Kurd fighters in Iraq briefly block roads to Mosul
"Some ISIL terrorists have been allowed to enter Kirkuk," Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Wednesday. "We ask the Kurdistan region and we ask Kirkuk - which is under the federal authority - to send officials to Kirkuk to get these ...
Iraq refuses talks with Kurds unless they commit to unity
Erbil-Baghdad: Coalition says Iraq shifts troops west of Kirkuk to Anbar
Iraq orders arrest of Kurdistan officials over independence vote
New probe launched into deadly IED attack in Iraq
The top U.S. military land commander in Iraq said a second investigation has been opened to determine who is responsible for the deadly roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier early this month. “I've been able to complete an investigation on the type ...
Top US ground commander all but declares victory over ISIS in Iraq
US-Led Forces Clear ISIS From Much of Iraq
Nearly a thousand ISIS fighters choose surrender, not martyrdom, in Iraq
Lethal roadside bomb that killed scores of U.S. troops reappears in ...
IRBIL, Iraq — A roadside bomb that killed an American soldier in Iraqthis month was of a particularly lethal design not seen in six years, and its reappearance on ...
Tension grips Iraqi Kurdistan post-referendum
The spokesman of Iraq's state-sanctioned paramilitaries has issued a stern warning to Masoud Barzani while saying his fighters have no immediate plans to take military action against the Kurdish leader. Karim al-Nouri, spokesman for the Popular ...
Turkey to close border gates with Northern Iraq in coordination with Baghdad, Tehran: Erdogan spox
Kurdish referendum inspires statehood for Iraq's Sunnis too
Iraq PM denies attack plan as tensions rise with Kurds
What Should the West Do With Fighters Returning From Syria and ...
Can a jihadi who went to fight in Syria be peacefully reintegrated into society? How can governments be sure he won't carry out attacks once he's back at home?
A rare look inside the 'heart of society' for Iraq's Shi'ites
Shi'ites, who are the majority in Iraq, were repressed under dictator Saddam Hussein, a Sunni Muslim, but now lead the Iraqi government since Saddam was overthrown in 2003. Clerics trained at the Hawza have wide social and political influence, both ...
Footloose Iraq Cannibalizes Saudi Market Share
Saudi Arabia continues to lead the charge in terms of the OPEC production cut deal - not only by keeping exports in check, but also by clearly communicating its next steps. By following through on its rhetoric, it has brought some much-needed ...
Flynas to launch flights to Iraq 'within weeks'
Saudi Arabia: Airline Launches Flights To Iraq After 25 Years
This Saudi airline will be the first to fly non-stop to Iraq in 27 years
EU steps up its assistance for the stabilisation of Iraq
The European Commission has today adopted a €60.4 million stabilisation package to support Iraq after the liberation of areas held by Da'esh, with the country still facing humanitarian, security, stabilisation and reconciliation challenges. This new ...
EU to support stabilization of Iraq with €60.4 million
Department of Defense
Troops in Iraq, Syria Ask Chairman's Senior Enlisted Advisor: 'What's Next?'
Department of Defense
Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited U.S. troops in Iraq, Syria and Jordan. "I wanted to see how we understood it and how we were getting after it," Troxell said in an interview. He said he also ...
Isis is facing near total defeat in Iraq and Syria – but it has been beaten and come back before
Islamic State fighters fleeing last strongholds in Iraq, Syria - Pentagon
Iraq: Hawijah offensive pushes nearly 14000 people to neighbouring districts
The offensive on the district of Hawijah has forcibly displaced nearly 14,000 people to towns in neighbouring districts of Kirkuk governorate, northern Iraq, where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is witnessing them arriving in urgent need of care. On ...