• NBC Apr 9, 2018

    US Helicopter Crashes in Iraq, Killing All 7 Aboard

    All seven service members aboard a U.S. helicopter that crashed in Iraq were killed, the Pentagon said Friday in a written statement. The aircraft crashed in western Iraq a day earlier, said the officials, who insisted on speaking anonymously to release details of the crash before they were made public. The crash did not appear to be the result of...

  • United States Aug 31, 2017

    Iraqi PM Declares Tal Afar ‘Fully Liberated' From ISIS

    Iraq’s prime minister on Thursday declared the town of Tal Afar “fully liberated” from the Islamic State group after a nearly two-week operation, the latest blow to the extremist group which ran nearly a third of the country three years ago. Iraqi troops “eliminated and smashed Daesh terrorists” in al-Ayadia district, about 10 kilometers (6 miles) northwest of Tal Afar,...

  • Iraq Feb 16, 2017

    Baghdad Car Bomb Claimed by Islamic State Kills 55

    A car bomb at a Baghdad auto dealership killed at least 55 people and wounded more than 60 on Thursday, Iraqi officials said....
    Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Gen. Saad Maan confirmed the toll from the attack, which took place in the mainly Shiite al-Bayaa neighborhood....
    The Islamic State group claimed the bombing in an online statement circulated by its Aamaq news agency....

  • texas Nov 23, 2016

    Veteran Admits Lying About Combat Injuries in Iraq

    A Fort Worth man faces up to 21 years in prison after he admitted lying about his military service to get a mortgage-free house and monthly veterans’ benefits.

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