New York Times
Yazidis Settle in Nebraska, but Roots Run Deep in Iraq
New York Times
But in death, many hoped to be buried among the hills of their homeland, in northern Iraq. Yet for the past year, the Yazidi community of Lincoln, about 1,000 strong, has watched in horror as Islamic State militants ransacked ancestral villages, took ...
Coalition Continues Anti-ISIL Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, September 7, 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 ...
Air war rages over Syria and Iraq
International Business Times
Iraq has finally started using the F-16 fighter jet in combat operations
“The United States is committed to building a strategic partnership with Iraq and the Iraqi people and we will continue to work with the Government of Iraq on the delivery of the remaining aircraft as they become available within the framework of the ...
Iraq Conducts First Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets
Iraq uses new F-16 jets for first time in raids against Islamic State
Iraq Puts New F-16s Into Action Against ISIS Jihadists
Turkey threatens to 'wipe out' PKK in Iraq after 16 soldiers killed in bombing
But the agreement broke down earlier this year due to mutual recriminations over Turkish policy towards Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil). Iraqi Kurds have been on the front lines against Isil. In Syria, the tensions heighten the risk of ...
Iran Has Controlled Iraq For Years. Now It May Be Pushed Out.
WASHINGTON -- Iran has for years exerted tremendous influence over Iraq, turning it into essentially a Shiite-led client state under former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. But a new protest movement in the country's Shiite-dominated south is a ...
Jeremy Corbyn attended Iraq conference that called for military struggle ...
She said that he had been opposed to the Iraq War and loss of the lives of 179 British soldiers, and said that Stop the War coalition's decision to publish the Cairo conference's declaration did not mean he supported it. Mr Corbyn has faced intense ...
Labour leadership: Corbyn faces Iraq conference questions
UN News Centre
Safeguarding the cultural heritage of Syria and Iraq is essential for future ...
UN News Centre
7 September 2015 – Denouncing the systematic cultural cleansing afflicting societies in Syria and Iraq as “crimes against all of humanity,” United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson and the Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific ...
German intelligence has evidence IS used mustard gas in northern Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It quoted BND chief Gerhard Schindler as saying that the agency has "information that IS used mustard gas in northern Iraq." Schindler told the paper that the mustard gas either came from old Iraqi stockpiles produced under Saddam Hussein's rule or was ...
Iraq Defense Minister Unharmed In Sniper Attack
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obaidi escaped unharmed as a sniper fired on his convoy Monday near a town where security forces have been battling jihadists, the ministry said. The attack, which took place in the Tal Abu Jrad area near ...
Iraq Defence Minister Unharmed in Sniper Attack
Iraq defense minister in crosshairs
Fox News Embarrasses Dick Cheney On Iraq And Iran
The invasion of Iraq in fact deeply strengthened Iran's hand in the region, ousting a traditional enemy of Iran and installing a new government far more sympathetic to the Iranian regime. Much of Iraq has effectively functioned as a client state of ...
Chief of Staff who Prepared UN Statement in Support of Iraq War says “Cheney ...