Iraq's new crude grade frustrates oil companies in region
Opec's second-largest producer has raised output to 3.8m barrels a day with heavier and more sulphurous oil making up a large chunk of the new flows. This prompted Iraq to create two grades — the new Basrah Heavy alongside the traditional Basrah Light.
Iraq police and militiamen clash in Baghdad
The militias, several of which have close ties with Tehran, have done much of the heavy lifting in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group that took over swathes of Iraq last year. The interior ministry issued a statement that appeared to ...
Iraqi Officials: Bombs in Baghdad, Iraqi Town Kill 16 People
Iraqi police exchange fire with militiamen in Baghdad
Wall Street Journal
America's Mission in Iraq Is Not Over
Wall Street Journal
Some American pundits and politicians say the fight against Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is not ours to lead. As a Marine helicopter pilot who has fought in various places throughout Iraq—against both Sunni insurgents and Shiite militias—I ...
The Iraq War And The Rise Of ISIS
Iran is building a force in Iraq that Baghdad can't control
How The Iraq War Informed The Rise Of ISIS
Canada intensifies air campaign in Iraq
In northern Iraq, the Canadian Armed Forces say its Kurdish peshmerga allies have pushed Islamic State fighters out of “multiple” areas near Kirkuk and near the Kisik junction. However, Iraqi government forces, even with the support of coalition ...
Most combat sorties in Iraq end without striking ISIS
Airstrikes Hit ISIL Targets in Syria, Iraq
Iraq-Syria War could Fragment both Countries, Top US General Says
Iraq sentences Islamic State militants to death for Tikrit massacre
A court in Iraq has sentenced 24 suspected members of Islamic State (IS) to death for their role in the massacre of hundreds of soldiers in June 2014. As many as 1,700 soldiers, most of them Shia Muslim recruits, were killed when the jihadist group ...
Iraq Court to Execute 24 Over Camp Speicher Massacre Near Tikrit
Iraq sentences 24 militants to death over Isis massacre of soldiers
Iraq court sentences 24 to hang over one of Islamic State's worst massacres
Warmongering Iowa Republican Voters Want To Send Ground Troops To Iraq ...
When asked if the U.S. should send ground troops to fight ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Democrats said NO by a 63-29 margin. By comparison, 72 percent of Republicans favored sending ground troops, to just 23 percent who said America should not commit ground ...
Washington Free Beacon
One Presidential Candidate Just Promised To Wage War In 4 Different Countries
Not to be confined by international borders, Graham added, “You have to look at Iraq and Syria as a single battle-space,” and proposed sending additional U.S. troops into Syria as part of a “regional army” whose goal is regime change. “If [Syrian ...
Lindsey Graham Calls for 20000 Ground Troops in Iraq, Syria to Defeat Islamic ...
Lindsey Graham Gets Specific: We Need 20000 US Troops in Iraq and Syria
Sen. Graham Calls for Increasing US Presence in Iraq to 10K Troops
ISIS massacre of 770 in Iraq was so bloody it could be seen from space
The bloody aftermath of Islamic State's mass execution of 770 Iraqi soldiers in Tikrit last year was so vast, it could be seen from space. It was originally thought that 190 troops were slaughtered when the terror group overran and conquered Saddam ...
As Iraq splinters, Kurds' own unity put to test
The power struggle is putting Kurdish unity to the test at a time of acute economic hardship, when Iraq itself is being pulled apart by Islamic State. The disunity undermines the Kurds' ability to capitalise on the fragmentation of the country and ...
Obama's New Iraq Strategy: Don't Lose
If you've been following the crisis in Greece, you may not have noticed, but President Barack Obama held a news conference Monday at the Pentagon that will be significant for his legacy. What was important was not so much what he said as what he didn't ...
U.S. troops in Iraq to stay at 3000; Islamic State fight local to Obama
US-Led Coalition Airstrikes Target IS in Syria, Iraq
Obama's new Iraq strategy boils down to 'don't lose': Bloomberg View