As caliphate crumbles, US builds outposts in western Iraq
QAIM, Iraq — The US-led coalition's newest outpost in the fight against the Islamic State group is in a dusty corner of western Iraq near the border with Syria. Here, several hundred American Marines operate close to the battlefront, a key factor in ...
ISIS chased out of last stronghold in Syria
IS left clinging to scraps in Syria and Iraq
ISIS evacuates last stronghold as Iraq-Syria armies move in
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Analysts say Kurds have little leverage in negotiations with central government due to Baghdad's 'politicised' agenda.
The Iraq Report: Simmering insurgency looms as IS rolled back
Iraq's Kurdistan makes $100 million monthly payment to oil producers despite crisis
US official: Largest US educational, cultural programs in Iraq, Kurdistan
Kurds displaced by Iraq advance fear reprisals if they return
Tuz Khurmato was part of disputed territory, outside the Kurdish region of northern Iraq but held by Kurdish forces known as Peshmerga, until last month, when the central government recaptured it in a lightning advance to punish the Kurds for staging ...
Painting of unknown soldier found in Iraq market haunts veteran
RICHMOND, Va. -- Jesse Smith cradles the past cataloging a growing collection of treasures at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, from WWI-era helmets to WWII flight jackets. The curator protects nearly 3,000 keepsakes from distant battlefields.
10 years after fighting in Iraq, I have found healing in the Catholic Church
It was 2007, and Iraq was spiraling toward a civil war. It had been four years since the invasion of Iraq, and the United States was struggling to advance the war and struggling to hand over control of the country to the Iraqi government. The military ...
Draft law legalizing marriage of 9-year-olds in Iraq draws UN ire
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – The United Nations in Iraq has criticized a draft Iraqi law that would allow girls as young as nine years old to be married and has asked for wider consultations in order to ensure women's rights are fully respected and protected.
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Germany Says It Would Be 'Wrong Signal' to Withdraw Mission From Iraq
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Germany resumed its military mission last month after a brief suspension following a referendum for independence in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. The vote was rejected by Baghdad and triggered an Iraqi military offensive that ...
Iraq's Christians worry over Iraqi-Kurdish conflict
War in Iraq: Masoud Barzani, Ex-Kurdish Leader, Says US Knew in Advance About Iraqi Assault on Kirkuk
Iraq's intervention may change the equation in Syria's Kurdish regions
US congress seeks to impose sanctions on Shiite militias in Iraq
Specifically, the bill says AAH “conducted numerous attacks against the United States and coalition forces in Iraq between its inception in 2006 and the United States withdrawal in December 2011. AAH leader, Qais Khazali has pledged allegiance to Iran ...
Iraqi Elements To Lebanese Daily Close To Hizbullah: We Will Fight US Forces In Iraq After ISIS Is Defeated
US Congress to consider slapping sanctions on Shiite militias in Iraq
US Congress Considers Sanctions Against Iran-Backed Shiite Militia in Iraq
Egypt fears influx of militants after Islamic State defeat
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says Islamic State militants are making their way to his country via Libya after the defeat of the extremist group in Syria and Iraq. Egypt has been battling a powerful IS affiliate in its northeastern Sinai ...
Egypt's el-Sissi says Iraq, Syria militants headed to Libya
Egypt president says militants from Iraq, Syria headed to Libya
Iraq: 3RP Monthly Update - August 2017: Education
The Syrian refugee education response in Iraq focuses mainly three governorates (Erbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah) in KR-I, where the majority of them (97%) are currently living. The sector's objectives remain access to education, improving quality of ...