Iraq's ISIS Fight Could Be a Second 'Awakening'
For seven months now, the United States has been bombing Iraq and Syria, trying to beat back the so-called Islamic State (ISIS). But dislodging the world's most notorious jihadist group hasn't been easy, and Nujaifi was offering to help. The governor ...
U.S. News & World Report
Former Top Officers: Absence of White House Strategy Makes ISIS, Iraq, Syria ...
U.S. News & World Report
An absence of clear policies from the White House makes it impossible for the U.S. to achieve any sort of victory in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the region, according to three former top military officers who oversaw recent wars there ...
Retired generals: US set for failure in Iraq and Syria without clear strategy
Washington Post (blog)
Map: How the flow of foreign fighters to Iraq and Syria has surged since October
Washington Post (blog)
The number of foreign fighters traveling to Iraq and Syria, mostly to fight alongside the Islamic State, has grown to 20,000 — up more than 5,000 from previous estimates made in October, according to the International Center for the Study of ...
The number of foreigners fighting in Syria and Iraq just hit an alarming new ...
Number of Foreign Fighters in Iraq and Syria Reaches All-Time High
ISIS mobilizes 20000 foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq
UPDATE 1-Iraq lowers oil price forecast in budget proposal to $55 a barrel
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said last week he feared lower revenues from falling global oil prices could hurt Iraq's military campaign against Islamic State, which swept across northern Iraq last summer. Speaking after a meeting of the U.S.-led ...
Budget: Iraq lowers oil price forecast to $55
Iraq forced to revise down budget oil price
Parliament trims budget ahead of vote
Kurds push Canada's top soldier in Iraq for military aid to fight IS militants
The Globe and Mail
Canada's top military commander met privately this week with Kurdistan government officials in northern Iraq, where he was lobbied for military aid to bolster the fight against Islamic State militants. General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff ...
Canada's top general met with regional officials in Iraq: DND
Canadian defence chief quietly visits northern Iraq
The First Canadian Casualty in Iraq Is the Truth
Airlines Suspend Flights to Iraq's Baghdad Airport After Jet Is Hit by Gunfire
New York Times
BAGHDAD — A commercial jet carrying 154 passengers was struck by gunfire as it landed at Baghdad International Airport, officials said Tuesday, adding to fears that Iraq's most important transportation hub remains vulnerable to militant attacks.
FlyDubai Says Jetliner Was Shot At During Landing in Baghdad
Iraq says shooting on Emirati airplane at Baghdad airport "unintentional"
Airlines suspend Baghdad flights after airplane shooting
Barack Obama says America 'is stopping' Islamic State's progress in Iraq and Syria
"In Iraq and Syria, American leadership, including our military power, is stopping (the Islamic State's) advance," Obama said. "Instead of getting dragged into another ground war in the Middle East, we are leading a broad coalition, including Arab ...
ISIS Fighters Lose Kobani In Win For Obama's Iraq Strategy
US-led forces launch 34 air strikes in Syria, Iraq - US military
Turkey won't accept Iraq-style Kurdish rule in Syria, says Erdoğan
Iraq Inquiry: Chilcot to face MPs over delays to report
The head of the Iraq Inquiry is to be questioned by MPs next month about why its official report will not be published before the general election. Sir John Chilcot will appear before the Commons Foreign Affairs Committee on 4 February to explain ...
Iraq war inquiry has taken too long, admits Sir John Chilcot
Sir Jeremy Heywood questioned by MPs about Iraq inquiry – as it happened
Sir John Chilcot admits report into Iraq war has taken far too long
Is the new National Guard the key to unifying Iraq?
A wide range of armed forces beholden to different authorities outside the defense and interior ministries are spread across Iraq. This reality was not spawned by the occupation of Mosul by the Islamic State (IS) in 2014, but by the chaos and ...
Los Angeles Times
Shia fighters accused of killing civilians in Iraq
Al Jazeera America
Sunni politicians and tribal chiefs in Diyala, an eastern province in Iraq, have accused Shia fighters of killing at least 70 unarmed civilians who had fled clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The accusations followed a three ...
Iraq officials vow to investigate alleged massacre of Sunnis
Iraq to probe massacre of 70 civilians in village in Diyala
Iraq to probe massacre of 70 civilians