(Reuters) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Friday ordered military commanders to make it easier for civilians to get into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone while improving access to streets across the country closed off by political and security factions.
By Eric S. Edelman
WASHINGTON -- AFTER a year of intense diplomatic negotiations, the Turkish government is now permitting the United States to use Turkey's Incirlik Air Base, which will allow American aircraft to fly missions in Syria and Iraq with greater operational effectiveness and economic efficiency.
By Mohammad Ali Shabani
One of the effects of the rise of the Islamic State (IS) has been the emergence of Qasem Soleimani, head of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC) Quds Force, as the foremost military commander in Iraq.
By Mimi Pollack
A new documentary explores how El Cajon became home to one of the largest groups of Chaldeans [Assyrians], the Christian Iraqis who fled their worn-torn country on the other side of the world.
By Martin Matishak
The arrangement between Turkey and the U.S. to conduct airstrikes against ISIS has yet to pay much in the way of dividends.
By Sean Gallagher
INDIANAPOLIS -- Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Irbil, Iraq, placed his face in his hands when asked how his faith has been challenged and changed in the crisis he has helped manage over the past year.