Iraqi Government News
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
Officials: US to Send More Troops to Iraq to Help With Mosul
The U.S. is sending 615 more troops to Iraq as the stage is set for an Iraqi-led battle to reclaim Mosul, the northern city that has been the Islamic State group's main stronghold for more than two years
09/26/16: First Presidential Debate
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet at Hofstra University.
Presidential Nominees Discuss Plans to Prevent Homegrown Terror
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debate the growing threat of terrorism in the United States.
Iraq: Triple Suicide Attack North of Baghdad Kills 11 Troops
A provincial spokesman says a triple suicide bombing has killed at least 11 members of the security forces
Iraq Sets Ceiling on Oil Production Before Algeria Meeting
OPEC member Iraq says it supports any deal to prop up oil prices ahead of next week's meeting of oil producers in Algeria
Iraq: Forces Push IS Militants From Key Northern Town
The Iraqi military says its forces have pushed deeper into a key Islamic State-held town north of Baghdad days after launching an operation to retake it
Obama, Iraqi Leader Vow Rapid Offensive to Retake Mosul
President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi (HY'-dahr ahl ah-BAH'-dee) put the Islamic State group on notice that they plan to recapture the city of Mosul within months
Obama Is Not the 'Founder' of ISIS – These Guys Are
President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are not the "founders" of the terrorist organization ISIS, as recently claimed by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. That dubious distinction goes to the group's mysterious current leader and to a petty thug turned jihadi killer. ISIS, in its
Rep. Xavier Becerra on Zika Virus, Trump and Congressional Republicans
ABC News' John Parkinson interviews Rep. Xavier Becerra after House democrats hold a news conference.