Iraq: Army to dig 'security trench' around Fallujah
The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group last month: It is digging a trench around the city. The trench will have a ...
Trench cuts off Iraq's Falluja from the north following IS defeat
Trench cuts off Iraq's Falluja from the north following IS ...
Murder and Militias – Iraq's Sunni-Shiite Plan After ISIS
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, July 23, 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 ...
Military strikes continue against IS militants in Syria, Iraq
Iraq swelters during the year's hottest day
BAGHDAD — Iraq's state-run Meteorological Department said on Saturday that it had registered the hottest day so far this year, with maximum temperatures hitting 129 degrees in the southern city of Basra. Friday's merciless heat in Basra forced the ...
Iraq Records Hottest Day So Far This Year in Basra City
Scorching Iraq records hottest day so far this year in Basra city
France to send artillery to Iraq in fight against ISIL
French President Francois Hollande has said that France will send heavy artillery to Iraq to support the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Hollande announced the plan on Friday, saying the artillery equipment "will be in ...
France to send Iraq guns to battle ISIS
After Attack, France Bolsters Iraq Military Fight Against IS
France to supply Iraq artillery as it steps up fight against Isis
The Weather Channel
All-Time Temperature Records for the Eastern Hemisphere in Kuwait and Iraq | The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
There are minor ones, like daily records, and there are some that are literally mind-numbing. The nations of Kuwait and Iraq have presented us with the latter over the past couple of days, as extreme heat has placed a choke hold over parts of the ...
Kuwait, Iraq sizzle in 129-degree heat, setting all-time eastern hemisphere record
$2.1bn pledged for Iraq, but will Kurdistan get its share?
“Pledges from these international donors will go to four critical need areas in Iraq: humanitarian assistance, de-mining, UNDP funding facility for immediate stabilization, and the funding facility for expanded stabilization,” Elizabeth Trudeau, US ...
Will Post-IS Iraq witness 'clear conflicts' between armed forces?
Iraq sweats in near-record heatwave
Government offices have been shut and streets have emptied in Iraq as summer temperatures hit 53C (127F), nearing the highest recorded in the country. The heat has been compounded by chronic power shortages, depriving homes of electricity for large ...
Iraq digs security trench around Fallujah
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city. The trench will have a single opening for residents to move in ...
US resisters to the Iraq War are now living undocumented in Canada
Some federal court cases brought against Iraq War resisters during former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's term will soon require a response about whether or not the government will continue their prosecution. Trudeau has until Sept. 16 to make ...
Iraq war dodgers urge Trudeau to let them stay after he pledged support for the US deserters during election
Global Voices Online
Iraq's Marshlands, Nearly Destroyed Under Saddam, Are Coming Back
Global Voices Online
A woman in Iraq's southern marshes gathering reeds. The flexible reeds are used to build arched reed houses in a design unchanged for thousands of years as well as burned for fuel. While men in the marshes fish, women and girls do most of the manual ...