Iraq’s New PM, Like Maliki, Defined by Years of Sectarianism

Iraq’s New PM, Like Maliki, Defined by Years of Sectarianism | Abadi pushed de-Ba’athification measures

Neither Obama Nor Congress Eager for Vote on Iraq

Neither Obama Nor Congress Eager for Vote on Iraq | Obama loathe to ask, Congress won’t press matter

ISIS Claims Dozens of Kurds Killed in Latest Fighting

ISIS Claims Dozens of Kurds Killed in Latest Fighting | Also claims 170 Peshmerga captured in fighting

ISIS Threatens Retaliation Against Americans as US Airstrikes Grow

ISIS Threatens Retaliation Against Americans as US Airstrikes Grow | ‘We will drown you all in blood’

Blaming Sunni Neighbors for Killings, Yazidis Look to Leave Iraq for Good

Blaming Sunni Neighbors for Killings, Yazidis Look to Leave Iraq for Good | ISIS didn’t do most of the killings, Yazidis note

US Airstrikes Continue as Iraq Claims ‘Most’ of Mosul Dam

US Airstrikes Continue as Iraq Claims ‘Most’ of Mosul Dam | Fighting over Iraq’s Mosul Dam ‘not over yet’

Escalation: Obama Broadens War Goals

Escalation: Obama Broadens War Goals | Informs Congress about latest round of attacks

Kurds Seize Contested Mosul Dam Once Again, Ousting ISIS

Kurds Seize Contested Mosul Dam Once Again, Ousting ISIS | Peshmerga controls ‘most’ of dam

As US Escalates in Northern Iraq, Baghdad Feels Left Out

As US Escalates in Northern Iraq, Baghdad Feels Left Out | US plans operations across SW Anbar Province

US Fighter Jets Pound Mosul Area in Heaviest Strikes Yet

US Fighter Jets Pound Mosul Area in Heaviest Strikes Yet | Attacks center on areas near dam, border crossing