Iraq

US officials say US troops killed, injured in Iraq attack

WASHINGTON — Three service members were killed, including two Americans, and a…

 

Canada will respect an Iraqi government order to leave: Sajjan

Canada will respect an Iraqi government order to leave: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Canada will respect any decision by the Iraqi government to…

 

Federal opposition divided over Iraq mission as troops remain hunkered down

Federal opposition divided over Iraq mission as troops remain hunkered down

OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are divided over whether Canada should press…

 

Canada, allies begin withdrawing troops from Iraq amid U.S.-Iran standoff

Canada, allies begin withdrawing troops from Iraq amid U.S.-Iran standoff

OTTAWA — The Canadian military started to move troops out of Iraq…

Canada, allies begin withdrawing troops from Iraq amid U.S.-Iran standoff
Canadians hunker down as NATO, U.S. offer contradictory messages on Iraq

Canadians hunker down as NATO, U.S. offer contradictory messages on Iraq

Hundreds of Canadian soldiers were hunkered down on military bases in Iraq…

Canadians hunker down as NATO, U.S. offer contradictory messages on Iraq
Iraq’s top Shiite cleric condemns gruesome hanging of teen

Iraq’s top Shiite cleric condemns gruesome hanging of teen

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s top Shiite cleric on Friday denounced the killing of…

Iraq’s top Shiite cleric condemns gruesome hanging of teen
Iraqi officials: 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes

Iraqi officials: 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes

BAGHDAD — Eight people died and at least 90 were wounded on…

Iraqi officials: 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes
U.S.-Iran tension has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts

U.S.-Iran tension has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts

OTTAWA — The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and…

U.S.-Iran tension has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks to members of the media on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Coming summer big test for Iraqi government post-ISIL: Canadian commander

OTTAWA — Five years after Canadian troops arrived in Iraq to help…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland speaks to members of the media on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Feds weigh role in Iraq as defence chief warns about long-term need for troops

Feds weigh role in Iraq as defence chief warns about long-term need for troops

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan pledged Canada’s enduring support for Iraq…

Feds weigh role in Iraq as defence chief warns about long-term need for troops
Canada to host anti-ISIL meeting as Ottawa weighs future of Iraq mission

Canada to host anti-ISIL meeting as Ottawa weighs future of Iraq mission

OTTAWA — An idyllic estate on the shore of Meech Lake outside…

Canada to host anti-ISIL meeting as Ottawa weighs future of Iraq mission
Canada waiting on Iraq before launching next phase of anti-ISIL mission

Canada waiting on Iraq before launching next phase of anti-ISIL mission

Canada waiting on Iraq before launching next phase of anti-ISIL mission OTTAWA…

Canada waiting on Iraq before launching next phase of anti-ISIL mission
Over 400 dead from earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area

Over 400 dead from earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area

TEHRAN, Iran — Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the…

  • Nov 13, 2017
Over 400 dead from earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area
Iraqi VP warns of ‘civil war’ over Kurdish-held Kirkuk

Iraqi VP warns of ‘civil war’ over Kurdish-held Kirkuk

BAGHDAD — Iraqi Vice-President Ayad Allawi warned on Monday there could be…

  • Oct 9, 2017
Iraqi VP warns of ‘civil war’ over Kurdish-held Kirkuk
Dyer: The first bit of Kurdistan

Dyer: The first bit of Kurdistan

The neighbours are very cross about Monday’s independence referendum in the Kurdish…

  • Sep 29, 2017
Dyer: The first bit of Kurdistan

Canadians preparing for new battle in Iraq

OTTAWA — Canadian special forces have left the city of Mosul and…

Iraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State

Iraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State

Iraq is asking the UN Security Council for assistance in collecting evidence…

  • Aug 16, 2017
Iraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State
Clashes shake west Mosul after victory over IS declared

Clashes shake west Mosul after victory over IS declared

MOSUL, Iraq — Airstrikes, shelling and other heavy clashes shook a small…

  • Jul 11, 2017
Clashes shake west Mosul after victory over IS declared
Iraqi declares ‘total victory’ over Islamic State in Mosul

Iraqi declares ‘total victory’ over Islamic State in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraq on Monday declared “total victory” over the Islamic…

  • Jul 10, 2017
Iraqi declares ‘total victory’ over Islamic State in Mosul
Tensions rise between Iraqi forces and civilians in Mosul

Tensions rise between Iraqi forces and civilians in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq — “Don’t stop!” the Iraqi special forces lieutenant yelled as…

  • Jul 5, 2017
Tensions rise between Iraqi forces and civilians in Mosul