Loveday Morris



The accord could help to boost unity in the fight against the Islamic State.

  • Dec 2, 2014

Tehran has also been flying unarmed surveillance aircraft in the skies over its neighbor and ally, the official said.

  • Dec 2, 2014

Iraq is paying salaries to tens of thousands of soldiers who don’t exist, the prime minister said on Sunday.

  • Nov 30, 2014

Efforts to build a resistance to the Islamic State are hit by corruption and mistrust — and mass killings.

  • Nov 10, 2014

The tribesmen had fought the militant group in the western city of Hit before it fell to the extremists.

  • Oct 29, 2014

Iraq retook Jurf al-Sakhar from jihadists — by pouring in thousands of fighters and virtually destroying it.

  • Oct 29, 2014

The Iraqi government claimed to have retaken the flash point town of Jurf al-Sakhar from Islamic State militants.

  • Oct 25, 2014

The assault, which hospitalized 11 police officers, appears to be the group’s first confirmed use of chemical weapons.

  • Oct 23, 2014

Trapped Yazidi fighters pleaded for airstrikes as militants began their push under the cover of bad weather.

  • Oct 20, 2014

The appointment of an associate of the Badr militia may harm efforts to unite Shiites and Sunnis.

  • Oct 18, 2014
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