Video shows ISIS militants destroying antiquities in Iraq
New video released by ISIS shows militants smashing what they say are antiquities at a museum in Mosul, Iraq. Men shove statues off pedestals, and use hammers and drills to destroy what's left. An unnamed militant offers the following explanation ...
Islamic State video shows militants smashing ancient artifacts in Iraq
UN condemns Islamic State's 'barbaric terrorist acts' in Iraq
ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq
Kurdish Fighters Rout IS Militants From Town Near Iraq
Backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, Kurdish fighters fought their way Friday into a northeastern Syrian town that was a key stronghold of Islamic State militants, only days after the group abducted dozens of Christians in the volatile region ...
UNESCO demands emergency UNSC meet over Iraq heritage destruction
A video published by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) on Thursday showed men attacking the artifacts, some of them identified as antiquities from the 7th century BC, with sledgehammers and drills, saying they were symbols of idolatry. “The ...
UNESCO condemns attack on Iraq museum shown in alleged Islamic State video
UNESCO demands crisis meet over Iraq heritage destruction
Unesco: Isis museum destruction in Iraq is 'major security issue'
Wall Street Journal
TRUDY RUBIN: Jeb Bush, Iraq and the truth
The former Florida governor briefly admitted in his speech that “there were mistakes made, for sure” in the Iraq war. He limited those to his brother's use of intelligence (on Saddam's nuclear weapons program) that “everyone embraced,” but turned out ...
Jeb Bush Hasn't Learned Enough From His Brother's Failures
Coalition Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Feb. 27, 2015 – U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials ...
US strategy in Iraq may open the door for Al Maliki
Islamic State: Iraq minorities 'threatened with eradication'
Such acts are tantamount to war crimes, and in some cases, genocide, it argues. Iraqi minorities face a "threat to their existence", said the Institute of International Law and Human Rights (IILHR), one of the groups involved. Focusing on Iraq's ...
ISIS May Have Committed Genocide Against Iraq Minorities, Report Says
Islamic State aims to eradicate Iraq minorities - rights groups
Iraq: the assault on minorities
Foreign Policy (blog)
Kerry Reminds Congress Netanyahu Advised US to Invade Iraq
New York Times
12, 2002, when he was a private citizen, Mr. Kerry told the House Foreign Affairs Committee, “The prime minister, as you will recall, was profoundly forward-leaning and outspoken about the importance of invading Iraq under George W. Bush, and we all ...
Kerry: Netanyahu Wrong on Iraq and Wrong on Iran
Benjamin Netanyahu's not-so-prescient 2002 message to Congress about Iraq
Kerry warns Congress about Netanyahu's Iran speech, says Bibi pushed US to ...
New IS Video Shows Militants Smashing Ancient Iraq Artifacts
The Islamic State group released a video on Thursday showing militants using sledgehammers to smash ancient artifacts in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, describing the relics as idols that must be removed. The destructions are part of a campaign by the ...
America's next Iraq disaster: Why the war against ISIS is escalating — more ...
Because what's happening right now, out in the open and yet barely under the surface, is even worse. The signs that the United States is headed for its third invasion of Iraq in 30 years are growing. But because this new war, in marked contrast to the ...
Kurdish forces in Iraq are reaching their limits against ISIS, experts say
ISIS recruit 'Toronto Jane' on front line of Iraq, Syria war
Isis in Iraq: Video footage shows militants 'destroying ancient artefacts' in ...
The group is also believed to have sold ancient artefacts on the black market in order to finance the so-called Islamic State, which stretches over Iraq and Syria. Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city and the surrounding Nineveh province fell to the ...