- Sending more US troops to Iraq fits a 2-year pattern Updated: Apr-19-16 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's decision to send still more American troops to Iraq, and to put military advisers closer to the front lines against the Islamic State, fits a pattern of ever-deepening involvement in a country whose war Obama exited with supposed finality in December 2011.
- US to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters to Iraq Updated: Apr-18-16 7:40 pm
BAGHDAD - The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional troops to Iraq and to send eight Apache helicopters for the first time into the fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the first major increase in U.S. forces in nearly a year, U.S. defense officials said Monday.
- Iraqi forces face heavy resistance in IS-held town Updated: Apr-05-16 2:37 pm
HIT, Iraq - Heavy resistance has slowed Iraqi forces Tuesday as they pushed forward toward the center of a town held by Islamic State militants in western Anbar province, commanders at the scene said.
- The Latest: Iraqi troops capture key village outside Mosul Updated: Apr-04-16 8:20 am
BEIRUT - The Latest on the interconnected conflicts in Iraq and Syria (all times local):