Archives: Iraq

Militant Islamist fighters on a tank take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province

Obama seeks congressional approval for war on ISIL

Video

The authorization would give President Barack Obama the ability to use military force against “ISIL or associated persons or forces.” Continue reading

CongressGeographyIraqISILObamasocial studiesSyriaTikritWorldWorld & Geography
mosul

Iraqi troops fight to retake key city of Tikrit from ISIL

Video

The offensive marks a test for Iraqi forces as they prepare to retake the city of Mosul from ISIL control. Continue reading

BaghdadIraqISILMosulsocial studiesTikritWorldWorld & Geography
childrenofwar

Syrian child refugees work in the fields

Video

DOWNLOAD VIDEO The advance of the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant throughout Syria and Iraq has displaced millions of people, leaving many children…read more

IraqISILsocial studiesSyriawar
iraq2

ISIL battles displacing families for winter

Video

Thousands of families have been forced out of their homes in Iraq and Syria as the militant group ISIL overtakes dozens of towns and kills scores of civilians. Continue reading

English & Language ArtsGeographyIraqISILISISsocial studiesSyriaTurkeyWorldWorld & Geography
soldiers

U.S. soldiers were injured by Iraq chemical weapons, report shows

Video

American soldiers were exposed to chemical agents at the start of the 2003 Iraq War, sustaining injuries that they were instructed not to discuss. Continue reading

Cold WarEnglish & Language ArtsGeographyIranIraqmilitarysocial studiesSoviet UnionwarWorld

Submit Your Student Voice

NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records. We do not share information with any other organization.

RSS Content

Tooltip of RSS content 3