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Kurds Battle To Recapture Iraq's Sinjar From ISIS

AP | DALTON BENNETT | Posted 02.20.2015 | World

MOUNT SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — With coalition warplanes circling overhead, Kurdish fighters pushed into the contested northern Iraqi town of Sinjar on Su...

Iraqi Kurds Liberate Hundreds Trapped By ISIS On Sinjar Mountain

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2014 | World

By Isabel Coles ZUMAR, Iraq, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Kurdish peshmerga fighters have fought their way to Iraq's Sinjar mountain and freed hundreds of pe...

Hagel: U.S. Troops Unlikely To Undertake Iraq Rescue Mission

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR AND ROBERT BURNS | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says far fewer refugees are stranded on Iraq's Sinjar Mountain and that it's far less likely that th...

Pentagon To Send 130 More Military Advisers To Iraq

AP | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is sending 130 more military advisers to northern Iraq to help local forces in their escalating fight against Islamic...

Heartwrenching Video Captures The Helicopter Rescue Of Stranded Yazidis

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.12.2014 | World

In a powerful video released on Monday, Britain's Channel 4 News captures the scene of an Iraqi military helicopter delivering aid to members of the c...

Is It Time to Arm the Peshmerga?

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
Daniel R. DePetris

The White House has some thinking to do. Is the security situation in northwestern Iraq so dire that the administration's "one Iraq" policy needs to be reviewed and perhaps changed?

David Wood

Anti-American Extremists Among Libyan Rebels U.S. Has Vowed To Protect

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- In 2007, when American combat casualties were spiking in the bloodbath of the Iraq War, an 18-year-old laborer traveled from his home in...

Iraq: Double Suicide Bombing At Cafe Filled WIth Young People Kills More Than 20

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A double suicide bombing devastated a cafe packed with young people in northwestern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 21 people, offi...