Iraq pleads for cop trainers to thwart ISIL
WASHINGTON — Iraq's urgent need for more police officers to secure neighborhoods in Ramadi and other cities freed from Islamic State control is expected to be a priority of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's when he meets next month with allies in ...
Strikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Military strikes continue against ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq
US, Iraq step up coordinating efforts for Mosul
US crude drops back below $30 as Iraq adds record output
Iraq's oil production hit a record in December, as output increased from the central and southern fields, an oil ministry spokesman said on Monday. Meanwhile, Iraq may raise oil output further this year, reaching levels as high as 4 million barrels per ...
Oil Selloff Resumes as Record Iraq Supply Adds to Glut
Oil hit again after Iraq supply adds to glut
Oil extends slide to retest $30 as Iraq pumps more crude
Iraq Faces A Perfect Economic Storm
Let's start on the frontline of every faltering economy: the grocery store. In a Baghdad shop lined with baskets of spices and rose petal tea, owner Osama al-Hassani is measuring out roasted, salted beans. "Is that enough?" he says to a customer. It's ...
Christian girl who fled ISIS in Iraq selected to appear on 'The Voice Kids'
An 11-year-old Christian girl who fled Iraq because her family was threatened by ISIS has become an Internet sensation after her "The Voice Kids" performance went viral. Mirna Hana, a Chaldean Christian, sang an Iraqi classic followed by "Frozen's ...
Iraq doesn't need foreign troops for fight on terror - Foreign Minister
Only national troops will be employed to fight Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) on Iraq's territory, the foreign minister said, according to the ministry's website. Actual control of ground operations and those of any other kind targeting ...
Clashes in Iraq continue as U.S., Russia expand Syria air bases
Such incidents have stoked anxiety about Iraq's Sunni populace being pushed into alliance with IS. Still, plans for the upcoming push on Mosul are being laid out. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said earlier this month that the "campaign plan's map ...
Appeasing Iran hurts us in Iraq, too
Two years after the Karbala attack , in 2009, Laith Khazali was freed as part of a prisoner exchange with Iranian-backed Shiite militants who had kidnapped five British men in Iraq and killed four of them. Qais Khazali was freed in 2010 and Daqduq in 2012.
Oil slides below $30 US as Iraq ramps up production
Iraq's oil ministry said on Monday that the country had record output in December, with its fields in the central and southern regions producing as much as 4.13 million barrels a day. A senior Iraqi oil official said separately the country may raise ...
Isis video threatening UK claims to show Paris attackers in Syria and Iraq
If the identities of the men in the video are confirmed, it would indicate that the nine were not only influenced by Isis, but coordinated by the group from strongholds in Syria and Iraq. The video seemingly aims to show that the attackers, some of ...
ISIS Video Appears to Show Paris Assailants Earlier in Syria and Iraq
ISIS video threatening UK claims to show Paris attackers in Iraq and Syria
Isis video shows Paris attackers earlier in Syria and Iraq
Disappearance of Americans in Iraq Tests US-Iran Thaw
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—The disappearance of three U.S. citizens in Iraq is posing a fresh test of the Obama administration's relationship with Iran, a week after the White House completed a high-stakes prisoner swap. Some U.S. intelligence officials and Iraqi ...