S&P rates Iraq for first time
New York (AFP) - American financial service company Standard & Poor's issued war-torn Iraq a credit rating for the first time Thursday, with the country's conflict with Islamic State militants and low oil prices giving it a junk score. Iraq has been ...
Iraq debt rated junk, says S&P
Australian Kurd fleeing ISIS in Iraq begs to go home
It was part of an an offensive that briefly routed Kurdish militias and threatened the nearby city of Erbil, capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region. Eventually, Kurdish Peshmerga fighters supported by guerillas from the Kurdistan Workers Party ...
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Is Iraq too broke to fight ISIS?
Much of Iraq's spending is defense-related as the country struggles simultaneously to rebuild the U.S.-trained military that collapsed during the Islamic State onslaught and to launch offensives to retake captured territories. And they're doing this ...
Is Iraq too broke to fight the Islamic State group?
Iraqi Soldier Killed as Forces Search for 18 Kidnapped Turks in Iraq
Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, September 4, 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, allies launch 25 air strikes in Iraq, eight in Syria: US
Yahoo! Maktoob News
In Iraq, the air strikes were centered near 12 cities including Mosul, Ramadi, Baiji, Tuz and Sinjar, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday. They destroyed buildings, vehicles, a homemade explosives facility and more than 50 of ...
Islamic State: Australian air strike may have caused civilian casualties in ...
American Civilians And Veterans Are Fighting ISIS In Syria And Iraq
Tens of thousands of foreign fighters have streamed into Syria and Iraq in recent years to add even more numbers to the prolonged and brutal conflict. Many of these people are thought to have joined up with Islamic State militants or other extremist ...
Turkey extends military operations in Iraq and Syria
Turkish Parliament Approves Extension of Operation in Syria and Iraq
Army chief of staff makes surprise visit to Iraq
Gen. Mark Milley is on his first trip to Iraq as the Army's new chief of staff, less than a month after being sworn in. Milley and Lt. Gen. James Terry, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, met Wednesday with the ...
US military ordering troops in Iraq to dust off chemical weapon suits
In the past few days, more evidence has surfaced of chemical weapons attacks by ISIS in Syria and Iraq. On Monday, a rocket suspected of carrying chemical weapons was fired by ISIS at Kurdish Peshmerga forces guarding the Mosul Dam, the Kurdish media ...
ISIS Chemical Weapons: U.S. Troops In Iraq Asked To Ready For 'Mustard Agent ...
Kurds suspect another chemical attack by Islamic State in Iraq
U.S. News & World Report
Iraq's top cleric demands real steps in fighting corruption
U.S. News & World Report
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric said on Friday the government must start hunting the "big heads" as part of its anti-corruption drive, calling for "convincing and assuring steps" as proof of the government's seriousness in implementing its ...
Protests in Iraq bring fast promises, but slower changes
US responsible for refugee crises in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan: Chinese ...
"The main sources of today's refugees — Syria, Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan — are targets of US intervention, which led to devastation, chaos, deteriorating domestic security and extensive displacements," said the commentary by Xinhua writer Hu Yao.
US-led Iraq war root cause of refugee crisis: Pundit