Iraq's domestic security must catch up to military gains, defense minister says
BAGHDAD Less than 10 percent of Iraqi territory remains in the hands of Islamic State, but battlefield advances have not been matched by better security inside Iraq, the country's defense minister said on Thursday. Iraq is now mounting a campaign to ...
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Kerry warns of new challenge in securing Iraq after Islamic State
Iraq seeks more help as it sets sights on Mosul
Black banners of so-called Islamic State (IS) flap in the scorching heat of northern Iraq. Fighters' corpses lie where they fell, wrapped in dust, in parched wheat fields. An Iraqi military convoy hurtles along dirt tracks, kicking up a haze which ...
Will Post-IS Iraq witness 'clear conflicts' between armed forces?
BAGHDAD — The military protocol agreement signed July 12 between the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government and the United States might create controversy in Iraq's public and political circles, especially those that do not have good relations with the ...
Mike Pence's Iraq lie: The VP candidate (wrongly) announced the discovery of WMDs
Back in May 2004, the Iraq war wasn't going particularly well. It had been over a year since George W. Bush had triumphantly landed on an aircraft carrier to declare semi-victory in the war he had initiated against Saddam Hussein's regime, and the ...
The Shia militias taking back Iraq from Isis — video
The Hashd are a controversial group of 40 mainly Shia militias with strong links to Iran and Hezbollah in Lebanon. We join them on the front line as they help Iraqi forces fight Islamic State. When the dust settles, will the Hashd remain under central ...
Islamic relief agency admits illegal funds transfer to Iraq
A Missouri-based Islamic charity that was shut down after being identified by the federal government as a global terrorist organization admitted in federal court Wednesday that it illegally funneled $1.4 million to Iraq in violation of U.S. sanctions.
Iraq's 'Black Devils' strike fear in the ISIS terrorists they hunt
Within the Kurdish people's rugged army is an elite unit that specializes in rooting out ISIS sleeper cells and responds first when the black-clad jihadist army strikes in northern Iraq's no-man's land. They are called the “Black Devils” by the ...
Iraq defense minister calls for improved security to match gains against militants
The Takfiri group Daesh began its offensive in Iraq in 2014 and managed to seize control over large territories in the west and north. Government and pro-government forces have recently managed to retake key towns and villages from Daesh, with the most ...
Iraq War Families smash crowdfund target to put Tony Blair on trial - bereaved father talks to RT
Matthew Bacon, a British Army major, was killed by a roadside bomb while traveling in a lightly-armored Snatch vehicle in Iraq in 2005. His bereaved father described to RT his awe at the staggering success of the Iraq War Families Campaign's ...
Iraq War Families Campaign Group raise £80k in two days to fund case against Tony Blair
Genocide in Iraq
The wrong lessons of the Iraq War
The Sense Behind the Nonsense From Iraq's Foreign Minister
On the eve of a major donor's conference in Washington, Iraq's foreign minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, would like Americans to know a few things about his country. First, Iraqis are not a sectarian people: "Coexistence is a culture that lives in Iraq ...