iraq airstrikes

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - An Islamic State chemical weapons expert was killed in a coalition airstrike last week near
Islamic State, which swept through northern Iraq in June virtually unopposed by the Iraqi army, has declared a caliphate
SYDNEY, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Australian fighter jets have been authorized to begin striking Islamic State insurgents in Iraq
Already the western-backed Syrian rebels are howling that they have been discredited by America's attacks in Syria.
Just 38 percent of Americans said they support sending ground troops, while 44 percent were opposed. President Barack Obama
German respondents were slightly more divided about the American air strikes in Iraq, with 48 percent of Germans saying they
President Barack Obama is set to address the nation on Wednesday night about the Islamic State. Reactions to Cheney’s comments
"The Kentucky senator is trying to tell us he’s not an isolationist," he wrote in Politico. "That dog won’t hunt." "I’ve
Recent turmoil in the Middle East has left Americans confused as to where exactly the U.S. is conducting airstrikes and drone
Obama has to notify Congress of the authorization under the the War Powers Resolution. Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite
Hajir's mother is one of several Yazidis interviewed this week by BBC reporter Yalda Hakim at the camp in Dohuk. Tens of
BAGHDAD, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American
According to reports on Saturday, Islamic extremists killed more than 80 men from the Yazidi religious minority group in
In another potentially game-changing development, 25 Sunni tribes in the western province of Anbar, including some that had
"We obviously have not just U.S. personnel who could potentially be engaged in that type of effort, we have Kurdish forces
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Wednesday called on President Barack Obama to seek congressional authorization for
President Barack Obama on Friday announced his decision to launch limited airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq, a move that was largely met with bipartisan support from congressional lawmakers.
"What would airstrikes accomplish?" he asked. "We know that Iran is aiding the Iraqi government against ISIS. Do we want
By Missy Ryan and Will Dunham Appearing on the program "Fox News Sunday," Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, another
Discussions about extending the U.S.–Iraq Status of Forces Agreement fell apart in 2011 after Iraq's government adamantly