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Iraq: Italian copter crash kills four as Baqouba blast leaves at least two soldiers dead; Anbar governor dies

the governor of western Iraq's Anbar province has been killed during clashes between U.S. forces ...

18/05/2010 - 13:32 - comment 0

Iraqi forces claim control over entrances to Fallujah

Fallujah.” Meanwhile, Adhal Al-Fahdawi, a member of the Anbar Governorate Council, told Asharq Al-Awsat ... which was proposed by former Anbar Governor Qasim Mohamed Abed, and which came as a result ... council.” Fahdawi added: “The Governorate Council adopted this initiative, except for parties within ...

21/04/2014 - 12:43 - comment 0

Iraqi prime minister vows to fight jihadists

a member of the Anbar Salvation Council, dismissed Maliki’s calls for a “national dialogue.” “This ... group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the country's Anbar province where a civil war ... the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq’s restive western Anbar province on Wednesday, pledging ...

29/05/2014 - 13:24 - comment 0

U.N. calls on local Iraqi communities to battle Al Qaeda in Anbar province

The U.N. security council has called on Iraqi tribes and local communities in the restive Anbar province to help the government in the fight against Al Qaeda. The U.N. Security Council said it was calling on Iraqi tribes and local forces in restive Anbar province ...

13/01/2014 - 19:33 - comment 0

Iraq PM reverses withdraw decision, keeps troops in Anbar

residents and the government of the province west of Baghdad. Iraq’s Anbar governor Ahmad Khalaf ... reversed a decision to withdraw troops from tense cities in Anbar province, hours after militants attacked ... on Wednesday reversed a decision to withdraw troops from tense cities in Anbar province, hours after militants ...

02/01/2014 - 07:27 - comment 1

Iraqi air force strikes Anbar to try to oust al Qaeda

of Anbar’s provincial council, told Reuters. But officials on Saturday said eight Iraqi soldiers were killed ... on a city in Anbar on Sunday, killing 25 Islamist militants in an attempt to quell an al-Qaeda offensive ... forces launched an air strike on a city in Anbar on Sunday, killing 25 Islamist militants in an attempt ...

06/01/2014 - 05:01 - comment 0

Heavy fighting rages in Iraq's Anbar

Ahmed Abu Risha, head of the Awakening National Council – a coalition of tribesmen in Anbar - said ... succeeded in reclaiming control of a police station in the Sunni area of one of Anbar’s largest cities, ... in the Sunni area of one of Anbar’s largest cities, Fallujah, as clashes renewed with al-Qaeda militants, Al ...

03/01/2014 - 14:14 - comment 0

U.N. calls on Iraq to use "dialogue" to resolve Anbar crisis

Minister Nuri Al Maliki to use dialogue to resolve the ongoing conflict in Anbar province, where Al ... in Anbar Province . He was speaking at a news conference on Monday following his arrival in Baghdad ... Maliki, meanwhile, dismissed calls for dialogue in the Anbar Province, saying that there could ...

14/01/2014 - 09:05 - comment 0

US soldiers, Shiite fighters exchange fire in Najaf as three Marines ''die in action'' in Anbar

city of Najaf on Sunday, a day after Najaf's governor accused cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his sup ... governor accused cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his supporters of not honoring a deal to end fighting ...   Elsewhere, three Marines died in action in Anbar province on Saturday, which extends from just ...

18/05/2010 - 14:13 - comment 0

US transfers security control of Anbar to Iraqis

of the Sunni province of Anbar to local forces was held Monday morning. A ceremony to transfer US military security control of the Sunni province of Anbar to local forces was held Monday ... forces were prepared to accept security responsibility in Anbar. The US military said the transfer ...

17/05/2010 - 19:22 - comment 0