Iraq makes swift territorial gains against IS in Mosul
The Denver Post
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have won a string of swift territorial gains in Mosul in the fight against the Islamic State group after months of slow progress, with a senior officer on Saturday laying claim to a cluster of buildings inside Mosul ...
Iraqi forces advance at Mosul University, take areas along Tigris: officials
Mosul battle: Iraq forces 'retake' university from IS
When Isis finally leaves Mosul, Iraq risks resorting to infighting once again
Getting Iraq's war victims back on their feet
Sulaimania, Iraq - By a covered garden inside a quiet courtyard with white central columns, several small workshops are tucked away. "We have a lot of artists in this centre," explained Hawar Mustafa, a man with a moustache and a gentle face who ...
Deaf boy, 6, who fled Iraq after Isis threatened to kill disabled youngsters, given last minute reprieve to remain in UK
A six-year-old deaf boy who fled Iraq with his family after ISIS threatened to kill disabled children has been given a last minute reprieve to stay in Britain. Lawand Hamadamin, who was born profoundly deaf and unable to communicate, left the dangerous ...
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.
Twenty years after Diana campaign, new landmine crisis plagues Iraq and Syria
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Twenty years after Princess Diana's iconic visit to a minefield in Angola, the world faces a new landmine crisis in Syria and Iraq on a scale not seen for decades, campaigners said on Sunday. The Mines Advisory ...
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 ...
Abadi: ISIS damage to Iraq nears $35 billion
“ISIS tried to create rivalries among us,” said the premier. “But coexistence is the best response to ISIS. An end has to be put to sectarian and ethnic divisions in Iraq. Iraq is not the country of the Shiites alone. The politicians have to put aside ...
Abadi enlists neighbors to support unified Iraq
Iran, Iraq Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues
Iran and Iraq held talks on issues pertaining to bilateral relations and the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly Syria's nearly six-year crisis. In a meeting with Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari in Baghdad on Friday ...
Turkey Completes Building Wall on Borders With Syria, Iraq
Turkey finished building concrete wall along the state's border with Syria and Iraq for security reasons, local media reported Saturday, citing the Turkish General Staff. F-16 of the Turkish Air Force. © AFP 2016/ Jorge Guerrero. Turkish Forces Kill 18 ...
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