A 28-year-old Army Captain currently on active duty in Kuwait filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming the war against ISIS in Iraq or Syria is illegal because it lacks congressional authorization. Capt. Nathan Michael Smith filed the suit Wednesday in U.S. Show More Summary
By Paul Jeffrey ANKAWA, Iraq — When a colleague and I arrived at the Ashti camp for internally displaced families on the outskirts of Ankawa last month, we asked for the “abouna,” the Arabic word for father, or priest. We were looking for Rogationist Father Jalal Yako, but he wasn’t in his small caravan, the […]
The Obama administration may not want to admit it, but our troops serving in an advisory capacity in Iraq and Syria may be doing more than just...
The embassy of the United States in Baghdad is working as usually amid reports of additional US marines’ arrival to the Iraqi capital, a US State Department official told Sputnik on Friday.
I mentioned here and here (and earlier here and here) Father Douglas Bazi, a Chaldean priest from Iraq whose people fled ISIS in Mosul. Very far away from our political woes are a persecuted people who are living hope, despite their circumstances (which are not unrelated to our political whims and seasons). Show More Summary
The US-led coalition against Daesh carried out 24 airstrikes on Thursday on the terrorist group’s positions and infrastructure in Syria and Iraq, the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve said in a press release.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 24 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Thursday in its latest round of daily strikes against the militant group, according to the coalition leading the operations.
Iraqi security forces are enforcing a major security clampdown over expected anti-government protests
Threat of new anti-government protests in Baghdad's most secure area has everyone -- including American officials -- on edge
Combat death of Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Keating IV in Iraq shows how quickly the ground war against the extremist group can change
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes attacked and destroyed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant targets in northern Iraq early on Friday, including shelters and gun positions, military sources said.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's prime minister vowed on Thursday to prevent another breach of Baghdad's Green Zone, hours before a planned protest by followers of a senior Shi'ite cleric, hundreds of whom stormed the fortified complex last week.
New video has emerged of the intense battle in Iraq Tuesday that left a Navy SEAL dead
The destruction in nearly every part of Ramadi, Iraq is overwhelming. As the Iraqi forces forces, backed by U.S. led warplanes drove ISIS militants out of the city late last year, the wake of destruction was stunning. These images show the devastating impact of war. While #ISIS was removed from Ramadi, the city itself was decimated in the process. Show More Summary
Kris Osborn U.S. Air Force, F-22 Raptor, Stealth, Supercruise, Air Power, Lockheed Martin, United States The F-22's recent performance in combat missions for Operation Inherent Resolve over Iraq and Syria have led observers and analysts...Show More Summary
While President Barack Obama ran on a campaign of ending the war in Iraq, Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear is joined by journalist Raed Jarrar and war veteran Michael Prysner to discuss America’s expanding presence in the Middle Eastern nation.
In 2014, a militant group calling itself the Islamic State, or ISIL, but more generally known as ISIS, burst into official and public attention with some military victories in Iraq and Syria in the middle of the year—particularly byShow More Summary
The U.S. is reviewing why intelligence failed to detect ISIS massing for the attack in which SEAL Charles Keating was killed.
In the long-running war between the media and Donald Trump’s marvelous talent at fabrication, the media finally scored a point. Yesterday, Trump doubled down on the preposterous claim he made earlier this week, that Ted Cruz’s father...Show More Summary
TEL ASQOF, Iraq (Reuters) - A pickup truck races toward a burning village in northern Iraq, slamming to a halt behind an armored convoy that forms the only barrier between U.S. forces and Islamic State.