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“We have worrisome evidence that Iran is trying to influence — using money — the Iraqi elections,” Mattis told reporters flying with him to Washington from the Persian Gulf island state ... The United States still has more than 5,000 troops in Iraq supporting its fight against remaining pockets of ISIL resistance.

9, 2017 photo provided by the U.S. Marine Corps shows a UH-1Y Venom helicopter en route to Camp Schwab on Okinawa, in Japan. It's the same type ... In the following months Iraqi forces retook a handful of other IS-held towns including Tal Afar in August, Hawija in September and Qaim in October.
San Diego Operation Thin Mints, 10 years in San Diego, has a goal to send its 3 millionth box of cookies overseas to the troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Japan, and other nations. Girl Scout cookie season officially ends Sunday, March 11. You may donate to OTM with any Girl Scout or Girl Scout Cookie Booth.
WASHINGTON – Dave Baril has served in the U.S. Marine Corps for over 18 years, deployed twice to Iraq, and is a gun owner. But after a teenager killed 17 people in Florida last month — the deadliest school shooting to hit the country in over five years — he took his personal AR-15 rifle to a local police ...
“This is a critical moment in Iraq and Iraqi politics,” Maurer told a news conference in Baghdad after visiting the country's Sunni Muslim heartland of ... Pro-government forces detained some 20,000 suspected IS fighters, researchers say, but Iraqi authorities have not confirmed how many prisoners they are ...
“Iraq's sovereignty is our red line,” the Iraqi Foreign Minister said, pointing to American military bases in “South Korea, Turkey, Japan, and other countries which violated those ... Last week, members of the Iraqi Parliament demanded the government prepare a timeline for the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
In October, Iraqi forces retook disputed territories, including the oil city of Kirkuk, that came under Kurdish control in 2014, and Baghdad imposed sanctions on the KRG, such as suspending international flights from Kurdish airports. Baghdad and the KRG had been engaged in talks for months about the ...
One of them told the judge she had taken part in fighting against Iraqi forces alongside the jihadists, he said. Supreme ... Iraq, which has detained at least 560 women, as well as 600 children, identified as jihadist or relatives of suspected ISIL fighters, is wasting no time in putting them on trial. In January, a ...
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has decided that it needs no new legal authority from Congress to indefinitely keep American military forces deployed in Syria and Iraq, even in territory that has been cleared of Islamic State fighters, according to Pentagon and State Department officials. In a pair ...
The women, aged between 20 and 50, were all arrested in Mosul or Tal Afar, where their husbands were killed as Iraqi forces recaptured the northern cities from IS last year. “I got to know my husband through the internet. He proposed we meet in Turkey but an intermediary there told me he would drive me ...


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