Iraq may need three years to restructure and rebuild military: PM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Iraq may need three years to rebuild and restructure its military, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday, as the country battles Islamic State militants who pose the biggest threat to its security since the fall of Saddam ...
Iraq PM criticises 'slowness' of coalition support for army
A tale of two shocks in Iraq
Egypt, Iraq agree to boost security cooperation
AINA (press release)
Dispute between El Cajon priest and Chaldean leader in Iraq continues
Los Angeles Times
Aleteia estimates that of 14 Chaldean priests in 19 Western states of the U.S., 10 would be required to return to Iraq under Sako's order. “Chaldean priests forced to choose between disobedience and martyrdom,” said a headline on the news agency's ...
Dispute Between San Diego Priest and Chaldean Leader in Iraq Continues
Iraq Raises Basrah Crude Price for Asia After Saudis Increase
Iraq set Basrah Light at a $3.70 per barrel discount to the average of Middle Eastern benchmark Oman and Dubai crudes, the country's Oil Marketing Co. said yesterday in an e-mailed statement. The announcement followed last week's increase by Saudi ...
Islamic State kills 24 Kurds in surprise attack in North Iraq
ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 24 members of the Kurdish security forces in a surprise attack in northern Iraq, Kurdish officials said, in one of the deadliest single battles for the Kurds since last summer. Three ...
Official: Islamic State group battle in Iraq kills 30 Kurds
Islamic State battle kills 30 Kurds in northern Iraq
70 ISIL militants killed in northern Iraq: Source
US, allies carry out 19 air strikes in Syria and Iraq
(Reuters) - American-led forces launched 19 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. military said on Sunday. Of the 10 air strikes in Syria, nine hit Islamic State targets near the town of Kobani on the Turkish border ...
US-led coalition carries out 15 air strikes on Isis targets in Syria and Iraq
US-led forces launch air strikes against Isis targets in Syria and Iraq
IS forced to defend supply lines in Iraq: US
The IS group's supply routes into Iraq from neighboring Syria have become a central focus of combat, with Iraqi government and Kurdish forces -- along with coalition warplanes -- seeking to disrupt and cut off the militants' access to weapons and ...
Activists: ISIS brings fighters from Syria's Deir al-Zour to Iraq
Kurds Reportedly Retake Kobane From “Demoralized” ISIS
At least 30 Kurds killed in north Iraq battle with Islamic State
A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter stands guard at a position on the frontline in the Gwer district, 40 kilometres south of Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq on January 9, 2015 as they continue to battle Islamic State (IS ...
Iran Extracts Its Price from Iraq
Both President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have implied that they see in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) an opportunity for partnership with Iran. At the very least, they do not appear to oppose growing Iranian ...
Iraq's oil minister due in Iranian capital on January 12
The US military is back training troops in Iraq, but it's a little different ...
CAMP TAJI, Iraq — Years after the U.S. military tried to create a new army in Iraq — at a cost of over $25 billion — American trainers have returned to help rebuild the country's fighting force. But this time, things are different. With the Iraqis ...
French Jewish leader: The war in Syria and Iraq has now reached Paris
French Jewish leader: The war in Syria and Iraq has now reached Paris. Some Jews in France feel their own tragedy has been overlooked by countrymen fixated on the Charlie Hebdo attack. By Shirli Sitbon | Jan. 11, 2015 | 1:03 AM | 1 ...