Iraq's military has pushed inside Mosul's city limits
BAZWAYA, Iraq-- Iraq's military said Tuesday that its special forces have pushed inside the city limits of Mosul for the first time in two years. U.S. airstrikes and special forces are backing the Iraqis as they liberate Mosul from ISIS. The fight is ...
In Iraq, the environment itself has once again become a weapon of war
The War for Mosul Could Mend Obama's Troubled Iraq Legacy
Iraq Troops Enter ISIS-Seized Mosul for 1st Time in 2 Years
Turkey reportedly amasses tanks, troops near border to Iraq, vows to tackle 'threat'
Earlier in October, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned the PKK of using bases in northern Iraq, where its main bases are located. “If there is a threat posed to Turkey, we are ready to use all our resources including a ground operation to ...
Turkey Deploys Tanks On Border, Saying They May Be Sent Into Iraq
Turkey military deployment in Silopi related to Iraq developments
Turkey Deploys Tanks, Military Vehicles to Border With Iraq
UK had no impact on US policy in Iraq, says top British ambassador
Britain found itself in a subservient, as much as a special, relationship with the US over the invasion and occupation of Iraq from 2003 and was rarely able to overturn sometimes ill-informed American decision-making, the lead British administrator in ...
Coalition Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, and the wider international community. The destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq ...
2003, Christians in Iraq 1, 400000 -- 2016, Christians in Iraq 275000
(CNSNews.com) – Since the invasion of Iraq and toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003, attacks on Christians living in Iraq have increased to the point where the 1.4 million Christians there in 2003 has fallen to 275,000 in 2016, according to ADF ...
Kurdish authorities detain Japanese journalist in Iraq
TOKYO – A Japanese freelance journalist covering the fighting in Iraq has been detained by Kurdish authorities. Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday in Tokyo that "we are aware that he is currently being detained" and that Japan ...
Japanese reporter detained in Iraq to be released soon, Kurdish media says
Journalist detained by Kurdish officials in northern Iraq
Christian Iraq's Iwo Jima
After a week of hard fighting last month, Iraqi government forces drove ISIS from the town of Bartella, liberating a stronghold of Iraqis who belong to the Assyrian Orthodox Church. In their euphoria, Christian militia, who call themselves the Nineveh ...
War on the Rocks
The Bigger Issues at Play: Mosul and the Future of Northern Iraq
War on the Rocks
Mosul was not the first city to fall to the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), but it was its capture that shocked the world into action. Over two years later, the much-anticipated Iraqi offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIL ...
Mosul: The ugly, deadly urban warfare facing Iraq's elite troops
Children must be given immediate safe passage out of Mosul to stop them being caught in the crossfire – Save the ...
Will the Reconquest of Mosul Lead to the Breakup of Iraq?
French Army releases night video of its artillery pounding ISIS positions in Iraq
In early September, France deployed over a hundred soldiers as part of its Wagram Task force to Iraq. The group is compiled out of various units including four Caesar artillery systems. The contingent is now engaged in aiding local forces in re-taking ...
Iraq asks oil majors to downsize costly Dubai offices: sources
The move, which has been taken by some oil majors developing Iraq's vast southern oilfields, would mean that the companies will have to move hundreds of contractors in and out of the country every few weeks and leading to downsizing of companies' ...