Iraq says may use force if Kurdish referendum turns violent
BAGHDAD — Iraq is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned independence referendum results in violence, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview Saturday. If the Iraqi population is ...
Iraq PM: Half of IS families detained near Mosul are Turkish
US urges Kurds to call off independence vote
OPEC's second-biggest producer could possibly split in two — and start an oil war
UN may vote soon to help Iraq collect evidence against IS
The Security Council is putting the final touches on a resolution that would authorize U.N. investigators to help Iraq collect evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible war crimes. A council diplomat, speaking on ...
Iraq's army regains ISIL area on Syrian border
Iraqi armed forces has dislodged Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) from a natural gas-rich border area with Syria, according to the military. An Iraqi military statement said on Saturday Akashat, a desert region located ...
Pro-Damascus alliance declares Syria offensive near Iraq border
Iraq Forces Seize ISIS Outpost Ahead Of Euphrates Push
Iraq claims town near Syria border from IS
Double attack in southern Iraq kills more than 80
IRBIL, Iraq — A coordinated attack on a restaurant and a security checkpoint in southern Iraq killed more than 80 people Thursday, police and health officials said, in a rare spasm of violence targeting a route used by Shiite pilgrims to visit their ...
Isis suicide attack: more than 80 killed in southern Iraq
Deadly ISIL attacks hit southern Iraq's Thi Qar
The Latest: At least 45 dead in attack on Iraq checkpoint
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Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Sept. 15, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 19 strikes consisting of 30 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials ...
Iraq launches offensive on IS group by Syrian border
Iraqi armed forces said on Saturday they had started an offensive to dislodge Islamic State from an area on the border with Syria south of the Euphrates river. The offensive in the Akashat region, which has natural gas reserves, is meant to pave the ...
Isis is stepping up its attention-grabbing atrocities to counterbalance its defeat in Iraq and Syria, where the vast ...
Isis is stepping up its attention-grabbing atrocities to counterbalance its defeats on the battlefields in Iraq and Syria. It aims to show strength, instil fear and dominate the news agenda at a time when it has lost the savage nine-month-long struggle ...
Iraq parliament votes to remove Kirkuk governor | Iraq News | Al ...
Move to remove Najm Eddine Karim follows parliamentarians' rejection of Kurdish plans to hold independence referendum.
Western powers press Iraq Kurd leaders to shelve 'very risky' independence vote
Iraq fires Kirkuk governor in Kurdish referendum stand-off
Iraq MPs vote to sack Kirkuk governor over Kurdish referendum
The Latest: Iraq PM says Turkey to leave controversial camp
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Al-Abadi says he is prepared to intervene militarily if the Kurdish region's planned referendum results in violence.
Iraq sentences Russian national to death for IS links
Earlier this week, Iraqi forces announced they were holding more than 1,300 foreign women and children from 14 countries at a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq. The individuals from 14 countries surrendered to Kurdish forces at the end of ...
Iraq sentences Russian Isil fighter to death by hanging in first ruling ...