All posts tagged "Iraq"
31 dead in Baghdad bombings
Islamic State targeted ice cream parlor in Iraq's capital
- Posted May 30, 2017
Iraq, Algeria support extension of oil production cuts
BAGHDAD — Iraq and Algeria support the extension of oil production cuts by OPEC and non-OPEC producers through the end of the year to try to boost prices, they said in a joint statement Thursday. The oil...
- Posted May 11, 2017
US-backed Iraqi forces enter Mosul airport, military base
BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led international coalition fought their way Thursday into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and onto the grounds of the city’s airport, taking control of the runway amid fierce...
- Posted February 23, 2017
New trauma unit to help former Islamic State sex slaves
DOHUK, Iraq — After their rape and torture by Islamic State extremists for months or years, Yazidi women face ongoing suffering from psychological trauma even if they do manage to escape. Until now, a lack of psychiatrists...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Report says Islamic State extremists using mainstream media
The report by senior researcher Charlie Winter is based on "Media Operatives," a 55-page document published online by Islamic State last year
- Posted February 14, 2017
UK shuts down contentious probe into Iraq War abuse claims
Britain's 2003-2009 military deployment in southern Iraq spawned multiple allegations of torture and abuse
- Posted February 10, 2017
US commander: Mosul and Raqqa should be retaken in 6 months
Townsend also said he expected the fight for Mosul's western half to begin in days
- Posted February 8, 2017
UN Envoy says IS Group will be Routed Soon in Iraq
The Security Council expressed support for Iraqi forces, urged all efforts to minimize civilian casualties, and stressed the "urgent need" for the government to promote national reconciliation
- Posted February 2, 2017
Experts: UN Faces Test in Response to Trump Refugee Plan
"I think that these measures should be removed sooner rather than later"
- Posted February 1, 2017
Fighters approach dam controlled by the Islamic State in Syria
The capture of the dam, which controls the flow of water to parts of Syria and neighboring Iraq, would deal a major blow to the extremist group
- Posted December 27, 2016