Content Tagged 'Iraq'

UN: Some 5,500 civilians killed in Iraq this year
The United Nations says violence in Iraq has killed more than 5,500 civilians over the first six months of 2014.
Heavy fighting rages over town north of Baghdad
Government forces and allied Sunni tribal fighters battled to dislodge militants from a small town north of Baghdad on Monday, while two car bombs in the capital killed at least seven people, officials said.
Armed drones guarding US interests in Iraq, official says
A Pentagon official said Friday that the U.S. has started flying armed drones over Baghdad in order to protect U.S. civilians and military forces in the Iraqi capital.
UN agency: Seized Iraq nuclear material is no risk
The U.N. nuclear agency says nuclear material that the Islamic State extremist group seized when it overran the Iraqi city of Mosul is "low grade" and doesn't pose "a significant safety, security or nuclear proliferation risk."
Turkey leader does not want 'tattered and divided' Iraq
Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday that his country does not want to see a "tattered and divided" Iraq -- as he voiced support for Iraq's territorial integrity and said foreign forces should leave the country.
Sunni allies meet with Kerry about Iraq insurgent crisis
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with America's top Sunni state allies in the Mideast on Thursday, to discuss the growing turmoil that has been spawned by a Sunni Muslim insurgency group there.
Kerry warns Mideast of raising tensions in Iraq
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday warned Mideast nations against taking new military action in Iraq, which might heighten the already-tense sectarian divisions there.
Spying drop-off in Iraq preceded current insurgency
Intelligence blind spots in Iraq have so far hampered the U.S. response to an al-Qaida-inspired militant group that has taken over a large chunk of the country, officials said Wednesday.
Troops Prepare to Leave
The nearly nine year war in Iraq is down to its final weeks with all but a handful of troops to leave the country by December 31st. Video Video
US says Syria may have launched airstrikes in Iraq
A U.S. official on Wednesday said there are indications that the Syrian government launched airstrikes into western Iraq on Tuesday, to slow the al-Qaida-inspired insurgency fighting both the Syrian and Iraqi regimes.
Army Veteran With PTSD Studying The Brain At UK To Help Others
Army Veteran Johnny Cebak suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury after being injured in Iraq. Now, the Doctoral candidate at UK is studying the brain to try to find a way to help others struggling with the silent disease. Video Video
Troops Emotional Homecoming
Kentucky National Guard troops return home from Iraq. Video Video
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