Special US targeting force 'now in place' in Iraq: US
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new U.S. force of special operations troops has arrived in Iraq and is preparing to work with Iraqi forces to go after Islamic State targets, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday. Carter disclosed the deployment ...
Elite US targeting force has arrived in Iraq to fight the Islamic State
US Commandos Now in Iraq to Help Fight IS
Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
New York Times
Iraq and the Kurds Are Going Broke
New York Times
The semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq, an oil-producing region, has racked up $18 billion in debt, which has imperiled its ability to pay state workers and security forces. This is especially worrisome since Kurdish ...
How will Iraq respond to recent IS attacks?
Iraq PM says ISIS militants behind Baghdad attack arrested
Iraq attacks shatter relative calm
US military may expand ISIS fight beyond Iraq and Syria
Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled Wednesday that the U.S. military will expand efforts to target Islamic State militants beyond the group's territory in Iraq and Syria, potentially involving airstrikes and raids in other Islamic countries. “The ...
Australia rejects US request for more military help in IS fight
More needed to defeat Islamic State: Andrews
US-led coalition destroys Islamic State cash storehouse in Iraq
Airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition blew up a warehouse in Iraq where the Islamic State had stored millions of dollars in cash, the U.S. military disclosed Tuesday. Coalition aircraft targeted a "cash distribution center" near Mosul, Iraq's second ...
Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
US bombs pile of ISIS cash in Iraq
Air strike in Iraq's Mosul targets 'millions' in IS cash: US official
Qatar: Iraq has duty to help free abducted hunters
Iraq's government has said it has nothing to do with the abductions. The kidnappings came at a time of tense relations between Qatar and Iraq. There is significant hostility in Iraq, especially in the Shiite-majority south, over Qatar's stance on the ...
Ensure return of abducted Qataris, Iraq told
Iraq Attacks Shatter Relative Calm After IS Losses
People gather near a crater caused by a car bomb attack in a commercial area of New Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. Gunmen stormed into a Baghdad mall on Monday after setting off a car bomb and launching a suicide attack at its entrance in the ...
Iraq conflict: Shia 'reprisals' after bomb kills 20 in cafe
Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Pair of Iraq Attacks
Baghdad Mall Attack Leaves at Least 18 Dead in Iraq
Iraq: 2 Journalists Shot Dead in Diyala Province
In Iraq, two journalists with the independent Al Sharqiya TV station have been shot to death near Baquba, the capital of Diyala province. Saif Tallal and his cameraperson, Hassan al-Anbaki, were reportedly killed while returning from a reporting trip ...
US Now Has Special 'Targeting Force' Inside Iraq - Pentagon
On Wednesday, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that the new forces arrived in Iraq, and are preparing to work alongside Iraqi forces to combat Daesh. "The specialized expeditionary targeting force I announced in December is now in place ...
New York Daily News
Illinois mother of 6 and Iraq War veteran missing for more than one week as ...
New York Daily News
Family members are desperate to find an Illinois mother of 6 and Iraq War veteran who has been missing for more than a week. Brenda Jackson, 31, was last seen on Jan. 3 at her home after she was dropped off by a relative, the Park Forest Police ...
Illinois Police hunt for missing Iraq War veteran Brenda Jackson
Concern Grows Over Disappearance Of Iraq War Veteran Brenda Jackson
Police search for Illinois mother of 6, Iraq war veteran reported missing
Iraq confronts a new enemy—the Persian Gulf
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Iraq, already struggling with war, poverty, and sectarian strife, faces a new threat. The loss of water in the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which begin in Turkey and flow into the Persian Gulf, endangers farmers, city dwellers, and the famous ...