Turkey halts troop deployment to Iraq but will not withdraw: formin
ANKARA Turkey has halted deploying troops to northern Iraq but will not obey Iraq's request to withdraw those already there, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, insisting Iraq knew the went to help fight Islamic State. The arrival of a heavily armed ...
Tensions Grow Between Turkey and Iraq
Iraq calls on NATO to force withdrawal of Turkish forces
Iraq at UN plays down dispute with Turkey over troop deployment
Wall Street Journal
House Votes to Restrict Travel by Foreigners Who Visited Iraq, Syria
Wall Street Journal
The measure would ban people from those nations who had traveled to places including Iraq or Syria since March 2011 without first getting a visa. The bill, which passed 407-19, is supported by the White House and is expected to be wrapped into a ...
House passes legislation barring travelers from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan from ...
U.S. House Votes to Require Visas for Iraq, Syria Travelers
House votes 407-19 to tighten travel controls, especially from Iraq and Syria
US, Iraq at odds over Islamic State
BAGHDAD — A series of political spats in Baghdad over the past week surrounding foreign forces on Iraqi soil have exposed the increasing weakness of Iraq's prime minister and a disconnect between Washington and Baghdad in the fight against the Islamic ...
No Authority: Shiite Militarization in a Fragmented Iraq
Report: 'Reckless' Arms Transfers To Iraq Fueled IS Crimes
BAGHDAD — Decades of irresponsible arms transfers to Iraq fueled the Islamic State group's firepower and ability to carry out atrocities on a massive scale, Amnesty International said in a report published Tuesday. The London-based human rights ...
Isis benefits from Iraq awash with weapons
Iraq: 'Islamic State' atrocities fuelled by decades of reckless arms trading
'Reckless' arms transfers to Iraq fuelled IS crimes: report
Number of foreign fighters in Iraq and Syria doubles in a year, report finds
The figures, compiled by the Soufan Group, indicate that efforts by countries around the world to stem the flow of foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria and blunt the appeal of violent organisations such as Islamic State (Isis) appear to have made little ...
Foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria 'have doubled'
Report: Number of Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria Double to 31000
A display of images showing four alleged terrorists arrested in Italy, 1 July ...
Iraq forces retake large part of key city Ramadi from IS
Baghdad (AFP) - Iraqi security forces recaptured a large part of the city of Ramadi from the Islamic State group Tuesday, officials said, scoring a significant breakthrough in their fightback against the jihadists.
Iraq claims progress in key battle against ISIS
Iraq forces retake large part of Ramadi city from IS group
Iraq retakes large part of Ramadi from IS -- officials
VIDEO: Veteran paralyzed in Iraq gets 'forever home'
It was toward the end of March 2007 in Iraq when U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Stephen Valyou was on his way back from a detail recovering a bomb. That's when he was shot by a sniper. “Initially, I thought I missed the secondary IED (improvised explosive device ...
Military Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, December 8, 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 Launches 31 Airstrikes Against Daesh in Syria, Iraq
Opinion: How Iraq mistakes fueled ISIS rise
Addressing the nation from the Oval office on Sunday night, President Barack Obama outlined the current U.S. approach to fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Obama stated that we have been at war with Islamist terrorists since 9/11 ...
How Iraq mistakes fueled ISIS rise
Russia considers presence of Turkish forces in Iraq without Baghdad's approval ...
The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that Moscow considers presence of Turkish forces in Iraqi territory without Baghdad's approval illegal, Russia's state-run RIA news agency reported. Russia also asked the United Nations Security Council to ...