Kurdish Forces Retake Parts of Iraq's Largest Dam
ERBIL, Iraq — Kurdish forces took over parts of Iraq's largest dam on Sunday less than two weeks after it was captured by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) extremist group, Kurdish security officials said — as U.S. and Iraqi planes aided ...
US Strikes in Iraq Aimed at Helping Reclaim Dam
Intensified US bombing in Iraq appears to give Kurds boost at dam
Obama writes to Congress as Iraq air strikes include bombers for first time
The coming disintegration of Iraq
Nouri al-Maliki may have agreed to step down as prime minister of Iraq on Thursday, but the damage he has wrought will define his country for decades to come. The stunning collapse of the Iraqi state in its vast northern and western provinces may be ...
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Britain expands role in Iraq as warplanes monitor Isis positions
Britain is stepping up its military involvement in the fight against jihadi forces from the Islamic State in Iraq after the defence secretary Michael Fallon confirmed that British warplanes are flying deeper into Iraq in a mission that could last ...
Cameron warns of IS threat
Iraq crisis: UK mission could last for months - Fallon
UK jets deployed to stop advance of Islamic State in Iraq
US Must Forge New Ties With Iraq to Tackle ISIS Threat
President Obama and Secretary Kerry played their cards right not to undertake a broad scale air campaign against the advancing forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) so long as Nouri al-Maliki held on as Prime Minister. Maliki had ...
Iraq 'doomed' if new prime minister Abadi fails to bridge sectarian divide
Iraq's Last Chance
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Up to a Point: Shrugging Our Way Back to War in Iraq
I was on the patio honoring the cocktail hour and reading the paper when my son, who was supposed to be mowing the lawn, said, “Dad, is America at war in Iraq?” “Usually,” I said. “Let me check.” And, sure enough, there on page 5 of The Daily Bugle, ...
New York Times
On a Helicopter, Going Down: Inside a Lethal Crash in Iraq
New York Times
Alissa J. Rubin, a veteran Times foreign correspondent, was injured on Tuesday in a helicopter crash in Kurdistan and dictated the following article from her hospital bed in Istanbul, where she was evacuated from Iraq. She suffered broken bones and a ...
Wall Street Journal
US Airstrikes Aim at Islamic State Hold on Iraq Dam
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Obama and other top administration officials have said the successful formation of Iraq's new government under Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi would allow the U.S. to provide additional humanitarian and counterterrorism support. Mr. Al ...
Iraq Kurdish forces launch ground offensive to retake key dam, as US ...
Kurdish forces have launched a ground offensive to seize control of Iraq's strategic Mosul dam from Islamic militants, as U.S. airstrikes continued for a third day. Multiple well-placed U.S. defense sources told Fox News that U.S. airstrikes involving ...
Iraq: Five key priorities
President Obama has committed almost 1,000 U.S. troops back into Iraq. It is a huge move for a president whose opposition to the war in that nation was a key element in his political rise. It also brings a whole host of complicated problems in its wake.
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America's New Mission in Iraq
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Iraq says Kurds advance in retaking Mosul dam
ERBIL, Iraq - An Iraqi security official says Kurdish forces have taken over parts of the country's largest dam, which was captured by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria extremist group earlier this month. Kurdish officials say that peshmerga forces ...