US Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that UAE has agreed to ramp up support for the US-led coalition against Daesh, by resuming air strikes in Syria and providing military advisers for Sunni fighters in Iraq and Syr...
BREAKING NEWS, Jeb Bush opened his mouth and his dick came out and then he stepped on it: “I was commander-in-chief of the National Guard. I visited Iraq and Afghanistan. The National Guard in Florida took the responsibility of running Abu Ghraib prison. I walked that prison. I saw the heroic effort of the citizen
Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq are forced to abide by the rules set by Washington, a French volunteer told Sputnik.
A deployment to Iraq is about as far from home as you can get, and we constantly strove to maintain positive spirits among our teams. One memorable day, one of my Battalion S4s requested permission to take two helicopters to Baghdad for a re-supply run. Show More Summary
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's military said on Friday it was mobilizing troops to prepare for an offensive the government has pledged to launch this year to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State.
'Abandon all hope, ye who enter here': there is no end in sight to the US wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria nor to the Washington-backed Saudi war in Yemen, American conservative commentator Patrick Buchanan notes, asking whether the White House is sure that these conflicts do pose a threat to the US?
Without plans for reconciliation and rebuilding places like Anbar, critics say, the American approach risks leaving fertile ground for the Islamic State.
Iraqi Prime Minister said that foreign military presence in Iraq is prohibited without Baghdad’s approval.
MUNICH (Reuters) - China won't take part in any coalition fighting "terrorist groups" in the Middle East, but will do its fair share in its own way and is already helping Iraq, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three members of Iraq's presidential guard were kidnapped on Friday near a checkpoint run by Shi'ite militiamen close to the northern district of Tuz Khurmatu, police and a local official said.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi said that the Daesh militant group continues to lose ground in Iraq.
ISIS’s weapons cache is limited as seized weapons are falling into disrepair and ISIS’s fighters ranks are depleted of senior leadership. So the terrorists have turned to using child fighter and drugging foreign fighters to keep the city of Mosul. Photo by UN OCHA
Moscow and Baghdad have agreed to approve veterinary certificates for the supply of Russian meat to Iraq by the end the first quarter of 2016, Russia's agriculture watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Friday.
The jihadists used chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq, CIA Director John Brennan said.
Prior to Thursday night’s debate, Bernie Sanders often seemed to be more or less ceding the foreign-policy debate to Hillary Clinton, with the exception of attacking her 2003 vote for the war in Iraq. In previous debates, he’s fallen back on the Iraq crutch, even when asked about North Korea. Show More Summary
A Syrian military source said that a Syrian militia unit has attacked a command post of the Daesh terrorist group in the city of al-Bukamal near the border with Iraq.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter seems to get the reality that the so-called “coalition” of 66 countries that are supposedly fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria is a sham. Most of these countries are contributing nothing to the fight and many that once did have ceased doing so. Show More Summary
The US might have again over-promised on the timeframe for the operation to retake Mosul, ISIS' stronghold in Iraq. The Sunni terrorist group has controlled the city, which is home to about 1 million people, since June 2014. It's the...Show More Summary
When President George W. Bush decided on war with Iraq in 2003, the ostensible goals were to depose the dictator Saddam Hussein and destroy his alleged arsenal of weapons of mass destruction. Lying just beneath the surface, however, was a deep and bipartisan enthusiasm for using military power to spread American values. The war was backed […]
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Russia is ready to sell civil airliners to Iraq and keep providing it with military aid to fight Islamic State, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Thursday, accompanied on a trip to Baghdad by the biggest Russian delegation in years.