U.S. troops under mortar fire in Iraq
WASHINGTON — The 320 U.S. soldiers and Marines at Al Asad air base in western Iraq have been coming under "regular" mortar fire from insurgent forces for several weeks, Defense Department spokesman Col. Steve Warren told reporters Monday.
US Troops Now Under 'Frequent' Attack at Iraqi Base
11 dead after suspected ISIS attacks in western Iraq
ISIS Fires Mortars Near Marines Deployed to Train Iraq Forces
New York Times
US Forces, Returning to Iraq, Encounter the Things Their Comrades Carried
New York Times
CAMP TAJI, Iraq — The calendar on the wall reads November 2011. On the ground is a half-filled can of Copenhagen smokeless tobacco. Scattered here and there are bottles of Gatorade, cans of Rip It energy drinks, poker chips, Monopoly money and razor ...
U.S. Forces, Returning to Iraq, Unearth the Things Their Brethren Carried
What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq
During the Iran-Iraq war, Taghavi was the commander of the Guards' Ramadan Camp, which specialized in irregular warfare. According to the Guards-affiliated newspaper Javan, its mission was to gather intelligence from behind enemy lines and organize ...
Tony Blair 'could face war crimes charges' over Iraq War
He added: “This [Chilcot] inquiry has been looking at nine years of british policy and operations within Iraq, it has not entirely unexpected that it has turned out to take a long time.” Lord Wallace said the timing of the report's publication was in ...
Chilcot inquiry: Delay in publication of report into the Iraq war a 'scandal ...
Tony Blair may 'face war crime charges' over Iraq, House of Lords told
Iraq Inquiry: 'More staff' were needed suggests minister
Militant clashes in Iraq's Anbar kill 23 troops
A further 28 Iraqi troops were wounded, while militant casualties are unknown. The incidents took place near the Ain al-Asad airbase, where US forces are currently training Iraq's military. The attacks were carried out on Tuesday near the town of al ...
Tony Abbott won't rule out boosting Australian troop numbers in Iraq
In Iraq's war against extremists, a quiet sectarian purge
Clashes with IS in Iraq kill 23 troops, allied fighters
Will a Saudi embassy in Baghdad end tensions with Iraq?
Recklessly, he led the Gulf countries - who feared for their security should the Iraqi defenses collapse – to enter the fray in support of Iraq, especially as Khomeini's regime threatened them with invasion. After the war with Iran ended, relations ...
Saudi guards killed in attack on Iraq border
Border Clash With Iraqis Kills Seven, Saudis Say
Surrender treachery: 3 soldiers killed by suicide bomber at KSA-Iraq border
U.S. Probes Reports of Civilian Casualties in Iraq, Syria
The U.S. military said for the first time that it's investigating credible reports of civilian casualties from U.S.-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. After Pentagon officials said for months they were unaware of any civilian deaths from the strikes ...
US investigating civilian casualty claims in Iraq, Syria
US Probes Civilian Casualties in Iraq, Syria
Pentagon Probes Possible Civilian Casualties in Iraq, Syria Strikes
Iraq's Less-Than-Reliable Military Is Getting Hundreds Of Am...
Iraq is getting a lot more American armor. According to Defense News, the US donated $300 million in military equipment to Iraq in 2014, and will deliver 6 M1 Abrams tanks and 50 humvees to the Baghdad government at no cost. And in late December, ...
US weighs armor, anti-sniper upgrades for Iraq's army tanks
Iraq's Less-Than-Reliable Military Is Getting Hundreds Of American Tanks And ...
Los Angeles Times
Iran is a dangerous 'ally' in Syria and Iraq
Los Angeles Times
At the dawn of 2015, the U.S. has yet to articulate a comprehensive foreign-policy strategy to counter the influence and territorial gains of Islamic State, the terrorist group that emerged last year — and poses a dangerous and vexing threat to ...
Iran, top general saved Baghdad from falling to IS: Iraq MP
Would-Be ISIS Fighters Arrested at Iraq Border: Iran Police
Iran has marked a 40-km red zone inside Iraqi border
Without Fox News, There Would Have Been No Iraq War
Max Ehrenfreund points to an interesting tidbit this morning. A pair of researchers have released a working paper that attempts to figure out if watching Fox News makes you more conservative. They do this by exploiting the fact that channel numbers on ...