Iraq army hunts ISIL fighters after Tikrit breakthrough
Iraqi forces battled the last Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters in Tikrit to seal a victory the government described as a milestone in efforts to rid the country of armed group. Iraqi fighters picked their way through the rubble ...
Iraq claims "magnificent victory" over ISIS
Iraq claims victory over ISIS in Tikrit, but US military official says 'block ...
Iraq caught between US help and Shiite militias
Iraq claims victory over Islamic State in Tikrit
The militants captured the city, about 140 km (90 miles) north of Baghdad, last June as they swept through most of Iraq's Sunni Muslim territories, swatting aside a demoralized and disorganized army that has now required an uneasy combination of ...
Iraqi forces take back Tikrit from ISIS, official says
Iraq Recaptures Tikrit From Islamic State
Iraq hails victory over Islamic State extremists in Tikrit
Battle for Tikrit: Iraq Hails 'Magnificent Victory' Over ISIS in Saddam's ...
Iraq's defense minister said Wednesday that security forces achieved a "magnificent victory" over ISIS in Tikrit, though senior U.S. defense officials signaled the militants still controlled parts of Saddam Hussein's hometown. Khalid al-Obeidi said ...
Iraq and Syria are 'finishing schools' for foreign extremists, says UN report
A military defeat of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq could have the unintended consequence of scattering violent foreign terrorist fighters across the world, the panel said. And while governments are focusing on countering the threat from ...
Syria, Iraq a 'finishing school' for foreign fighters: UN report
Syria, Iraq turned into 'international finishing school for extremists' – UN ...
Over 25k foreign terrorists in Iraq, Syria and other countries: Report
New York Times (blog)
A Haven Between the
New York Times (blog)
The invasion by the Islamic State, or ISIS, last summer brought tremendous heartache to Kurdistan, the autonomous region in northern Iraq. Thousands of members of the pesh merga, the Kurdish security forces, have been killed and injured, and government ...
1250 Fort Drum-based soldiers to deploy to Iraq
About 1,250 soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division will deploy to Iraq later this year, officials said Monday. The soldiers from the division's 1st Brigade Combat Team will deploy in August or September, said Maj. Josh Jacques, a spokesman for the ...
1250 Fort Drum soldiers to deploy to Iraq, defense secretary announces
Troops from 10th Mountain Division heading to Iraq this summer
Wounded Iraq War veteran has golf clubs stolen at country club
Retired Marine Lt. Col. Justin Constantine took up golfing after he was wounded during a 2006 deployment in Iraq. When he returned, Constantine was presented with custom-made Ping clubs with his name inscribed on them. With clubs in hand, Constantine ...
Iraq Crude Oil Exports Rise 15% in March to Highest in 35 Years
Iraq's crude shipments in March rose to the highest level in more than three decades as the government sought to compensate for a drop in exports earlier this year due to bad weather, Oil Ministry spokesman Asim Jihad said. OPEC's second-largest ...
Oil exports for Iraq grows in March
Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 1, 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 ...
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
Lawsuit Alleges Iran Directed Killing of US Soldiers in Iraq
WASHINGTON — The families of three American soldiers killed during a brazen attack in Iraq are suing the Iranian government for allegedly orchestrating the raid. Filed late Monday in U.S. District Court in Washington, the lawsuit said Lt. Jacob Fritz, ...
Lawsuit Alleges Iran Was Behind 2007 Raid In Iraq That Killed US Soldiers