UK firm 'employed former child soldiers' as mercenaries in Iraq
A former senior director at a British firm says that it employed mercenaries from Sierra Leone to work in Iraq because they were cheaper than Europeans and did not check if they were former child soldiers. James Ellery, who was a director of Aegis ...
UK Private Military Company Employed Former Child Soldiers in Iraq
UK Firm Employed Former Child Soldiers as Mercenaries in Iraq
Irish man arrested in Iraq on way home after fighting Isis in Syria
An Irish man who has been in Syria fighting against Isis has been arrested in Iraq for alleged entering the country illegally. Joshua Molly, a 24-year-old from Co Laois, was detained on Friday in Iraq with two British men as they were making their way ...
DFA offers assistance as Irishman detained in Iraq
Irish citizen arrested in Iraq
Family plea for release of Irish man held in Iraq after fighting ISIS
US, Coalition Continue Strikes Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 17, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...
US Turns to Gulf Allies to Help Rebuild ISIS-Ravaged Iraq
Barack Obama plans expanded US presence in Iraq and Syria ahead of major attacks
Pentagon chief mulls new strategies to fight Isis as US strikes in Syria and Iraq
Iraq in political limbo after stalled reform attempts
BAGHDAD (AP) Failed attempts to oust the speaker of parliament and a fresh ultimatum from an influential Shiite cleric have left Iraq in a state of political limbo. Backroom negotiations continued late into the night Saturday between Iraq's powerful ...
Iraq parliament cancels session as MPs challenge speaker
Protesting MPs fail to oust Iraq speaker
Iraq MPs quit session aimed at replacing speaker
Voice of America
Iraq Demonstrators Support Cleric's Threat on Reform
Voice of America
Tensions escalated in Iraq's parliament last week after lawmakers failed to approve Abadi's list. At one point, opposing lawmakers hurled water bottles at each other. On Sunday, Iraqi security forces closed streets around Tahrir Square, causing major ...
Iraq Government Teeters On Edge Of Collapse As Fight Against ISIS Drags On
Political Crisis Continues; 34 Killed in Iraq
What Others Say: Kerry's visit revealed fragility of Iraq
Ohio police search for missing 33-year-old Iraq War veteran
Authorities are searching Friday for a missing 33-year-old Marine who served multiple combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has issued a “critical missing person” alert for Anthony “Tony” Pastura, who was last seen ...
Iraq, Hanging Over a Boiling Cauldron… Washington threatens to Use Force
Baghdad- The Iraqi crisis has begun burning out of proportion, after protests staged by several ministers for toppling Parliamentary Spokesman Salim al-Jabouri, which simultaneously pushed Washington towards threatening to use force for the protection ...
16 IS militants killed in clashes, air strikes in Iraq's Anbar
RAMADI, Iraq, April 17 (Xinhua) -- A total of 16 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed on Sunday in clashes and air strikes in Iraq's largest province of Anbar, a provincial security source said. The security forces and allied Sunni paramilitary ...
KDP-PUK meet: Iraq near collapse; Kurdistan entitled to referendum
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The two main ruling parties in the Kurdistan Region announced Saturday that Iraq had “reached a dangerous stage” in recent weeks, with both the government and parliament in turmoil. “We have not been a part of the escalated ...
Iraq hit by actual tornado after years of bombing by UK Tornado jets
No one was killed, according to Liveleak, just “material damage” and excellent viral videos. While this is a rare occurrence in Iraq, the country is well used to the “material damage” and the dead bodies caused by the British government's Tornado GR4 ...