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Tens Of Thousands Of Civilians Trapped Between ISIS And Iraqi Military In Anbar Province

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 07.16.2015 | World

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq, July 16 (Reuters) - As Iraqi forces prepare to try to recapture the city of Falluja, tens of thousands of civilians find themsel...

ISIS Shoots Down Iraqi Military Helicopter, Killing 2

AP | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 12.07.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants with the Islamic State group on Wednesday shot down an Iraqi military attack helicopter, killing the two pilots on board in...

Iraqi Air Force Accidentally Delivers Supplies To ISIS Militants

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Iraqi pilots mistakenly delivered food, water and ammunition to Islamic State militants on a recent mission that was meant to supply the...

Playing Jenga with Iraq's Air Force

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Denselow

With less than four months to go before the US withdraws combat troops from Iraq, the security capabilities of the Iraqi security forces have been put under increasing scrutiny following a spate of bomb attacks.

Iraq detains 1,000 in anti-al-Qaida crackdown

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Nearly 1,000 people have been detained in a sweep to break al-Qaida in Iraq's sway in Iraq's third largest city, Mosul, but many of th...

Iraqi Military Orders Sadr City Residents To Evacuate

McClatchy | Leila Fadel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraqi security forces, after more than of 40 days of intense fighting, on Thursday told residents to evacuate their homes in the northeast Shiite slum...

Iraq Says It Captured Senior Al Qaida Figure

Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Iraqi army captured a senior al Qaeda militant in a clash south of Baghdad on Thursday, a government security spokesman said. more stories like th...