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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Photo: President Obama tells troops in New Jersey, 'we are hammering these terrorists' in Iraq and Syria - @kevinliptakcnn

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Iraq War

Cash-strapped Iraq seeks delay of $4.6 billion Kuwait war reparation payment - @Reuters

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Iraq

Newly-released CIA cable casts doubt on claim linking Iraq to 9/11 attacks - @CNN

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Switzerland sentences returning Islamic State recruit to 600 hours of community service in country's 1st sentencing of a foreign jihadist fighter, official says - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Iraq crisis

Suicide bombing and mortar attack by Islamic State militants kills 12 Shi'ite militia fighters north of Baghdad; 6 others die in series of bombings in Iraqi capital - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

The US launched 7 airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria in recent days, and 13 in Iraq along with partner forces - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry at Senate hearing on Islamic State: 'We are not going to war in the way that we went to war in Iraq. We are not going to war in the way we went to war in Afghanistan' - @mollymotoole

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Defense Secretary Hagel arrives in Baghdad to consult with Iraqi officials and visit US troops - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US allies have committed to send about 1,500 forces to Iraq to help train, advise Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers battling the Islamic State, top U S commander guiding coalition effort says - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Iraqi security forces have 'new momentum' in their battle to regain territory lost this year to the Islamic State group - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Iraqi security sources say Islamic State fighters executed 12 Shi'ite militiamen north of Baghdad after heavy fighting for control of Tal al-Thahab Friday - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Central Command says US and partner nations conducted 20 air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in past 3 days; 5 targeted the contested Syrian city of Kobani - @Reuters

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Iraq crisis

Car bomb in Iraqi city of Kirkuk kills 15, per health official - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Iraq crisis

Iraqi officials say 2 separate car bomb attacks kill 15 people in Baghdad - @AP

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

US has conducted 14 air strikes in Syria, 11 strikes in Iraq against Islamic State militants since Monday, says US Central Command - @Reuters

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Pentagon officials say they believe Iran used US-made F-4 Phantom jets to attack Islamic State forces in Iraq; Defense Department expresses concern Iran's independent moves could fuel sectarian tensions - @WSJ

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

Iran has never conducted air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq, senior official tells @Reuters

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Iraq crisis

Iraqi government led by PM Haider al-Abadi agrees to a long-term pact with the autonomous Kurdish region over how to divide the country's oil wealth and cooperate on fighting the Islamic State - @nytimes

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Iraq crisis

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi says he's retired 24 senior Interior Ministry officers as part of efforts to reform and rebuild Iraq's security institutions - @HaiderAlAbadi

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Islamic State threat in Iraq, Syria

At least 8 killed in mortar attack in the Shiite town of Balad, where clashes between Islamic State militants and Iraqi forces have been ongoing - @AP

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