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

  Elsewhere, three Marines died in action in Anbar province on Saturday, which extends from just west of Baghdad to the Syrian and Jordanian borders, the U.S. command said.    No further details were released, the U.S. military reported.     In Najaf, Governor Adnan al-Zurufi ...

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

Iraq claims 50 Islamic State fighters killed in air raids

of the capital Baghdad. According to the country’s military, the dead included an ISIL commander who ... in the north of the capital Baghdad.According to the country’s military, the dead included an ISIL commander ... the ISIL Takfiri terrorists back from the Bouhayat region in the western province of Anbar ...

18/09/2014 - 07:27 - comment 0

Kurdish president warns against Iraqi military intervention in Anbar

of resorting to military intervention will further complicate the situation. The violence in Anbar, which ... Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s military intervention in the western Anbar province, warning against an all-out ... intervention in the violence in the Anbar province. President of Iraq’s autonomous ...

12/01/2014 - 10:54 - comment 0

U.S. commander in Iraq: Violence in Baghdad cut by 50%

The No. 2 U.S. commander in Iraq stated Thursday ... The No. 2 U.S. commander in Iraq stated Thursday that a seven-month-old security operation has reduced ...   Odierno said the U.S. military had separately released at least 50 detainees per day, ...

17/05/2010 - 21:46 - comment 0

Iran: ready to help Iraq "battle Al Qaeda terrorists" in Anbar

Anbar province. An Iranian military official told the Associated Press ... An Iranian military official told reporters Sunday ... in its western Anbar province.  Iranian media quoted deputy chief-of-staff of the army, Gen. ...

06/01/2014 - 09:05 - comment 0

Hamas denies top military commander killed by Israel

that the group's top military commander, Mohammed Deif, was killed by an Israeli air strike, where his wife ... categorically rejected Tel Aviv’s claims that the group’s top military commander has been killed in an Israeli air strike. Hamas sources said on Wednesday that its military commander Mohammed Deif is alive ...

21/08/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

US military chopper crashes in Iraq over Al Anbar, two soldiers missing

An American military helicopter carrying six US soldiers crashed over the Al Anbar province of Iraq on Tuesday. An American military helicopter carrying six US soldiers crashed over the Al Anbar province of Iraq on Tuesday. Four ...

18/05/2010 - 11:20 - comment 1

A Freudian slip? Iraqi air force delivers food supplies and ammunition to IS by mistake

desperately fending off jihadist fighters near Saqlawia in the western province of Anbar. Hakim Al-Zamili, ... in deadly need of these supplies, but because of the wrong plans of the commanders in the Iraqi army ... of Iraq's fledgling air force at a time when the U.S.-led coalition will be depending on its military ...

Editor's Choice - 02/10/2014 - 07:33 - comment 0

Iraq prepares for war: Country divided into four military zones

issued a decree Saturday night to divide the country into four military zones, each under the command o ... into four military zones, each under the command of a leading official, to face the expected US-British ... of Baghdad, Salahaddin, Anbar, Wasit and Diyala, is put under the command of a member of Iraq's ruling ...

18/05/2010 - 16:19 - comment 0

Iraqi tribes "recapture majority" of Anbar province, partial calm restored

Iraqi tribesmen have recaptured the majority of Anbar ... standing view in Anbar that his government is 'sectarian.' Iraq confirmed that the army ... and the Levant (ISIL) fighters from its northern and eastern areas . On Wednesday, a military helicopter ...

09/01/2014 - 10:09 - comment 0