At least 12 killed in suicide attack on Sunni mosque west of Baghdad where worshipers gathered for evening prayers.
A Navy SEAL killed in May in a gunfight with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq had already earned the Silver Star.
'Nobody in his right mind can say that we are prepared for Mosul.'
Heartbreaking. That is how a UN World Food Programme (WFP) officer describes the living conditions of displaced Iraqis who have fled the violence in Fallujah. A major offensive by Iraq's military has reclaimed the city from the ISIS terrorists. Show More Summary
Six F-16 fighter aircraft, which departed from Kleine Brogel Air Base in Belgium, will be based in Jordan and will perform reconnaissance and surveillance tasks for six months in Syria and Iraq, according to local media.
FALLUJAH, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's army sought on Monday to eliminate Islamic State militants holed up in farmland west of Fallujah to keep them from launching a counterattack on the city a day after Baghdad declared victory over IS there. Backed...Show More Summary
Man Yassin, 47, of Moorhead, Minnesota, protests outside of the Valley News Live offices in Fargo, North Dakota, on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Yassin is a refugee from Iraq who disagrees with Valley News Live's May 16 report which targeted refugees for being a health danger to locals living nearby. Show More Summary
US Central Command stated that US-led coalition against the Daesh conducted 30 airstrikes against the terror group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Sunday.
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's army sought on Monday to eliminate Islamic State militants holed up in farmland west of Falluja to keep them from launching a counterattack on the city a day after Baghdad declared victory over IS th...
As Shakir Jawdat, Chief of the Iraqi Federal Police, announced the complete liberation of the last, northern neighborhoods of Fallujah from Islamic State, Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi came to the city on Sunday to plant the Iraqi flag right downtown.
The city of Fallujah in Iraq has reportedly been "fully liberated" by Iraqi military forces following five weeks of intense battles with the Islamic State terror group, but grave concerns remain for the thousands of refugees who have been forced to flee.
The successful operation provides a major boost to the country’s security and political leadership.
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – As Shakir Jawdat, Chief of the Iraqi Federal Police, announced the complete liberation of the last, northern neighborhoods of Fallujah from Daesh (ISIS,…
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Iraqi forces celebrated on Sunday as they took control of the last district in Fallujah that remained in the hands of the Islamic State five weeks after the launch of a military offensive to recapture the key city that is 40 miles from Baghdad. Show More Summary
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Abadi raised the national flag next to the hospital in the liberated from the Daesh terrorists Fallujah, according to local media.
City west of Baghdad is littered with bombs, booby traps and some resistance, meaning the 85,000 displaced still have to wait
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday welcomed the progress made by Iraqi troops in retaking areas from Islamist militants, in a phone call with Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Abadi.
Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants (ISIS) in the city of Fallujah on Sunday, and the general commanding the operation declared the battle complete after nearly five weeks of fighting. Prime Minister...Show More Summary