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Iraq's defense minister criticized the United States on Sunday for declaring a timeframe for an offensive to recapture the Islamic State of Iraq and...
Monday, February 23, 2015
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Mahmoud Mrouweh
US talk of an imminent ground offensive in Iraq against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) emerged as Jordan’s role has transformed into what...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, while bombs in Kirkuk,...
Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Updated at 4:05 pm (GMT+2): Foreign ministers from the international coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) gathered for talks...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
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As talk in the US about the possibility of sending ground troops to Iraq increases, Baghdad has reiterated its opposition to the deployment of any...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Salam Zaidan
The security and political situation in Iraq is having a negative impact on its economic activity. Several commercial sectors are facing a recession...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Moataz al-Mashhadani
As if the plight of the Iraqi refugees in Najaf and Karbala, who had fled ISIS’ violence, was not enough, the winter is expected to bring with it...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Alaa al-Lami
A careful and specialized examination of the strengths and weaknesses of the fighting doctrine and the military performance of suicidal salafi jihadi...
Friday, October 31, 2014
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US and allied aircraft have dropped more than 1,700 bombs, the American military said Thursday, as ISIS, nonetheless, continues to gain ground. US...
Friday, October 24, 2014
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