The Iraqi government says 16 people were killed in the latest round of US airstrikes in Iraq, including civilians.
Update(1715ET): Importantly, there have been no reports of US airstrikes in Iran this evening, and US officials say that the Pentagon does not plan to hit targets inside the Islamic Republic.
We are rapidly approaching a point of no return in the Middle East
The military action is a significant escalation in Washington's bid to deter the growing threat from Iran-backed groups across the Middle East.
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Since the beginning of the current war on Gaza, American troops have been under attack across the Middle East, nowhere moreso than in Iraq.
Update(1355ET): Details have continued trickling out and are scant, but by all accounts the Saturday attack on Al-Asad airbase in Western Iraq, which houses US forces, was a big one.
It's unclear if the deployment of 1,500 troops is part of a regular troop rotation or a reinforcement.
A Pentagon official said Thursday that US troops in Iraq and Syria have come under attack at least 102 times since October 17, when the attacks started due to US support for the Israeli onslaught on Gaza.
...that resulted in the deaths of a million people.
As part of the fallout from the war in Gaza, U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq have come under attack more than fifty times from Iranian-backed militias since early October.
The Pentagon says the strikes targeted facilities belonging to Kataib Hezbollah
Unconfirmed reports say the US airstrikes in eastern Syria killed nine people
While some American mainstream commentators express concern about the large death toll among children in Gaza...
As a consequence of the war between Israel and the Palestinians, U.S. troops in Iraq have come under drone attacks, owing to anger arising from the U.S. government's unconditional military support of the Israeli government.
The Iraqi government will ban all cash withdrawals and transactions in the US dollar as of January 1st 2024, according to Mazen Ahmed, director-general of investment and remittances at the Iraqi Central Bank (CBI).
Media coverage of the twentieth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War mostly portrayed the war as a blunder.
The US Senate voted 66-30 on 29 March to repeal the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) that allowed former president George W. Bush to launch a military invasion of Iraq under false claims that the country possessed weapons of ma
The Iraq War was spawned by a deadly combination of political depravity and media complicity.
As Tucker Carlson admits to regretting his part in promoting the Iraq war, why don't more journalists and news multi-billion-dollar news networks offer their own apologies for whipping up public support for the war?
The Iraqi central bank announced Wednesday that, for the first time, it plans to allow trade from China to be settled directly in yuan instead of the US dollar to improve access to foreign currency.