Skip to content

Iraq

Latest Stories

mideast-iraqjpeg-02195_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

mideast-iraqjpeg-02195_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

This image taken with a mobile phone camera shows people passing a black flag used by Islamic militants and a police cruiser belonging to the Islamic State group in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. The panic that initially gripped Iraq after Sunni militants led by the Islamic State extremist group seized the country's second-largest city, Mosul, and swept across northern and western Iraq has largely subsided.(AP Photo)

7_142014_ap474648339522-28201.jpg

7_142014_ap474648339522-28201.jpg

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is using his final months in office to generate national headlines, whether it is a photo op with President Obama, taking on a U.S. senator over his Iraq policy or delivering a popular speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. (Associated Press Photographs)

happy-scope-ap_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

happy-scope-ap_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** A happy face smiles back from the scope of a U.S. Army sniper's rifle, during a mission searching for insurgents in Mosul, Iraq, Nov. 22, 2004. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)

Happy Scope AP.jpg

Happy Scope AP.jpg

** FILE ** A happy face smiles back from the scope of a U.S. Army sniper's rifle, during a mission searching for insurgents in Mosul, Iraq, Nov. 22, 2004. (AP Photo/Jim MacMillan)

7_102014_b1martinlgiraq8201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

7_102014_b1martinlgiraq8201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Illustration on President al-Maliki's liabilities as leader of Iraq by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

7_102014_b1martinlgiraq8201.jpg

7_102014_b1martinlgiraq8201.jpg

Illustration on President al-Maliki's liabilities as leader of Iraq by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

mideast-iraqjpeg-0c71e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

mideast-iraqjpeg-0c71e_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this Monday July 7, 2014, photo, an Iraqi Army marching band performs at a funeral procession of a top commander of the armed forces at the headquarters of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo)

us-iraq-afghanistanjpeg-0fd27_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

us-iraq-afghanistanjpeg-0fd27_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Senate Armed Service Committee member Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, after attending a closed committee meeting on the situations in Iraq and Afghanistan from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin E. Dempsey. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

7_8_2014_khalil-working-with8201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

7_8_2014_khalil-working-with8201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Khalil Mahmoud working as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Iraq. (mahmoud family)

7_8_2014_img-04748201.jpg

7_8_2014_img-04748201.jpg

Khalil Mahmoud who worked as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Iraq was sworn in as a U.S. citizen on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. From left, Mahmoud's son Aras Mahmoud, Khalid Mahmoud ,Congressman Gerry Connolly, and his wife Najat Amen

7_8_2014_khalil-working-with8201.jpg

7_8_2014_khalil-working-with8201.jpg

Khalil Mahmoud working as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Iraq. (mahmoud family)

0c3144d4c786bc19580f6a706700ee67_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

0c3144d4c786bc19580f6a706700ee67_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** Omar al-Shishani stands next to a group of ISIL fighters as they declare the elimination of the border between Iraq and Syria, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/militant social media account via AP video)

chemical-weapons-mopp-gear_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

chemical-weapons-mopp-gear_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** Soldiers in eastern Saudi Arabia with the U.S. Army's 7th Corps wear gas masks and chemical suits just after U.S. planes started bombing Iraq on Jan. 18, 1991, during the Persian Gulf War. (Associated Press)

Chemical Weapons MOPP Gear.jpg

Chemical Weapons MOPP Gear.jpg

** FILE ** Soldiers in eastern Saudi Arabia with the U.S. Army's 7th Corps wear gas masks and chemical suits just after U.S. planes started bombing Iraq on Jan. 18, 1991, during the Persian Gulf War. (Associated Press)

mideast-iraqjpeg-051d0_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

mideast-iraqjpeg-051d0_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** This image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq. (AP Photo/Militant video)

7_6_2014_mideast-iraq-2-98201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

7_6_2014_mideast-iraq-2-98201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has positioned about 3,000 ISIL fighters in Iraq and some 7,000 in Syria, officials say. (Associated Press)

7_6_2014_mideast-iraq-2-98201.jpg

7_6_2014_mideast-iraq-2-98201.jpg

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has positioned about 3,000 ISIL fighters in Iraq and some 7,000 in Syria, officials say. (Associated Press)

5_mideast-syria-iraqjpeg-07048_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

5_mideast-syria-iraqjpeg-07048_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

This undated image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a parade in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center)

dca226c4eaf8d119580f6a706700aca5_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

dca226c4eaf8d119580f6a706700aca5_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Iraqi security forces celebrate after clashes with followers of Shiite cleric Mahmoud al-Sarkhi, in front of his home in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Ahmed al-Husseini)

7_3_2014_b1merrylgmideast8201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

7_3_2014_b1merrylgmideast8201_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Illustration on the collapse of peace in Iraq by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times