French jets strike IS comms centre in Iraq: minister
"Daesh is pulling back in Iraq" where it has lost control of the cities of Sinjar and Ramadi, Le Drian said. IS fighters seized Raqa in Syria in early 2014 and declared it the capital of their so-called caliphate. In June the same year, the jihadists ...
SecDef Carter: US Special Forces 'Now In Place' in Iraq
US Special Operations Forces Deploy to Iraq
US special forces 'now in place' in Iraq
Senator says the US is losing the messaging campaign in Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jack Reed said Thursday that 80 percent of the news media in Iraq is directly or indirectly controlled by Iranian or Shia Muslim entities. That means the U.S. is getting little credit helping the Iraqi government become more stable and defeat IS ...
Austin Expresses Confidence That Anti-ISIL Forces Will Win in Iraq, Syria
Department of Defense
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2016 — Indigenous forces in Iraq and Syria, supported by a 60-nation coalition, are making progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the commander of U.S. Central Command said today. Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin ...
US Aims To Retake Islamic State Power Centers In Iraq, Syria
US leads 24 strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State: statement
Turkey shells 'IS' targets in Syria, Iraq following Istanbul bombing
Turkish tanks and artillery have fired nearly 500 times on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq, killing almost 200 militants. "After the heinous attack in Istanbul, our armed forces hit in the last 48 hours some 500 positions of Daesh in Syria and ...
Turkey Attacks ISIS in Iraq and Syria in Response to Istanbul Bombing
Turkey hits ISIS positions in Iraq, Syria in retaliation for suicide bombing
Davutoglu: Turkish artillery hits ISIS positions in Iraq, Syria
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 ...
New Wave of Attacks in Iraq, at Least 11 Killed
How will Iraq respond to recent IS attacks?
Notorious Suicide Bomber Instructor Killed in Iraq
Turkey attacks Islamic State targets in Syria, Iraq in response to Istanbul ...
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish tanks and artillery have bombarded Islamic State positions in Syria and Iraq over the past 48 hours, killing almost 200 of its fighters in retaliation for a suicide bombing in Istanbul, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on ...
Turkish forces kill nearly 200 ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq in retaliation ...
Turkey shells ISIS in both Iraq and Syria in response to Istanbul attack
Iraq War Veteran and Mother of 6 Missing in Illinois: 'She Had So Much to Look ...
Police in Park Forest, Illinois, are searching for an Iraq war veteran and mother of six who has been missing for more than a week, a department spokesman tells PEOPLE. Brenda Jackson, 31, was last seen by her family on Jan. 3, when her father dropped ...
Iraq war vet, mother of six, missing in Illinois
Most non-state violence in 2015 was in Syria, Iraq, says IHS Jane's report
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Almost half of these attacks took place in Syria and Iraq and 3,317 of them, or 17%, were claimed by Islamic State, according to the 2015 IHS Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Center Global Attack Index, based on open source data. IHS researched attacks ...
Is It Time for the US to Pull Out of Iraq and Syria?
Contrary to President Barack Obama's claim in his State of the Union address that the crisis in the Middle East is “rooted in conflicts that date back millennia,” the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 lit a match to the region's sectarian divisions, and the ...
ISIS Shifts Focus To Libya As Pressure In Syria, Iraq Builds
Boris Johnson left Foreign Office to mop-up after Iraq trip, emails reveal
Boris Johnson's trip to see troops in Iraq last year left Foreign Office officials picking up his personal bar bill, arranging his last-minute requests for sightseeing, and blocking his attempts to visit the “front line”, according to diplomatic emails.
Boris Johnson's Iraq visit a diplomatic headache, emails reveal
Boris Johnson left Foreign Office to cover bar bill from Iraq trip, government ...
Foreign Office picked up bar tab for Boris Johnson's Iraq trip, emails reveal