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ISIS nemesis

US Approves $295.6 Million Weapons Sale to Kurdish Peshmerga

The Peshmerga have been described as "the West's toughest and most reliable bulwark against ISIS in Iraq."


US will Deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the Next Five Years

Then there's Russia's military in Syria.


US and Coalition Airstrikes against ISIS in Mosul Reach Record Level

Central Command says it's on track to top the 28,696 weapons released in 2015.

Muslims like them

China is Top Combat Aerial Drone Supplier to Muslim Military Powers

Iraq is the leading combat operator of the CH-4.

Drone killer

ISIS Aerial Drone Shot Down in Iraq by Handheld US Electronic Drone Killing Gun

The U.S. Department of Defense bought 100 DroneDefenders a few months ago.

Kurdish soldiers with the Peshmerga keep guard near the frontline with Sunni militants on the outskirts of Kirkuk, an oil-rich Iraqi city on June 25, 2014 in Kirkuk, Iraq.

Foreign ISIS Recruits Likely to be More Educated, Wealthy than Average: World Bank

Recruits of the Islamic State group are more educated and relatively wealthy than their average countryman, according to a study by the World Bank entitled "Economic and Social Inclusion to Prevent Violent Extremism."

Gone with the wind

More US Troops Heading for Iraq in Advance of Mosul Offensive in October

The Americans will assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces that will lead the fight to retake Mosul and ISIL's shrinking territory in Iraq.

For export

China’s Weapons are Cheap, that’s why China’s the World’s Third Top Arms Exporter

That means a country can, quite literally, get more bang per buck with Chinese weapons.

For export

Iraq using its China-made CH-4B Armed Aerial Drones to Deadly Effect against ISIS

Iraq is the leading combat operator of these drones .

Iraqi Parliament was invaded by Protestors

Baghdad Declares State of Emergency After Rebels Breach Green Zone

A state of emergency has been declared in Baghdad after its Green Zone was breached by supporters of Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and entered the parliament building on Sunday.

Hitting ISIS Oil Fields

US-led Coalition Bombing ISIS into Bankruptcy

The extremist organization that wants to terrorize the world into a global caliphate has started to dig deeper into its coffers just two months into a coalition campaign designed to cut off its cash flow.

ISIS Weapons Came From China, Russia, US, EU--Amnesty International

ISIS Weapons Came From China, Russia, US, EU: Amnesty International

The stockpile of weaponry being used by Islamic militants to kill, terrorize, and attack hapless civilians worldwide actually came from more than 25 countries including China, Russia, US, and the European Union states, a report released by the Amnesty International said.

The U.S. President meets with Iraqi Prime Minister in April at the White House.

Iraq: Intelligence Sharing Ties Are Important

Iraq's Prime Minister is defending the country's intelligence sharing with Iran, Syria, and Russia to fight against the Islamic State extremists.


Iraq Details 8 Anti-IS Plans; Country to Boost Police Training, Civilian Recruitment

Iraq's Council of Ministers on May 19 laid out an eight-part plan on how it has decided to get back control of Ramadi and fight the Islamic State.

Erbil, Iraq

Suicide Bombing Outside U.S. Consulate in Iraq Kills 3

Three people were killed in the Kurdish capital Erbil on Friday after a suicide car bomb exploded just outside the U.S. Consulate.

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