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US-IRAQ NEWS

US troops still deploying to Iraq, even as Afghan war ends

September 20, 2021 2:49 pm

Although the mission may have dropped from public attention, the United States still has boots on the ground in the other nation it invaded in the wake of 9/11. About 2,500 US troops are in Iraq now.

Rockets land at Iraqi air base hosting US forces

March 03, 2021 2:42 pm

It was the second rocket attack in Iraq this month and came two days before Pope Francis is due to visit the country.

US-backed SDF hands over 280 Iraqi, foreign detainees to Iraq

February 25, 2019 10:36 am

There are meant to be more such handovers under an agreement to transfer a group of some 500 detainees held by the SDF in Syria, Iraqi military sources said.

Obama hails recapturing of Iraq's Mosul Dam by Kurdish forces

August 19, 2014 10:37 am

Obama said that the US is building an international coalition to address the humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq.

John Kerry urges inclusive Iraqi government, rules out sending troops

August 12, 2014 1:01 pm

We are urging him to form a new cabinet as swiftly as possible: US Secretary of State John Kerry.

US will intervene to prevent 'massacre of innocent people': Obama

August 09, 2014 4:58 pm

Obama justifies his decision to carry out targeted airstrikes in Iraq to prevent 'massacre of innocent people'.

US mulls air strikes as Iraq militants advance on Baghdad

June 12, 2014 3:36 pm

Possible state of emergency in Iraq's capital city Baghdad as militants advance. US to offer air assistance.

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