Iran is only too happy to be seen as leading a concerted war effort on behalf of the Shiites
ISIS militants have closed gates of a dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq
‘This is not a business-as-usual meeting, said the senior official, speaking on condition of anonymity by teleconference.
Jassem Nouri, who had also served as a military adviser in Syria, was killed on Thursday, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported
The government, in its dependence on these militias to fight ISIS, has unleashed a monster beyond its control
Iraq forces have launched wide operations aimed at severing the supply lines of the militants who control most of Anbar
UN spokesman: more than 180,00 had been displaced from the city.
Though its financial strength was initially dependent on oil, a report shows that oil now only makes up a fraction of its revenue
Iraqi state TV declared the start of the operation, in which troops will be backed by Shiite and Sunni paramilitary forces
The Pentagon said it was “unhelpful” for Iraq’s Shiite militia to have chosen an openly sectarian code name
Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi of the U.S. commitment to help fight ISIS
Abadi said Iraq needed more international support as many ISIS fighters were slipping into Iraq from Syria
In Palmyra, the Syrian air force struck at buildings captured by the Sunni militant group
Soleimani: "There is nobody in confrontation with (ISIS) except the Islamic Republic of Iran."
He said the U.S. military had not recommended any changes for now in the support Washington is giving to Iraq
Iraqi forces retook territory from ISIS east of Ramadi
ISIS forces are approaching the borders of Saudi Arabia and Jordan; but we have never seen ISIS actively mobilizing against Iran
He said that the bridge, which was opened on Tuesday, had since been closed to those fleeing Ramadi for the safety of Baghdad
Husseiba is about seven kilometers east of Ramadi, where ISIS militants routed Iraqi forces earlier
‘Preparations for the Anbar operations are needed because this operation will not be easy,’ a spokesman for the Hashed al-Shaabi militia said
The U.S. president says the loss of key Iraqi city of Ramadi is only a tactical setback
Iraqi forces also said they thwarted a third attempt by ISIS militants to break through their defensive lines east of the city of Ramadi overnight on Thursday
ISIS on Sunday took full control of the Anbar provincial capital following a three-day blitz
ISIS is seeking to consolidate its gains in the vast desert province of Anbar, of which Ramadi is capital
A top U.S. official says Washington is going to help Iraqis retake Ramadi from ISIS ‘as soon as possible’
The extremist group has majored in the art of how to grab a headline and how to confound its opponents.
ISIS militants searched for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River
Ramadi fell to the militants at the weekend and those fleeing were thought to be escaping from ISIS for a second time
The White House said a U.S.-led air campaign would back multi-sectarian Iraqi forces in their attempt to regain Ramadi
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