Iraq, Not Afghanistan, Is America's Longest War
War Is Boring
America's quarter-century-long intervention in Iraq. On Aug. 2, 1990, Iraq under the leadership of Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. The two countries had been involved in a stand-off regarding debt owed to Kuwait by Baghdad stemming from the Iran-Iraq ...
The Pentagon keeps a daily count of troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria — but won't publicly disclose it
U.S. Army trainers instruct Iraqi Army recruits at a military base on April 12, 2015, in Taji, Iraq. Members of the U.S. Army's 5-17 CAV Squadron were teaching soldiers from the newly formed 15th Division of the Iraqi Army. (John Moore/Getty Images).
Iraqi forces 'completely surround ISIL' in Tal Afar
Tal Afar and the surrounding area are among the last pockets of ISIL-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared in Mosul, the country's second-largest city. The city is located some 70km west of Mosul and about 150km east of the Syrian border ...
Iraq war: Why the battle for Tal Afar matters
Instagram accounts showcase glamorous life for some living within 100km of Mosul, Iraq
ISHM: August 18 – 24, 2017
Senator Who Lost Both Legs In Iraq Blasts Trump's Military Transgender Ban
Senator Who Lost Both Legs In Iraq Blasts Trump's Military Transgender Ban. Sen. Tammy Duckworth didn't care about the gender identity of the troops who risked their lives to save hers. By Carla Herreria. Scott Olson via Getty Images. Sen. Tammy ...
Senator who lost both legs in Iraq war blasts Trump on transgender military ban
Iraq: Situation Update – Mosul Operation - 24 August 2017
To date, since the start of the Mosul operation on 17 October 2016, a total of 49,073 m³ of humanitarian cargo, equivalent to 10,041 mt, has been received for storage, and 7,079 m³ (1,599 mt) transported on behalf of 40 humanitarian organisations ...
Christian Science Monitor
In Saudi diplomatic shift on Iraq, a hand to Sunnis ... and Shiites
Christian Science Monitor
Following the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, the Saudis distanced themselves from their neighbor further, writing Iraq off as a “lost cause” that was hopelessly under the influence of archrival Iran, and working to effectively freeze Baghdad out of Arab ...
How Saudi Arabia is stepping up in Iraq
Iraq and Syria Anti-Terrorism Victories Value Iran's Peace Message
Saudi renews Iraq ties in bid to distance Iran
The Straits Times
After victory over ISIS, Mosul discovers the cost: Homes were turned into graves
MOSUL, Iraq — Aya Abosh found her sister in the house where she spent her final moments, trapped with her boys as shells fell from the sky and caved in the roof. They were lying there, in the detritus of floral blankets and twisted railings. “Hammoudi ...
Faces of Mosul: Harrowing insight into the innocent lives left shattered by Iraq's bloody fight to destroy ISIS
Iraq ministry confirms 20 sailors dead after ship sinks
The bodies of 20 Iraqi sailors have been recovered after their ship sank following a collision off the country's southern coast, the transport ministry said on Thursday. The Al-Mesbar sank in Iraqi waters on Saturday following the collision with a ...
UPDATED: Iraq pulls out sunken ship, retrieves 16 victims' bodies
20 sailors dead after ship collision off Iraq's southern coast
Turkey urges Iraqi Kurds to abandon independence vote
Speaking to reporters in Baghdad on Wednesday, Cavusoglu called the referendum a "mistake" and said he had travelled to Iraq to underline the importance of the country's "territorial and political integrity". "Our expectation from Erbil is clear, that ...
Turkish nationalist leader says Iraqi Kurdish referendum a potential reason for war
How Kurdistan Independence Referendum Could Wreak Further Havoc on the Middle East
US Defense Secretary Mattis discusses victories over ISIS with Iraqi PM Abadi
Bridging the divide between Iraq and Montana
I was standing on the Seliš Ksanka Ql'ispé Dam in Polson this summer, along with 25 college students from Iraq, listening as a civil engineer described how the dam was built. He was followed by a Salish tribal member, who spoke about the cultural ...