Posts Tagged ‘Iraq’

Mattis to Iraqis: U.S. not in Iraq ‘to seize anybody’s oil’

Mattis to Iraqis: U.S. not in Iraq ‘to seize anybody’s oil’

Stephen FellerFeb. 20 (UPI) — Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis told Iraqis during an unannounced visit on Monday the U.S. has no plans to seize the country’s oil while helping it defeat ISIS. Latest News – UPI.com

Full story

Amnesty International: Trials of executed Iraq prisoners were ‘deeply flawed’

Amnesty International: Trials of executed Iraq prisoners were ‘deeply flawed’

Sarah MuléTIKRIT, Iraq, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Amnesty International said Iraq’s use of executions will only “perpetuate the cycle of violence” in the country following the hanging of 36 prisoners. Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Kurds arrest U.S. defector from Islamic State in Iraq

Kurds arrest U.S. defector from Islamic State in Iraq

Ed AdamczykSINJAR , Iraq, March 14 (UPI) — Kurdish troops in Iraq arrested an American defector from the Islamic State, Kurdish authorities said. Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Iraq retakes strategic complex from IS militants, spokesman says

Iraq retakes strategic complex from IS militants, spokesman says

BAGHDAD — Iraqi military forces on Monday retook a strategic government complex in the city of Ramadi from Islamic State militants who have occupied the city since May. Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool initially announced that Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, had been “fully liberated.” advertisement | advertise on newsday But Gen....

Full story

Kurdish and Canadian troops repel IS advance near Mosul, Iraq

Kurdish and Canadian troops repel IS advance near Mosul, Iraq

Ed AdamczykMOSUL, Iraq, Dec. 18 (UPI) — The Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on Kurdish forces and Canadian advisers north of Mosul, Iraq. Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Obama: Islamic State losing major territory in Iraq and Syria

Obama: Islamic State losing major territory in Iraq and Syria

Andrew V. PestanoWASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) — President Obama said the Islamic State has lost territory in Iraq and Syria as the U.S. military effort against the militant Islamist group continues. Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Iraq and Syria weekly battlefield roundup

Iraq and Syria weekly battlefield roundup

Fred LambertBAGHDAD, Nov. 22 (UPI) — Bombings and fighting with the Islamic State killed dozens in Iraq last week, while the Syrian military, IS and other rebel groups continued clashing in Syria. Latest News – UPI.com

Full story

Can Obama avoid LBJ’s Vietnam mistakes in Syria and Iraq?

Can Obama avoid LBJ’s Vietnam mistakes in Syria and Iraq?

Harlan Ullman UPI’s Arnaud de Borchgrave Distinguished Columnist Monday’s column, Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Kurds launch offensive to retake Sinjar, Iraq, from Islamic State control

Kurds launch offensive to retake Sinjar, Iraq, from Islamic State control

Andrew V. PestanoSINJAR, Iraq, Nov. 12 (UPI) — Kurdish forces in Iraq have launched an offensive to take the town of Sinjar back from the Islamic State with the help of U.S.-led coalition airstrikes. Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Offensive against Islamic State in Ramadi looms as dozens are killed across Iraq

Offensive against Islamic State in Ramadi looms as dozens are killed across Iraq

Fred LambertRAMADI, Iraq, Nov. 10 (UPI) — Iraqi military reinforcements are gathering for an anticipated assault on Ramadi as continued clashes with the Islamic State killed dozens across Iraq. Top News – UPI.com

Full story

Copyright © 2018 Nationwide Newspaper. All rights reserved.
Proudly powered by WordPress. Developed by QHN