News Search & Analytics
US Edition
Minimum 3 characters required!!
Report Based On Past 7 Days Data
baghdad
184 News Items Found
Date Vs. Article Count
Read recent news here or explore each date further by sources
2017-02-26
8
CPAC 2017 is now over but naturally the controversy continues, especially among the die hards that RedState’s Susan Wright refers to as the Branch Trumpidians. It’s a segment of Tr..
Apart from being a police officer, firefighter or soldier engaged in one of this nation’s endless wars, writing a column for a major American newspaper has got to be one of the tou..
BAGHDAD — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people contin..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people c..
BAGHDAD Iraq signed a $500 million agreement with ABB to implement energy projects, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said in a statement on Sunday. "An electricity agreement..
At the heart of Donald Trump’s foreign policy team lies a glaring contradiction. On the one hand, it is composed of men of experience, judgment and traditionalism. Meaning, they ar..
2017-02-25
21
Displaced Iraqis flee their homes during a battle with Islamic State militants walk past Iraqi flag in Albu Saif, south-west Mosul, Iraq, February 25, 2017. Photo by Zohra Bensemra..
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister made a rare visit to Baghdad in an attempt to mend the kingdom's tense relations with Iraq. Adel al-Jubeir's surprise trip on Saturday marked the fi..
Members of the Iraqi army launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants during a battle with the IS in western Mosul, Iraq February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani A boy lies d..
MOSUL, Iraq, Feb 25 (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the ..
CAIRO —  Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir made a historic visit to Baghdad Saturday, marking the highest level visit by a Saudi official to Iraq since 1990. Jubeir met fo..
MOSUL, Iraq — The Iraqi advance into Mosul’s western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group. Hund..
2017-02-24
32
AP Exclusive: DHS report disputes threat from banned nations WASHINGTON (AP) — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department's intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citi..
JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: At least 68 people are dead, after a pair of Islamic State bombings in Syria. They happened near the northern town of Al-Bab, which Turkish ..
Apart from being a police officer, firefighter, or soldier engaged in one of this nation’s endless wars, writing a column for a major American newspaper has got to be one of the to..
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and German chancellor Angela Merkel shake hands at the 2017 Munich Security Conference on Feb. 8 in Munich, Germany. There may be a useful strategy i..
Pentagon strategists are putting final touches on a stepped-up battle plan against Islamic State and are due to offer President Trump options as early as Monday to accelerate the w..
Lt. Col. Riyadh Atshaan, his ginger mustache glinting in the afternoon sun, adopted an avuncular tone as he relayed his orders into the walkie-talkie. “Don’t clump together in grou..
2017-02-23
25
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Pentagon-led plan to defeat Islamic State, due in draft form by Monday, will look beyond Iraq and Syria to include the threat from jihadists around the wor..
The Pentagon is expected to deliver a review of its ISIS strategy to the White House early next week that will include new recommendations for how to defeat the group. On Jan. 28, ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Homeland Sec..
The Pentagon is expected to deliver a review of its ISIS strategy to the White House early next week that will include new recommendations for how to defeat the group. On Jan. 28, ..
Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) members help wounded civilian as they flee the violence in district of Maamoun in western Mosul,Iraq February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjan..
The 'Bowling for Columbine' filmmaker reveals the full story behind his 2003 acceptance speech for best documentary, which was met with "primarily boos" — and the threats (and "wal..
2017-02-22
11
U.S. troops have come "under fire" and have "returned fire" in and around Mosul as allied forces try to retake the city from ISIS, a U.S. military spokesperson said on Wednesday. “..
In the years since the United State invaded Iraq, Laith Hammoudi risked his life to help deliver the truth to millions of readers of this newspaper and others in the McClatchy chai..
U.S. troops have come "under fire" and have "returned fire" in and around Mosul as allied forces try to retake the city from ISIS, a U.S. military spokesperson said on Wednesday. “..
Iraqi forces have launched an offensive on jihadists defending Mosul's west bank, in what could be the most brutal fighting yet in a four-month-old operation on the country's secon..
Mosul: What's Next?
Voice of America
The battle for Mosul has been bloody and slow — for Iraqi soldiers and civilians alike. Since Iraqi forces launched an assault to retake the city, Islamic State’s last major urban ..
This is a transcript of the Jan. 31 edition of Working. These transcripts are lightly edited and may contain errors. For the definitive record, consult the podcast. Jacob Brog..
2017-02-21
12
You’ve probably never heard of Joel Simon - and that’s okay. Until very recently, Simon and his organization flew under radar for most Americans. Once a year he hosted a glitzy fun..
Marvel Comics created a new Doctor Strange series with the anticipation of a raised profile after the character made his feature film debut. The publisher put two of their top tale..
If you’re going to surround yourself with generals in the Oval Office, as Donald Trump has done, that means one thing in these years: you’re going to appoint men whose careers were..
An Iraqi security forces' member directs a tank in the liberated part of Albu Saif village south of Mosul, Iraq February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra A Federal police member st..
toggle caption Ivan Sekretarev/AP When Vitaly Churkin was Soviet Foreign Ministry spokesman in the early 1990s, he would in effect brief the Moscow press corps twice. First he'd sp..
(CNN) - As Vice President Mike Pence darted from meeting to meeting this weekend in Europe, one phrase was on repeat. "The President sends greetings," he told European High Represe..
2017-02-20
43
(SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq) — Iraqi forces advanced Monday into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half..
Iraq's campaign to take back the western section of its second-largest city, Mosul, from so-called Islamic State (IS) will be Baghdad's last major showdown with the group, which, a..
BAGHDAD — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, on the first visit by a senior Trump administration official to Iraq, worked Monday to repair breaches of trust with Iraq’s leaders caused b..
In 2003, I went to Baghdad as a military police sergeant with the U.S. Army. I came home a different man. Instead of traffic, I see blocked convoys and kill zones. Instead of crowd..
Secretary of Defense James Mattis spent his second overseas trip to Europe and the Middle East doing much of what he did on his first trip: reassuring U.S. allies. Mattis attended ..
U.S. military advisors are now fighting alongside Iraqi forces near the front lines against Islamic State, a sign of President Trump's willingness to grant more latitude to America..