Eighteen killed in Islamic State attack north of Iraq's Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq Eighteen people, including two children, were killed on Saturday when militants shot at a checkpoint north of Tikrit and then set off two bombs at the entrance to the Iraqi city in attacks later claimed by Islamic State. It was the first ...
Triple bombings strike security checkpoint in Iraq
ISIS blamed for deadly triple suicide attack in Iraq
Iraq militants launch deadly attacks around Tikrit
Iraq oil fires could jeopardize mission to retake Mosul from Islamic State
31, 2016, as they try to prevent the flames from reaching the residential neighborhoods in Qayara, Iraq. The fires, set at one of Iraq's major oil fields, could hinder military and humanitarian efforts as operations to recapture the Islamic State ...
Source: US weighs 500 more troops for Iraq
Isis militants attempting to shoot down British jets in Iraq and Syria as coalition pounds group ahead of major advance
Chemical weapons are being used in Iraq – but the US won't raise hell about it
Will Oil Forever Divide Iraq?
Ever since the establishment of Iraq as a state, the arrangement of power-sharing within the country, on both political and economic bases, has been at the crux of all problems and disputes. The variety of religious and ethnic denominations that ...
Father of soldier murdered in Iraq blasts Government for hounding troops but failing to find his son's killers
John and Marilyn Miller, the parents of Corporal Simon Miller, 21, one of the others killed at Majar al-Kabir, have also complained of having no justice for their son's death while British soldiers were being investigated by the Iraq Historic ...
20 more airstrikes target IS in Syria, Iraq
Kuwait News Agency
In Iraq, nine strikes near Al Baghdadi, Kisik, Mosul, Qayyarah, Ramadi, and Sultan Abdallah destroyed an IS rocket cache, two fighting positions, two mortar systems, a tunnel, nine rocket rails, three rocket systems, and a chemical weapons' factory ...
Time For Kurdexit From Iraq
The results revealed that 84.3 percent of Kurds favor separating from Iraq. Moreover, 78.6 percent of the non-Kurdish ethnic and religious groups in the predominately Kurdish areas south of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) borders, known as the ...
Isis launches triple suicide bombing in Iraq as security forces advance towards stronghold of Mosul
He called on security forces to review their plans and on residents to cooperate with the authorities. Isis extremists frequently launches attacks targeting Iraq's security forces and civilians in public areas, particularly Shia Muslims or those ...
US troops use white phosphorus in Iraq to 'obscure' Kurdish forces – newspaper
However, on Thursday spokesman for the US-led coalition in Iraq Air Force Colonel John Dorrian somewhat revised Scrocca's statement, claiming that the troops take “all reasonable precautions to minimize the risk of incidental injury to non-combatants ...
The Latest: UN to help Iraq tackle sexual violence
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations and Iraq signed an agreement Friday aimed at helping the Baghdad government tackle sexual violence in conflict, an issue that made headlines following the capture and rape of Yazidi women by Islamic State ...
US forces are using white phosphorus munitions in Iraq but it's unclear exactly how
Photos posted on a Pentagon-managed public affairs website show a U.S. Army artillery unit in Iraq using white phosphorous munitions, specifically M825A1 155mm rounds. The M825A1 shell can create a smokescreen that lasts about 10 minutes and ...