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"Going in and occupying Iraq, thus unilaterally exceeding the United Nations' mandate, would have destroyed the precedent of international response to aggression that we hoped to establish. Had we gone the invasion route, the United States could conceivably still be an occupying power in a bitterly hostile land."
George H.W. Bush (Bush senior) and Brent Scowcroft in their 1998 book, "A World Transformed"
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Iraq retina scan
Marine Lance Cpl. Luis Molina scans an Iraqi citizen's retina at Brahma Park in Fallujah, Iraq, on Jan 25, 2005. U.S. Marines are utilizing a Biometric Analysis Tracking System to record and identify Iraqi civilians entering the battle torn city of Fallujah in an attempt to find and identify insurgent forces. The tracking system uses thumbprints, a photograph of the face, and a retinal scan to establish positive identity. Molina is deployed with Marine Wing Support Squadron 373 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan C. Knauth, U.S. Marine Corps.
Cost of the War in Iraq
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A provincial police source, requesting not to be identified, said experts from the Iraqi Health Ministry and Human Rights Watch activists had recently found 89 bodies inside former dictator Saddam Hussein's palace compound in Tikrit, located 140 ...
The archbishop of Canterbury has intervened in an attempt to prevent an Iraqi Christian who fled Islamic State jihadis from being returned to his home country.
They are married and single, widowed and caretakers of their parents. There are two Iraq war veterans, two nurses, an immigrant student, a teacher, business owner and security guard.
Battling bitterly cold temperatures of minus 15 degrees C (5F) and glacial winds, Raad and Wissam Hadaya, two Iraqi refugees in France, work tirelessly as volunteers for the Nordic combined World Cup in Chaux-Neuve, their way of saying "thank you".
The most memorable parts of this Iraq war drama are those detached from the overall story. The Bible-quoting soldier pouring salt over a scorched battlefield, the decision-making when a patrol group discovers a body bomb, a pre-assault interview in ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi attends a news conference in Kirkuk, Iraq, October 14, 2016. Thomson Reuters. Baghdad, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Iraq announced the sale of $1 billion in bonds guaranteed by the United States, paying an interest of 2.1 ...
Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer told Fox News' Bret Baier Saturday night that President Donald Trump's remarks to the CIA, including a statement where he suggested keeping the oil after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, could be considered a "war ...
In new photos from Mosul, Iraqi forces with the America coalition are shown battling and defeating the Islamic State in the Al Andalus neighborhood and for the the Oberoi Hotel.
The Iraqi government has said it is not releasing any figures in order to boost morale. Security forces discovered 89 more bodies believed to belong to victims of the Camp Speicher massacre.
Southwest Asia, Jan. 22, 2017 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...
At one point, Trump regurgitated parts of his stump speech about how the United States "should have kept the oil" after invading Iraq. "Maybe we'll have another chance," he added. Aside from being physically impossible to sequester billions of barrels ...
The pipeline connects the largest natural gas field in the world, the South Pars/North Dome Gas Condensate field, which is shared by Iran and Qatar, to the Iraqi city of Basra. The Basra Province has some of the country's largest natural gas power ...
Between 1.2 and 1.5 million may be affected by the government's offensive to retake Mosul, which commenced on 17 October and has currently displaced over 144,000 persons from the district (as of 12 January).
Conflict and militancy may be first things that occur to many about Iraq, but a group of young fashion-conscious Kurds are hoping to help project a brighter, more optimistic image - and perhaps effect social change along the way.
Mosul, Iraq (AP) - A crowd of Iraqi officers looked out at the Tigris River Friday from a balcony of Mosul's Nineveh International hotel.
The mental state of two Iraqi war veterans charged separately with recent violent crimes in the Santa Clarita Valley is being assessed by specially-trained medical personnel at a state mental hospital before their respective criminal cases are heard ...
In Iraq, neither the EU nor any of its member states will be the leading external players. There are, nevertheless, openings to bolster Iraqi security forces and provide willing political Actors with expertise on capacity-building and on decentralising ...
Last October, the two countries signed a similar deal, but stipulates 25-40 million cubic meters to an oil station in Iraqi's province of Basra. Also on Saturday, Iraq's oil ministry said Basrah gas company exported a 1500-ton shipment of liquefied ...
Six thousand miles away, dossier-citing Democrats would beg to differ, perhaps, but Trump appears to have no shortage of proud fans in Kurdish areas of northern Iraq. Among a population that respects brash displays of masculine authority, expressions ...
Mason Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, has said that he does want to see Syria's Kurdish-controlled areas descend into civil war amongst rival Kurdish factions.
The bodies were thought to belong to soldiers who were captured while fleeing a nearby military base during the mid-2014 offensive in which Islamic State captured much of Sunni-populated northern and western Iraq. The Sunni jihadist group claimed at ...
"Typically unknown wacky regions like Gorno Badakhshan, Transnistria and Ladonia hit my niche, but the media-hyped danger spots like Afghanistan, El Salvador and Iraq do too. You can even find less touristy places in Ireland - has anyone else heard of ...
Southwest Asia, Jan. 21, 2017 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...
In a new collection of photos from Mosul, Iraqi forces with the America coalition are shown battling and defeating the Islamic State in the northwest and neighborhoods of the last major ISIS stronghold in Iraq. In October, the American coalition ...
Erbil - President of the Kurdistan Region in northern Iraq, Masoud Barzani, said during the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that he doesn't want to have a civil war in Kurdish areas of Syria, also known as Rojava.
Southwest Asia, Jan. 20, 2017 - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today ...
We went there up to the boarder between Iraq and Syria, because people from Sinjar had taken the escape way to Syria and were then coming back over the Tigris River towards the Iraqi side. When we got there we could not believe our eyes. It was an ...
Local elections are planned to take place in all Iraqi provinces on Sept. 16, 2017, and it is not clear whether or not Kirkuk will be included in the polls.
Mother Olga was born and raised in Iraq as a member of the Assyrian Church, an ancient eastern Christian Church that is not in communion either with the Roman Catholic Church or Orthodox churches.
Iraqi National Alliance parliamentarian Sadiq al-Mahna recently told Al-Monitor Iraq's influence is growing. "In response to the question about whether Iraq will manage to include Egypt in the Axis of Resistance led by Iran, I would like to say that ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - The Iraqi ambassador to Portugal, Saad Mohammed Ridha, has been recalled by Baghdad after he was unable to maintain diplomatic immunity for his twin sons, who are accused of brutally assaulting a teenager.
Residents awoke to find they were no longer subjects of the Islamic State, whose capture of Iraq's second city in 2014 underscored the insurgency's ambition of creating a "caliphate" across Iraq and Syria. The militants imposed extreme regulations on ...
Michael Knights, an Iraq expert at the Washington Institute For Near East Policy, called Wing a "committed Iraqi analyst - very emblematic of how technology mixed with obsessive interest can nowadays create experts in unconventional ways.
By the time he left Iraq in 2004, he had participated in and witnessed a variety of aggressive interrogation techniques, including sleep deprivation, stress positions, diet manipulation, exposure and isolation.
Despite repeated requests from Portugal "the Iraqi authorities consider that there is no sufficient justification for waiver of the diplomatic immunity of the two sons of the ambassador," he said.
aid-1822458_640 Iraq has a centralized health care system, which utilizes public hospital-based capital intensive model of curative and preventive care.
The Daesh group, which seized large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014, is under intense military pressure in both countries and has lost significant territory in recent months.
After meeting with Church leaders in northern Iraq, a US bishop has said he will advocate differently for Iraqi religious minorities.
Mosul, Iraq - The Iraqi Army announced it liberated Arabi 1 neighborhood in northern Mosul after advancing Iraqi forces engaged in tough clashes with ISIS militants where the extremist group holds onto Rashidiya, one last major district in the eastern ...
A man has been jailed after he was caught trying to sneak an Iraqi man through the Channel Tunnel - in his boot. Ibrahim Erkal claimed he had been to Paris on a two-day 'sightseeing trip' when he was stopped by suspicious Border Force officers.
Postmedia has learned that Barzan Tilli-Choli, who came to Canada as a teenager in 1999, was transported to Iraq on Tuesday by officers with the Canada Border Services Agency.
Washington, DC - Iraq's $1 billion bond has sparked the outrage of Congressman Walter B. Jones, who said through a press release, "the insanity is astonishing.
KHAZER, Iraq, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Bushra Mohammed married two years ago in her hometown of Mosul and bore a child last spring but as far as the Iraqi state is concerned she is single and her son does not exist. Bushra is one of thousands of Iraqis ...
As Iraqi forces have pushed further into central Mosul over the past week, ousting ISIS from the university and reaching the Tigris River that divides the city, the Kurds have been putting the finishing touches on what officials in Erbil, the capital ...
That was a reference to avoiding a repeat of the disastrous events of 2014, when Islamic State militants swept into western and northern Iraq from Syria and grabbed control of large swaths of territory as the Iraqi Army collapsed. The Obama ...
Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi is demanding a full investigation into the events surrounding the 2003 United States-led invasion of Iraq, the Associated Press reports. On Jan. 17, al-Abadi told reporters that he wants a "thorough investigation ...
That was a reference to avoiding a repeat of the disastrous events of 2014, when Islamic State militants swept into western and northern Iraq from Syria and grabbed control of large swaths of territory as the Iraqi Army collapsed. The Obama ...
NEW YORK -- A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbing images of how the military treated prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan and proceeding as if court review of its decisions about the ...
So far in the Mosul offensive, Iraq's counterterrorism forces, which are by far the military's most battle seasoned unit, have done most of the fighting, advancing from east of the city.


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