US airstrikes target Islamic State in Iraq
The U.S. military's Central Command said both fighter and attack aircraft conducted separate airstrikes Sunday and Monday in support of Iraqi forces southwest of Baghdad and near Sinjar, Iraq. The strikes were described as the first to provide direct ...
US launches first offensive strikes against ISIS in Iraq
Washington wins diplomatic support for campaign in Iraq; Syria trickier
Iraq Conference Opens in Paris as France Urges 'Global' Fight on Jihadists
ISIS Crisis Meeting: Kerry, World Leaders Discuss Threat to Iraq
France's president said there was “no time to lose” in the fight against ISIS, as Secretary of State John Kerry joined leaders from more than 20 nations at a crisis meeting in Paris on Monday to come up with a strategy to defeat the militant group in Iraq.
White House: Iraq War Vote Obama Opposed Could Be Used for ISIS Strikes
Airstrikes Have Halted Islamic State, US Says
Barack Obama's Iraq plan is sound but the Middle East is a graveyard for good ...
Australia's involvement in Iraq: your questions answered
The Super Hornets are capable of joining US-led airstrikes targeting Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq. The Australian Defence Force will also send a special operations task group of military advisers to assist Iraqi and other security forces ...
There are clear and achievable objectives in Iraq, says Tony Abbott
Abbott 'won't put time limit on Iraq'
Iraq crisis: Australian actions in Iraq to cost $500 million each year, Prime ...
The New Yorker
US Call To Fight Militants Stirs Bitter Memories For Iraq's Sunnis
If President Obama's plan to battle Islamic State militants by bringing Iraq's Sunnis on board to fight sounds oddly familiar, that's because it is. When the U.S. faced a raging insurgency by Sunni militants — then called al-Qaida in Iraq — seven ...
As summit strategizes on ISIL, French jets fly over Iraq
French jets made their first sorties over Iraq Monday as part of a growing international push against the Islamic State, reflecting French president Francois Hollande's statement at a diplomatic strategy conference in Paris that there is "no time to ...
Middle East Eye
Iraq wins pledge of military support against IS
Middle East Eye
The world's top diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State militants by "any means necessary", including "appropriate military assistance", as leaders stressed the urgency of the crisis. Representatives from around 30 ...
Tony Abbott says Australian forces' aim is to 'dislodge' Isis from Iraq
Abbott acknowledged that Australian air strikes in Iraq might kill Australian citizens who “took their chances” joining Isis. The prime minister said one of the main reasons for the government committing to the fight against Isis was that “significant ...
Iraq honors its first anti-ISIS female tribal leader
Jabara was reportedly killed on June 22, following a battle with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants in the western province of Salah al-Din. The mother of four was not forgotten but rather honored when she was named named Iraq's first ...
Islamic State crisis in Iraq: live
French president François Hollande issued the warning as he hosted a conference in Paris – a meeting seen as a crucial step towards building a broad international coalition to combat the movement, which styles itself the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...