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Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, December 26, 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 reports 17 strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria
Critics Say US Needs 'Failed State' Policy for Syria, Iraq
US reports 17 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria
ISIS leader purportedly tells fighters: 'You are on the right path'
... in a reported online audio statement -- a reclusiveness that could be traced to the fact he's a wanted man for leading fighters in carrying out atrocities and taking over swaths of Syria and Iraq, not to mention inspiring or pulling off attacks ...
Islamic State 'gets tougher' after airstrikes and setbacks in Iraq, Syria
Islamic State leader Baghdadi goads West in rare audio statement
ISIL leader says 'caliphate' well, mocks Saudi-led alliance
Iraq plans to raise cash for Faw port project through share sale
Iraq plans to help raise funds to build the Faw container port terminal on the Gulf by selling shares in the company behind the project, as low oil prices squeeze the government's finances, officials said on Saturday. The terminal has been planned for ...
Getting Real: Facing Necessary Facts in Syria and Iraq
Iraq cannot be knit back together as a unitary state. At best, Kurdistan has to be accorded autonomy within a confederal structure. Where the boundaries of such a political entity are drawn, the question of incorporating any portion of Kurdish Syria ...
Is Hillary Clinton a neoconservative hawk? What Iraq and Libya decisions tell ...
So, more than a dozen years after the Iraq War vote—which she's finally semi-apologized for—the vote itself is less important than the broader framework in which she cast it, how she explained herself, and how she's acted since. What really matters ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Iraqi troops close in on Islamic State redoubt in Ramadi
Recapturing Ramadi, which fell to the militants in May, would be one of the most important victories achieved by Iraq's armed forces since Islamic State swept across a third of the country in 2014. Soldiers advanced overnight in the Hoz neighborhood ...
Iraq troops close in on Islamic State in Ramadi
Iraq's next target after Ramadi is Mosul
Iraq Sends More Troops to Fight ISIS in Ramadi
Turkey says Iraq troop deployment to 'counter Daesh threats'
Turkey has reacted to the Arab League's condemnation of Turkish troops' deployment in northern Iraq, claiming that the military presence in the war-torn Arab country is aimed at countering threats posed by the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in the region ...
Arab League does not fully comprehend Turkey's efforts in Iraq, MFA says
Ashton Carter's Unexpected Visit to Iraq
Turkey says Arab League not grasping its Iraq efforts
Iraq: Leading Cleric Urges Release of Kidnapped Qatari Hunters
New York Times
Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's most important Shiite cleric, on Friday called for the immediate release of a group of at least 26 Qatari hunters who were abducted while on a government-approved safari in southern Iraq more than a week ago ...
Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric Calls for Release of Qatari Hunters
Iraq's Sistani calls for the release of Qatari hunters
Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Sistani calls for the release of Qatari hunters ...
On this day of Christmas, I can only pray for better: Iraq war survivor
The Indian Express
He hushes those who approach him attracted by his reputation that precedes him, of being the only one among 40 Indians captured by the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, in June 2014 to have escaped. This day, Harjit doesn't want to talk about that dark time.
Kurdish, US Commandos Raid Daesh Base Behind Enemy Lines in Iraq – Media
Iraqi-Kurdish special forces with assistance from US commandos raided a town in Daesh territory, killing several militants with their field commander and liberating Kurdish soldiers from captivity, local media reported late on Saturday. Kurdish special ...