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Stories with person: Nouri al-Maliki
  • US to "fine tune" Iraq strategy in light of Ramadi debacle story has photos
    Updated: May-28-15 3:56 pm

    WASHINGTON - Pentagon leaders are trying to "fine tune" U.S. strategy for ousting the Islamic State group from Iraq, focusing on faster and better training and arming of Sunni tribes whose combat role is central to reversing the extremists' advances, senior U.S. officials said Thursday.

  • Q&A: The IS group captures Iraq's Ramadi 
    Updated: May-18-15 2:25 pm

    Nearly a year after sweeping across northern and western Iraq, the Islamic State group this weekend seized Ramadi, capital of the western Anbar province, routing Iraqi forces despite heavy U.S.-led airstrikes.