The Islamic State has started using more sinister tactics in the five-month long fight for Mosul, a sign the terror group is getting even more desperate as its numbers dwindle, a s..
BAGHDAD – The United Nations Secretary-General has arrived in Iraq amid a growing humanitarian crisis due to months-long fighting against the Islamic State group in Mosul. Th..
BAGHDAD – As the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul drags on, many might ask: Why has it taken the combined militaries of the United States and Iraq backed by an international..
More U.S. troops might be needed in Syria to support local fighters on the ground battling ISIS near their capital of Raqqa, the top U.S. general for American forces in the Middle ..
A suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 15 people and wounding 45, according to Iraqi officials. The bomber detonated the ..
BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb has targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15 people and wounding 45. Security and hospital officials sa..
Amid additional announcements of Army troop deployments, the Pentagon on Wednesday released new details behind the recent surprise deployment of about 200 paratroopers from the 82n..
A veteran State Department employee has been charged with making false statements to the FBI about gifts she had received from Chinese intelligence agents, the Justice Department a..
The United States-led coalition says an American service member died of "natural causes" in Northern Syria Wednesday. The statement did not give any more information. The name of t..
BEIRUT – As U.S.-backed forces bear down on the de facto capital of the Islamic State group, the militants have taken their strategy of hiding behind civilians further than e..
Islamic State fighters in western Mosul likely herded innocent men, women and children into a building as human shields before the airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition that killed m..
WASHINGTON – U.S. airstrikes probably played a role in the death of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, but an ongoing investigation may reveal a more complicate..
BAGHDAD – A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islam..
Two companies from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Mosul to bolster security in Iraq at the request of the top American commander in Baghdad fighti..
WHITE HOUSE TO ANNOUNCE NEW OFFICE The Trump administration will announce the establishment of the White House office of American Innovation on Monday. Trump will tap his son-in-la..
Two companies from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Middle East to bolster security in either Iraq or Syria at the request of the top American comma..
BAGHDAD – Iraq's parliament speaker has expressed concern over reports of airstrikes that have allegedly killed more than 100 civilians in western Mosul where U.S.-backed gov..
BAGHDAD – The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says it is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western Mosul neighborhood that allegedly left more th..
BAGHDAD – Iraq's influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to boycott the upcoming provincial elections, urging instead followers to join a "reform revolution...
ISIS' next steps after Mosul fight
Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi said on March 14, “The battle now is in the final stages. They are cornered, and if they will not surrender they will definitely get killed.” B..
BAGHDAD – A leading international relief organization has appealed for more medical assistance to cope with the increasing numbers of civilians fleeing the intensified fighti..
BAGHDAD – The United Nations says around 45,000 people have fled the fighting between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants in western Mosul over the past week, a 22 perce..