US loses drone in Iraq
WASHINGTON — A U.S. military drone crashed in southern Iraq on Wednesday while it was conducting a surveillance mission against Islamic State fighters, military officials have confirmed. The drone appears to have been crashed due to mechanical ...
Britain may expand mission in Iraq
UK may expand military support mission in Iraq
What a new Iraq 'surge' could look like
The fall of the city of Ramadi and doubts about the Iraqi army's will to fight the Islamic State have a growing number of Republicans and military strategists proposing the once unthinkable: sending tens of thousands of American troops back to Iraq.
Iraq exists only as an idea, not a nation
Massacre and Reprisal in a Shattered Iraq
No U.S.-trained troops in Iraq's new fight for Ramadi
Kurds In Iraq And Syria Move Closer Together In ISIS Fight Because Blood ...
But we are connected by blood, and at the end of the day, that trumps everything." Rahman is a representative, not a formal ambassador, since the Kurdistan region is a part of Iraq and not an independent state. She took up her post in January, after ...
Recognize Kurdistan and Arm It, against ISIS in...
Nearly 500 bodies exhumed from graves in Iraq, morgue official
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) An Iraqi forensic team has exhumed 499 bodies from a series of graves in the presidential complex in the city of Tikrit, a top official in the Baghdad morgue who is familiar with the operation told CNN on Thursday. The bodies are ...
Iraq 'exhumed 470 bodies from Tikrit mass graves'
Iraq exhumes 470 IS victims' bodies in Tikrit
Nearly 500 bodies exhumed from mass graves in Iraq
Odierno on Iraq: 'It's incredibly disappointing to me'
Ray Odierno, who served multiple tours in Iraq, including as the top commander of U.S. and coalition forces in country. "They have to have the will to fight. It always goes back to the government of Iraq. Unless you get everyone to believe the ...
Top Army General: 'Incredibly Disappointing' to See 'Fractured' Iraq
The opposite of ISIS: Compassion flows freely in refugee camp
But between 2005 and 2007 they were displaced again because of sectarian violence and the emergence of al Qaeda in Iraq, ISIS' predecessor. They couldn't go to Anbar because al Qaeda dominated the province at the time, Azzawi says, so the Shia ...
Voice of America
VOA EXCLUSIVE: Iraq President Vows Fight to Death Against IS
Voice of America
For Iran, if Iraq falls to Daesh, Iran would be threatened, too. It is not like Iran is far away from Daesh. The threat that exists in Iraq today, it reaches Iran. It reaches Turkey. It reaches into many neighboring countries. That is why every country ...
'Until They Are Killed or We Die' -- President of Iraq Talks with VOA
Los Angeles Times
Marine killed in Iraq to be honored with Navy Cross, not Medal of Honor
Los Angeles Times
Hunter, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine officer, has campaigned in favor of the Medal of Honor for Peralta. "The fight to upgrade the award will continue when the time is right, and I'll be honored to lead that fight," Hunter said Friday ...
Iraq, ISIS, and Our Need for Repentance
Rand Paul is in the news this week for rightly pointing out that the rise of ISIS can in large part be tied to the disastrous neoconservative policies of the last two decades, which have completely destabilized the region -- most notably the decision ...
Iraq: 14 Are Killed in Hotel Bombings
New York Times
The Islamic State took responsibility on Friday for car bombings that struck two luxury hotels in Baghdad, which a security official said had killed 14 people and wounded 25. The bombings took place in the parking lots of the hotels around midnight ...
PHL Embassy in Baghdad urges Pinoys in Iraq to return home