The operation to destroy Islamic State's final vestige of rule in Iraq and Syria hit a temporary snag on Thursday, as an expected evacuation of the remaining civilians from its last enclave in eastern Syria did not go ahead.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:55:16 -0500.
At least three Singaporeans are known to have travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror group, two of them with their families.
Straits Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
The former Glasgow Kelvin Labour MP, expelled from the party over the Iraq War, said he was also seeking to be re-admitted. But the party said he was not eligible as he had stood against it.
Daily Mail. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:31:27 +0000.
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Business Wire. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 11:45:00 UTC.
Iraq will repatriate Iraqi members of the Islamic State group held by U.S.-backed fighters in Syria as well as thousands of their family members, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:23:05 -0500.
Less than two months after being named acting U.S. defense secretary, Pat Shanahan made his first overseas trip this week, focusing on the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb has the details.
Voice of America. Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:25:00 -0500.
The top Pentagon official arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday to consult with American military commanders and Iraqi government leaders on the future U.S. troop presence in Iraq.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 12 Feb 2019 04:57:41 EST.
The push by American officials to get Iraq to comply with Iran sanctions could lead to more mass protests and political instability in the electricity-starved country.
Edward Wong. New York Times. Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:14:08 GMT.
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.
Click on the small Iraq map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iraq.