- AP Interview: Iraq 'sleeper cells' fight Islamic State group
BAGHDAD (AP) — "Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The Associated Press.
- Jolie in Iraq, says more needed for Iraq and Syria refugees
DOHUK, Iraq (AP) — Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more than three million displaced Iraqis and Syrians living in dire conditions in northern Iraq.
- Officials say bombings kill 15 in Iraq's capital, Baghdad
BAGHDAD (AP) — A string of bombings ripped mainly through commercial areas in Iraq's capital Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, officials said.
- Officials say bombings kill 13 people in Iraq's capital
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bombings, mainly targeting Shiite neighborhoods, killed at least 13 people in Baghdad on Saturday, said Iraqi officials.
- Iraq coalition tensions emerge in Islamic State fight
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi commanders heavily dependent on outside support to defeat the Islamic State group are increasingly voicing frustration over the U.S.-led coalition's efforts, complaining of miscommunication, failed deliveries of weapons, inadequate training and differences in strategy.
- Iraqi Torah scroll makes mysterious journey to Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) — A 200-year-old Torah scroll has taken an unusual and mysterious journey from Baghdad to Jerusalem, where it was greeted with candies and song in a jubilant dedication ceremony Thursday.
- Hagel disputes Iraq leader's weapons, training complaints
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel took issue Thursday with the Iraqi prime minister's assertion that the U.S. has been too slow to provide weapons and training for his country, saying Haider al-Abadi's remarks are not helpful or correct.
- Bombings kill 14 soldiers, militiamen in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomb and an explosive device hidden in a booby-trapped house killed 14 soldiers and Shiite militiamen north of Baghdad on Thursday, Iraqi officials said.
- AP Interview: Iraq premier says ground troops need more aid
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday appealed for more aid for the country's beleaguered ground forces, which have yet to score a decisive victory against the Islamic State group despite five months of U.S.-led coalition air raids.
- Iraq war inquiry report delayed until after election
LONDON (AP) — The report of an inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq war will be delayed until after a national election in May, its chairman said, provoking dismay from politicians of all parties Wednesday.
- Attacks kill 8 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two bombings targeting Shiite neighborhoods killed eight people in Baghdad on Tuesday as authorities found 15 bodies of Kurdish fighters in a mass grave in an area once controlled by the Islamic State group.