Iraq: Qatari 'ransom' money with us, not armed groups
Iraq's prime minister has rejected Saudi and UAE media claims that a $500m ransom was paid by Qatar to Shia Muslim armed groups in Iraq to secure the release of 26 kidnapped Qatari hunters, saying that the money was received by the Iraqi government ...
Iraq Says It Still Has Qatari Money Sent to Free Ruling Family Members
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria and Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 11, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 34 strikes consisting of 70 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
The Looming Defeat of ISIS in Mosul Puts Iraq At A Crossroads
US-led forces appear to be using white phosphorus in populated areas in Iraq and Syria
Would-be Attackers Undeterred by ISIS Losses in Iraq, Syria
Iraq, Qatar grow closer in wake of Gulf crisis
Although the official Iraqi position indicates that Iraq has been neutral vis-a-vis the escalating crisis between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the recent rapprochement between Iraq and Qatar as well as the sympathetic attitudes of Iraqi politicians with ...
Savoring memories from Iraq, family finds safety in Utah
Abdul Rahman Alshraheb talks about fishing alongside his wife Iman Alshraheb as the two recall memories of living in their native Iraq following a traditional meal at their apartment in Salt Lake City on Monday April 17, 2017. Fleeing their country in ...
The hands-off president: Trump has NOT met with his top commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan during his first five ...
The president does not communicate directly with the commanders - Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend in Iraq and General John W. Nicholson Jr. in Afghanistan - because they are 'three or four echelons below' him, a White House official told the ...
Principled Humanitarian Assistance of ECHO Partners in Iraq
To what degree do humanitarian organisations, in particular those funded by ECHO, use the four core principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, and independence, in order to create the space necessary to operate in war-torn areas in Iraq, to ...
Twin blasts in Iraq kill 21, wound dozens
Los Angeles Times
A suicide attacker blew himself up in a market south of the capital of Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 21 people, while another bomb in a nearby city wounded five others, police and medical officials said. Explosions are common in Iraq and have ...
Iraq suicide bomb: IS kills at least 20
Karbala suicide bombing: 30 killed in Iraq terror attack
Suicide bomber kills at least 31 in crowded Iraqi market
Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response: Weekly Explosive Incidents Report (04 - 10 June, 2017)
After twelve Days of operating in Ba'aj district the Popular Mobilization Forces managed to liberate Ba'aj city, the villages of Qabr Hajr, Al-A'juz, Farkho, Al-Kar'an, Tal Al-Nofali, Umm Hijara, Tal Al-Kari, Tal Al-Masraj Al-Farj, Asdira Al-Shimaliyah ...
Let's separate from Iraq first then talk about state-building
Since the announcement of the plan for a referendum in the Kurdistan Region to decide whether to stay with Iraq or leave and build an independent state some worry that such a project would lead to the establishment of a dictatorial state. Others have ...
Iraqi Kurds' Independence Referendum Has Become a Weapon for Regional Control
Iran: Kurdistan Region Indivisible Part of Iraq
US Favours Separation of Kurdistan Region from Iraq: Analyst
Syrian forces cut off rebel base in advance to Iraq border
The US twice last week struck regime forces, which it said were advancing into a “safe zone” it had established around the al-Tanf base where they are training and operating with rebels. The base is located near eastern Syria's borders with Iraq and ...
Circling around US embeds, Syrian forces reach Iraq border
BREAKING: Syrian Army, Hezbollah reaches border with Iraq for the first time in years
Syrian soldiers push through ISIL, 'reach Iraqi border'