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U.S. airstrike set off explosion that killed at least 105 civilians in Mosul, Pentagon finds

A two-month investigation into a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq that caused some of the worst civilian casualties in decades found that the attack inadvertently set off explosives that gutted a sprawling apartment block and killed at least 105 civilians — far fewer than survivors and other witnesses...

Saudi Arabia: Ramadan moon sighting continues on Friday

Lebanon, Turkey Yemen and Iraq declare Saturday as the first day of Ramadan while Saudi Arabia postpones confirmation.

U.S. Lost Track Of Nearly $1,000,000,000 Of Arms Sent To Iraq

Saagar Enjeti Security, Middle East What could go wrong?  The Pentagon lost track of nearly a billion dollars worth of weapons bound for Iraqi Security Forces in the fight against ISIS, documents obtained by Amnesty International reveal. The weapons transfer program is a lynchpin of U.S. Show More Summary

Demining in War Zones Creates Paths to Peace

A key component of the United States’ ongoing stabilization efforts in areas of Iraq liberated from the terrorist group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) involves the safe disposal of landmines, unexploded ordnance, and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Bipartisan Senate pair introduce new military force authorization against terror groups

The new AUMF proposed by Sens. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia and Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, would authorize force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al Qaeda and the Taliban

Pentagon investigation into deadly airstrike in Mosul says U.S. bomb ignited Islamic State explosives

A two-month investigation into a U.S. military airstrike in Iraq that caused some of the worst civilian casualties in decades found that the attack inadvertently set off explosives that gutted a sprawling apartment block and killed at least 105 civilians — far fewer than survivors and other witnesses...

War Machine

The past 15 years of American war in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere have brought the public several incarnations of a very particular media archetype: the übermensch general. These commanders are portrayed as cold-blooded killers who also understand the importance of cultural sensitivity and winning hearts and minds. Show More Summary

Iraq radio show finds talent amid rubble of Mosul

It's a radio talent contest with a mission: showcasing the skills of Mosul's youth after years of jihadist rule and a months-long battle for the city. The recorded lyrics of competitor MC Rico, a rapper from Iraq's second city, filled the studio of Al-Ghad -- Arabic for "tomorrow". Show More Summary

Return to Sinjar: The Forces Fighting ISIS Turn on Each Other

23 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

The plight of the Yazidis brought the United States back into the Iraq War when Obama moved to save them on Mount Sinjar. But three years on, they’ve got little to return to.

Army lost track of more than $1 billion in Iraq equipment

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

An audit of the Iraqi Train and Equip Fund revealed that hundreds of humvees and tens of thousands of rifles were unaccounted for.

Kurdish authorities detain journalist who reported on theft verdict

New York, May 24, 2017--Authorities in northern Iraq should immediately release Aram Bakhtiar, a journalist for the independent broadcaster NRT, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Kurdish security forces arrested Bakhtiar on May 22 on accusations of defaming a judge, NRT deputy newsroom manager Soran Rashid told CPJ....

The US Lost Track of a Billion Dollars Worth of Weapons in Iraq—Again

In June 2014, Iraqi forces dropped their weapons, shed their uniforms, and abandoned their posts as ISIS militants stormed into and captured Mosul. More than a year later, the United States began funneling $1.6 billion worth of new weaponry and other support to the beleaguered Iraqi army. Show More Summary

Paid Leave Should Be Time To Care – For All Of Us

Imagine your elderly mother has pneumonia and you can’t afford time off to care for her. Imagine your husband was injured while serving in Iraq and you can’t be there during his recovery. Imagine you are diagnosed with cancer and you can’t get life-saving treatment. Show More Summary

No increase in civilian deaths under Trump: US general

A top US Air Force official on Wednesday denied claims that civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria are soaring under President Donald Trump, who has given greater leeway to battlefield commanders. Airwars, a London-based collective of...Show More Summary

US Army lost track of $1 billion worth of weapons and equipment

yesterdayNews : USAToday: News

The unaccounted-for military supplies were supposed to be given to Iraqi armed forces as part of the Iraq Train and Equip Fund. Video provided by Newsy        

Iraq war made Britain prime jihadist target: expert

Britain has been a prime target for jihadist groups for nearly 15 years, beginning with Al-Qaeda and now the Islamic State group (IS) which claimed the Manchester bombing. Using explosives in a confined space is a direct throwback to...Show More Summary

The story gets hazy in 'Johnny 10 Beers'

It's been more than 15 years since 9/11 and the offspring of men and women first deployed to Iraq and its surrounding areas are now themselves old enough to enlist and serve — in the very same region, picking up where their parents left off. That's a queasy-making reality: Generation after generation...

The Shiite-Sunni Divide, Explained

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

Shiite-Sunni conflicts are raging in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Pakistan, and the divide is growing deeper across the Muslim world.

Iraqi artist secretly chronicled IS brutality

Mustafa al-Tha'i worked in secret at night, using his brushes and pencils to record the violence he saw during the day under the Islamic State group's brutal reign in Iraq. The bloodied body of a man suspended by a foot, another lying...Show More Summary

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