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Iraq, US in talks to keep American troop presence after IS
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is in talks with the Trump administration to keep American troops in Iraq after the fight against the Islamic State group in the country is concluded, according to a U.S. official and an official from the Iraqi government ...
US And Iraqi Officials Want To Keep American Troops In Iraq For A Long Time
US, Iraq in talks to keep American troops in country after ISIS fight: report
Commander: 101st Airborne soldiers participated in 'major transformation' while deployed to Iraq
Report: Major US contractor accused of misconduct in Iraq
A U.S. business with hundreds of millions of dollars in federal contracts is being accused of allowing major violations to occur at the Balad Air Base in Iraq then allegedly firing investigators who uncovered the activities, reports the Associated Press.
US military contractors in Iraq 'employed prostitutes, smuggled booze'
AP: US contractor ignored security violations at Iraq base
Documents and interviews with two former internal investigators and a half-dozen former or current Sallyport Global staff describe schemes at Iraq's Balad Air Base that were major contract violations at best and, if proven, illegal. The fired ...
US firm in Iraq ignores smuggling, security risks for F-16s
Military Fraud: Alcohol, Hookers Sent to Iraq War Base Via US Contractor, Report Claims
US Military Contractors Involved In Sex Trafficking, Smuggling On Iraq Base: Report
Rev. Graham: Iranian Militias In Iraq Say, 'After We Kill Isis, We're Going to Kill Americans'
(CNSNews.com) -- Commenting on his recent travels in Iraq, Reverend Franklin Graham said there are numerous Iranian militias there fighting alongside the Iraqi army to destroy ISIS, but as the militia's told him, after they destroy ISIS, they plan on ...
Department of Defense
Military Strikes Hit ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, May 3, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 11 strikes consisting of 53 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
Australian Defence Force to begin releasing Syria, Iraq airstrike targets in fortnightly reports
Previously Unknown Battle: US Marines vs ISIS in Iraq
David Palka had seen combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, but roughly 90% of the Marines under his command, tasked with setting up a remote fire base in northern Iraq in 2016, had only heard the stories. Their trial by fire in March 2016 came just hours ...
More oil activity expected in Kurdish Iraq, DNO says
The company said it plans eight new production wells in its flagship assets in the Kurdish north of Iraq, which is under threat, but largely isolated from regional conflict attributed to the fight against regional militants, including the Islamic State ...
Iraq's fuel oil exports soar despite OPEC supply cut
Iraq on average exported between 80,000 and 160,000 tonnes of fuel oil per month in 2016, data collected by Thomson Reuters Oil Research showed. But volumes sold to Asia have jumped this year, with Iraq's global exports of fuel oil reaching more than ...
WATCH: Africa's former child soldiers used as cheap labour in Iraq, Afghanistan
Johannesburg - Former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Uganda are being used as cheap labour for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new documentary on Al Jazeera. Child Soldiers Reloaded features interviews with several of these ...
Parents: Texas Cop Who Killed Teen Is Iraq Vet With PTSD
The Dallas County District Attorney's Office is deciding whether to bring charges against the Iraq veteran who was fired this week amid a national outcry and calls for him to be arrested for the high school freshman's murder. Oliver's family, however ...