What happens after the Islamic State is
Washington PostWhat happens after the Islamic State is defeated in Iraq and Syria?Washington PostTHE UNITED STATES is committed to defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, but as that goal nears realization, another strategic question looms: What security order will replace it, and which of the outside powers enmeshed in the region will ...and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 4:59 pm
Recapture of Iraq-Syria border point heralds
Al-MonitorRecapture of Iraq-Syria border point heralds new regional realityAl-MonitorThe war for the Syrian Desert is in fact a war for the heart of the Middle East. The Iranian-led coalition in Syria is racing against the US-backed forces there, as both seek to defeat the Islamic State (IS), the group that has shaped the face of the ...Iraqi forces have taken back a vital conduit from Islamic State, but questions remainLos Angeles TimesIraq says troops recaptured key border crossing from 'Islamic State'Deutsche WelleBelgium extends its mission against IS in Iraq and SyriaIraqi NewsPakistan Observerall 86 news articles »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 2:22 pm
Obama's Iraq adviser to challenge Republican
The IndependentObama's Iraq adviser to challenge Republican who helped craft hugely unpopular Trumpcare amendmentThe IndependentA former Obama administration official is challenging a chief architect of Donald Trump's health care bill for his House seat in 2018. Andy Kim, the former Iraq director for Mr Obama's National Security Council, announced his run against Republican ...and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 10:15 am
Mosul, Iraq: Nowhere safe for civilians as
Mosul, Iraq: Nowhere safe for civilians as battle intensifiesReliefwebThe battle for Mosul is growing fiercer every day. In the narrow streets of the city's old quarter, tens of thousands of civilians are still trapped. Staying could mean dying, but trying to escape could mean dying too. To get out, Mosul's families: men ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 8:21 am
Iraq: Council adopts conclusions - EU News
Iraq: Council adopts conclusionsEU NewsIn light of recent developments, the Council discussed and adopted conclusions on Iraq. In its conclusions, the Council commends the Iraqi Government of Prime Minister al-Abadi and the Iraqi security forces for the significant advances they have made ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 6:58 am
IS kills two generals in Iraq
A Syrian migrant runs after crossing under a fence as he enters Hungary, at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, yesterday. Baghdad: A suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group killed two Iraqi generals yesterday in the key battleground ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:52 am
Iraq Suicide Bombing Kills Two Iraqi
An ISIS suicide bomber used a vehicle filled with explosives to kill two Iraqi army generals and three soldiers on Thursday, military officials said. Spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Rasool identified the two deceased generals as the deputy head of Anbar ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:40 am
Airstrikes Target ISIL Terrorists in Syria,
SOUTHWEST ASIA, August 27, 2015 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:00 am
Why Iraq Is the Biggest Loser from the Iran
On July 14, 2015, Iran and six world powers agreed to a landmark nuclear deal in Vienna. The controversial agreement, if ratified, will lift international sanctions on Iran in exchange for a credible Iranian commitment to end its quest for a nuclear bomb.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:39 am
IS kills two Iraq generals, jihadists
BAGHDAD: A suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed two Iraqi generals on Thursday in the key battleground province of Anbar, as the jihadists made gains in northern Syria. IS overran large areas of Iraq in 2014 and seized Anbar capital ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:31 am