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Coalition live-fire exercise enhances Iraqi combat capabilities

The first coalition live-fire exercise for the Iraqi Forward Air Controller course took place at Besmaya Range, Iraq, March 4-8, 2018. The Combined Joint Task...
An M-198 155mm Howitzer of the US Marines

UK ‘Misled’ and Iraq War Unjustified, Says Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown has claimed the UK was "misled" over Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction and the Iraq War was unjustified. The former prime...

Iraqi forces retake three districts of IS bastion

Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured from the Islamic State group the first three districts of militant bastion Tal Afar as the Pentagon chief visited...

US ready to deploy attack helicopters to retake Iraqi city

The United States is prepared to deploy attack helicopters in support of an Iraqi offensive to retake the Islamic State-held city of Ramadi, US...

Wars in the Middle East Have Cost Taxpayers Almost $1.7 Trillion

A recent report from the Congressional Research Service, which examines the cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other global “War on Terror” operations since 9/11,...

British Iraq war report delay sparks cover-up claims

A further delay to a report into Britain's role in the Iraq war sparked angry claims of a cover-up on Wednesday, illustrating the lingering...

Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s

Violence in Iraq could delay the delivery of American F-16 fighter jets to the Baghdad government after contractors had to be evacuated from a...

Obama to deploy 200 extra troops to Iraq

President Barack Obama said Monday he had sent up to 200 US extra troops equipped for combat, with surveillance gear and helicopters, to protect...

Blackwater threatened to kill US official in Iraq: report

The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US State Department investigator for probing the company's...

Break over, Obama returns to Iraq nightmare

Barack Obama returned to Washington on Monday after a brief family break in California to find himself confronted once again by the nightmare from...