US sees bigger test for Iraq after Tikrit battle
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT — The top U.S. military officer will press the government of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi during a visit to Iraq this week about its plans for avoiding sectarian fallout once the Iranian-backed operation to dislodge ...
Advancing Iraq troops enter strategic town on edge of Tikrit
Iraq forces face IS resistance but US says Tikrit will fall
ISIS erasing history, culture in Syria and Iraq
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Iraq says Islamic State militants raze ancient Hatra city
"The destruction of Hatra marks a turning point in the appalling strategy of cultural cleansing under way in Iraq,” said Irina Bokova, head of the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO. "This is a direct attack against the history of Islamic Arab cities, and it ...
Iraq Officials Denounce Islamic State's Destruction of Ancient Site
Islamic State 'demolishes' ancient Hatra site in Iraq
IS destroying another ancient archaeological site in Iraq
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ISIS reportedly demolishing another ancient archaeological site in Iraq
Islamic State militants were reportedly demolishing another ancient archaeological site in Iraq on Saturday, the latest in a series of efforts to rid what the terror group says are symbols that promote idolatry. An official with the ministry of tourism ...
IS destroying another ancient site in Iraq
Canadian soldier killed by friendly fire in Iraq
The Canadians went to northern Iraq on a non-combat training mission to boost the skills of local Iraqi and Kurdish fighters so they could battle the Islamic State group themselves and reclaim territory lost to the extremists. That training included ...
Andrew Joseph Doiron, Canadian Soldier, Dies In Iraq As Result Of Friendly ...
Canadian Military Adviser Killed in Friendly Fire in Iraq
Canadian soldier killed in friendly-fire incident in Iraq
Win or lose Tikrit, Isis can only be defeated in Iraq by the Sunni
The military offensive against Isis forces in Tikrit, Iraq, is shaping up to be one of the most decisive moments in the profound struggle unfolding across the region. On Saturday no less a figure than General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US joint ...
Iraqi offensive sees success in fight on ISIS
Voice of the people: America should not send ground troops to Iraq again
US, allies conduct air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and coalition forces conducted six air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria and another 11 in Iraq in the past 24 hours, the U.S. military said on Saturday. In Syria, the six strikes targeted three tactical units ...
More UK army personnel sent to Iraq
The UK is to send nearly 60 extra Army personnel to Iraq to support the fight against self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) militants, it has been announced. Prime Minister David Cameron authorised the decision to send the team to help deliver training ...
Tikrit igniting sectarian war in Iraq
Fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq is inevitable because there is only one conclusion: you chase them or they chase you. There is no border demarcation, and no one recognizes the authority of the other. Iraqi forces are taking ...
Keeping Iraq Unified Will Be Nearly Impossible
And he was a longtime friend of the United States, which in the past year had sent military forces back to Iraq to counter the ISIS terrorist group. Sheikh Janabi was riding with seven bodyguards and his son Mohamed, recently returned to Iraq from ...
Iraq mission leaves many questions unanswered
Death of American Ally a Potential Nail in Iraq's Coffin
Iraq army retakes control of al-Dour airport from ISIL terrorists
On Wednesday, the forces advanced towards the city, which fell to ISIL following their lightning advance into Iraq from Syria in June 2014. The army's operation to liberate the city is being conducted from five directions so the Takfiris could neither ...
Coalition Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL