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Dozens Of Iraq Soldiers Killed Or Missing After Clashes With ISIS

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and BRAM JANSSEN | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68...

U.S. Forces Begin Arriving In Baghdad To Assess Iraqi Troops

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of the roughly 300 U.S. military advisers and special operations forces expected to go to Iraq are now in Baghdad and ...

Western Officials See Bleak Outlook For Iraqi Military

The New York Times | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD — As Iraqi Army forces try to rally on the outskirts of Baghdad after two weeks of retreat, it has become increasingly clear to Western offi...

Roadside Bomb Kills 2 Iraqi Soldiers

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb has killed two soldiers in the country's north. Two police officers in Ninevah province say the Monday...

Budget Roadblocks Could Affect Big Troops Decision

AP | By LARA JAKES and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- Budget battles are the latest roadblock delaying a decision by Baghdad on how many U.S. troops it might request stay in Iraq, although a to...

Dreams of the Iraqi Air Force vs. Needs of the Iraqi People

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

While indeed decimated as a result of wars, a new Iraqi Air Force has started to rise again from its ashes -- ironically with the help of the same powers that destroyed it in the first place.

Top Iraq Military General Says 2011 U.S. Pullout Is Too Soon

BBC News | Hugh Sykes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraq's top army officer has criticised as premature the planned US troop withdrawal by the end of next year. ...

Gunmen Storm Iraq Central Bank

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Insurgents wearing military uniforms stormed Iraq's central bank Sunday during an apparent robbery attempt, battling security forces i...

A Letter From A Fan

Laura Trice | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Trice

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Odierno: Iraq Military Ready To Stand On Its Own

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gen. Ray Odierno, the American commander in Iraq, said Sunday that Iraq's military and police units were ready to operate on their own, ahead of Tuesd...

Will the US Withdraw from Iraqi Cities on June 30?

Michael Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Schwartz

The US military is attempting to continue its campaign of pacification, using Iraqi troops under US command on the front lines, with US troops playing support roles.

Iraq Sues To Shut Down Newspaper, TV Station In Baghdad

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Shiite-led government criticized foreign and Iraqi media Monday for reports about recent arrests of U.S.-backed Sunni paramilit...

U.S. Withdrawal Talk Silenced By Results Of Iraqi Offensive

McClatchy | Warren P. Strobel and Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration was caught off-guard by the first Iraqi-led military offensive since the fall of Saddam Hussein, a weeklong thrust in southern...