- Iraqi pilot flew military plane that crashed in Arizona Updated: Jun-26-15 1:52 am
DOUGLAS, Arizona - An Iraqi pilot who has been training in the United States for four years crashed in southern Arizona while flying an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, a spokesman for the Iraqi defense minister said Thursday.
- Ex-Army contractor gets prison for military theft in Iraq Updated: Jun-19-15 11:10 am
WACO, Texas - A former Army contractor in Iraq who helped to steal and sell more than $2.6 million in U.S. military property must serve nearly four years in prison.
- Dutch govt extends military missions in Iraq, Mali by a year Updated: Jun-19-15 10:34 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch government is extending by a year its contribution to the international coalition fighting the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and to a United Nations peacekeeping force in Mali.
- Iraq militias say they don't need US help in Anbar operation Updated: Jun-12-15 2:53 pm
KESSARRAT, Iraq - Ali Ahsan paced back and forth carrying a rifle more than half his height in the searing heat as his militia convoy made a pit stop in the Anbar desert to rest and pray.
- General: New US hub in Iraq could be model Updated: Jun-11-15 7:43 pm
NAPLES, Italy - The Pentagon's top general said Thursday the U.S. military's reach could extend even further into Iraq if the anti-Islamic State campaign gains momentum, and he held out the possibility of eventually recommending to President Barack Obama that U.S. troops take on the riskier role of calling in airstrikes.
- Obama: US lacks 'complete strategy' for training Iraqis Updated: Jun-08-15 5:41 pm
ELMAU, Germany - Acknowledging military setbacks, President Barack Obama said Monday the United States still lacks a "complete strategy" for training Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State. He urged Iraq's government to allow more of the nation's Sunnis to join the campaign against the violent militants.
- Jordan military unveils border surveillance with Iraq, Syria Updated: Jun-08-15 12:32 pm
BORDER GUARD FORCES COMMAND, Jordan - Jordan's military on Monday unveiled a new phase of a border surveillance system that U.S. officials say provides an effective defense against infiltration attempts, including by Islamic State militants.
- Britain to send 125 more troops to Iraq in fight against IS Updated: Jun-07-15 12:59 pm
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain will send 125 more troops to Iraq to train local forces fighting the Islamic State group.