ISIS Is Almost Defeated in Iraq, but Thousands of Christians Refuse to Return to Their Homes
A picture of Jesus defaced by Islamic State militants lies on the floor of a church in Qaraqosh, the largest predominantly Christian city in Iraq. During its two-year occupation the group tried to erase all symbols of Christianity. Aurélie Marrier d ...
Islamic State counterattacks in retaken parts of Mosul stall Iraq push
In Iraq, military defeat of ISIS is only the beginning
In Mosul's Old City, Iraqi soldiers on foot fight last pocket of Islamic State
IS counterattacks in retaken parts of Mosul stall Iraq push
Counterattacks by Islamic State militants on the western edge of Mosul have stalled Iraqi forces' push in the Old City, the last IS stronghold in the battle, an Iraqi officer said Tuesday. The attacks forced Iraqi forces and the U.S.-led coalition to ...
Iraq army: ISIL will fall in Mosul 'in a few days'
Iraqi forces seize more ground in Mosul from Islamic State, PM sees victory soon
Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack
Iran Won in Lebanon. What About Iraq?
American Enterprise Institute
In the violent Middle East, Lebanon looks like a miracle. A mix of Christians and Sunni and Shiite Muslims who have fought a brutal civil war, and have weathered aggressive outside interference, Lebanon is still puttering along as a semifunctioning ...
Sniper's shot puts focus on Canada's Iraq role
Nicholas Dugan of California looks at the new McMillan Tac-50 A1-R2 rifle on display at the McMillan Firearms Manufacturing booth at the National Shooting Sports Foundation's 34th annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show at the Sands Expo ...
Canadian Sniper's Record Kill In Iraq 'Entirely Consistent' With Non-Combat Mission: Trudeau
Canada maintains non-combat role in Iraq, Trudeau says, while lauding kill shot by Canadian sniper
Record-breaking sniper kill in Iraq doesn't suggest any combat role, says Justin Trudeau
The Hill (blog)
To stabilize Iraq after ISIS, try a method that worked
The Hill (blog)
The farming region of Mahmoudiya, south of Baghdad, is divided by one of Iraq's most turbulent fault lines of conflict, between the country's Sunni and Shia tribes. A decade ago, this region of palm groves and irrigation canals was a violent al Qaeda ...
My first drone kill: One of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq
A Ranger team operating in the same area happened to be watching our live drone feed. We had a vast interconnected network across the battlefield, and it was necessary to collaborate. That they were watching was no secret. They didn't hear our ...
Iraq's Kurds question motives behind independence vote
SULAIMANIYAH, Kurdistan Region of Iraq — The political establishment in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq is divided in opposition to and support for holding a referendum on independence and what the government's priorities should otherwise be. Summary⎙ ...
Kurdistan MP urges Iraq to protect Faili Kurds from threats in southern Baghdad
Battle brewing as Canada mulls Iraq mission
A photographer's thirst for Iraq, quenched in a Detroit suburb
After midnight on a recent Michigan summer night, the streets were alive with activity. Not for a Detroit Redwings game or a music festival but for a large Muslim American community there celebrating Ramadan. After dawn-to-dusk fasting, Muslims around ...
Human Rights Watch
US: Return Burma, Iraq to Child Soldier List
Human Rights Watch
(Washington, DC) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should return Burma and Iraq to the US list of governments using child soldiers, Human Rights Watch said today. Reuters reported that Tillerson overruled State Department officials and senior US ...
US to drop criticism of Burma and Iraq over child soldiers despite ongoing concerns of diplomats and experts
Exclusive: Overruling diplomats, US to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list
US list to drop Iraq, Myanmar as worst offenders on child soldiers
Judge makes stay of execution nationwide in Iraq deportations case
Nearly all of the detainees had past criminal records and had been ordered removed from the country years ago, but were allowed to stay in the country under ICE supervision, because of the dangers they could face in Iraq. Most of the detainees are part ...
Detroit federal judge orders nationwide stop for Iraq deportation for 14 days
Judge Halts Deportations of Detroit Christians to Iraq
Federal Court Blocks Immediate Deportation of Iraqi Nationals | American Civil Liberties Union