Abdulraheem inspired by Iraq's class of 2004
While Iraq was undergoing a political crisis during the summer of 2004, a young Mohanad Abdulraheem could think of little else than the Olympic Games in Greece. There, seemingly against all the odds, an Iraq team spearheaded by Younis Mahmoud was ...
Marine Corps Times
Marines sent to protect US embassy in Baghdad amid unrest in Iraq
Marine Corps Times
The U.S. has sent additional Marines to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad in Iraq following last week's breech of the Green Zone in the country's capital. About 25 additional Marines have arrived at the embassy amid security concerns after Shiite protesters ...
Why anger in Iraq's capital matters to America
Iraq: a failed state
He once fought US troops. Now Moqtada al-Sadr is battling Iraq's political system.
'More than 50' IS mass graves found in Iraq, says UN envoy
A UN envoy has said more than 50 mass graves have so far been found in parts of Iraq that were previously controlled by so-called Islamic State (IS). Jan Kubis told the UN Security Council that it was "evidence of the heinous crimes" IS had committed.
UN Envoy Warns That Iraq's Political Crisis Helps Extremists
Political impasse adds 'new layer of complications' to Iraq's complex challenges – UN envoy
Ex-ISIS Iraq territory reveals mass graves
Hero SAS troops capture sick ISIS chiefs in daring undercover mission in Iraq
“The Iraqi Army was disgraced when ISIS stormed northern Iraq and they need a boost to their reputation – exactly the same thing has happened in Afghanistan, where British troops mentor local operations.” In March Defence Secretary Michael Fallon ...
SAS snatches Mosul ISIS leaders in Iraq lightning raids
New Zealand Labour Party leader visits Iraq
SAS special forces capture ISIS chiefs in Iraq during secret undercover mission
Watch a US-led airstrike level an ISIS facility in Iraq
Al Huwayjah, Iraq ISWAn Institute for the Study of War map shows Al Huwayjah on the edge of ISIS' territory in Iraq. According to the task force, ISIS used the building to conduct their terrorist operations, as well as store illicit materials. Judging ...
Counter-ISIL Strikes Target Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 6, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported ...
When Iraq Was Clinton's War
An assault on Iraq without the support of much of the international community and over the cries of the antiwar movement — it all sounds very familiar. Yet the bombing in question came on February 16, 2001, two years before the American invasion of ...
How Obama's Iran Deal Could Help Iraq
President Obama's daring diplomacy with Iran could now profit Iraq by helping to create a functioning government instead of one that is beset by greed and belligerence. Iraq's Parliament has been strangled by disagreements between lawmakers who want to ...
New York Times
The Only Way to Solve Iraq's Political Crisis
New York Times
With the Islamic State still in control of large parts of the country and oil prices depressed, Iraq is on the verge of a meltdown. But instead of working to solve the country's problems, Iraq's political class has been consumed by a power struggle ...
The ungovernable country
Iraq Prime Minister Calls for Unity Amid Political Crisis
The White House's Iraq delusion
After the recent battles in Syria and Iraq, how close is Isis to losing the war?
In Iraq, the US led coalition is more careful about avoiding civilian casualties, but even so 70 per cent of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, has been destroyed and surviving houses have been turned into death traps by booby traps and IEDs ...