Iraqi troops advance on oil-rich Kurdish city that declared independence, raising fears of new fighting
Kurdish fighters were among the most effective troops for the Iraqi government during the Iraq War, and they have easily been the most successful force on the ground against ISIS, which swept the regular Iraqi army from the field in 2014. "In the ...
Iraqi forces launch operation for Kurdish-held oil fields, military base
Oil Gains on Speculation Kurdish Tensions Risk Disrupting Flows
Iraq accuses Kurds of 'declaration of war' in Kirkuk
Vet traded Buffalo winters for heat of Iraq and mortars, RPGs
After graduating from Hutchinson Central Technical High School, Chanthini Taylor-Dixon wanted to escape the cold Buffalo winters. College in Florida sounded like a great idea. But by her junior year at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in ...
How Sci-Fi Writers Imagine Iraq's Future
Edited by the writer, filmmaker, and Iraqi expatriate Hassan Blasim, Iraq + 100 bills itself as “the first anthology of science fiction to have emerged from Iraq.” It comprises 10 short stories written by Iraqis, all of whom were guided by a simple yet ...
The Brief: Austria votes, Raqqa, Iraq tension, Rohingya
Austria votes today and the far right is expected to gain popularity. Find out everything you need to know here. We will be bringing you all the latest. In the Middle East, ISIL is being pushed from its former de facto capital in Syria, Raqqa. What's ...
Trump is not only ditching the Iran deal, but Iraq too
After 2001, Bush included the Islamic Republic in what he called the "axis of evil", which included Iraq and North Korea. In 2003 the US was on Iran's border, having just successfully invaded a member of that "axis". It was in then that Iran offered ...
Trump's Iran Stance Reminds Run-Up to Iraq War
Elbaradei: Trump Propaganda on Iran Nuclear Deal Like Run-up to Iraq War
Iraq: Humanitarian Dashboard (August 2017)
As of August, 151 humanitarian partners reached 6 million people in 898 geographical locations across Iraq, representing 97 per cent of the targeted population. The bulk of humanitarian assistance was provided in Ninewa governorate, as the humanitarian ...
Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response: Weekly Explosive Incidents Report (08 Oct - 14 Oct 2017)
Were able to seize a stash of pile ordnance containing 1600 of 120mm mortar rounds inside a basement in one of the buildings in Faisaliya neighborhood in the eastern side of Mosul city. Managed to kill five ISIS and arrest other three members while ...
Iraq: One year since start of Mosul offensive, hundreds of thousands still out in the cold
"The battle of Mosul is over, but for hundreds of thousands who fled the city, their suffering and despair continues," said the Norwegian Refugee Council's Iraq Country Director Heidi Diedrich. “People we work with are still missing some of the most ...
Our stunning show will unite people back home, says Iraq coach
Chief coach Qahtan Chitheer feels his team's stunning show to earn a maiden knockout berth in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup will unite people back home in strife-torn Iraq. Continuing the dream run in their second U-17 World Cup appearance, the Lions of ...
FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017
Iraq beat Chile for first win
FIFA U-17 World Cup: England Thrash Iraq to Enter Round-of-16
Party in Denham Springs celebrates day Iraq War veteran fought death and won
Chance Vaughn, right, who was shot in the head in Mosul, Iraq while serving as a U.S. Army Ranger, hugs friend Mike Matthews of Baton Rouge, at a backyard party celebrating 10 years of life which Vaughn came very close to not having, Saturday, Oct. 14, ...