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 ...
Russia, China, Iraq & Venezuela: 2016 Energy Winner & Losers
American oil and gas producers came out on top this year because Donald Trump, an unabashed supporter of domestic energy production (fossil fuels and renewables) won the election. His cabinet nominees Rex Tillerson (ExxonMobil CEO), Rick Perry ...
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 ...
Iraq will get $1.5bn in aid from the World Bank
Firefighters progressing in stopping oil-well fires in Iraq
With the horizon blackened with thick billowing smoke, Islamic State militants have left a dark mark on the northern Iraqi town of Qayyara. The militants once controlled these oil fields and refineries, bringing in nearly $700,000 a day back in 2014 ...
Iranian Kurd group accuses Tehran of bombing that killed six in Iraq
KOY SANJAQ, Iraq An Iranian Kurdish armed opposition group accused Iran on Wednesday of a bombing that killed five of its fighters and an Iraqi Kurdish policeman in northern Iraq. A twin explosion late on Tuesday hit the offices of the Democratic Party ...
Iraq bomb attack targets Iranian Kurdish opposition party
Bomb attack targets Iranian Kurdish party in northern Iraq
Iraq-Iran guards hope to tighten hundreds of miles border
Iraq: 1 Million People Trapped Inside Mosul Amid U.S.-Backed Battle to Retake City
In Iraq, as many as 1 million people are trapped inside Mosul with increasingly limited access to food and drinking water, as the U.S.-backed Iraqi military's campaign to retake the city from ISIS has slowed nearly to a halt. The campaign was launched ...
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 ...
Iraq: ISIS Attacking Civilians in Mosul Retreat
Iraq: Daesh claims 5000 government troops killed in Mosul
Iraq's FM: Iraqi militias in Syria are fighting without approval from Baghdad
Iraq: Children caught in the crossfire of the battle for Mosul suffer horrific injuries and trauma
The desperate plight of a generation of children is in the balance as the bloody battle for the city of Mosul threatens to become a humanitarian catastrophe, Amnesty International said today following a field investigation. On a visit to the region ...
Children suffer in battle for Iraq's Mosul: Amnesty
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 ...
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