The Times of Israel
Iraq forces say IS retreating deep into desert
The Times of Israel
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraqi forces said Friday that Islamic State group fighters are withdrawing deep into the desert to escape an offensive aimed at a final defeat of the jihadists. IS has already been driven out of all of the towns it once held, but Prime ...
IS conflict: Iraq begins final push to clear western desert
Iran-Backed Militia in Iraq: 'Enemy' US Troops Now 'a Target for Our Forces'
After Syria, Saudi and Iranian Eyes Turn to the Next Arena: Iraq
Iraq to resume paying war reparations to Kuwait
Iraq is to resume paying war reparations to Kuwait at the start of 2018, in UN-endorsed compensation for Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion of the emirate, the president's office announced Friday. It said the two countries had agreed during a visit to ...
Iraq steps up efforts to stop smuggling of rare species
Iraq's Ministry of Health and Environment released 20 falcons back into the wild Nov. 17. The falcons had been smuggled earlier in the month to Kuwait, which returned them to Iraq. This incident is but one example of the systematic smuggling of rare ...
Iraq launches operation to clear desert near Syria of Islamic State
Iraqi army commanders say the military campaign will continue until all the frontier with Syria is secured to prevent Islamic State from launching cross border attacks. “We will completely secure the desert from all terrorist groups of Daesh and ...
Iraq Launches Operation To Clear IS Fighters From Desert Near Syria
Iraq launches final sweep to flush out Daesh
ISIS has been militarily defeated in Iraq and Syria
On the Iraq border archaeological digs are a minefield – in every ...
At the ancient site of Charax Spasinou, military activity has left an indelible mark. Should it be viewed as modern damage – or as an important record of historical ...
'Simpsons' animator inks tattoo for Idaho fan hurt in Iraq
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Jeff Myers spent years working in a four-fingered universe as an animator on “The Simpsons” but he's still up for some pro bono design work for a Treasure Valley veteran looking for a Bart Simpson tattoo. “The Simpsons” defined a ...
Remembering the last Jews of Iraq
David Dangoor still keeps what he calls a “mental suitcase”, packed full of memory and longing for a homeland he left more than half a century ago. The 68-year-old father of four who lives in London's St John's Wood is one of Iraq's exiled Jewish ...
How War Dogs in Iraq Rekindled a Lost Military Tradition
The handler and his dog were trying to keep up as the marine unit rushed toward its target, a building thought to be the base for insurgents responsible for a series of attacks in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Then Marine Corporal Mike Dowling saw a yellow-green ...
UN News Centre
ISIL 'down but not out' in Iraq; UN envoy urges efforts to defeat group's extremist ideology
UN News Centre
22 November 2017 – The military victory against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) is only one component of a complex battle that addresses the root causes of extremist ideology, the United Nations envoy for Iraq said Wednesday. “Da ...
Iraq: From chaos to the provision of care - Iraq | ReliefWeb
From chaos to the provision of care in Iraq The ICU is the only one of its kind in Mosul. It's only a small unit with four beds, but it's the only chance a severely ...