US Strikes in Iraq Against Jihadists, Moving West Toward Syria
The U.S. military took a unilateral giant step toward bombing targets inside Syria over the weekend as it swung its crosshairs west and began bombing Islamic militants in the western Iraq province that borders Bashar al-Assad's war-ravaged country.
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US strikes Islamic State militants at Iraq's Haditha dam
US air strikes target insurgents near Iraq's Haditha Dam
The leader of a pro-Iraqi government paramilitary force in western Iraq said the air strikes wiped out an Islamic State patrol trying to attack the dam - Iraq's second biggest hydroelectric facility that also provides millions with water. "They (the ...
US Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS Near Iraq's Haditha Dam
US launches new airstrikes against ISIS in western Iraq
US military expands airstrikes in western Iraq
US Launches Airstrikes Around Iraq's Haditha Dam
The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam. The strikes represented a broadening of ...
With US Considering Strikes Against Syria, Reflections and Realities from Iraq
As the Obama administration debates expanding its air offensive against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) from Iraqi Kurdistan into eastern Syria, its main challenge remains finding a reliable military partner on the ground. We asked Douglas ...
Iraq's president: We need international support but not ground intervention ...
In Iraq, fight against Islamic State has produced some unlikely facts on the ...
The urgent fight to keep Islamic State forces from taking over more of Iraq has led the Obama administration to tolerate, and in some cases even approve, things it once would have loudly protested. When Iraqi Shiite militias, backed by Iran and long ...
Two Iraq War Supporters Urge Caution Amid ISIS Media Frenzy
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ISIS rewrites the rules of war as Iraq concerns US allies
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Over the last several months, the Al Qaeda splinter group has conquered vast swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, proclaiming the creation of a caliphate and forcing tens of thousands of religious minorities to flee. They have also beheaded two ...
ISIS in Iraq: Canada to send special ops soldiers as advisers
Canada sending military advisers to help Iraq battle ISIS threat
Canada sending dozens of military advisors to Iraq to help counter ISIS's ...
Saudi unveils 900km fence on Iraq border
Saudi Arabia has unveiled a 900km multi-layered fence along its border with Iraq, as part of efforts to secure the kingdom's vast desert frontiers against infiltrators and smugglers, state media SPA has said. King Abdullah announced the launch of the ...
Saudi Arabia to build 900km fence along Iraq border
Saudi Arabia Builds Security Fence Along Border With Iraq
Saudi Arabia building high-tech fence to secure border with Iraq
US launches strikes around Iraq's Haditha Dam
The United States has begun carrying out air strikes near Iraq's Haditha Dam which was under threat from Islamic State (IS) fighters, a US defence official has said. It is the first time that the US is targeting IS fighters in the area as the group ...
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With Schools Doubling as Shelters in Northern Iraq, Classes Wait
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DOHUK, Iraq — From the look of it, the Khabat primary school bustles with life. Children flit through the building's atrium, weaving between stacked school desks and racing past the colorful murals that adorn the walls. But the schools here will not ...
US and Syrian Airstrikes Hit Islamic State Targets in Iraq and Syria
At least 25 people are dead after Syrian forces launched a series of air attacks on an Islamic State-run bakery and other militant targets in the northeastern city of Raqqa on Saturday. At least three children and eight members of a single family were ...
The Islamic State is forcing the West out of its Iraq war trauma