Iraq violence: Victims of IS football match attack buried
Iraq has buried the victims of a suicide attack in a football match in the city of Iskandariya that killed at least 32 people. Many of the dead were young boys who were in a trophy ceremony hit by the bomber, himself said to be a teenager. So-called ...
Toll rises to 41 in Iraq stadium bombing
UN Chief Offers Condolences to Iraq After IS Stadium Bombing
Suicide bombers kill three soldiers in attack on Iraq base
ISIL suicide attackers storm army base in Iraq
At least 10 suicide attackers from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) attempted to storm one of the largest army bases in Iraq, according to the country's military. A Iraqi defence ministry spokesman told Al Jazeera that eight of the ...
In Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is in retreat on multiple fronts
ISIL suffers series of blows in Iraq and Syria
Anti-IS Forces Launch Attacks in Iraq and Syria
US ground troops are back in Iraq as Iraqi division hides in the mountains
The message was that Isis might be able to slaughter civilians in Europe, but was being defeated on its home turf in Iraq and Syria. I was particularly interested in the attack because two months ago I had been with the Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga in ...
U.S. official says Marines expanding combat role in Iraq
Dunford: More US Troops May be Needed in Iraq to Support Counter-ISIL Forces
Iraq launches operation to pave way for Mosul assault
US general: More troops likely headed to Iraq
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The country's top military officer said Friday that he believes the U.S. will soon increase the number of American troops in Iraq. Appearing at a briefing with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen ...
Iraqi Soldiers Flee Again in Iraq Army?s First Mosul Operation
Additional Troops Likely Headed to Iraq
US Military Officials Expect More Troops Sent to Iraq
Pentagon to propose boosting US military presence in Iraq
"(Defense Secretary Ashton Carter) and I both believe that there will be an increase in US forces in Iraq in coming weeks, but that decision hasn't been made," Dunford said Friday during a news conference at the Pentagon. The recommendations will ...
IS setbacks in Syria and Iraq
On November 13, Iraqi Kurds backed by US-led coalition air strikes drive IS out of Sinjar, northwest of Baghdad, cutting one of the group's crucial supply lines between Iraq and Syria. IS had seized Sinjar in August 2014 and carried out a brutal ...
Coalition Continues Counter-ISIL Strikes in Syria, Iraq
US claims pounding ISIL in Iraq, Syria
Turkish Soldier Killed in Iraq by IS Rockets Fired at Base
Turkish Air Force jets on Saturday joined coalition forces in attacking Islamic State targets in northern Iraq, hours after a Turkish soldier was killed at a military base in the region from rockets fired by the extremist militants. Although Turkish ...
Turkish soldier killed in northern Iraq after Islamic State fires rockets: army
Turkish soldier killed by IS in Iraq
Turkish soldier killed, another wounded in Daesh attack in N. Iraq
UN chief presses Iraq on national reconciliation to defeat Islamic State
The U.N. chief was referring to the country's minority Sunnis who say they were marginalized under the Shi'ite-led government installed after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 and some of whom have joined the militant group which seized swathes of Iraq ...
Iraq's Sadr may extend sit-in to demand reforms: TV
Iraq's Sadr may extend sit-in to demand reforms
Iraq's powerful cleric says “deadline for government reform” ends Saturday
Turkish Soldier Killed in Iraq by Islamic State Group Missiles
ANKARA — One Turkish soldier was killed and another injured on Saturday when missiles fired by Islamic State (IS) fighters hit their base during clashes between the jihadists and local Kurdish forces, the Turkish army said. The army said that missiles ...
Marine Killed in Iraq 'Made Sure Everybody Got in the Bunker'
The commandant of the Marine Corps paid tribute to a staff sergeant killed by Islamic State rocket fire in Iraq last week, shedding new light on the circumstances surrounding the loss. Staff Sgt. Louis Cardin, 27, a member of Battalion Landing Team 2/6 ...