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
By Stephen Kalin FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the operation declared the battle complete after nearlyShow More Summary
A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation. Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last area of Fallujah to remain under ISIS control, the head of the counterterrorism forces,...
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The US has been leaning heavily on militias in its fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, and while these forces have proved very effective on the ground, some have been accused of committing atrocities akin to their enemies. A new Human...Show More Summary
Kris Osborn Security, Nett Warrior has already been deployed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Army is upgrading and more widely deploying a cutting-edge battlefield force-tracking technology for dismounted Soldiers, enablingShow More Summary
In 1991, Tony Khnanisho and his family arrived in Detroit, Michigan from Baghdad, Iraq. They were fleeing the reach of the Persian Gulf War and looking to make a new start. Khnanisho, who would become known by his stage name, Tony K, soon discovered hip-hop music, and by 13 years old started rapping and producing his own tracks. […]
Survivors of ISIL at a refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan On June 14th, the House of Commons was the scene of a remarkable debate. The opposition had tabled a motion declaring atrocities by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Iraqi Christians, Yazidis, Shia, and other minorities as "genocide". Show More Summary
Current governments of Syria, Iraq and Kurdistan should rule over their ethnic populations while Sunni areas should be occupied by foreign Sunni powers. The post Sunni Areas Post-ISIS: Occupation by Sunni Powers? appeared first on Foreign Policy Blogs.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Hundreds of new U.S. troops to Iraq a ‘possibility’ I had been assured that Iraq was an Obama Administration success story, and graded on a curve I suppose it is.
Heard in Baghdad: “I never thought Britain would break up before #Iraq.” That was from Ben Wedeman I’m afraid we are about to find out that most, if not all, the Remain economic warnings were true That was from John Gapper CNH at 6.65. Forget Brexit. If PBOC piggybacking on this, this will be the […] The post Brexit reactions from Twitter appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
By Kamal al-Ayash | Ramadi | (Niqash.org) | – – As the clean up in Ramadi continues, locals and officials are applying for reconstruction aid. But there are problems already, with calls…
Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has discussed the fight against the Daesh extremist group and the stabilization of Iraq with Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jan Kubis, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday.
Zaha Hadid, who died of a heart attack nearly three months ago at the age of 65, is now commemorated in a new stamp issued by the Iraqi government.
The Iraqi Army has finally liberated the city of Fallujah from Daesh in a historical victory. Member of the Council of Anbar province, Tah Abdel Ghany, spoke to Sputnik about the army’s successful operation.
The US-led coalition against Daesh conducted 34 airstrikes against the terror group’s positions in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday, and destroyed terrorists’ oil headquarters, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release.
NATO will make a decision on the expansion of training programs for Iraqi officers and bringing the program to Iraq itself at the forthcoming July summit in Warsaw, NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow said Thursday.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Upcoming military offensives in Iraq against Islamic State, including an assault on the northern city of Mosul, could displace at least 2.3 million people, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said on Thursday.
LUKoil's CEO said he estimated investments in the second stage of the West Quarna-2 project in Iraq at $6.5 billion. West Qurna-2, located in Iraq, is one of the largest oil fields in the world.