newly released visuals of airstrikes and humanitarian missions in northern Iraq are providing a glimpse into the chaos and desperation in the region, amid political turmoil that has politicians battling for power. In a press briefing Monday afternoon ...
Wall Street Journal
Iraq Crisis: Kurdish Forces Reverse Militant Gains as US Continues Airstrikes
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD—Islamist extremists who have overrun swaths of Iraq made a rare retreat in an area hit by U.S. airstrikes and gave up some territory they had won from Kurdish forces, in an early sign of impact from the three-day-old American campaign. But the ...
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Obama's 'Drive-By' War in Iraq
Fox News (blog)
Obama may or may not be making the correct decision in attacking the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — the well-armed Islamist terrorist group now attempting a horrifying takeover of Iraq — and so it would have been proper for Obama to raise the ...
Republican fear-mongering on Iraq isn't going to work
Who Left Iraq?
Obama's Boldfaced Lie: It Wasn't My Idea to Leave Iraq
U.S. Attacks Iraq Militants as Republicans Urge Expanded Action
“We're protecting U.S. interests as far as the safety of U.S. personnel in the northern part of Iraq,” Senator Benjamin Cardin, a Maryland Democrat and member of the Foreign Relations Committee, said on Fox. “We're not going to use our military to take ...
Britain's Cameron faces growing calls to join the US in bombing Iraq
LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron was under growing domestic pressure Monday to join the U.S. military intervention in Iraq as his government said it would continue to limit its involvement to humanitarian aid. Cameron has been adamant ...
Iraq crisis: David Cameron under pressure to recall parliament
UK warplanes over Iraq: But as Britain's drawn deeper into crisis, holidaying ...
Iraq crisis: David Cameron refuses to recall parliament despite growing calls ...
Iraq's Al-Maliki Steps up Struggle to Keep His Job
Iraq's embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is taking his struggle to keep his post to the courts after announcing he will file a legal complaint on Monday against the country's newly elected president. The deadlock over a new government has ...
Intense Navy Video Gives A Bird's-Eye View Of Bombs Hitting ISIS Targets In Iraq
President Barack Obama authorized the airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel in Iraq and to support humanitarian efforts in the area. Approximately 150 U.S. military advisers, as well as several diplomats, are located in Erbil. During a press conference ...
Video Shows Actual Air Strike in Iraq
US launches second wave of airstrikes in Iraq
US airdrops in Iraq hit their target 63 of 72 times, Pentagon says