A senior U.S. general operating in Mosul said Wednesday that a chemical attack launched against coalition forces by the Islamic State three days ago had “no impact” on American or Iraqi troops.
George Ciccariello-Maher, an associate professor in the history and politics department at Drexel University, ignited a Twitter firestorm on Sunday when he tweeted that he was trying not to “vomit or yell” when he witnessed a fellow passenger aboard his flight give up their first class seat to a uniformed soldier.
U.S. Central Command has opened an investigation into recent reports that scores of Iraqi civilians were killed by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Mosul, the top commander in the Middle East said Wednesday.
Iraqi forces are clearing the terrorists out of West Mosul ahead of schedule, and coalition forces fighting ISIS believe the Caliph has fled.
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, recently spoke at the naturalization ceremony of an Iraqi family he sponsored.
President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday that restricts immigration from six Muslim-majority countries for 90 days, dropping Iraq from January’s original version of the order, and suspends the United States refugee program for 120 days.
The United States needs to continue its commitment to train and equip Iraqi security forces for the coming years after the coalition’s anticipated defeat of the Islamic State in Mosul to prevent the reemergence of the jihadist group in the nation, an expert on the region testified Tuesday.
The U.S. Air Force plans to deploy its F-35A Joint Strike Fighter jets to battle the Islamic State in the Middle East within the next few years to give the American-led coalition a new edge over the terrorist group.
A Sunni insurgency is taking root in Iraq as the U.S.-led coalition continues to weaken the Islamic State’s territorial strongholds, particularly in Mosul, according to a new report.