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 ...
What US-led airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have hit, in one graphic
US reports 11 air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
5 Months of Air Strikes in Iraq and Syria in 4 Charts
Wall Street Journal
Iraq After America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance
The Weekly Standard (blog)
U.S. Army Col. Joel Rayburn, a senior research fellow at the National Defense University, is a historian who served as an adviser to Gen. David Petraeus in Iraq. He is also author of Iraq After America: Strongmen, Sectarians, Resistance (Hoover ...
Iraq Ex-Leader Maliki Tries Political Comeback
String of attacks leave many dead in Iraq
At least 23 people have been killed in Iraq in a series of attacks which targeted security checkpoints and Shia worshippers, officials have said. Police said a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint on Thursday in the ...
Suicide Attacks Kill 23 in Iraq
Battles and Bombs Leave 249 Killed and 108 Wounded Across Iraq
Islamic State attacks checkpoints in Iraq's Samarra
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 ...
More Westerners fighting in Syria and Iraq, says DOJ official
The ranks of terror groups in Syria and Iraq continue to swell with foreign fighters, according to John Carlin, the assistant attorney general for national security. "There are over 18,000 foreign fighters in the Syria-Iraq region," Carlin told CBS News.
Iraq Oil Deal Evokes Churchill in Islamic State Battle
Winston Churchill understood the significance of the black stuff seeping to the surface in the Kurdish plains of Mesopotamia when he included the region within Iraq as the British forged the nation in the 1920s. In doing so, Churchill, the colonial ...
Iraq allowed to sue Kurds over Texas oil tanker
US court takes on Iraq oil disputes
Iraq Allowed to Sue Kurds Over Texas Oil Tanker in US
Prime Minister Abbott visits Iraq 0:58
“Australia looks forward to continuing to talk to Iraq, the US and our partners in the Gulf about what we can usefully do as a nation and as a coalition partner to make the world a safer place and to make Australia a safer country,” the spokesman said.
Dempsey: US Eyes New Ways to Aid Iraq Forces
But he said it's still unclear when the Iraqi troops will be ready to mount an offensive against Islamic State militants that have control of portions of northern and western Iraq. Speaking to reporters in his office, Dempsey said the U.S. will help ...
Top officer: US eyeing new ways to aid Iraq forces
New York Times
Iraq Veteran, Now a West Point Professor, Seeks to Rein In Disability Pay
New York Times
COLORADO SPRINGS — Nearly 200 sick and wounded soldiers in a gym at Fort Carson last month listened silently as Lt. Col. Daniel Gade offered a surprising warning: The disability checks designed to help troops like them after they leave the service ...
AINA (press release)
The Faith That Has Been in Iraq 2000 Years 'Cannot Disappear So Easily'
AINA (press release)
The Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, Emil Nona, who was forced from his eparchy by the Islamic State in 2014 (photo: Aid to the Church in Need). Erbil, Iraq -- Archbishop Emil Nona is the Chaldean Archbishop of Mosul, the Iraqi city overrun by the Islamic ...