The New Yorker
A Free Life in Iraq
The New Yorker
Last Saturday night, in Baghdad, my friend Ammar al-Shahbander went to hear a concert sponsored by a local civic group. It was the kind of request—a fun way to support life going on in Iraq—that he didn't tend to refuse. Credit Photograph by Ammar al ...
Obama, Biden Tell Kurdish Leader US Stands by Unified Iraq
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden told the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq that the United States remains committed to a united, federal and democratic Iraq. The White House says Obama and Biden met with ...
Iraqi commander slams US Congress bill to split Iraq
US Congress bill on Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraq rushes reinforcements to key refinery amid clashes with ISIS
Aside from its commercial significance, Beiji is on the road to Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and the main center of ISIS' power in Iraq. If Iraqi forces hope to eventually take back Mosul, they have to secure Beiji - the scene of stubborn fighting ...
Iraq sends troops to key refinery amid Islamic State clashes
Iraq's Abandoned City
Iraq Sends Troops To Key Oil Refinery Amid Heavy Clashes With ISIS
Stephen Harper's media team admits Iraq, Kuwait videos a security risk
Despite the security risk, Canadian Forces commanders in Iraq have told the government the safety and security of the troops has not been compromised by the videos, Paul Calandra, parliamentary secretary to the prime minister, said in an interview with ...
PMO yanks promotional videos of soldiers in Iraq, Kuwait
Conservatives apologize for video of PM's visit to Iraq and Kuwait that ...
Harper government admits it erred in posting videos showing special forces
U.S. Troops Have Stolen Millions in Iraq and Afghanistan
Former Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen, who served as the principal watchdog for wrongdoing in Iraq from 2004 to 2013, said he suspected “the fraud … among U.S. military personnel and contractors was much higher” than ...
US military personnel have been convicted of $50 million worth of crimes in ...
Shia militias answer the call to fight Islamic State in Iraq
When the Islamic State group took over parts of Iraq, the government turned to Iran and Iraqi citizens for help. Special correspondent Jane Arraf visits a training center of volunteers who were inspired by Iran's Supreme Leader, and a Shia community ...
Reuters Blogs (blog)
Last of Saddam Hussein's lieutenants may have fallen in Iraq, but Baathists ...
Reuters Blogs (blog)
Douri was at the nexus of a marriage of convenience between former officers of Hussein's Baath Party and Sunni militants like those of Islamic State. While Islamic State fighters took the most prominent role in the sweep through northern and central ...
ISIS' sex slave market: How Islamic State is wiping out Iraq's Yazidi minority
The Islamic State is continuing to wipe out the Yazidi religious minority in northern Iraq – by means of rape: Those women who survive are rejected by their families. Some commit suicide. The tragedy that has befallen the Yazidis, whose villages were ...
Iraq officials cast doubt on Yazidi death toll
Call for help: Yazidis bear witness to violence by Islamic State
Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 4, 2015 – U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details ...
US, allies conduct 13 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State: coalition
US, allies conduct 13 air strikes in Syria, Iraq against ISIS
Rewards for Justice - Reward Offers for Information on Islamic State of Iraq ...
US Department of State (press release)
The U.S. Department of State's Rewards for Justice Program is offering rewards for information on four key leaders of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Secretary of State has authorized rewards of up to $7 million for ...
State Dept. Offers Rewards for Information on ISIS Islamist Terrorists
US Puts Bounty on Four Key Leaders of ISIS
US offers $20m reward for info on top ISIL leaders