The Remarkable Resilience of the Prime Minister of Iraq - The Atlantic
In December, Haider al-Abadi declared victory over ISIS. But with Iranian militias still to contend with and tensions with the Kurds high, challenges to peace remain.
Three lawyers working on IS-related cases killed in Iraq
Kurdish govt: no handover of borders to Iraq, joint management ...
Three lawyers gunned down in Iraq's Nineveh province
Dreaded, sadistic ISIS executioner reportedly captured in Iraq; could ...
A man purported to be an Iraqi security forces officer poses with a man believed to be ISIS executioner Abu Omer after the latter's capture in Mosul last week. (ABNA 24). A white-bearded ISIS militant who presided over the killings of dozens of gay men ...
ISIS claims 771 suicide attacks in Iraq, Syria in 2017
ISIS executioner 'White Beard' CAUGHT in Iraq - Sick killer threw gay men from buildings
Hear About the American ISIS Fighter Caught in Iraq? No?
After recent trip to Iraq and Afghanistan, Don Bacon is upbeat about ...
Morale has improved among Afghan forces, and Taliban fighters have been losing ground even though they still control large swaths of territory, Bacon said.
Why North Korea succeeded at getting nuclear weapons — when Iraq and Libya failed
North Korea was considered too poor, authoritarian and vulnerable to succeed with its nuclear and missile programs. And yet Pyongyang has acquired advanced nuclear weapons capabilities — and, at the end of November, tested an intercontinental ...
Iraq War 3.0, the War to End All Wars, is Over: Part 1 of 2
Prior to the 'Storm, the U.S. supplied weapons to Iraq, including the chemicals Saddam used to gas his own people. The American goal was more to bleed the Iranians, then at war with Iraq, than anything else, but the upshot was helping Saddam stay in ...
The Iraq War's Intelligence Fiasco 14 Years On: The WMDs That Never Were
Hurriyet Daily News
a British spy among Kurds in Iraq
Hurriyet Daily News
A British spy in communication with influential Kurds in Iraq was reported to Ankara by Turkish field agents in Iraq. The spy was observed in local Kurdish dress near Hanekin and Halabja, talking in secret to Kurdish leaders about their next move in ...
Gunmen kill official of Turkoman party in Iraq's Kirkuk
KIRKUK, Iraq, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Unidentified gunmen shot dead an official of a Turkoman party in the ethnically mixed city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on Tuesday, a security source said. The attack occurred in the evening at a marketplace in al-Askari ...
Iraqi Turkmen official shot dead in Iraq
Are the wars in Syria, Iraq finally coming to an end?
I spent most of the last year reporting two sieges, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, which finally ended with the decisive defeat of Isis. This was the most important event in the Middle East in 2017, though people are already beginning to forget how ...
Drug Use, Sales Soar in Iraq's Basra Amid Nationwide Spike
U.S. News & World Report
Drug Use, Sales Soar in Iraq's Basra Amid Nationwide Spike. In Iraq's southern Basra province, illegal drug use and trade are hitting unseen levels, mainly among youth, taking the lead in a nationwide spike that has transformed Iraq from merely a ...
Colorado gunman who killed deputy left alarming online trail ...
Just weeks before a barricaded man shot and killed a sheriff's deputy in a Colorado apartment, he apparently was writing alarming messages in email and on social media that included threats to police officers, officials have said.
Colorado shooter was lawyer, Iraq war veteran
Who Is Matthew Riehl? Denver Shooter Identified As Iraq Veteran
Colorado gunman who killed police officer was Iraq veteran who posted anti-police rants online