President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say.
A boy, who just fled a village controlled by Islamic State fighters, cries as he sits with his family inside a bus before heading to the camp at Hammam Ali south of Mosul, Iraq.
By PBS NewsHour
The Iraqi army has been fighting for four months to drive the Islamic State out of Mosul, the country's second-largest city. And Iraq's air force has carried out its first-ever air strikes on ISIS positions inside neighboring Syria. Wall Street…
By Susannah George, Associated Press
The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group.
Aid groups are discovering that many Iraqis want to stay in their homes, rather than venturing to temporary camps. “We’re not able to get into western Mosul, but we can only predict that the situation there remains dire," said Su’ad…
By PBS NewsHour
President Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. The 54-year-old is currently a three-star general in the U.S. Army, who lead American forces in Iraq in 2005 and brought stability to a city that had…
President Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations took effect Jan. 27, complicating plans for some in the Middle East who dreamed of coming to America. With the travel ban now on hold, special correspondent Marcia Biggs updates…
By Elizabeth Flock
"Green on Blue" is the debut novel by Elliot Ackerman, a journalist and former Marine who served in Iraq and in Afghanistan.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
Two rockets landed in Baghdad's highly fortified Green Zone on Saturday night following clashes at anti-government protests that left five dead.
By Laura Santhanam
Now halted by a temporary court-ordered stay, President Donald Trump’s executive order banning Syrian refugees and blocking travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations created chaos at airports and left thousands of travelers in limbo. But beyond the immediate headlines, the order…
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