Iraq's army making slow progress on Mosul, but quick victory unlikely
To Western eyes, the Iraqi offensive on Mosul to oust the Islamic State militants seems slow and laborious, but that's the way Iraq's army has historically fought. With the exception of its highly regarded counterterror forces, Iraq's military will ...
Mosul Today: IS head rallies fighters, Iraq army holds gains
Iraq After ISIS
Mosul: the last stand for 'Islamic State' in Iraq
Iraq's biggest church has just celebrated mass for the first time in two years
After two years of Islamic State occupation, church bells are chiming again in Iraq's largest Christian city. Two Iraqi priests held a mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Qaraqosh on Sunday (Oct. 30), the first mass there since the city ...
Christian minority in Iraq seeks autonomy in post-Mosul Iraq
Exclusive: Christian Militias Unite Against the Islamic State in Iraq
Iraq Threatens War Over Turkey's Troop Presence, Buildup
The Iraq-Turkey friction was the latest evidence of regional, sectarian and ethnic divides in northern Iraq that U.S. officials have warned could imperil the Mosul offensive and make governing in its aftermath a daunting task. The local population is a ...
Iraq-Turkey tension rises amid battle for Mosul
Turkey's military build-up angers Iraq
Turkey will be 'dismantled' if invades Iraq, Baghdad warns over Ankara build-up at border
River of tears in northern Iraq as refugees escape the grip of ISIS
It is the human toll of the war against ISIS in Mosul . Wave upon wave of refugees from towns where the fighting has been intense arriving at a new refugee camp outside Irbil in northern Iraq. Related Image. Irbil refugees 113B Expand / Contract.
Army announces Iraq deployment for 1700 soldiers
About 1,700 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy this winter to Iraq, the Army announced Thursday. The soldiers from the division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, will deploy in support of Operation Inherent ...
Fort Bragg soldiers, about 1700, deploying to Iraq later this year
Army to Deploy 1700 Paratroopers to Iraq
Fort Bragg brigade will deploy this winter to Iraq
Kurds Reveal Oil Data as Iraq Output Row Threatens OPEC Deal
Iraq's Kurds say their oil production in September was 290,000 barrels a day lower than the federal government's figures for the semi-autonomous region, as OPEC's second-biggest member tries to resolve accounting differences with the producer group ...
OPEC Oil Deal 'Imminent': Iraq & Saudis Compromise?
Iraq's War Robot Makes Battlefield Debut At Mosul
Iraq's armed forces in 2014, especially those guarding Mosul, were under-trained and ill-equipped, and nowhere near as strong as a 15-to-1 numerical advantage suggests. Troops never trained to fire a gun fled, fearing what reprisal from a victorious ...
The Robot Tank That's Taking on ISIS in Iraq's Battle for Mosul
Iraq's skies darken as ISIS torches oil
Even at the height of the day, the skies in many parts of northern Iraq are dark as the Islamic State (ISIS) torches oil wells and oil-filled defensive trenches in its retreat. Artillery fire and bombing raids by U.S. aircraft and others battling ISIS ...
Who really invented Iraq's 'Al Robot' combat drone?
The PMUs are comprised of northern Sunni groups, nationalist Shia Iraqis from the south, and Iranian-backed Shia sectarian forces; of those groups, only Iraq and Iran have shown this level of sophistication in the past. So, if the Iraqi government isn ...
Iran makes inroads into Iraq's Sunni community
The Iranian infiltration in the Iraqi political body is very obvious to all, but their infiltration into Iraq's Sunni community is not perceptible by all. There are Sunni Arab politicians and clerics who shocked their followers with their supportive ...