War-torn Iraq facing massive refugee crisis
The humanitarian crisis in Iraq is dire. Destabilized by a catastrophic civil war across its border in Syria, facing a genocidal threat to minorities at the hands of Sunni militants and divided by sectarian tensions within, Iraq is now home to about 1 ...
Dempsey: Regional plan key to militants' defeat in Iraq
No One on the Ground Can Beat ISIS
What's Next in Iraq and Syria?
US relies on Persian Gulf bases for airstrikes in Iraq
The U.S. military is relying on bases in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East to carry out airstrikes in Iraq, but is masking the locations and other details about the units and aircraft involved to avoid embarrassing partners in the ...
The Yorkshire Dales family who are designing entire cities in Iraq
“We can't go to Iraq because it's too dangerous, but our colleagues there can do a lot of the survey work on the ground for us,” says Derrick, as he breaks off from responding to clients' final comments on one of the consultancy's masterplans. Derrick ...
Voice of America
Pentagon warns that Isis has global aspirations as US continues Iraq strikes
The Pentagon warned on Tuesday that Islamic State (Isis) militants have global aspirations, ratcheting up already dire US rhetoric against the jihadist army that has overrun much of Iraq and Syria. “Quite frankly, we're not turning a blind eye to their ...
US: 7 European States to Arm Kurds in Iraq
Seven western states join US to arm Kurds in Iraq: Hagel
Obama Warns of Extended Campaign Against ISIS
President Barack Obama pledged Tuesday that the United States would not rest until it brought to justice the killer of American journalist James Foley at the hands of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS). “Rooting out a cancer like [ISIS ...
Obama Promises Afghan Pullout, Despite Iraq Lesson
Here's everything the US military has hit with airstrikes in Iraq
The United States is closing in on its 100th airstrike in Iraq since Aug. 8, when President Obama authorized military action against a variety of militant targets affiliated with the Islamic State. The details have come in news releases issued nearly ...
Wall Street Journal
Iraq's new leader must heal sectarian divides
Although one is tempted to put the disastrous rule of former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in the rearview mirror, we must study it and learn from his mistakes if Iraq's new leadership — with no small measure of U.S. assistance — is to arrest ...
Iraq's Maliki Drops Struggle for Power
Iraq premier-designate: militias must follow state
Iraq's Abadi Forming New Government Amid Unprecedented Security Crisis
Iraq Calls for International War Against Islamic State; Iran Vows Solidarity
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday during talks with Iran's foreign minister that international efforts would be necessary to destroy Islamic State Sunni militants who have seized swathes of his country ...
Iran: 'We Ask for the Unity and Security of Iraq'
Iraq bombings target Shia areas
Iran provided weapons to Iraq's Kurds: Barzani
Betrayal of Yazidis Stokes Iraqi Fears Of Return to 2006 Sectarian Horrors
New York Times
ZAKHO, Iraq — The afternoon before his family fled the onslaught of Sunni militants, Dakhil Habash was visited by three of his Arab neighbors. Over tea, his trusted friend Matlul Mare told him not to worry about the advancing fighters and that no harm ...
Christians, Yazidis Need More Than An Escape From Iraq: Catholic Relief ...
ISIS victims Yazidis face squalor on Iraq's borders after fleeing homes
As Islamic State fighters spread terror, Iraq's once diverse society faces ...
Iraq War Vet Was Warned Waffle House Wasn't 'Safe For Whites,' Gets Beaten ...
A rural Mississippi man suffered life-threatening injuries and required brain surgery after he entered a Waffle House despite receiving a warning not to enter the restaurant because of the color of his skin. The severe beating occurred early Sunday ...