Battle is on over Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk region
As fighting rocks northern Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk area, and air strikes attempt to take out Islamic State positions, the dust will likely either settle in favor of the Iraqi Kurds, who have played a key role in protecting this area from the ISIS ...
What Should Obama Do to Keep Iraq Stable?
Iraq death toll reaches 242000 as Baghdad marks war anniversary
Political blocs aim to scrap Iraq PM cabinet nominees
Iraq Boosts Oil Production to Record Before Talks to Cap Output
Iraq increased crude output to a record level in March, ahead of a meeting in Qatar of OPEC members and other producers on capping production to curb a global glut. Crude output in OPEC's second-biggest producer rose to 4.55 million barrels a day last ...
Former Saddam aide seeks to reshape Iraq's Sunni insurgency
They said the video released on Thursday could also contain a message to Iraq's Shi'ite-led government that former party members might help it fight Islamic State if the Shi'ite militias are kept out of the battle. The broadcast purportedly featuring ...
Evidence of US war crimes in Iraq recorded by 100s of organizations
This month sees the 13th anniversary of the fall of Baghdad to US forces on April 9, 2003 – an invasion initiated by the Bush administration in breach of international law and aimed at “disarming Iraq of weapons of mass destruction” that were never to ...
Thousands Return to Iraq's Ramadi, Where IS Was Driven Out
As in other cities and towns in Syria and Iraq, the fight to retake Ramadi demolished large parts of the city. Al-Osaj said seven neighborhoods are still off-limits to residents, not only because of the presence of explosives, but because the areas are ...
Why Victory in Mosul Won't Solve America's Iraq Conundrum
Editor's Note: Despite its successful terrorist attacks in Europe, the Islamic State is being hit hard in Iraq. Indeed, Iraqi forces and their U.S. and coalition allies are gearing up to retake Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and the Islamic State's ...
Iraq - Fallujah's Residents Starving, Murdered, Besieged
'US plane drops arms for Daesh in Iraq'
In a video posted on Iraq's al-Maaloomah news website on Sunday, they are purportedly heard saying that the American plane had also jammed their communication devices in the Hadisah Island district. "There is an American aircraft seen at four o'clock ...
Turkish airstrikes empty dozens of villages in northern Iraq
Dozens of villages have been abandoned and hundreds of families displaced close to Iraq's northern border with Turkey as a result of Turkish air strikes targeting militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, better known as the PKK. (AP Photo/Alice ...
Turkish raids in north Iraq displace locals
Turkish Airstrikes Empty Iraq Villages
Coalition Strikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 10, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...
Kerry's Iraq trip aimed to encourage Sunni states to step up ISIL fight
Yazidis of Iraq turn to truffles to make ends meet
Yazidis, a religious minority in Iraq who have been persecuted by Islamic State militants, have turned to the sometimes dangerous job of searching for truffles for income. IEDs can be hidden in the fields. They earn about $8 on an average day for ...