Pentagon: 'We're in combat' in Iraq
“We will not be sending U.S. troops back into combat in Iraq.” – President Obama, June 13, 2014. “As I have said before, these American forces [in Iraq] will not have a combat mission.” – President Obama, Sept. 10, 2014. About 3,300 U.S. troops are now ...
New U.S. Combat Mission in Iraq Is Not New
US looking at expanding role on ground in Iraq, Syria
Iraq Says 'Mmm ... No, Thanks' to More U.S. Ground Operations
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Inherent Resolve Spokesman Updates Iraq, Syria Operations
Department of Defense
WASHINGTON, October 28, 2015 — The coalition fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq has conducted 7,712 airstrikes since operations began, the majority in Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said today.
Defining US Role in Iraq: Combat or Not?
US spokesman in Iraq: 'Of course it's combat'
Iraq War Update: US Military Considering Ground Combat Options Against Islamic ...
Iraq to adjust military spending, hire 10000 new forces: minister
BAGHDAD A financial squeeze is forcing Iraq to put major weapons deals on hold, but the country will hire 10,000 additional paramilitary forces seen as critical in the fight against Islamic State, its finance minister said on Wednesday. Baghdad will ...
Hobby Lobby clan suspected of looting Iraq antiquities
(NEWSER) – The Museum of the Bible being built in D.C. by the Christian family behind one of the nation's biggest arts-and-crafts retailers is coming along nicely. Maybe too nicely, per law enforcement sources, who tell the Daily Beast that the Green ...
Hobby Lobby investigated for trying to import ancient artifacts from Iraq
Report: Hobby Lobby Investigated for Allegedly Accepting Illegal Artifacts ...
Hobby Lobby Is Now Under Investigation Over Illegal Artifacts Imported From Iraq
Iran eyes Iraq trade decades after war
The war memorials that dot the Arvand river are a vivid reminder of a bloody decade-long conflict between Iran and Iraq, in which hundreds of thousands of people were killed. There are still old tanks to be seen in the streets of Abadan and ...
Inside the Ring: Russian military flights over Iraq questioned
Iraq's government has told the United States that it will not permit Russian military forces to conduct air and missile strikes inside the country. But Baghdad is allowing Russian military aircraft to overfly its territory to resupply its forces ...
Three takeaways from the Hawija raid in Iraq
Slouching Toward Iraq
On December 11, 2011, the last American combat troops present in Iraq withdrew across the border with Kuwait, ending the nine-year war that cost the United States 4,500 soldiers and billions of dollars. The exit marked a momentous, celebratory occasion ...
Iraq's coalition members press PM to consult before ordering reforms
BAGHDAD Members of Iraq's ruling coalition will press Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in a meeting on Wednesday night to consult more widely before ordering reforms, parliamentarians said, the clearest sign of growing discontent with his leadership style.
Iraq Plans Unprecedented Pay Cuts as Economy Crisis Deepens
Members of Iraq's ruling coalition press PM to consult before ordering reforms
Is Iraq's Dawa Party on verge of division?
US signals shift in Syria-Iraq campaign against Islamic State
The US has indicated a shift in its campaign against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria, including the use of direct ground raids. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said there would also be more air strikes against "high-value targets ...
Who are the Terrorists? US Intends “Direct Action on the Ground” in Iraq and ...
International Business Times
US To Send Military To Frontline In Anbar Province, Iraq, To Support Iraqi ...
International Business Times
The U.S. is planning to send military advisers and special forces to front lines in Iraq in an effort to speed up the fight against the Islamic State group, Pentagon officials said Tuesday. Key battleground cities such as Ramadi, in the country's ...
Obama's Inadequate Gesture in Iraq
Ron Mark: Iraq training plan doomed to fail
Rain blows up dozens of ISIS explosive devices in Iraq