New York Times
From Venezuela to Iraq to Russia, Oil Price Drops Raise Fears of Unrest
New York Times
In oil-endowed Iraq, where an Islamic State insurgency and fractious sectarian politics are growing threats, a new source of instability erupted this month with violent protests over the government's failure to provide reliable electricity and explain ...
Meet the American Who Went to Iraq to Fight ISIS But Ended Up Taking on Iran
When Ryan O'Leary went to war for the third time, he was expecting to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), the militant group that has captured vast swathes of Iraq and Syria. After serving with the Iowa National Guard in Iraq in ...
In Iraq, former Iowa soldier helping Kurds fight Iran
Iraqs Most Fearsome Shia Militia Leader Speaks Out
None of the Shia militias operating in Iraq is regarded with more suspicion by the United States, and more fear by its enemies, than Asaib Ahl al-Haq, the League of the Righteous. Over the last year or so, The Daily Beast has written frequently about ...
Iraq War vet praises Iran nuclear deal as list of supporters grows
Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton, who served four tours of duty in Iraq before his election to Congress from Massachusetts last fall, has provided the White House a testimonial in favor of the Iran nuclear deal designed to counter criticism from some Iraq ...
Nadler says his vote against Iraq war caused some to question his 'commitment ...
Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, August 24, 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
US-Led Airstrikes Continue In Iraq, Syria
20 more airstrikes launched against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
'Unacceptable': Lavrov blasts Biden idea on splitting Iraq into parts
“We would never adopt a position voiced without any constraint by US Vice President Joe Biden, who said directly that Iraq should be split into Shia and Sunni parts and that the Kurds should be given what they want,” Lavrov told the participants of the ...
Iraq's Water Crisis—And What Turkey Should Do
Much of the country's livestock had died, affecting hundreds of thousands of fieldworkers and farmers. Despite losing 1.6 million tons of grain to ISIS and consuming 2.5 million tons more than it can produce, Iraq plans to become a grain exporter by 2017.
The US wants us to bomb Syria for political reasons
UN News Centre
Iraq: UN hotline set up to reach out to displaced Iraqis scattered in hard-to ...
UN News Centre
24 August 2015 – United Nations relief agencies today announced the launch of a national hotline in Iraq to respond to the urgent food, medical and shelter needs of people displaced by the fighting now numbering 3.2 million and scattered in over 3,000 ...
Being right about the Iraq war has made the left insufferable
I was right about the 2003 Iraq war. I thought it was a bad idea, and it was a bad idea. For a long time this fact was very important to me. From late 2002 till the start of hostilities, the prospect of war, and whether it could be averted, was the ...
Israel Makes Unlikely Business Deal With Iraq's Anti-ISIS Fighters
Three-quarters of Israel's oil imports in recent months have come from Kurdistan, the semi-independent Iraqi region at the center of that country's Islamic State fight. The Financial Times has reported that between May and August, Israel imported 19 ...
Kurds defy Iraq to establish own oil sales
Report: Israel Imports Three-quarters of Its Oil From Iraq's Kurds
Israel Reportedly Importing 77 Percent of Its Oil From Iraq's Kurds