UK Carries Out First Airstrikes in Iraq
Wall Street Journal
LONDON—Britain's Royal Air Force carried out its first strikes in Iraq on Tuesday, destroying an Islamic State arsenal and a machine gun-mounted vehicle, the Ministry of Defense said. Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday secured parliamentary ...
RAF planes bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq for the first time
Britain Launches First Strikes Against ISIS in Iraq
RAF jets strike first IS targets in Iraq
Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State
Rabia controls the main highway linking Syria to Mosul, the biggest city in northern Iraq, which Islamic State fighters captured in June at the start of a lightning advance through Iraq's Sunni Muslim north that jolted the Middle East. Twelve Islamic ...
Turkey moves to use force in Syria and Iraq
US and Britain combine to launch the largest day yet for airstrikes in Iraq ...
Kurds Defeat ISIS Forces Holding Key Iraq Border Border Crossing
New York Times
Kurds in Iraq's North Make Gains Against Islamic State
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Kurdish fighters opened offensives against Islamic State militants in several parts of northern Iraq on Tuesday, seizing control of a border crossing with Syria that has been a major conduit for the insurgents, officials said. In a predawn ...
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British military conducts first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq
Irbil, Iraq (CNN) -- The United Kingdom said it conducted its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq on Tuesday, striking targets four days after Parliament voted to approve the country's involvement. British planes helped Kurdish troops who were ...
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British warplanes bomb ISIS in Iraq, joining U.S.-led military campaign
Iraq Pilots Mistakenly Gave Food, Ammunition to ISIS Militants
An investigation was underway Tuesday after Iraqi military pilots mistakenly gave food, water and ammunition to enemy ISIS militants instead of their own soldiers, a senior security official and a brigadier told NBC News. The supplies were supposed to ...
Iraq Accidentally Drops Food, Ammo on ISIS Fighters
Poll: 70% of troops say no boots on ground in Iraq
As the tide of war rises again in the Middle East, the military's rank and file are mostly opposed to expanding the new mission in Iraq and Syria to include sending a large number of U.S. ground troops into combat, according to a Military Times survey ...
Special Report: Islamic State uses grain to tighten grip in Iraq
The United Nations estimates land under IS control accounts for as much as 40 percent of Iraq's annual production of wheat, one of the country's most important food staples alongside barley and rice. The militants seem intent not just on grabbing more ...
ISIS Is Using Grain To Tighten Its Grip In Iraq
The case for Canada to go to war in Iraq has not been made
The Globe and Mail
Mr. Harper says Canada will “not stand on the sidelines and watch” as its allies carry out air strikes on the Islamic State (IS, also referred to as ISIS or ISIL), the ultra-violent, extremist Muslim militants who control large parts of eastern Syria ...
Harper says Iraq mission proposal coming to the House of Commons
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Why UK warplanes have a 'difficult' Iraq mission
Why, after more than a month of British reconnaissance flights, access to allied intelligence, and intense fighting on the ground, did Britain appear to be struggling to find targets? First, Britain's legally and politically-driven decision to strike ...
ISIS sweep into Iraq was no surprise to anyone paying attention
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Vicar Of Baghdad Claims 'Every Christian Wants To Leave' Iraq As ISIS ...
The Washington Post published an op-ed in September that argued "Christianity in Iraq is finished." Correspondent Daniel Williams spent 10 days speaking with Christian refugees currently living in Irbil, the capital of the northern autonomous region of ...
Islamic State crisis: Iraq air strikes 'halt IS advance'
'Every Single Christian Wants to Leave' Iraq, Says Vicar of Baghdad
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