Tag Archives: Iraq

Turkey 'insists' on safe zones, support for moderate Syrian forces – Erdogan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey insists on the creation of "safe zones" in northern Syria & rapid implementation of proposals to train & equip moderate rebels, President Tayyip Erdogan said on…

U.S., allies launch 23 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – U.S. military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies targeted Islamic State with 12 strikes in Iraq & 11 in Syria on Friday, the U.S. military said. Seven of the…

Federal Gun Research Still Stalled

Just hours before a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, left 14 dead Wednesday (Dec. 3), the group Doctors for America, which advocates for changes in the health care system,…

Pamela Anderson back for last nude Playboy edition

Canadian model & actress Pamela Anderson is back in Playboy for the final "nude" edition before a redesign of the magazine as a "safe" publication. Playboy on Thursday released teasers…

US Expanding Special Operations Force In Iraq

The United States is expanding its special operations force in Iraq to bolster the fight against Islamic State militants, Pentagon chief Ash Carter has said. The special operators will work…

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Senior Arab politician gunned down in Iraq's Kirkuk

The most senior Arab member of the Kirkuk provincial council was gunned down Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city, officials said, a killing likely to stoke tensions in the province….

PM Abadi says Iraq does not need foreign ground troops

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday his country did not need foreign ground troops, after the United States said it was sending an elite special…

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U.S., allies launch 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria – military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States & its allies targeted Islamic State with 17 air strikes in Iraq & three in Syria on Friday, the U.S. military said. Seven of…

Sweden suspends flights to northern Iraq over security concerns

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Sweden has suspended all flights to northern Iraq because of concerns approximately increased military activity in the area, the country's transport agency said on Friday. Iraq closed…

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Trump Slammed For Mocking Reporter's Disability

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump has faced strong criticism after he appeared to mock a journalist with a disability during a campaign rally in South Carolina. The tycoon made…