US will send 217 more troops to Iraq to help fight ISIL
Riding on a string of successes against the Islamic State in Iraq, the Pentagon upped the stakes Monday by loosening restrictions on what U.S. troops can do there and sending 200 more servicemembers to support Iraqi forces as they try to recapture the ...
US sending more troops, Apaches to Iraq
Number of US Troops in Iraq Keeps Creeping Upward
Looming Iraq battle draws in 200 more US troops
Russia delivers more attack planes to Iraq
Russia has sent another three Sukhoi Su-25 attack planes to Iraq said Iraq's Defense Ministry spokesman Nasir Nouri Mohammad al-Tamimi on Monday. "A batch of Su-25's has arrived in Iraq in accordance with the contract signed with the Russian side," he ...
Iraq receives additional Su-25s from Russia
Russia delivers ground support aircraft to Iraq
In Iraq, a political storm continues to gather force
George W Bush and Tony Blair must now be looking at the situation in Iraq with queasy discomfort. Their unease would not be limited to the depredations of ISIL nor the Kurdish fighters who have been forced to endure another long courtship with ...
MPs agree to meet Tuesday as Iraq struggles under political deadlock
Iraq's Abadi, facing unrest, hopes anti-graft cabinet can be named in coming days
Iraq Government Teeters On Edge Of Collapse As Fight Against ISIS Drags On
Irish anti-ISIS fighter arrested on Iraq-Syria border
"The northern Iraqi has been tightening up its policy on those foreigners going to join the Kurds in Syria.” She continued "They were unable to cross the border legally into northern Iraq - they were waiting for some weeks at the border trying to cross ...
Who is the Irish man held in Iraq after battling Islamic State?
DFA ready to provide assistance after Irishman detained in Iraq
Family plea for release of Irish man held in Iraq after fighting ISIS
UK Firm 'Employed Ex-Child Soldiers as Mercenaries in Iraq'
A U.K. firm may have employed former child soldiers as mercenaries in Iraq, it has been alleged. The claims against Aegis Defence Services are to be made in a Danish television documentary The Child Soldier's New Job, which is due to be broadcast on ...
British defence contractor accused over hiring ex-child soldiers in Iraq
UK Private Military Company Employed Former Child Soldiers in Iraq
US Sending More Troops to Iraq, British Airliner Hits Drone, Supreme Court Hears Deportation Policy Arguments: PM ...
Credit: U.S. ArmyThe U.S. is sending 200 additional troops to Iraq, bringing the total number of American military forces there up to 4,087. A British Airways passenger plane landing at Heathrow in London appears to have struck a drone while ...
200 troops headed back to Iraq to face ISIS
The United States will send 217 more troops, including additional special operations forces, to Iraq as part of a growing train-and-advise effort to help the struggling government fight ISIS, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday morning in Baghdad.
Dominican Sisters recount harrowing escape from ISIS in Iraq, resulting in death of 23 elderly nuns from heart attacks
The Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena-Iraq recently gave a gripping account of how they escaped from the tyranny of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, an ordeal that led to the death of 23 sisters over the past 18 months, according to the ...
New York Times
Iraq in Political Limbo After Stalled Reform Attempts
New York Times
BAGHDAD — 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's parliament in turmoil as MPs battle over attempt to curtail patronage
Ash Carter Visits Baghdad as U.S. Expands Military Operations in Iraq & Syria
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has arrived in Baghdad as the Obama administration prepares to widen its military presence in Syria and Iraq in its fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State. According to The New York Times, the Obama ...