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The long fight over an Iraq oil town whose importance is now debatable
After more than a year of near-constant fighting, there is still no sign that the battle for the Iraqi town of Baiji and its massive oil refinery is coming to a conclusion anytime soon, despite remarks by Iraq's prime minister on the importance of the ...
Iraq's Abadi Sees Battle for Baiji as Key to IS Ouster
Iraq Protest Tensions Escalate As Crude Oil Prices Drop Following China's ...
Suicide bomber kills 13 in Iraq's Anbar province
Tasnim News Agency
Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, August 26, 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, Iraq
Kurds take 10 villages from Islamic State in north Iraq
Together they have pushed back the Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq, and the peshmerga has thus expanded the territory of its autonomous region. Last summer, the Kurds took full control of the disputed city of Kirkuk after the Iraqi army abandoned its ...
Kurds launch new assault on Islamic State in northern Iraq
Meet the Americans Flocking to Iraq and Syria to Fight the …
Isis militants routed from village in Northern Iraq by Kurdish forces
How a Currency Crisis in Iraq Risks Fight Against Islamic State
Any currency crisis usually comes with dire consequences for a country, and the threat of one in Iraq shows how the impact can go beyond the economy and markets. A foreign-exchange crunch because of a drop in oil prices could force a devaluation of the ...
Families of Iraq victims will confront Chilcot over late report
Former head of MI6 Sir Richard Dearlove, defence secretary Geoff Hoon and senior Foreign Office officials are thought to be among a larger group who will be blamed for failings in the UK's prosecution of the Iraq war. Meanwhile The Telegraph ...
If the Chilcot Inquiry finds that the Iraq War was illegal, I'll personally ...
Britain's never-ending inquiry into the Iraq war
Chilcot defends long-delayed Iraq inquiry – but sets no date for publication
Departing Dutch ambassador: Make Iraq a country where people want to stay
Iraq is responsible for the safety and protection of its civilians, and the outside world should stimulate both Baghdad and the Kurdish government to take that responsibility, says Jeannette Seppen, until very recently ambassador for the Netherlands in ...
Iraq Begins Documenting Christian Persecution
A Christian member of Iraq's parliament, Imad Youkhana, issued a statement on July 9 calling for greater protections for the country's Christian population. He branded the kidnappings parts of an intimidation campaign bent on forcing Iraqi Christians ...
Biden Was Right on Iraq and Afghanistan--and More
After the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime, the Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, J. Paul Bremer, decided to form a highly centralized government, which Bremer assumed would make it possible for him to run Iraq from Baghdad.
Sir John Chilcot explains Iraq report delay to families
Sir John Chilcot has tried to explain to families of UK soldiers killed in Iraq why his inquiry is taking so long following threats of legal action. In a statement, he said he understood their "anguish", but responses from those criticised in the ...
World Politics Review
What Went Wrong: Republicans Keep Ignoring the Lessons of Iraq
World Politics Review
In the speech, Bush blamed the current instability in Iraq on the Obama administration and in particular former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. He suggested the White House had squandered the hard-earned gains from the 2007 surge in Iraq, which he ...
Jeb Bush mixes messages about Iraq 'victory'