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April 19, 2018
In this image provided by the U.S. Air Force, a C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, conducts combat airlift operations for U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt Gregory Brook. By Robert Burns, The Associated Press.
April 15, 2018
Despite that potential danger of associating with and working directly for Coalition forces in Iraq, “Ali” persists because of his love for country and dedication for the mission at hand … [he] often volunteers to do missions when other linguists refuse. He has never let down the Transition Team in any task.
April 10, 2018
THE Commander of all coalition forces in Iraq made a surprise visit to troops in Iraq to praise the work of the soldiers who have “turned the tide” of the fight against Islamic State in the region. The highly decorated Commander of the Combined Joint Task Force — Operation Inherent Resolve, United StatesÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
Between April 2006 and June 2008, according to a State Department cable released by WikiLeaks, coalition forces in Iraq recovered from Iranian-backed militias multiple RPG-22 antitank weapons and PKM machine guns purchased by Armenia. Some of the weapons were used to kill American servicemenÃâÃÂ ...
U.S. Politics Today
March 27, 2018
Wes Martin, the senior anti-terrorism and force protection officer for all coalition forces in Iraq, said “I want one big round of applause for the 2,500 people now living in Albania who struggled through Ashraf and Camp Liberty. Those people are our heroes. They endured the toughest of times and theyÃâÃÂ ...
March 24, 2018
... by a man, who identified himself as Ahmed al-Iraqi, a member of “Iraqi internal security services”, whether it was permissible to get training by U.S. troops. “We get training on the use of arms and the detection of explosives, but, sir, we are trained by the occupier coalition forces in Iraq,” read the inquiry.
March 23, 2018
March 7, 2018
A federal parliamentarian faces serious accusations over his time commanding Coalition forces in Iraq. Sue Wareham weighs in. The “rule of law” is a concept beloved of our foreign affairs and defence ministers. Recent events in parliament however suggest that enthusiasm for it wanes when it is anÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2018
Stephen Townsend, the Army's newest four-star general, assumed a new command Friday at Fort Eustis and later confessed, “I'm learning a rate I haven't learned at since I was a second lieutenant.” That was saying something, coming from a man Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley described as a “warriorÃâÃÂ ...
The Straits Times
March 2, 2018
This deployment was in response to the coalition's recent request for combat engineer trainers and trainers with tactical weapons and combat tactics expertise to support the evolving operational needs of the coalition forces in Iraq, said a Mindef statement. The team, led by an SAF officer, will compriseÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
After rising to the rank of major general and serving as chief of operations for the US-led coalition forces in Iraq, Senator Molan cautioned America “may no longer stand as straight or as tall as we hope”. He said military conflict with China was not inevitable and noted there had been war on 12 out of 16ÃâÃÂ ...
Human Rights Watch
February 13, 2018
It also publishes a monthly report examining civilian casualties. But over the last year, human rights groups, the UN, and journalists have found growing evidence that a dramatically higher number of civilians are being killed by U.S. forces or U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq and Syria (as well as Afghanistan)ÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
Senator Molan, who served as the chief of operations of the US-led coalition forces in Iraq, told The Australian newspaper on Friday he accepted Mr Bandt's second, longer apology and would drop the defamation action. "I won't take the matter any further," he told The Australian. "I was disappointed theÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
Senator Molan, who served as the chief of operations of the US-led coalition forces in Iraq, threatened to pursue the Greens MP through the courts for defamation. Mr Bandt offered a brief written apology, but Senator Molan was deeply disappointed by it and kept the defamation action "on the table".
February 8, 2018
Our fight is continued to focus on ISIS,” he said. On Wednesday, Dillon was in Manbij with the commanding general of all coalition forces in Iraq and Syria, Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk. He described the trip as a “routine visit,” but acknowledged that it comes at a time when Turkey has directly threatened the coalition forces and theirÃâÃÂ ...
February 7, 2018
Senator Molan, a retired major-general who served as the chief of operations of the US-led coalition forces in Iraq, quickly threatened to pursue the Greens MP through the courts for defamation. He invited Mr Bandt to "end the problem" and avoid legal action by making a public apology. "I hereby apologiseÃâÃÂ ...
February 6, 2018
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi addresses the media in Ankara December 25, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY – Tags: POLITICS) – RTR4J8X5. Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi Prime Minister has unveiled a governmental plan to gradually reduce the number of forces working under theÃâÃÂ ...
February 5, 2018
But the Greens intensified their criticisms of Senator Molan during Question Time, lambasting his record as chief of operations for coalition forces in Iraq almost 15 years ago. American, British and Iraqi forces launched multiple assaults on Fallujah in 2004 as they tried to root out Sunni insurgents in the city.
December 9, 2017
Now coalition forces in Iraq and Syria expect to be entering a new era of guerrilla warfare, Reuters says. Operation Inherent Resolve — the U.S.-led military operation to drive ISIS from Iraq and Syria tweeted Saturday, "In conjunction with partner forces, @CJTFOIR defeats ISIS in designated areas of IraqÃâÃÂ ...
June 14, 2017
Human rights groups have criticised the use of the white phosphorus chemical by US-led coalition troops in the Iraqi city of Mosul. New Zealand Brigadier General Hugh McAslan admitted the potentially lethal substance had been used as they attempted to free civilians trapped in neighbourhoods controlledÃâÃÂ ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
December 31, 1999
Washington: Emmanuel Macron will on Wednesday urge Donald Trump to keep the United States engaged in Syria for the long run as the pair meet in the White House. The French President was expected to warn that new terrorist threats could emerge if the US disengaged from the country as it remainsÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Al-Mohandis, a deputy of IRGC-Qods Force chief Soleimani, was designated by the U.S. Treasury Department in 2009, along with Kata'ib Hezbollah, one of the main Hashd al-Shaabi militias, for targeting American and coalition forces in Iraq. In November 2016, Iraq's parliament passed a law allowing theÃâÃÂ ...