The US is embracing a dark reality in Iraq
But, as Aaron David Miller noted in The Wall Street Journal, this could undermine Iraq's central, Shia-dominated government and make Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi look weak to his Shia constituency. Consequently, Baghdad has not agreed to arm Sunni ...
Americans cannot save Ramadi from Isil, Iraq's strongman militia leader says
Iraq's Sunni Muslims trapped between IS and government
Militias muscling to dominance in Iraq
Iraq lost 2300 Humvee armoured vehicles in Mosul: PM
Last year, the State Department approved a possible sale to Iraq of 1,000 Humvees with increased armour, machineguns, grenade launchers, other gear and support that was estimated to cost $579 million. Clashes began in Mosul, Iraq's second city, late on ...
Iraq lost 2300 Humvee armored vehicles in Mosul: PM
Iraq to stay out of Iran-Saudi conflicts
PM: Iraq lost 2300 Humvee armored vehicles to ISIL
Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 30, 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 terrorists in Syria and Iraq
17 airstrikes hit ISIL targets in Syria, Iraq
Iraq purges ISIL from stronghold in Salahuddin
Jerusalem Post Israel News
WATCH: ISIS suffers losses in Iraq, makes gains in Syria
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Meanwhile the United States and its allies carried out 17 air strikes on Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria in a 24-hour period in their latest attacks on the group, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Sunday. Thirteen of the strikes were near ...
ISIS targeted in 17 air strikes in Iraq, Syria
US-Led Air Strikes Hit Islamic State In Iraq, Syria
Islamic State targeted in 17 airstrikes in Iraq, Syria
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 ...
Iraq's tragic 'unraveling'
Emma Sky expected to spend three months in Iraq apologizing to the Iraqi people for the invasion launched by George W. Bush and her prime minister, Tony Blair. That was in 2003, when Sky was a 35-year-old, left-leaning, Oxford-educated, Arab-speaking ...
Cameron prepares to send more troops to Iraq and Syria
News of a further deployment to the Middle East – particularly with more soldiers transported into American-run training bases inside Iraq – will be controversial. It is four years since the last British troops left Iraq after an eight-year campaign ...
US loses drone in Iraq
Britain is preparing to 'expand' Iraq training mission
Britain is preparing to expand Iraq training mission: source
IS conflict: Petraeus urges Iraq to use politics to win
"Industrial-strength" extremists cannot be dealt with "just with force of arms", he said in a rare interview. During the Iraq war, Mr Petraeus devised the strategy that saw a "surge" in US troop numbers and secured support from Sunni tribesmen against ...
Interpreter-soldier reunites with Marine major in Iraq
When Ahmed Totti left Iraq after serving for almost four years as an interpreter for U.S. forces, he never expected to return to his home country. He certainly didn't think he'd return as an American soldier. "When the plane landed in Baghdad, I didn't ...
Large group of ISIL militants flee Iraq Baiji: Ministry
A large group of the ISIL Takfiri militants have fled the central parts of the northern Iraqi city of Baiji in the restive Salahuddin Province, Iraq's Defense Ministry says. According to a statement released by the Iraqi ministry, the Takfiri militants ...