US Approves $295.6 Million Weapons Sale to Kurdish Peshmerga

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Apr 30, 2017 04:53 AM EDT

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

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Feb 25, 2017 04:18 AM EST

Then there's Russia's military in Syria. read more

US and Coalition Airstrikes against ISIS in Mosul Reach Record Level

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Dec 22, 2016 07:59 AM EST

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

China is Top Combat Aerial Drone Supplier to Muslim Military Powers

Staff Reporter   | Dec 07, 2016 08:47 AM EST

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

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Oct 25, 2016 06:59 PM EDT

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

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

Charissa Echavez   | Oct 07, 2016 05:12 AM EDT

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." read more

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Sep 29, 2016 12:55 AM EDT

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

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Sep 19, 2016 05:44 AM EDT

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

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jul 29, 2016 08:18 PM EDT

Iraq is the leading combat operator of these drones . read more

Baghdad Declares State of Emergency After Rebels Breach Green Zone

Rina S.   | May 02, 2016 08:30 AM EDT

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. read more

US-led Coalition Bombing ISIS into Bankruptcy

Staff Reporter   | Dec 16, 2015 12:21 PM EST

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. read more

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

Desiree Sison   | Dec 09, 2015 07:07 AM EST

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. read more

Iraq: Intelligence Sharing Ties Are Important

Darlene Tverdohleb   | Sep 28, 2015 05:29 PM EDT

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

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

Camille Harthy   | May 20, 2015 06:33 PM EDT

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. read more

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

Acsilyn Miyazaki   | Apr 18, 2015 01:52 AM EDT

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

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