New York Times
Iran, Once Quiet About Its Casualties in Syria and Iraq, Now Glorifies Them
New York Times
For years, Iran covered up its military activities in Syria and Iraq, so the government could deny any official involvement on the ground. Coffins arrived with the bodies of soldiers who went unidentified, referred to only as “defenders of the shrines ...
Spies warned invading Iraq would inspire terrorists
Britain's spy chiefs warned Tony Blair just weeks before the invasion of Iraq that he would be putting the UK at risk of increased terror attacks. A top secret report released to the Chilcot inquiry spells out how Al Qaeda was planning to use the ...
John Prescott: Ex-deputy PM says Iraq War was illegal
Ten things that Chilcot's verdict reveals about Tony Blair and the Iraq war
Former UK deputy PM Prescott says now believes Iraq invasion illegal
Iraq: Shia militias rule after battle to free a city of ghosts and graffiti
Ever since, Iraq's security forces have been slowly staking their claim inside Falluja, which had been branded over the past 13 years as either a “city of mosques” or a “city of resistance”. The newcomers have changed all that. It is now a city of ...
Dallas officers shot to death include newlywed, Iraq veteran
Another had survived multiple tours in Iraq, only to be killed back home in the U.S. A protester who doesn't normally march was shot trying to shield her sons. They were spouses and parents. They volunteered in schools and at church. And they had sworn ...
Officer Patrick Zamarripa survived three tours in Iraq before being killed in Dallas
Patrick Zamarripa, Officer Who Survived 3 Tours in Iraq, Killed in Dallas Attack: Father
Dallas cop killed in attack survived three tours in Iraq
Iraq PM Says Key Base Taken Back From Islamic State
New York Times
Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, fell to IS militants in the summer 2014, when the extremist group captured large swaths of northern and western Iraq. In late March, Iraqi forces launched an operation aimed at dislodging IS from areas to the south ...
While we soul-search, Iraq burns and bleeds
Iraqi firefighters and civilians carry bodies of victims killed in a car bomb at a commercial area in Karada neighborhood, Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 3, 2016. Bombs went off early Sunday in two crowded commercial areas in Baghdad. (AP Photo/Khalid ...
At least 30 killed in ISIL assault on Iraq shrine
Iraq shrine attack: IS kills dozens in Balad
Iraq says Balad suicide blast is Isis attempt to stir up sectarian war
Middle East Eye
'Christian home' sought in Iraq's Nineveh Plain
A “Christian home” should be created on the Nineveh Plain in Iraq, according to a key religious leader who lived and served the Christian community there before ISIS took it over, according to Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin. And the international community ...
Iraq army seizes key airbase south of Mosul from Islamic State
Iraq army captures key IS air base
Iraq army seizes key airbase from IS south of Mosul
Email to Clinton: US pressured Iraq to increase oil production “to pay the greatest dividends”
In the email, which was released by the State Department in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, they outline plans “to help move the country in the right direction” — that is to say, to increase Iraq's oil production by at least 150 ...
Why you can't explain the Iraq war without mentioning oil
Iraq's war children 'face void without global help'
Peter Hawkins, UNICEF representative in Iraq, said recent fighting between government forces, backed by a US-led coalition, and ISIS fighters, had cut off thousands of children from school and healthcare. "We are faced with a whole generation losing ...
Syria's foreign policy lessons are just as important as Iraq's
The essential point on which Mrs Cox (who opposed the Iraq war) and Mr Tugendhat (who served in it) agreed is that total non-intervention is not a foreign policy strategy. If Iraq shows the horrors of ill-planned intervention, Syria shows how non ...