Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That CIA and the Islamic State Are United
New York Times
The prevalence of the theory in the streets underscored the deep suspicions of the American military's return to Iraq more than a decade after its invasion, in 2003. The casual endorsement by a senior official, though, was also a pointed reminder that ...
New York Times
Turkey Obtains Release of Hostages Held in Iraq
New York Times
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey secured the release of 49 hostages who had been held for more than three months in Iraq by the jihadists of the Islamic State on Saturday, marking a moment of joy for Turkey while raising questions about how it had managed to ...
Turkish hostages in Iraq released
Islamic State releases 49 Turkish hostages seized in northern Iraq
Islamic State frees 49 Turkish hostages captured in Iraq
France Strikes Islamic State Group In Iraq
More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first country to join U.S. forces pounding targets inside Iraq from the air in recent weeks — this time in pursuit of militants of the ...
French planes carry out air strikes on Isis targets in Iraq
French fighter jets strike Islamic State supply depot in northeastern Iraq
France Becomes First Ally to Join US Airstrikes in Iraq
UN News Centre
Iraq FM to UN: Leave Ground Combat to Iraqi Forces
Voice of America
Iraq's Foreign Minister said Friday that his country must lead the fight against Islamic State militants within its borders, but encouraged a continued air campaign from international allies. Addressing the United Nations Security Council in New York ...
Iraq: Security Council urges international support for Government's combat ...
An impressive coalition vs. the Islamic State - just get ready for the infighting
UN Urges Global Support for Iraq to Fight Terror
Jean Chrétien says Canada is all in on Iraq mission
Despite assurances that the new engagement in Iraq is not a combat mission, Canada could be on the hook to provide more support according to former prime minister Jean Chrétien. "They are part of it. It is a done deal. They said yes to the coalition ...
Chretien says Iraq mission 'a done deal'
Canada's mission in Iraq a 'done deal,' Jean Chretien says
Jean Chretien: Iraq Mission 'A Done Deal'
As Europeans Flock to Syria and Iraq to Join the Islamic State, Some Kurds ...
As the IS has expanded its grip on Iraq, coming threateningly close to Iraqi Kurdistan, the region's military forces — the Peshmerga — have responded with a resistance that has put to shame the Iraqi forces, many of whom fled as the Islamists advanced.
As Global Efforts Galvanize in Iraq, Syrian Kurds Left Alone Against IS
Christianity in Iraq is finished
IRBIL. In the part of his Sept. 10 speech on confronting the Islamic State that probably drew the least attention, President Obama mentioned the need to help Christians and other minorities, expelled from cities and villages in northern Iraq, return ...
Obama repeats no US troops on ground against Isis as Egypt offers support
Barack Obama, facing questions on the legal justification for and likely “mission creep” of his air campaign against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq and Syria, on Saturday repeated his promise not to use US ground troops but said: “When the ...
Obama's 2 Previous Defense Secretaries Are Criticizing His ISIS Policy
President Obama's ISIS Plan Divides Iraq War Veterans In Congress
Will UK stand for yet another war in Iraq?
Army chief of staff says US may need more troops in Iraq
Odierno, who served as the top U.S. military commander during the last war in Iraq, also said he would not rule out the need to send small numbers of U.S. ground troops into combat as tactical airstrike spotters or as front-line advisers embedded with ...
Army chief: More ground troops headed to Iraq
More Iraq deployments may be needed as terrorist fight intensifies, Army chief ...
Ed Miliband warned not to let legacy of Iraq war block action against Isis
Miliband, who announced that he believed the Iraq war had been "wrong" when he became leader in 2010, has so far endorsed the government's policy of not being involved in military strikes on the jihadi terror group rampaging through Syria and Iraq.