Bloody Sunday in Iraq: 5 attacks, at least 29 dead
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for Sunday's fiery assault at a natural gas plant outside Baghdad that left at least 14 dead, the latest in a series of brutal attacks that left more than 100 Iraqis dead in the war-weary nation. Four other bomb ...
IS attack and bombings leave 29 dead across Iraq
Iraq has been eaten up by its political elite
White House says Isis 'shrinking' as group launches new attacks in Iraq
Defeating ISIS: An Exclusive Look at What's Next for US Troops in Iraq
Major General Gary Volesky, Commander of the 101st Airborne Division, has completed three tours of Iraq since 2004, but he says his latest deployment is a very different battle from the rest. “It is a different enemy,” he told ABC News' Martha Raddatz ...
ISIS fighter tells his Peshmerga captors after Iraq battle: 'Kill me now, I have to be in heaven by 4 p.m.'
ISIS fighter pleads with Kurdish captors in Iraq to execute him
Daesh Uses Chemical Weapons Against Kurds in Northern Iraq
Iraq's ancient Christian population could be gone within five years in the face of Isil
When members of Father Martin Hermis Dawood's congregation used to ask guidance about fleeing Iraq, his advice was to be strong. Iraq's Christians had to stay together and hope, he would counsel, no matter how bleak the situation may look in a country ...
New York Post
The next US victory in Iraq may just mean another crisis
New York Post
President Obama could end his presidency with a crisis in Iraq of his own making. In April, the president said the conditions for liberating Mosul from the Islamic State should be in place by year's end. But Sunni Iraqi tribal leaders and Kurds are ...
With the US Troops Operating Behind the Lines in Iraq
05_15_Iraq_Lines+01 U.S. Navy Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego, who was killed in northern Iraq May 3, 2016. Keating was part of what Nolan Peterson calls the advise-and-assist mission, in which U.S. special operations ...
5 Ways Iraq and Syria Continue to Slide Toward Chaos
Imagine, now, that you could transport yourself back 13-plus years and tell that Tom Engelhardt and the rest of the protesters in those vast global crowds not just that Iraq would be invaded, not just that it would be disastrously garrisoned and ...
Voice of America
Iraq Takes Aim at Media As Security Forces Struggle to Contain Strife
Voice of America
Iraq's Shi'ite-led authorities have shut the offices of two television channels popular with Sunni Iraqis and ordered a satirical show off air, tightening control over the media as political tensions rise in Baghdad. The crackdown, which began in March ...
US, Coalition Continue Strikes Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 15, 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. Officials ...
Islamic State on the defensive, territory shrinking in Syria and Iraq: US official
AMMAN Islamic State has not gained significant ground since it took the Iraqi city of Ramadi a year ago, which it then lost in December, as the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria has been helped by better intelligence and better equipped local forces ...
US says bid to retake Iraq's Mosul from IS making progress
US Iraq Envoy Hails Progress in Push to Liberate Mosul From IS
US says bid to retake Iraq's Mosul from ISIS making progress
Symptoms of 'chronic multisymptom illness' may be common in Iraq, Afghanistan vets
In a Veterans Affairs study of more than 300 enlisted Army National Guard and Army Reserve members who had deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, a majority reported symptoms consistent with a condition known as chronic multisymptom illness (CMI). The data ...