Iraq War veteran and PTSD service dog form instant bond
The now 33-year-old Iraq War veteran signed up for the Marines at the age of 18 -- two weeks after working as a first responder during the September 11 attacks. Gerula's first disaster call as a junior firefighter was to the crash of United Airlines ...
Mosul: Iraq troops 'detain German girl who joined IS'
German prosecutors are investigating whether a 16-year-old German girl is among a group of suspected members of so-called Islamic State held in Mosul. She was reportedly found by troops in a tunnel under the Iraqi city on Thursday along with 19 other ...
Iraq After Mosul: Time for the Politicians to Step it Up
Iraq's democracy shows resiliency
ISIS in Iraq: Teenage Girl 'From Germany' Captured in Ruins of Mosul Old City
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With IS Gone, Iraq Shapes Plans for Rebuilding Mosul
Voice of America
Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, came under IS control in mid-2014. Months of IS occupation and the Iraqi battle to oust the terror group reduced much of the city's western side to rubble. The U.N. has warned that the road for Iraq to reconstruct the ...
Lack of clear-cut US strategy hinders progress in Iraq
Iraq arrests 20 female foreigners over joining IS
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Situation Report: How Iran Won Iraq War; Secret Service Vs. Trump Team
Foreign Policy (blog)
Iran won the Iraq war. After the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, Tehran saw an opportunity to use the chaos that resulted to increase its own influence in the region. And their plan appears to have worked, the New York Times reports. Iran has for years ...
New York Times: Iran “Dominates” Iraq Through Shiite Militias, Economic Exploitation
The Middle East muddle between the US and Iraq
Experts: US support key to murky futures in Iraq, Syria
Lawyers: Government seeking to deport Iraq War veteran
Chong Kim, a South Korean immigrant and green card holder from Portland, Oregon, joined the National Guard in 2005 and served in Iraq in 2009 and 2010. He came to the U.S. more than 35 years ago, at age 5, and he became a legal permanent resident in ...
Iraq parliament to question minister over trade ministry graft allegations
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament will question acting Trade Minister Salman al-Jumaili on Aug. 3 over allegations of corruption within the trade ministry, parliament sources told Reuters on Tuesday. Iraq, a major rice and wheat importer, has ...
Iraq parliament to question trade minister over graft allegations
Understanding the Iran Nuclear Deal through the Lens of the Iran-Iraq War
Ariane Tabatabai of Georgetown and Annie Tracy Samuel of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga look to the Iran-Iraq War, a defining event for much of Iran's leadership, for lessons on how Iran might approach the nuclear deal and the Trump ...
Trump Recertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, but Only Reluctantly
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Iraq to repay $500 million to Iran for electricity debts
Though Iraq is a major OPEC oil producer, the country has been incapable of meeting its residents' electricity consumption. Iraq's peak electricity demand was 21,000 megawatts in the summer and the grid is only able to supply about 13,000 megawatts, ...
Turkey Security Council opposes Kurdish state in Iraq, Syria
Kurdish independence plan will weaken Iraq: Iranian official
Kurdish Peshmerga Ask US for Support as Iran-Backed Militias Threaten Iraq's Stability
Poland doctor testifies fatal boat crash brought back Iraq war experience
Under cross examination Yurich later admitted that the particular blast he recounted happened during his first deployment. The prosecution asked him if he ever sought a separation front he military, or to not be sent back to Iraq: Yurich testified that ...
Yurich testifies boat explosion triggered flashback to Iraq battle
As Islamic State militants routed in Iraq, their families fear reprisals
BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - Their husbands, sons and brothers are dead, but the women and children Islamic State militants left behind will live to pay the price ...