Islamic State attacks Kurdish outposts across Iraq
"Maybe they are afraid the fight for Mosul has started so they are trying to show they can operate close to Arbil or Kirkuk," Roj Nuri Shaways, Iraq's deputy prime minister and a peshmerga commander, told Reuters. Senior Kurdish official Hemin Hawrami ...
Islamic Militants Surprise Kurds in Iraq, Killing a Commander in a Day of Attacks
Isis weapons engineer killed in airstrike in Iraq, claims US military
Top Iraq Kurd office among six killed in ISIS attack
US ground troops could be needed in Iraq: Chuck Hagel
Hagel, who announced his resignation under pressure in November, told CNN all options must be considered in Iraq, including sending troops for non-combat roles such as gathering intelligence and locating Islamic State targets. "I think it may require a ...
Government Allies Are Said to Have Slaughtered Dozens of Sunnis in Iraq
New York Times
At least 72 people from a majority Sunni village in eastern Iraq were methodically singled out for slaughter this week, according to witnesses and local Sunni leaders, who said the victims were killed by Shiite militiamen who were supporting Iraqi ...
Attacks Kill 19 People in Iraq
Bombings and a shooting killed at least 19 people around the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Thursday, including soldiers and Shiite militiamen, officials said. Police officials say the deadliest attack took place Thursday afternoon when two suicide bombers ...
Militants Strike Baghdad And Northern City In Iraq
Explosions leave dozens of casualties in Iraq
Senior Kurdish military commander killed in Iraq
Iraq's war within a war
In a country with a largely Shia south, Kurdish north and Sunni west, Diyala stands as a microcosm of Iraq – a mixed population of Sunnis, Shias, Kurds and Turkmen. The apparent massacre of dozens of unarmed villagers by Shia militias is a reminder of ...
Iraq probes alleged massacre by Shia militia in Diyala
Iraq PM to probe alleged massacre by Shiite militiamen
Survivors Accuse Shiite Militia of Iraq Village Massacre
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have taken the third place in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup after beating Iraq 3-2 in Friday's third place match in Newcastle. The UAE were defeated 2-0 by host nation Australia in Tuesday's semifinal after 2007 winners went ...
United Arab Emirates down Iraq to finish third at Asian Cup
UAE fight back to beat Iraq and clinch third place at Asian Cup
Iraq, UAE play for Middle East supremacy in 3rd-place match
The Iraq mission's dangerous, unspoken reality
The Globe and Mail
The initial parliamentary resolution spoke of a six-month deployment, to be reviewed before its expiration. Anyone who believed the six-month deadline to be serious had not been paying attention to the Islamic State, Iraq, the Middle East or statements ...
What Are the Iranians Doing in Iraq?
What is Iran doing in Iraq? How important is Iran in the ground war against ISIS? The Iranian government, particularly the Revolutionary Guards, is playing a huge role in helping the Iraqi security forces fight the Islamic State, especially in Diyala ...
Europe Iraq Association: Evict Iran from Iraq after Sunnis genocide
Wall Street Journal
Iraq's Parliament Approves 2015 Budget Following Oil Price Debate
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD—Iraq's parliament has approved the country's 2015 budget following weeks of debate on lower oil prices and how to write in a landmark oil export deal reached last year between Baghdad and the northern Kurdistan region. The budget is based ...
New York Post
'American Sniper' is a hit in Iraq
New York Daily News
“American Sniper” is making a killing — in Iraq. Clint Eastwood's film about an American sharpshooting Navy SEAL has packed Baghdad movie theaters with enthusiastic crowds. “Shoot him! He has an IED, don't wait for permission!” some viewers screamed ...
'American Sniper' thrills audiences — in Iraq
'American Sniper' provokes debate on Iraq, depictions of war
Iraq vet: Chris Kyle is no hero — and neither is anyone else who served in ...