Iran's Forces and U.S. Share a Base in Iraq
The U.S. military and Iranian-backed Shiite militias are getting closer and closer in Iraq, even sharing a base, while Iran uses those militias to expand its influence in Iraq and fight alongside the Bashar al-Assad regime in neighboring Syria. Two ...
A senior administration official just acknowledged a dark reality between the ...
ISIS defeat could give coalition blueprint for success
Its arsenal has been massively enhanced by battlefield gains that began in Mosul and spanned over huge swaths of Iraq. Even the committed YPG had been struggling to beat ISIS's defenses -- until the airstrikes began. "If the coalition strikes, and ...
This is a terrible idea for fixing Iraq, and Washington loves it
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in congressional testimony on Wednesday, put voice to an idea that has been rattling around US government offices for the past few months: The state of Iraq may be so irreparably broken that it can never be put back ...
The US Defense Secretary broached an Iraq possibility that the Obama ...
The US Contemplates Partitioning Iraq
Promise of 450 advisers to Iraq is a reasonable response to Mideast chaos US ...
Australian Isis fighters reportedly killed in Iraq
The reports said the pair, who travelled to Syria in 2013 and then to Iraq, had been killed in the past week by a drone strike. “We don't have any information at present to verify whether or not these reports are correct,” Bishop said on Monday night ...
ISIS terrorists Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar 'killed fighting in Iraq
Australian jihadists Sharrouf and Elomar killed in Iraq: report
Australia Attempts to Verify Terrorist's Death in Iraq
International Business Times
Key Suspect in Benghazi Attack Killed in US Airstrike in Iraq
11, 2012, attack against U.S. personnel in Benghazi, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Mosul, Iraq, on June 15,” said Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman. ISIL is the U.S. government name for ISIS. “Al-Harzi operated closely with multiple ISIL ...
US Airstrikes Kill Ali Awni al-Harzi In Iraq: Benghazi Suspect Affiliated With ...
US air strike in Iraq kills Isil operative linked to Benghazi attack
US air strike in Iraq kills Islamic State fighter linked to Benghazi attack ...
Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 22, 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
Putin vows to save Syria from 'tragic' fate of US-supported Iraq
29 airstrikes target ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Iraq tops 'most dangerous' place in world list
Iraq is the most dangerous place in the world for civilians to live, according to new figures from the UK based monitoring group Action on Armed Violence (AOAV). Syria, Gaza, Nigeria and Pakistan round out the top five. Unenviably occupying the top ...
Tough questions on Iraq, and tough answers too.
It's time for a reality check on Iraq and the broader fight against the Islamic State. The issues were sharply laid out last Wednesday at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. policy and strategy in the Middle East when several Republican ...
Sunni tribes, abandoned by Iraq, key to ISIS fight
HABANIYAH, Iraq – Parading across a desert base, hundreds of Sunni tribesmen who graduated a crash training course stood ready to take on the Islamic State group on behalf of a government that many believed left them to die at the hands of the ...
Iraq labors to repopulate Tikrit after chasing out the Islamic State
Iraq War veteran travels across country to hand out hugs
An Iraq War veteran is trekking across the country and handing out hugs to total strangers. Ian Cooke's mission brought him to the Roudebush VA Medical Center on 10th Street in Indianapolis on Monday. Cooke and his companions said they have trekked ...