- Cameron says time to bomb militants in Syria
Prime Minister David Cameron said on Nov. 25 that it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria because Britain cannot “subcontract its security to other countries.”
Hurriyet. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:32:00 +0200.
- Letter From Europe: Time Before Iraq Invasion Holds Lessons for Fight Against ISIS
The constellation of alliances and perceived national interests has shifted over the past 12 years.
Alan Cowell. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:10:39 GMT.
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- Wood Group secures $90m Iraq contract
Oil services giant Wood Group wins a $90m project management contract for an onshore facility in Iraq.
BBC News. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:41:01 GMT.
- Islamic State Unfazed by Losses in Iraq, Syria
Progress in the U.S.-led effort to beat Islamic State on its home turf in Iraq and Syria has led some to speculate the terror group may be growing desperate. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:20:10 -0500.
- VIDEO: The pilots flying drones over Syria
From an airbase in Lincolnshire, RAF crews are flying unmanned drones over the skies of Iraq and Syria against Islamic State.
BBC News. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:14:26 GMT.
- Kurds Seek Reconstruction Help After Liberating Sinjar
Kurdish forces backed by US air strikes liberated the city of Sinjar in Iraq from the Islamic State terrorist group earlier this month, and now are looking for help with reconstruction in the region. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:21:00 -0500.
- Massachusetts congressman convenes meeting of Syrian refugees, police
A Massachusetts congressman, who took in a translator he worked with while fighting in the Iraq War, is hosting a meeting on Tuesday with Syrian refugees and law enforcement officials in an effort to cool tensions over refugees. U.S. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:36:28 -0500.
- Op-Ed Contributor: John Bolton: To Defeat ISIS, Create a Sunni State
Putting Syria and Iraq back together will serve only the interests of Moscow and Tehran.
John R. Bolton. International Herald Tribune. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:34:15 GMT.
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- Iraq Suspends Northern Flights Due To Russian Air Campaign
Iraq is suspending flights to the northern Kurdish self-ruled region for two days due to Russia's air campaign in neighboring Syria.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:19:21 +0000.
- David Cameron to seek approval this week for UK to join anti-ISIS strikes
British Prime Minister David Cameron says he will seek parliamentary approval this week for Britain to join U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremists in Syria.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 04:37:27 EST.
Facts About Iraq
The Republic of Iraq, located in southwest Asia, is governed by a
federal government comprised of executive, legislative, and judicial
branches plus various independent commissions.
Its capital city is Baghdad, and its currency is the Iraqi Dinar.
The primary languages used in Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish, and in 2007,
Iraq's estimated population was 27,500,000. Approximately 77% of
Iraqis are Arab, 18% are Kurdish, and 5% are other ethnicities.
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