2 US Service Members Killed, 5 Injured In Northern Iraq
Two U.S. service members were killed and five others were injured during combat operations in northern Iraq on Sunday, the military announced in a statement. The joint task force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve ...
Two US service members killed, five others injured in Iraq
2 American Soldiers Killed in Iraq, US Military Says
2 US soldiers killed during operations in Iraq
Saudi Arabia 'seeks Iraq's help' to mend ties with Iran
The government of Saudi Arabia has sought the help of Iraq's prime minister to mend relations between Riyadh and Tehran, according to news reports. Citing Qasim al-Araji, Iraq's interior minister, the Iraqi satellite channel Alghadeer reported that ...
Iraq To Mediate Between Saudi Arabia, Iran: Reports
Iraq to mediate between Iran and Saudis
Can Iraq's Kurdish region gain independence?
The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq says the date to hold an independence referendum has been set and will not be changed. That was in response to a request by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to postpone the referendum. During a ...
Iraq's Kurds stick to independence vote despite US request to postpone it
Kurdish referendum delegation to meet with Iraq PM in Baghdad
A referendum on Kurdish independence from Iraq carries grave risks
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Aug. 12, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 34 strikes consisting of 42 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
UN News Centre
In Iraq, UN Youth Envoy says young people are 'most valuable force we have to shape a better future'
UN News Centre
The UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, at a special International Youth Day event in Baghdad, hosted by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Iraq. Photo: UNAMI/Ivan Djordjevic ...
Duncan is the last Republican in Congress who voted against war with Iraq. Next year, he's retiring.
WASHINGTON — Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. thought he was probably ending his political career when he pressed the “no” button and voted against going to war with Iraq. Sixteen years later, the Knoxville Republican will leave Congress on his own terms.
Two US soldiers killed in northern Iraq Sunday: report
The military said two U.S. soldiers were killed and five others were injured in northern Iraq on Sunday (Aug. 13). Here, U.S. forces from the 82nd Airborne Division fire artillery in support of Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State militants from their ...
IS claims deadly attack on US forces in northern Iraq
IS claims responsibility for killing, injuring US soldiers northern Iraq
Iraq Is in the Grip of a Ferocious Heatwave and It's Forecast to Get Worse
Iraq is in the grip of a heatwave of such severity that people are being sent home from work for their own safety. The Gulf News reports that civil servants were told to take the day off Thursday as temperatures hit 122°F (50°C). The cities of Basra ...
Refugee Saeed quietly deported to Iraq: lawyer
An asylum seeker, whose detention became the focus of protests, has been deported back to Iraq where he faces persecution, his Sydney lawyer says. The 58-year-old Iraqi man, known only as Saeed, fled Iraq with his brother and arrived in Australia in 2012.
The Latest: Romanian coastguard intercepts Iraq migrant boat
The Romanian coastguard has intercepted a boat carrying 69 Iraqi migrants in Romanian waters of the Black Sea. A spokeswoman for the coastguard says a patrol boat spotted the motorized yacht sailing under a Turkish flag on Sunday, about 10 miles from ...