Iraqi Police News
Why the Iraqi Offensive to Retake Mosul Is So Important
The top American general in the Middle East said Tuesday that the Iraqi military is on track to objective to launch an operation to retake Mosul by the end of the year. At a Pentagon briefing, Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, said that the training of Iraqi forces is on
Dallas Trauma Surgeon Speaks Out on Shootings
Dr. Brian Williams at Parkland Hospital in Dallas shares his emotional thoughts on the recent deadly shooting of police officers.
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
'Terrible Day,' as ISIS Claims to Have Taken Iraqi City of Ramadi
One day after the United States announced the killing of a top ISIS financier , the terror group has claimed a victory of its own, seizing the provincial Iraqi capital of Ramadi. "The city has fallen," Muhannad Haimor, a spokesman for the governor of Anbar province, told the New York Times on
ISIS Fighters Attack Iraqi Base Wearing Iraqi Army Uniforms
Between 20 and 25 ISIS fighters wearing Iraqi Army uniforms infiltrated al-Asad airbase Friday -- the sprawling western Iraqi base where 400 American forces are training Iraqi troops -- and tried to enter the base, military officials said. The ISIS fighters were killed as Iraqi forces repelled the
'This Week' Transcript: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden
Below is the rush transcript of "This Week" on December 14, 2014. It may contain errors. ANNOUNCER: Now on ABC This Week. Developing this morning, stunner in the skies: a Russian military plane narrowly avoids a collision with a passenger jet. What has officials so alarmed? The CIA and torture:
Marines Sent to Protect Embassy as Tensions Rise in Baghdad
About 100 Marines are headed to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad today and some embassy staffers being sent out of town as tensions rise due to the advance of a radical Islamic insurgency. The U.S. took additional precautions as ISIS - the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria - expanded its territory in Iraq
US Assisting Iraq in Fight Against Al Qaeda 2 Years After Troops Withdraw
Two years after the United States withdrew all combat troops from Iraq, the U.S. military is helping Iraq again in the fledgling government’s all-out battle against insurgents. A massive C-17 cargo plane landed in Baghdad on a recent evening to deliver ammunition — this time,...
Read an Exerpt from Marcus Lutrell's Book 'Lone Survivor'
Tune in to ‘This Week’ on Sunday for an interview with Marcus Lutrell, Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg about the new film ‘Lone Survivor.’ Excerpted from LONE SURVIVOR: THE EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT OF OPERATION REDWING AND THE LOST HEROES OF SEAL TEAM 10 by Marcus Luttrell...
Brit Convicted of Selling Fake Bomb Detectors, Iraq Still Using Them
A British court convicted 57-year-old Jim McCormick of three counts of fraud, and now police vow to go after his riches.