Empty Desert Is the New Front Line for Conflict
imperialism - Through its empire of bases and global deployment of special forces, it colonized most countries worldwide, including its key EU and Asian allies.
Claims War Authorizations Allow US to Stay in Iraq
PM Wants Absolute Control Over Borders, Oil Shipments
In the same week that Tillerson earned a rebuke from Abadi's office for saying "Iranian militias in Iraq" should "go home" -- Iraq and Russia signed an expansive energy and economic protocol
This past week, the Kelly family decided to unearth the corpse of their beloved family member and cremate his remains.
Kurds in Oil-Rich Kirkuk Fear Reprisal Killings
Iraq's military has effectively gained control of major assets and government buildings in Kirkuk city, and is now set to fully pacify it after overnight clashes at a moment when oil prices rose toward a six month high as the conflict now threatens o
Iraq - On September 25, Iraqi Kurds voted overwhelming for independence. A 93% majority spoke for itself, Kurdish officials calling the results binding. Turnout was around 80%.
Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of "pretending" to fight the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and of deliberately reducing its air strikes in Iraq to allow the group's militants to stream into Syria to slow the Russian-backed advance o
DIBIS, Iraq -- The prisoners were taken to a waiting room in groups of four, and were told to stand facing the concrete wall, their noses almost touching it, their hands bound behind their backs.
Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that Iranian and Iraqi armed forces have held a joint military drill near the international borders of Iraq's northern Kurdish region.
Palestinians and Israelis watched last week's referendum of Iraq's Kurds with special interest. Israeli officials and many ordinary Palestinians were delighted ?" for very different reasons ?" to see an overwhelming vote to split away from Iraq
Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favor of declaring independence from Iraq in a historic and controversial referendum that could have wide-ranging implications for the Middle East.
Iraqi Kurds voted "yes" in the referendum to start materializing the dream of the 30 million Kurds inhabiting Iraq, Turkey, Syria and Armenia - a dream which begins by establishing an independent state in Iraqi Kurdistan.
On 10 April 2003, I was driving on a road west of Kirkuk, waiting for the city to be captured by the Kurdish Peshmerga and worried that we might arrive there before the Iraqi army had withdrawn or broken up.
Referendum Means Kurds 'Never Going Back to Baghdad'
This article was first published in January 2017. Is "Mad Dog" James Mattis who is now in charge of the Pentagon a war criminal?