Tag Archives: The War in Iraq

Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group

Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group BAGHDAD (AP) – The city center of Iraq’s Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, police said Saturday, yet another … Continue reading

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Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild … Continue reading

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Iraqis unable to defend their borders as US exits

Iraqis unable to defend their borders as US exits BAGHDAD (AP) – After billions of dollars and nearly nine years of training, American troops are leaving behind an Iraqi security force arguably capable of providing internal security but unprepared to … Continue reading

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Obama announces total Iraq troop withdrawal

Obama announces total Iraq troop withdrawal WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all American troops would be withdrawn … Continue reading

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