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On Tuesday, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said that the Pentagon had not ruled out conducting ground attacks against ISIL.
22 Iraqi Troops Killed in US Airstrikes in Ramadi TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraqi security sources disclosed that the US-led coalition's airstrikes have once again killed 22...
Jim W. Dean - A hostage rescue mission can be a once in a lifetime opportunity for Special Ops people. The story about being "along for the ride" as advisers is baloney of course.
USA Parliament (Intr) Foreign Minister and European Department for Security and Information Secretary General Ambassador Dr Haissam Bou Said exclusively confirms to VT that the Israeli Brigadier Yussi Elon Shahak captured by the Iraqi popular army confessed during the investigation that...
Mere hours after defeating Stephen Harper, Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau has told US President Obama that he will withdraw Canadian jets from Syria...
A commander of the Yazidi forces said that Yazidi militias are preparing the operation to liberate the city of Sinjar in the north-west of...
As the self-proclaimed Islamic State terrorist group loses ground in Syria, diplomatic sources report that IS militants have “most probably” used chemical weapons against...
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iraq's Former National Security Adviser Mowaffak al-Rubaie underlined the necessity for replacing Washington with Moscow for joint war on terrorist groups. "The parliament...
It is not Gen. Benny Ganz as he is a bit too old for field work. It is Brig. Gen. Yussi Elon Shahak and his ID number is 34356578765Az231434
Jim W. Dean - The unprepared Iraqi officer corps, where real work is distained in preference to ceremonies and teas, allowed ISIS to build a major army on what the Iraqi deserters left behind.
The Iraqi military has reportedly launched its first air strikes on Islamic State militant positions using the data of a new information center in...
Russians wipe out US backed "Division 13" in response to American treachery
Jim W. Dean - Weapons exports have the obvious benefit of foreign exchange earnings for the manufacturer and country, but this is just the beginning of the goodies list.
Baghdad, Russia’s ally in its fight against ISIS, wants Russia to have a bigger role in the anti-terrorist campaign in Iraq than the US and may soon officially request to start airstrikes on its soil, the chairman of Iraqi parliament’s defense committee said.
Jim W. Dean - We knew while we were exchanging briefings with the Syrian government during our mid-September Damascus trip that changes were in the wind for the Syrian conflict.
Announced by President Barzani
Moscow will submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council on a joint international effort against the Islamic State threat.
There is a lot more to this than is being told now.
Jim W. Dean - This was quite a coup by the Iraqis, if true, as Daesh has been generally successful in not having its communications compromised.
The terrorist group imprisons people in a bid to coerce them into selling their organs, according to reports from Mosul, Iraq.
“They're using mustard. We know they are,” BBC cited an unnamed US official as saying, adding that the use of chemical warfare by ISIS has been registered on several occasions...and they always have been, even when the US said it was Assad
After months of bombing and endless promises, Turkey has yet to fly a single sortie against ISIS forces. Read why.
Retreat from Anbar means a collapse and handing over the province to the ISIS militants
Jim W. Dean - The blame game for the loss of Mosul debacle has been long in coming, and the illegitimate child that no one wants is being tossed around like a live hand grenade.
The US Army’s outgoing Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno claimed Wednesday that reconciliation between Shiites and Sunnis in Iraq is becoming harder and that partitioning the country "might be the only solution."
A delegation of Turkish MPs from the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) is visiting Iraq’s Kurdistan region to inspect the aftermath of Turkish airstrikes against Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Turkey must respect Iraq’s sovereignty and suspend its airstrikes on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) positions in northern Iraq,
Haroun Yashayaei, the chairman of the Tehran Jewish Committee: "There is no doubt that the Israeli prime minister is so narcissistic that none of these developments can deter him from following his delusional goals."