Anbar Province News
Everything You Need to Know About Gen. James Mattis
President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday night that he will "appoint" retired Marine Gen. James "Mad Dog" Mattis to be his secretary of defense. "We are going to appoint 'Mad Dog' Mattis as our Secretary of Defense," Trump said at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio. "But we're not announcing it
Defense Secretary Says 615 More US Troops Will Be Deployed to Iraq
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has announced that 615 additional American troops will head to Iraq to assist the country's military in its future offensive to re-take Mosul from ISIS. Currently, the United States has 4,565 military personnel in Iraq who are training, advising and assisting Iraq's
Fantasy Forecast With Meteorologist Mel
ABC News' Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee joins the show for a quiz on NFL teams.
Gen. John Allen Refutes Trump's Claim That Generals 'Reduced to Rubble'
Retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen responds to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's foreign policy comments.
'This Week' Transcript: Rudy Giuliani, Gen. John Allen, and Secretary Jeh Johnson
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON September 11, 2016 and it will be updated. ANNOUNCER: Now on THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP (R), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: We're fighting for every last city and every last person. (END VIDEO CLIP) ANNOUNCER: Ready
As Battle Against ISIS for Fallujah Rages, UN Warns 20,000 Children Trapped Inside
As Iraqi troops battle ISIS fighters for Fallujah , the United Nations children’s fund, UNICEF, said today that at least 20,000 children are trapped in the besieged city. Last week, Iraqi forces backed by Shia militias began advancing toward the city that has been under ISIS control since 2014.
What's Going On In Iraqi Offensive to Retake Fallujah From ISIS
The Iraqi ground offensive to retake the ISIS -held city of Fallujah began early Monday with Iraqi military forces pressing outside the city located 40 miles west of Baghdad. Retaking the city in Anbar Province has been a priority for the Iraqi government since it was one of the first places in the
After ISIS: Inside the Iraqi City Left in Ruins
It was one of the biggest cities in Iraq -- the capital of Anbar Province and a strategic hub for travelers going west to Syria and Jordan. Once a bustling city along the banks of the Euphrates with a booming population of nearly 850,000, Ramadi is now a ghost town, destroyed by the ISIS takeover
Tank Nicknamed 'The Beast' Takes On ISIS in Iraqi City
An American-made, Iraqi -operated tank has been nicknamed "The Beast" on Iraqi social media because of its success in taking on ISIS fighters in Hit, Iraq. During a briefing from Iraq with reporters, Colonel Steve Warren, the U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad, praised the exploits of the tank's