Iraq declines U.S. offer of more troops, attack helicopters
BAGHDAD — Defense Secretary Ash Carter traveled to Iraq's capital Wednesday with an offer to deploy more American troops and new attack helicopters to help the Iraqi army defeat the Islamic State group. But for now, at least, the Iraqis are passing up ...
US Says Turkey Must Pull Unauthorized Forces From Iraq
US says Turkey put reinforcements in Iraq without consent, calls on Turkey to ...
US calls on Turkey to withdraw 'unauthorized' troops from Iraq
Qatari Safari Members, Including Royalty, Are Abducted in Iraq
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Militants in the southern Iraq desert ambushed and abducted at least 26 hunters from a Qatari safari early Wednesday, officials of both countries reported. The kidnapping victims were said to include some members of senior Qatari royalty.
Qatari royals kidnapped by gunmen in Iraq among 26 hunters
Qatar hunters abducted in Iraq desert by gunmen
Gunmen Kidnap More Than Two Dozen Qatari Nationals in Iraq
Italy is sending 450 soldiers to protect Iraq's most important dam against ISIS
Italy's prime minister has announced that the country will send 450 soldiers to protect Iraq's most important dam, The Local reports. Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced that the troops will be deployed to protect the Mosul Dam from the extremist ...
Italy to send 450 troops to protect Iraq's Mosul dam
Italy to send 500 soldiers to defend Iraq's largest dam in Mosul
Italy to send troops near Iraq combat zone to protect dam workers
Donald Trump issued a remarkably blunt denunciation of the Iraq War during the ...
Midway through the GOP debate Tuesday night, Republican poll leader Donald Trump offered a blunt and brutal denunciation of the last Republican president's main foreign policy initiative — the Iraq War. Indeed, Trump went further even than most ...
Amid battle with IS, Iraq parliament approves next budget
BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament on Wednesday approved next year's budget of nearly 106 trillion Iraqi dinars, or about $89.7 billion, even as the country is embroiled in a costly war against the militant Islamic State group. Iraq holds the world's fourth ...
Iraq approves $88.2 bn budget for 2016
Kurds suffer losses against ISIS in Iraq
Iraq Kurds say repelled major IS offensive
Kurds say they thwarted major Islamic State onslaught in north Iraq; Turkish ...
Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, December 16, 2015 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials ...
US-Led Coalition Against Daesh Launches 17 Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria
Wall Street Journal
Turkish Military Convoy Leaves Iraq Base
Wall Street Journal
About 10 Turkish military vehicles left the camp early Monday, Turkish and Iraqi officials said, and they are moving to another base in northern Iraq. While Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the move was meant to address Baghdad's concerns, ...
Turkish troops withdrawn from camp near Iraq's Mosul
After Protests, Turkey Withdraws Some Troops From Iraq
Turkey Withdraws Some Troops From Camp in Iraq
Obama welcomes Iraq refugee among new US citizens
Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama continued his pushback Tuesday against efforts to curb refugee entry into the United States, declaring at a naturalization ceremony in Washington that America risks repeating past injustices if it closes its ...
Obama: Islamic State lost 40% of territories it captured in Iraq
US, allies launch 11 strikes in Iraq, six in Syria
Jerusalem Post Israel News
WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies on Tuesday staged a fresh round of air strikes against Islamic State, with six in Syria and 11 in Iraq, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement released on Wednesday. The nearly dozen ...
US, allies stage eight air strikes in Iraq, six in Syria -- US military