Iraqi forces

  • Iraqi security forces gather to advance towards the center of Ramadi city, December 22, 2015. Picture taken December 22, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer         EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE - RTX1ZVJE
    December 23, 2015  

    The Iraqi military has been preparing for months to recapture Ramadi from the Islamic State group. As tanks and other vehicles rolled through the streets, state television reported the army chief has said his forces will finish taking back the vital city in the coming days. Gwen Ifill talks to Ayman Oghanna of VICE News and retired Army Col. Peter Mansoor about the significance of the battle. Continue reading

  • August 28, 2006   BY Admin 

    Fighting between Shiite militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and U.S. and Iraqi soldiers left at least 34 people dead and 70 injured in the southern city of Diwaniyah Monday, officials said. Continue reading