Obama leaves complicated legacy in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria
President Obama came into office with a desire to wind down America's wars overseas. Today the Middle East is a far more volatile place than it was. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports and Judy Woodruff gets an assessment from ...
Washington Free Beacon
GOP Congressman Fighting for Christian Refugees in Iraq and Syria
Washington Free Beacon
Rep. Chris Smith (R., N.J.) is fighting for Christian refugees who have been displaced by fighting in Iraq and Syria and demanding the United States do more to help. The lawmaker serves as a senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and ...
U.S. Bill to Provide Emergency Relief to Christian Genocide Survivors in Iraq and Syria
When Isis finally leaves Mosul, Iraq risks resorting to infighting once again
It was able to grow here, in Iraq, because there is a fertile environment. It didn't just come from nowhere.” That is what one Iraqi activist told me, with an edge of anger and passion in her voice, when I was in Iraq late last year. She went on to say ...
Numerous Signs Point to Iraq Detracting from OPEC Cuts
In Iraq, thousands of terrorism's victims go unnamed
And yet to Westerners accustomed to news reports about violence in Iraq, it would be just another bombing in which the numbers, not the victims, would be front and center. Media outlets would report what happened, who claimed responsibility and how ...
Watch a US-led coalition airstrike destroy an ISIS weapons factory near the group's Iraqi stronghold
One strike near Mosul on December 31 destroyed a watercraft, which ISIS has used for transportation and attacks on Iraq's waterways. On January 2, a US-led strike hit an ISIS vehicle in Bayji, a town about halfway between Mosul and the Iraqi capital, ...
Report: more than 16000 civilians killed in Iraq in 2016
ISIS burns alive mother, 4 children in Iraq
Iraqi forces make rapid gains against Islamic State in Mosul
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Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, and the wider international community. The destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq ...
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria and Iraq, January 13, 2017
The Hill (blog)
The top four things Trump needs to know about Iraq
The Hill (blog)
In a 2002 radio interview, six months before the start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld declared: “I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any ...
Iraq's Abadi calls for Turkish forces' withdrawal
US troops will be needed in Iraq after Mosul falls, Pentagon chief says
Iraq forces advance in Mosul but civilian toll mounts
Ottawa to appoint first resident ambassador to Iraq in 26 years
The Globe and Mail
It involved tripling the number of Special Forces personnel in Canada's military assistance mission in Iraq to 207, and a pledge of more than $1.6-billion over the next three years for security, stabilization, humanitarian and development assistance in ...
Canada to reestablish embassy in Iraq after 26 years
Injuries to Canadian soldiers treated in Iraq hospital not combat related: DND
Seven Canadian soldiers treated at military hospital in Iraq since November
Iraq's Yazidi community clings to homeland amid genocide
Members of one of the world's most persecuted religious groups, the Yazidis of northern Iraq, are struggling over whether to leave their ancestral homeland or rebuild their diminished and traumatized community outside the Middle East. Some Yazidi ...
Obama Leaves Iraq With One Of Its Deadliest Years On Record
Iraqi civilians suffered some of the highest casualties in 2016 since the U.S. invasion of Iraq, according to the British group Iraq Body Count. The group noted that nearly 16,000 civilians died in 2016, amid the U.S.-backed Iraqi Security Forces push ...