Pentagon identifies soldier killed in IED blast near Mosul, Iraq
A first lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team has been identified as the soldier killed Saturday in Mosul, Iraq. First Lt. Weston Lee, 25, died from wounds he sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during ...
Fort Bragg soldier killed in Iraq
Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in blast while on patrol in Iraq
US Army paratrooper killed in Iraq identified by Pentagon
Dozens of Yazidis enslaved by IS in Iraq now free
Thirty-six members of the Yazidi religious minority are free after nearly three years in the hands of so-called Islamic State (IS), the UN says. They have been taken to UN centres in Dohuk in Kurdish northern Iraq. It is unclear whether they escaped in ...
After long trek to Armenia, Iraq's Yazidi families struggle to fit in ...
How Iraq is planning to secure key border road
BAGHDAD — Iraq is trying to revive the Trebil border crossing between Iraq and Jordan, which was closed in 2014 after the Islamic State (IS) took control of Anbar province. But the highway from Baghdad toward the crossing is not safe and has been the ...
Southwest Georgia Army Ranger dies in Iraq
An Army Ranger from Clay County died while serving his country in Iraq over the weekend. According to Southwest Georgia Academy, 1st Lieutenant Weston Lee, 25, was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division based out of Fort Bragg in North Carolina.
Tony Blair justifies 2003 Iraq war by pointing at slaughter in Syria and saying we needed to get rid of Saddam
He said if Saddam Hussein had not be ousted then Iraq would now pose the same danger as Syria's Bashar al Assad or North Korea's Kim Jong-un. “If you look at what Assad has done in Syria or the guy in North Korea I personally believe we would be in ...
It's Time for Trump to Tell America His Plan to Knock Out ISIS
Civilian death toll from coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria rises to 352 – Pentagon
Operation Inherent Resolve, the US-led campaign aimed at defeating Islamic State, has confirmed that 45 civilians have been killed by its airstrikes since November last year. It has also upped its total civilian death toll to 352, though observers say ...
Turkish Military Says Kills 14 Kurdish Militants in Northern Iraq
U.S. News & World Report
Turkey has intensified attacks on the PKK in northern Iraq and its Syrian-Kurdish affiliate, the YPG, in northern Syria. President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that as many as 220 militants had been killed in recent strikes elsewhere in northern Iraq.
Turkey kills 14 Kurds in Iraq
Turkey threatens more strikes on US-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria, Iraq
Turkey may infiltrate into Iraq, Syria overnight: Erdogan
Iraq War vet aims to spread word about Agent Orange from horseback
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — The two things Colt Romberger and his father had most in common, the ones that made them best friends as well as father and son, were a deep affection for horses and an equally deep pride in having served their country in times ...
Japan Provides Support to Iraq's Community Police Centers [EN/AR]
BAGHDAD, 30 April 2017 – The Government of Japan is continuing to support activities of UNOPS in the Middle East region, providing new funding of over USD 16 million, of which USD 3,122,500 are dedicated to those in Iraq. The “Improving the Impact and ...