New York Times
Iraq Forces, Pushing ISIS Out of Tikrit, Give Few Thanks for US Airstrikes
New York Times
TIKRIT, Iraq — One week after the start of intensive American airstrikes against Islamic State hide-outs, most of the key parts of central Tikrit have finally fallen to the government's forces — although significant pockets remained contested on ...
New Iraq Militias Take a Lead in Tikrit Fight
Iraq caught between US help and Shiite militias
Iraq claims "magnificent victory" over ISIS
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 turned into 'international finishing school for extremists' – UN ...
Syria, Iraq a 'finishing school' for foreign fighters: UN report
US-Led Coalition Carries Out Fresh Strikes In Syria, Iraq
Los Angeles Times
Iraq's Rambo is the scourge of Islamic State militants
Los Angeles Times
He is the scourge of Islamic State militants, who last year rampaged across large parts of Iraq and Syria. He taunts and mocks the Sunni extremists on social media, saying he has dispatched them in droves with an arsenal that would satisfy any video ...
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
Iran Says US Drone Kills 2 Advisers in Iraq; US Denies Claim
Inside the Iraq mission: What our troops are doing
Paul Funk, commander of Coalition Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq and the 1st Infantry Division. "We're training over 4,000 Iraqis. We've finished two brigades. We're now on our way to training three more. They're in various stages of ...
ISIS just suffered its worst defeat yet — losing the Iraqi city of Tikrit
This is a major victory for Iraq: Tikrit is the largest city yet to be pried from ISIS's grasp. But Baghdad might want to hold off celebrating just yet. The big, looming problem facing Iraq isn't just taking territory back from ISIS: it's holding it ...
Steven Christopher Costa to leave Devon home to fight Isis in Iraq
What Daesh? Kurdish firm aims to launch $100M Iraq broadband
Iraq Isis news: Send Kurds more guns to help defeat Islamic State, says ...
Iraq's internally displaced populations and external refugees – a soft landing ...
Brookings Institution (blog)
The refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa shows little sign of abating, with continued fighting further inflaming the situation across the region. In Iraq, which has been at the center of conflicts in the region since the first Gulf War ...
Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 2, 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 ...
Justin Trudeau on extending the combat mission in Iraq and expanding into Syria
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL in Syria and Iraq
7 airstrikes in Syria, 7 in Iraq target ISIL -- coalition