US advisers in Iraq stay out of combat but see fighting edging closer
In Iraq's western Anbar province, more than 300 U.S. troops are posted at a base in the thick of a pitched battle between Iraqi forces, backed by tribal fighters, and well-armed Islamic State militants. The militants, positioned at a nearby town, have ...
Civilian Deaths in Iraq Spiked Sharply in 2014
The public database project Iraq Body Count recorded 17,049 civilian deaths in Iraq in 2014, approximately double its tally in 2013 (9,743), which itself had doubled from the year prior (there were 4,622 civilian deaths in 2012). IBC, which has been ...
Civilian death toll in Iraq doubles to 17000 in 2014 'due to rise of ISIS'
The number of civilians killed in Iraq in 2014 doubled from 9,743 in 2013, while compared to 2012, the number has grown nearly four times, Iraq Body Count reports. "These numbers do not include combatant deaths, which even by the most cautious tallies ...
Iraq civilian deaths dramatically up in 2014
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Deadliest year in Iraq since 2007
Violence in Iraq killed more than 15,000 civilians and security personnel in 2014, government figures have shown, making it one of the deadliest years since the 2003 US-led invasion. Figures compiled by the health, interior and defence ministries and ...
2014 a Deadly Year for Iraq
Iraq violence killed 15000 in 2014, worst in seven years: govt
Iraq violence killed 15000 in 2014, worst in 7 years
Iran in Iraq and Syria
MANY chefs have stirred the cauldron of war consuming Syria and Iraq, but perhaps none so vigorously or with so long and capacious a spoon as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Unlike the American-led international coalition formed to combat Islamic State ...
Iran and Iraq Deepen Defense Ties, Sign Pact
Iran in new deal to boost Iraq army
Iran insists it stands by Iraq in fight against ISIL
US launches TWENTY NINE air strikes over Syria and Iraq in blitz against ISIS
U.S. and Arab war planes launched 29 air strikes against Islamic State fighters and buildings across both Iraq and Syria overnight, according to military chiefs. Syrian targets included he Islamic State's defacto capital of Raqqa, and Kobane where ...
US, partners hit Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
US-led forces launch 10 air strikes in Syria, Iraq
US Begins Training Recruits; 231 Killed Across Iraq
2-star on Iraq: 'Still a big fight going on here'
Paul Funk, commander of Coalition Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq and the 1st Infantry Division. "They've blunted Daesh, and Daesh is losing across the country. We're trying to build that fist so they can finish the fight against Daesh in Iraq.".
US Troops, Back in Iraq, Train a Force to Fight ISIS
There And Back Again For US Military In Iraq
Iraq: 21 dead after attack on funeral
Canadian military spends New Year's Eve bombing in Iraq
Two Canadian fighter jets spent New Year's Eve bombing militants' positions in Iraq as part of a international airstrike campaign. The Defence Department says that on Dec. 31 the two CF-18s struck ISIS fighting positions using precision-guided munitions.
Canadian military spends New Year's Eve bombing militant positions in Iraq
US Ends 2014 with More Airstrikes in Iraq and Boot Camps for Iraqis
The U.S. military ended 2014 with a barrage of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and created a series of boot camps for a new generation of Iraqi recruits to go on the offensive against the extremist group, Pentagon and Central ...
Shiite militias expand influence, redraw map in central Iraq
Is ISIS Winning Battle for Islamic Radicals' Hearts and Minds?
Did America's 2003 Invasion of Iraq Create ISIS?
On his personal website, German journalist Jurgen Todenhofer offers us “Seven impressions of a difficult journey” from his week spend with the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Shams. He finishes his reflection with a statement that has become a truism in ...