Kurds report more chlorine attacks, Iraq pauses Tikrit offensive
ARBIL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq paused its Tikrit offensive on Monday and officials called for more air strikes against Islamic State militants, while an officer said Kurdish forces sustained two more chlorine gas attacks by insurgents. General Aziz ...
ISIS Keeps Hold in Tikrit as Iraq Pauses Offensive
Saddam's tomb heavily damaged in Iraq fighting
Kurds report new chlorine attacks, Iraq pauses Tikrit offensive
White House turns to Petraeus for advice on Iraq, despite legal woes
“[Petraeus] is, I think, legitimately regarded as an expert when it comes to the security situation in Iraq, so I think it makes a lot of sense for senior administration officials to, on occasion, consult him for advice,” Press Secretary Josh Earnest ...
Despite criminal charge, David Petraeus emerges as key White House advisor ...
ISIS Digs Heels Into Tikrit as Iraq Offensive Slows
“I'd be surprised if there was more than a thousand ISIS in there,” says Christopher Harmer, a senior analyst with the Institute for the Study of War, who completed several tours with the U.S. Army in Iraq. “Based on the numbers alone, they should have ...
Iraq needs more airstrikes to defeat IS in Tikrit
Iraq urges coalition air support in battle to free Tikrit
Iraq army says coalition strikes on Tikrit needed
Stolen Artifacts Returned to Iraq
U.S. authorities turned over more than 60 stolen artifacts to Iraq today (March 16), including gold-plated items from Saddam Hussein's palace and a limestone head of the Assyrian king Sargon II from an ancient city that was recently wrecked by ISIS ...
US returns cache of looted antiquities to Iraq
U.S. Customs Returns A Slew Of Valuable Antiquities To Iraq
US returns scores of smuggled artifacts to Iraq government
New York Post
We're letting Iran and ISIS carve up Iraq
New York Post
It may take several more weeks of bitter house-to-house fighting before IS retreats toward its heartland of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqah in Syria, but the army of the self-styled caliph has already experienced its biggest battlefield defeats. The bad news ...
ISIS defaces churches in Iraq as assaults on Christian communities continue
US conducts air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State
America's “dirty brigades” in Iraq
In Iraq, The Final Battle For Tikrit Is Likely To Be The Hardest
The offensive against ISIS in Tikrit is being eyed by Iraq's various factions — including some the U.S. hopes will help take on ISIS elsewhere. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Deborah Amos in Iraq. Copyright © 2015 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use ...
Wall Street Journal
Iraq Basketball Is a Far Cry From March Madness, but It's Not All Bad
Wall Street Journal
But the league fights on, as much of Iraq has done. Mr. Kearse and two other Americans play for the Police Club, a team that represents Iraq's interior ministry and won the championship Thursday, beating a team once run by a now-deceased son of Saddam ...
Bahrain seizes bomb-making equipment aboard bus from Iraq: agency
Like its neighbors, Bahrain is concerned that sectarian wars in nearby Iraq and Syria may undermine stability at home, where a Sunni Muslim monarchy has weathered a protest movement and sporadic bombings by the restive Shi'ite Muslim majority.
Bahrain seizes bomb-making materials from 18-year old travelling from Iraq
Bahrain arrests Iraq returnee trying to enter from Saudi
Bahrain: Bus from Iraq had bomb-making equipment
In Iraq's Tikrit, tensions flare over footage of death of an unknown soldier
Tikrit, Iraq (CNN) Two men in blue smocks were mopping up blood spilled in the main entrance to the Dijla Hospital south of Tikrit when we arrived there mid-morning Friday. The air shook with outgoing rockets and artillery roaring toward the center of ...
Your Middle East
Iraq says it busted IS Baghdad bombing network
Baghdad (AFP) - Iraqi intelligence said Sunday it had arrested 31 members of the Islamic State group who were responsible for planning and carrying out 52 attacks in Baghdad. Related Stories. Attacks kill 37 people in and north of Iraq's capital ...
Iraq carries out strikes on IS targets
Iraq says busted IS Baghdad bombing network