Iraq: PM Abadi declares victory over ISIL in Fallujah
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi forces have retaken most of Fallujah from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as clearing operations are under way to flush out the armed group's remaining fighters in the city. The ...
Iraq Says Most of Fallujah Has Been Retaken From Islamic State
Iraq PM: Fallujah 'back home,' Mosul next
Iraq Says Military Has Retaken Central Fallujah From Islamic State
Will Iraq's wetlands join World Heritage List?
Iraq's wetlands, known as the Mesopotamian marshlands, are located in the areas surrounding the confluence of the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers in the provinces of Basra, Maysan and Dhi Qar in southern Iraq. Eridu, Ur and Uruk are archaeological sites ...
Officials Provide Details of Latest Counter-ISIL Strikes in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 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 ...
Obama, Saudi prince focus on Iraq and Syria in Washington meeting
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Friday discussed ways to support Iraqis in their fight against Islamic State militants and the importance of a political transition in war-torn Syria, the White House said.
Obama, Saudi prince focus on Iraq, Syria
Qods Force general vows to fight in Iraq and Syria until the last jihadist is killed
Long War Journal
A senior advisor to the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps – Qods Force vowed that Iranian forces would continue to fight in Iraq and Syria until the last Islamic State and “takfiri” fighters are killed. The statement, which was made ...
Donald Trump accused of 'smearing' US soldiers as he labels Iraq 'crooked as hell'
Mr Trump had been discussing the cost of US intervention in the Middle East when he appeared to accuse US troops of stealing money meant for the post-war reconstruction of Iraq's infrastructure. He said: "Iraq. Crooked as hell. How about bringing ...
Iraq Veteran: I Didn't See Iraqi Soldiers Handling Cash as Trump Claimed
Trump: US troops stole money in Iraq
Donald Trump says that soldiers stole from Iraq recovery fund
IS conflict: Iraqi forces 'retake most' of Falluja
But Iraq's prime minister hailed the day's events as a "liberation". A senior army spokesperson said he expects IS to "suffer a total breakdown during the next hours". "The enemy is collapsing. They have lost control of their fighters. They are on the ...
Iraqi Forces Enter Falluja, Encountering Little Fight From ISIS
Iraqi forces: we have seized 80% of Falluja
Iraq recaptures central parts of Falluja from ISIS
Post-Islamic State Iraq should be split in three: top Kurdish official
The Kurds have already taken steps towards realizing their long-held dream of independence from Iraq, which has been led by the Shi'ite majority since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, a Sunni, in 2003, following a U.S.-led invasion. They run their own ...
Top Kurdish Official Calls for Splitting Iraq Apart
Iraq should be 'split into THREE' once ISIS are destroyed to end sectarian bloodshed
KRG official suggests tri-state solution for post-ISIS Iraq
New York Times
ISIS Committed Genocide Against Yazidis in Syria and Iraq, UN Panel Says
New York Times
GENEVA — Islamic State forces have committed genocide and other war crimes in a continuing effort to exterminate the Yazidi religious minority in Syria and Iraq, United Nations investigators said on Thursday, urging stronger international action to ...
UN condemns Isis genocide against Yazidis in Iraq and Syria
UN Says Islamic State Committing Genocide Against Yazidi Minority in Iraq and Syria
Islamic State militants committing genocide against Yazidis in Syria, Iraq: UN investigation
Iraq War vet receives mortgage-free home
Black served in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his deployment he survived five improvised explosive devices, or IED attacks. On the fifth attack, he sustained severe injuries. Support from his family and 'staying the course' are the things ...