Wall Street Journal
Islamic State Economy Runs on Extortion, Oil Piracy in Syria, Iraq
Wall Street Journal
The Islamic State runs a self-sustaining economy across territory it controls in Syria and Iraq, pirating oil while exacting tribute from a population of at least eight million, Arab and Western officials said, making it one of the world's richest ...
Obama and Congress Play Hot Potato With War Powers in Syria
Australian PM leaves door open for role in US-led Iraq strikes
OBAMA: 'WE DON'T HAVE A STRATEGY YET' ON ISIS
America Is Using Cannons to Kill Mosquitoes in Iraq
The wreckage of a car belonging to Islamic State militants lies along a road after it U.S. airpower has been largely limited to attacking and destroying Humvees and other vehicles inside Iraq. Youssef Boudlal / Reuters ...
Islamic State militants 'behead Kurdish man' in Iraq
The Iraq War Was a Smashing Success
US Warplanes Bomb Targets in Northern Iraq
Tony Abbott: Australia needs clear goals before joining military action in Iraq
The increasing signs of potential military action in Iraq spurred fresh calls from the Greens and the independent MP Andrew Wilkie for a full parliamentary debate before any decision to join US-led efforts. The government intensified its rhetoric about ...
Abbott outlines the case for intervention in Iraq
IS fanatics' slaughter of innocents
Tony Abbott steps up Iraq rhetoric
US considering new Iraq relief mission for group under siege by ISIS, official ...
The Obama administration is considering a humanitarian mission to help a group of religious minorities under siege by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, a senior U.S. official confirmed to Fox News, in what would be the second such relief ...
US Airstrikes Level Off in Iraq in Recent Days
Sources: US Considering New Relief Mission in Iraq
US weighs airstrikes, aid drops for Iraqi town besieged by ISIS
Iran speeds weapons deliveries to US ally in Iraq
U.S. officials are taking a wary view of the disclosure this week that Iran – one of four countries the United States accuses of supporting terrorism – has begun arming the Kurdish Regional Government in northern Iraq, as the Kurds scramble to combat ...
Turkey's PKK Fighters in Iraq and Syria Revive Kurdish Cause
The Enemy of My Enemy: Iran Arms Kurds in Fight Against ISIS
Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Iraq and Syria pose Saudi dilemma - failed states or Iran proxies
But in both Syria and Iraq the kingdom's preferred Sunni allies have lost out to more militant groups, and Riyadh faces its nightmare scenario of watching two key Arab states become proxies for its rival Tehran or, worse, perpetual failed states. What ...
Carrots and sticks: New Iraq crisis is part of US agenda to target Syria and Iran
The anti-government forces ravaging Iraq and Syria are mostly the same overzealous or gung-ho head choppers, rapists, extortionists, thugs, and cannibals that were pillaging and senselessly devastating the Syrian countryside with the aim of occupying ...
Centers aid conflict survivors from Iraq, other nations
LOUISVILLE — News of renewed violence and airstrikes in her native Iraq brings the whole terrible nightmare back: the crash of a wall collapsing on her sleeping family. Then the silence. Then her own screams as she groped in the dusty dark for her ...
Australia signs up to join US in air strikes on Iraq
Australia outlined its position on Wednesday following a report in the New York Times that Barack Obama had begun to mobilise a broad coalition of allies behind potential American military action in Syria and was moving towards expanded air strikes in ...
Labor wants briefing on Iraq involvement
Australia to help US in Iraq air strikes
Hornets first choice for Iraq strikes
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 ...
Approving a hydrocarbon law is key to Iraq's future
Iraq: Bombs and Bullets vs. Political Process