Iraq Army's Mosul offensive stalls in face of fierce fighting, desertions
MAKHMOUR, Iraq — The Iraqi army soldiers smoked nervously as they described their ordeal. Sent to clear a village of Islamic State fighters, they found themselves pinned down by sniper fire. A few hours later, after 10 comrades were wounded, they ...
ISIS fighter beheads three Peshmerga prisoners on the streets in Iraq
A largely Kurdish group called the Syrian Democratic Forces, backed up by commando training and US-led precision air strikes, captured the town of Al-Shaddadi. The gains with Kurdish forces come as ISIS struggles to prevent losses in northern Iraq ...
After more than a decade as a civilian working in two war zones, uncertainty about what's next
It was 2003 and he had just quit his job with a big law firm for a position working for the American governing authority in Iraq. Thirteen years later, almost all of that time spent working for the U.S. military and the State Department in Iraq and ...
Iraq militants claim to put Isis fighter's fate to vote on Instagram
A militia group in Iraq has purportedly used Instagram to put to a vote the fate of a captured Islamic State fighterwhich, if genuine, is “unquestionably” a war crime. The account @iraqiswat, claiming to be that of Iraq Special Operation Force, posted ...
Iraq: Militia kills ISIS militant after deciding his fate through vote on Instagram
Iraq Invasion - Anniversary of The Biggest Terrorist Attack in Modern History?
March 20 marked the thirteenth anniversary of an action resulting in the equivalent of a Paris, Brussels, London 7 July 2005, often multiple times daily in Iraq ever since. As for 11 September 2001, there has frequently been that death toll and heart ...
Michael Ware's Iraq War doc doesn't hold up: “Only The Dead See The End Of War” captures the horror and confusion ...
“Only The Dead See The End Of War” is difficult to interpret without context. This is frustrating, because documentaries, usually, are vehicles that provide context—and for the topic of fomenting insurgency during the Iraq War, context would be ...
Michael Ware's Gripping, Graphic Iraq War Documentary Hits HBO
Only the Dead Documents an Iraq War Correspondent's Journey to the Abyss—and Back
In 'Only The Dead,' A Raw Look At War In Iraq
Iraq cleric meets premier before deadline
Senior Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has met with the country's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ahead of a deadline set for the premier to enact political reforms. Iraq's parliament on Monday voted to give Abadi a three-day deadline by which to present ...
Iraq's Abadi promises to implement reforms
Iraq's parliament gives PM until Thursday on new cabinet amid unrest
Iraq: Lawmakers give PM 3 days to unveil new gov't
IMF says Iraq could secure three-year standby deal by June
Christian Josz said the package of assistance, nearly one third of it from the IMF and the rest from international groups and donor countries, would be in line for approval by the board if talks with Iraq next month go well. Josz told Reuters at the ...
IMF says Iraq could secure 3-year standby deal by June
Iraq says expects $6.4 billion financial support this year
Iraq GDP down 2.1 pct in 2015, reserves drop to $54 bln -IMF
The U.S. Military Is Back on the Battlefield in Iraq
What had really occurred at Makhmour is significant because it shows the continuing weakness of the Iraqi military as well as the extent to which U.S. military troops are returning to the battlefield in Iraq in far greater numbers than the U.S ...
The US Military: Back on the Battlefield in Iraq
Chaos as civilians flee anti-IS offensive near Iraq's Mosul
Time to prevent a flood in Iraq
The troubling political economy of Iraq's Sh'ia clerical establishment
When the US invaded Iraq in 2003 it subsequently disbanded the country's army, dismantled its security infrastructure and instituted an extensive set of occupation policies, all apparently geared at making it the main political, security and economic ...