How Iran closed the Mosul 'horseshoe' and changed Iraq war
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq In the early days of the assault on Islamic State in Mosul, Iran successfully pressed Iraq to change its battle plan and seal off the city, an intervention which has since shaped the tortuous course of the conflict, sources briefed ...
DoD Update on Counter-ISIL Fight in Iraq: Mosul is Surrounded
Iraq: Daesh reverse army assault in Mosul
US launches airstrike on Mosul hospital used by Isis, military says
Deadly strike in western Iraq, fierce battles in Mosul
Bartalla (Iraq) (AFP) - An air strike in a western Iraqi town near the Syrian border still controlled by the Islamic State group killed and wounded dozens of civilians on Wednesday, officials said. The deadly strike came as Iraqi forces battled ...
Air strike kills 55 civilians in western Iraq
Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Dozens killed in west Iraq air strike, MPs and medics say
Between the fronts - Christians in Iraq
Christian Iraqi parliamentarian Yonadam Kanna rented the property - which is situated next to his Assyrian Democratic Movement headquarters - from the city after large numbers of Christians in Northern Iraq were forced to flee because of "IS" advances.
ISIS rise surprised Obama, US intelligence
Washington (CNN) ISIS' march across Iraq and Syria -- a campaign that's forced President Barack Obama to return small numbers of US troops to the region, even after touting an end to the decade-long ground offensives there -- came as a surprise to US ...
Obama's Iraq Sob Story Skips His Role In ISIS Rise
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Iraq's Christians Turn to Militia for Protection
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Now he is back in his hometown, wearing the uniform of an Iraqi militia that is helping drive out the extremists—and aiming to secure a place for Christians and other local minorities in Iraq's future. Capt. Tuwaya's U.S.-trained force is made up of ...
Iraq army launches assault on vital Mosul bridge
Lieutenant-General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah, the campaign's commander, was quoted by Iraqi television as saying on Tuesday that troops had entered Al-Salam Hospital, less than 1.5km from the Tigris, which runs through Iraq's second-largest city.
Iraq launches new push against ISIS in southeast Mosul
Iraqi army launches fresh assault toward Mosul center
US Seeks to Maintain Fragile Anti-ISIS Alliance in Iraq
Trump's Cabinet is starting to look like the staff of one of the most storied units of the Iraq War
Just before the 1st Marine Division advanced on the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on March 23, 2003, Maj. Gen. James Mattis pinned a star onto each collar of his assistant division commander, Col. John F. Kelly. He was now a brigadier general, and the first ...
Iraq Was Probably a “Mistake,” Said Gen. James Mattis, Trump's Defense Pick
Iraq war a 'strategic mistake' – leaked Gen. Mattis audio
Gen. James Mattis: Iraq War Was a 'Strategic Mistake'
Amid battle with IS, Iraq parliament approves next budget
BAGHDAD – Iraq's parliament has approved next year's budget of about 100.67 trillion Iraqi dinars, or nearly $85.17 billion. Lawmaker Ashwaq al-Jabouri said after Wednesday's session that the 2017 budget will run with a deficit of 21.65 trillion dinars ...
Iraq parliament approves 2017 budget, Kurdish party objects
Iraq passes 2017 budget bill; Kurdish parties at odds over benefits
Iraq approves budget amid debate on controversial items
Iraq Can't Count on Kurds or Oil Companies for Help on OPEC Cuts
Iraq can't count on the self-governed Kurds in the north or international oil companies to help it cut crude production as promised at an OPEC meeting last week. That may leave the country with no option but to slash state-controlled supplies to comply ...
Iraq's 2017 budget approved with pre-OPEC cut rate
“We feel safe here.” Life inside an Iraqi displacement camp
The October launch of military operations to retake Mosul from ISIL has forced an additional 84,000 men, women and children to flee their homes. The offensive is part of a wider effort to bring large swathes of Iraq back under Government control.