US yet to agree details on new force's role in Iraq: officials
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday the planned deployment of the small force, whose raids against Islamic State targets would be the first sustained military operations by U.S. forces in Iraq since American combat troops left in 2011.
'Hostile act:' Iraqi PM denounces US ground forces deployment on Iraq's territory
On American forces, Iraq PM caught between US and Iran
'Incursion': Baghdad demands Turkey withdraw 'training' troops from northern Iraq
The Iraqi government has demanded that Ankara withdraw the more than 100 Turkish forces that entered Iraq with tanks and artillery for alleged “training” of troops near Islamic State-occupied Mosul. Baghdad stressed the unsanctioned move was a breach ...
Iraq demands Turkish troops withdraw from near Mosul
Turkish troops go into Iraq to train forces fighting Isis
Turkey Sends Battalion Into Iraq
Anti-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, December 4, 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 ...
As pressure mounts, ISIS militants hide behind kids
Pentagon Decision to Deploy Soldiers in Iraq Violates Withdrawal Agreement
Obama: not going to do an 'Iraq-style invasion' in Iraq, Syria
U.S. News & World Report
UN: 16 mass graves found after Iraq's Sinjar freed from IS
U.S. News & World Report
Iraqi security forces take combat position at the front-line with Islamic State group militants as Iraqi Army and allied Sunni volunteer tribal fighters supported by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes are tightened the siege of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's ...
Mass graves found in Iraq's Sinjar
Is UK's claim of zero civilian casualties in Iraq airstrikes credible?
The British government has claimed there has not been a single reported civilian casualty from UK airstrikes in Iraq since bombing began 15 months ago. It attributes this to more sophisticated precision weaponry and orders to RAF crews not to fire if ...
RAF Tornados strike Isis sniper team in Iraq but nothing in Syria
The RAF carried out missions over Syria and Iraq overnight, hitting what the Ministry of Defence described as an Islamic State sniper team in Iraq but nothing in Syria. The update reinforced the belief that one of the problems in conducting airstrikes ...
In Iraq's shadow
Isis Snipers 'Silenced' By RAF Fighter Jets In Iraq Following Syria Airstrikes
RAF Tornados target IS sniper nest in air missions over Iraq and Syria
Syria air strikes: Conflict not like Iraq War - Blair
UK action in Syria to target so-called Islamic State (IS) is not like the Iraq invasion, Tony Blair has told the BBC. The former PM said the current action was different from the 2003 war because the West had allies in Arab countries. He added that ...
Deploying ground combat forces 'hostile act': Iraq PM
Baghdad (AFP) - Iraq considers any country sending ground combat forces into its territory a "hostile act" and has not requested such a deployment, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Thursday.
Iraq dubs foreign ground troops as 'act of aggression'
Iraqi PM: Deploying Foreign Ground Troops In Iraq A 'Hostile Act'
Middle East Eye
ANALYSIS: Inside the minds of Iraq's grand ayatollahs
Middle East Eye
NAJAF, Iraq - When Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited this holy city last month in search of support for his reform programme, only three of the four senior Shia clerics agreed to meet him. Tellingly, it was Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani ...
Pentagon to send 100 more troops to Iraq
The U.S. military will send up to 100 additional troops to Iraq in the form of an "expeditionary targeting force" that will conduct direct raids on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, defense officials said Wednesday. The authorization of an ...
US Special Operations Force in Iraq to Grow, Pentagon Says
More US Troops Will Be in Combat in Iraq: Military Official
U.S. To Send 100 More Troops To Iraq In Fight Against Islamic State