The Daily Star
Sunni insurgents, Kurds battle over north Iraq town
The group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant staged a lighting advance through northern Iraq in June, seizing large swathes of land in the biggest challenge to the government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Control of Zumar by ...
Jihadists kill dozens as Iraq fighting rages
Jihadists seize oilfields in clashes with Iraq Kurds
Cautious Lufthansa Will Avoid Iraq Airspace Through Sunday
Lufthansa says it has ceased flying over Iraq this weekend while it evaluates flight security in the country's air space. Lufthansa spokesmen said Saturday that the airline is acting out of an abundance of caution. “Some authorities have forbidden it ...
Lufthansa temporarily reroutes flights away from Iraq
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
FAA 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
Voice of America
Iraq Seeks Seizure of Kurdistan Oil in Tanker Sitting off Texas Coast
Voice of America
HOUSTON —. A vessel called United Kalavryta, containing 1 million barrels of crude oil from Kurdistan, is sitting in international waters off the coast of Galveston, Texas. The government of Iraq considers the shipment illegal, because Kurdistan, not ...
Baghdad seeks to have Kurdish oil dispute settled in Iraq
Kurdish leader: We are no longer able to help Iraq
Jihadists kill 14 Iraq Kurds in battle over dam, oil facility
Etihad Airways are also continuing to fly passenger planes over Iraq.
The Iraqi government is currently battling militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (Isis) who have captured large swathes of the country, including its second-largest city, Mosul. The unrest has created concern about the safety of using ...
British Airways to continue flying over Iraq
Airlines divided over crossing Iraq after MH17 crash
Three more airlines quit war-torn Iraq over safety fears
New York Times
Iraqi Christians fleeing persecution by ISIS need more support from the UK
The Iraqi army was trained and equipped with a view to protecting the 'territorial integrity of Iraq.' Yet this army has been badly managed by a failing leadership in Baghdad and is melting away. Isis have helped themselves to many of the weapons ...
Tears, and Anger, as Militants Destroy Iraq City's Relics
Only America can save Iraq's last Christians
UN Condemns Extremist Takeover of Parts of Iraq
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 ...
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
Unsure of militants' capabilities, US flying higher over Iraq
NEW YORK // An increase in the mandatory altitude for US airlines flying over Iraq to 30,000 feet indicates that air safety officials are taking additional precautions in the face of evidence that extremists in Iraq and Syria may have shoulder-fired ...
As Iraq crisis deepens, veterans wonder: Was it worth it?
Islamic State's brutal videos send message to friend and foe alike
U.N. warns of sanctions for oil trading with Syria, Iraq militants