At least 100 European Isis fighters 'to be prosecuted in Iraq, with most facing death penalty'
At least 100 European Isis fighters will be prosecuted in Iraq, with most to face the death penalty, the country's ambassador to Belgium has reportedly said. Jawad al-Chlaihawi said Belgians were among those detained, along with jihadists from Russia, ...
Iraq's ex-President Talabani buried in Kurdish region
BAGHDAD – Thousands of Iraqi Kurdish mourners, Iraqi officials and world dignitaries attended the funeral of Jalal Talabani, the country's first president in a post-Saddam Hussein Iraq and once a symbol of national unity. Talabani was laid to rest ...
Why is Israel supporting Kurdish secession from Iraq?
Iraq: Thousands bid last farewell to ex-President Talabani
Experts urge US towards greater political engagement in Iraq
Iraq's Hawija: Where have IS fighters gone?
The Iraqi army along with Shia militias have driven so-called Islamic State fighters from the city of Hawija, one of the group's last strongholds of the militant group in the country. Since the military operation thousands of civilians have fled the ...
Isis fighters 'have no food or money' as hundreds surrender in Iraq
Cinders and desolation in Iraq's Hawija after IS
Iraqi Forces Capture Islamic State's Last Stronghold In Northern Iraq
Kurdish referendum sees massive growth in supporters
The tribal leaders turned to Kurdish President Masoud Barzani for help and now they fully back the referendum for secession. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has rejected the referendum and is threatening to retake control. But increasing numbers ...
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Iraq says it has retaken Islamic State's last urban stronghold in the country
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Islamic State, which once claimed about a third of Iraq and neighboring Syria for its self-declared caliphate, has been losing territory rapidly. But U.S. officials had worried that the fight for Hawija might be undermined by a vote for independence in ...
Most Kurds in Iraq support independence. So why did some voters stay home during last week's referendum?
In the run-up to last week's referendum — in which Kurds voted overwhelmingly to break free from Iraq ...
Erdogan says Turkey will close Iraq border and air space soon
2 gay Iraqi soldiers found love amid war. Then the death threats started
LGBT people in Iraq risk harassment, beatings, and brutal killings -- sometimes by family members. ISIS, which held large swaths of Iraqi territory until recently, has also targeted gay men, tossing many to their deaths from tall buildings. Despite the ...
Islamic State nearly expelled from its last urban stronghold in Iraq
DIBIS, Iraq — Iraqi forces have reclaimed the town of Hawijah from the Islamic State, Iraq's prime minister said Thursday, though fighting continued in pockets of the last significant urban territory controlled by the militant group. Prime Minister ...
Iraq says it's retaken one of ISIS' last strongholds
Iraq Claims Victory in ISIS' Last Urban Stronghold
Isis loses last main urban stronghold in Iraq
US, Israel behind treacherous Iraq disintegration plot: Iran official
Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi warns the United States and the Israeli regime are behind a “dangerous and treacherous” plot to partition Iraq, following an independence referendum held in the Arab country's ...
Breakup of Iraq serves interests of US, Israel: Analyst
Iraq steps up retaliation against Kurdish independence vote with dollar ban
Iraq stopped selling dollars to leading banks in Kurdistan and banned foreign currency transfers to the autonomous region on Tuesday. The move is an escalation of the central government's retaliation for the Kurds' independence vote. The financial ...
After Threat of War, Iraq and Kurds Lower the Temperature
Iraq says it will stop dollar sales, foreign currency transfers to Kurdistan
Iraq's first non-Arab president, Jalal Talabani, has died
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She said, 'Promise me you'll come back.' He was killed in Iraq days after arriving.
Missildine volunteered to go with the unit to Iraq, Babbitt told The Washington Post, to relieve elements of the 82nd Airborne Division, which led the mission to advise and assist Iraqi forces during the bloody fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State.
US Service Member Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq
American service member killed by roadside blast in Iraq - ABC News
US service member killed in Iraq