Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue Against 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 ...
The Hill (blog)
Trump must take Iraq policy in a new direction
The Hill (blog)
Given Iraq's complexities, it's important that President-Elect Trump seek advice from individuals that understand Iraq — its culture, history and its people. Unfortunately, Obama has relied on poor advice and advanced the perception that the U.S ...
Cost of Iraq War: Timeline, Economic Impact
Iraq removes some of Baghdad's checkpoints to ease traffic
Iraq removes some of Baghdad's checkpoints to ease traffic. By: Sinan Salaheddin, The Associated Press, December 20, 2016 (Photo Credit: Hadi Mizban/AP). BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities have started removing some of the security checkpoints in Baghdad ...
War in Iraq and Syria
A wounded boy arriving at a field hospital in Iraq. Picture: Chris Shearer
US Seeks to Extend Military Presence in Iraq 'Indefinitely'
Bomb attack targets Iranian Kurdish party in northern Iraq
Kurds are spread across Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria. In Iran there are about 5 million Kurds who face discrimination and repression. Several groups including Turkey's Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), its Iranian offshoot the Party of Free Life of ...
Bombs kill 7 near Iranian Kurdish party HQ in Iraq
Iranian Kurdish opposition offices in northern Iraq hit by explosion; six ...
Bomb attack in northern Iraq kills six
Iraq is unable to treat the huge numbers of people wounded in Mosul
GOGJALI, Iraq — More than a dozen times a day, the doctor and his skeleton staff at a makeshift trauma center near Mosul repeat a ritual: identify a wound, try to stabilize it, wait for an ambulance and hope the patient survives the journey to a ...
Why Preserving Mass-Graves of Iraq and Syria Would Allow Justice To Prevail
Report: Killings of ISIS prisoners by Iraq government militias
Iraq - mVAM Bulletin #23: November 2016; IDPs use more severe coping strategies
World Bank to loan Iraq almost $1.5 billion to cope with ISIS, low oil prices
A worker adjusts the valve of an oil pipe at Khurmala oilfield on the outskirts of the city of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region December 4, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer. The World Bank has approved a new loan of $1.485 billion to help Iraq lessen the impact ...
World Bank approves USD 1.5 billion in aid for war-torn Iraq
Christians in Iraq: Silent, Struggling, Abandoned
Christmas is coming, and for the persecuted Christians of Iraq and Syria, it will not be a time for singing “Silent Night” or “Away in a Manger.” In the cradle of Christianity, the unrelenting campaign to drive Christians from their homes — from the ...
Asharq Al-awsat English
Back to the struggle over Iraq
The major aim of the battles in the region during the years which followed the collapse of the Saddam Hussein regime has been Iraq, the strategic country located in the middle of the paths where Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey regionally intersect ...
Opinion: Returning to the Struggle Over Iraq
Iraq may delay implementation of promised oil cuts
Iraq's state-owned oil marketing company SOMO in an announcement to its customers said that it plans to make oil production cuts during the first half of 2017. There was no mention anywhere that it will cut output by January 1st as agreed at the ...
Lukoil does not plan to reduce oil output in Iraq in 2016-2017
Caught Red-Handed? Iraq Is Talking Down Its Oil Exports
Even though crude prices may be subdued amid thin trading over the holiday period, there is always a thing (or five) going on in the oil markets. Henceforth, hark...here are five things to consider in oil markets today: 1) SOMO, Iraq's state oil ...