Iraq PM vows to defeat ISIS in 2016 after army's first major victory
"2016 will be the year of the big and final victory, when Daesh's presence in Iraq will be terminated," Abadi said in a speech broadcast on state television, using an Arabic acronym for Islamic State that the hardline group rejects. "We are coming to ...
Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from Islamic State
Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from IS, sweeps for bombs
Ramadi a Major Win for Iraq, But Anti-IS Fight Far From Over
Iraq Eyes More Armenian Imports Due to Tensions with Turkey
Asbarez Armenian News
Iraq's acting Trade Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani discussed the possibility of buying cooking oil from Armenia instead of Turkey at a meeting with the Armenian ambassador in Baghdad, Karen Grigorian, last week. An official at the Armenian Embassy in ...
Strikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, December 28, 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 ...
Is Hillary Clinton a Neoconservative Hawk? What Iraq and Libya Decisions Tell ...
Two election cycles after losing the Democratic Party nomination because of her Iraq War vote, Hillary Clinton finally seems to have put it behind her. In fact, with the latest wave of ISIS hysteria, her hawkishness is seen by some as a plus. At the ...
Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish soldiers injured in second attack at Bashiqa camp in Iraq
Hurriyet Daily News
Five Turkish soldiers sustained injuries on Dec. 27 in the second attack this month on Bashiqa training camp in northern Iraq, Turkish sources have said. The first attack at the Sunni military camp in the Bashiqa region of Iraq's Mosul province ...
Erdoğan turns down Putin in joining intelligence center in Iraq
Seattle gym sends Crossfit equipment to instructor deployed to Iraq
Chris Garceau, the co-owner of South Seattle Crossfit, deployed to Iraq about a month ago and discovered the base he's stationed at doesn't have all that much gym equipment, certainly not the right gear for a proper Crossfit routine. "It's almost a ...
Iraq to deliver "final blow" to IS: PM Abadi
Iraq to deliver "final blow" to IS: PM Abadi. 3:13pm EST - 00:39. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has told a national television audience that 2016 will see the defeat of Islamic State, also known as ''Daesh'', in his country. Rough Cut ...
Florida thieves steal trailer with belongings of Marine killed in Iraq
Heartless thieves in Florida last week stole a storage trailer that contained the belongings of a Marine who died fighting Iraq. The items were all Keith Dougherty had left to remember his hero son. Twenty-year-old Scott Dougherty was killed 11 years ago.
Where is Daesh Leader Al-Shishani? Iraq Confirms His Capture, US Denies
A US-led coalition comprising 65 nations has been conducting airstrikes on Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria since 2014. US President Barack Obama has repeatedly rejected the idea of a large US ground presence against IS in Iraq and Syria. Currently ...
Syria and Iraq: Ethnic cleansing by Sunni and Shia jihadis is leading to a ...
Sectarian and ethnic cleansing by all sides in Syria and Iraq is becoming more intense, ensuring that there are few mixed areas left in the two countries and, even if the war ends, many refugees will find it too dangerous to return to their homes ...
From One Iraq to One Syria
Getting Real: Facing Necessary Facts in Syria and Iraq