Iraq to build wall and trench around Baghdad
Iraq said Tuesday it is building a wall and trench around Baghdad in an effort to secure the city from terror attacks. The Interior Ministry spokesman, Brig. Gen. Saad Maan, said work began this week on a 65-mile stretch of the wall and trench around ...
Iraq's conspicuous silence on Washington's offer of more U.S. troops
Iraq conflict: Baghdad building wall against IS
Iraq builds wall and trench around Baghdad to stop militant attacks
Iraq's about to plunge off a fiscal cliff - and the consequences could be dire
According to a Monday AFP report, Iraq is now selling oil at half of the country's apparent fiscal break-even price. Right now, Iraq is selling its oil at around $22 a barrel, half of what it would need to fetch for the country to be able to fund the ...
Voice of America
Pentagon admits hundreds more boots on ground in Iraq than reported
The Japan Times
WASHINGTON – Hundreds more American troops are serving in Iraq than the Pentagon has previously stated, an official said Wednesday in an acknowledgment underscoring the sensitivity of U.S. deployments to the war-torn nation. Officially, the Pentagon ...
Pentagon Admits to Hundreds More Troops in Iraq
Iraq receives two more F-16 fighter jets from US
Pentagon Explains Reports of Excess Personnel in Iraq as 'Natural Overlap'
Investor's Business Daily
Longest-Serving US Diplomat In Iraq: Obama Gave Us ISIS
Investor's Business Daily
Thankfully, the production features an interview with Ali Khedery, the longest continuously serving American official in Iraq, who was a senior aide to five U.S. ambassadors and to CENTCOM chiefs, including Gen. David Petraeus during President Obama's ...
Oil Price Collapse Takes Its Toll On Iraq
In Iraq, where more than 90% of government revenue relies on oil sales, a financial crisis is looming. With the ongoing war against IS, it is something ministers simply cannot afford. The government forecast the price of oil this year at $45 per barrel ...
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, February 3, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials ...
Iraq Kurd leader: 'Time has come' for statehood referendum
Iraq's Kurds are a key US partner in the war against IS and have been some of the most effective forces fighting the jihadists. But both the referendum on independence -- which Iraq's federal government opposes -- and the issue of which areas it covers ...
'Time has come': Iraqi Kurd leader wants referendum to pave way for independence
Iran's Deputy FM Deplores Talks of Splitting Iraq
Top US general in Iraq: 'End of the beginning' in Islamic State fight
Citing the retaking of Ramadi by Iraqi forces as a “turning point” in the campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq, the top U.S. general in charge of operations there said that the Pentagon has reached the “end of the beginning” in the campaign to ...
US killing more civilians in Iraq, Syria than it acknowledges
Iraq awards contract for repairing 'most dangerous dam in the world'
US, allies conduct 20 strikes in Iraq, 11 in Syria
Graphic novel depicts life as an aid worker in Iraq
A new project by bestselling graphic novelist Joshua Dysart and the World Food Program centers around aid work in Iraq under the increasing pressure caused by the Islamic State. The series published in Huffington Post this month has garnered both ...
Arabs, Kurds retake northern Iraq village from ISIS
Jerusalem Post Israel News
ERBIL - Sunni Muslim Arab fighters backed by Kurdish forces and US-led air strikes retook a village in northern Iraq on Wednesday in an example of effective military cooperation on the ground between them against Islamic State insurgents. The offensive ...