Feb 18, 2016

Islamic State downs Iraqi army chopper; at least one killed

The Islamic State group shot down an Iraqi military helicopter west of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least one person, officials said. The helicopter — the second lost by Iraq in two days — went down near Amriyat al-Fallujah, though officials differed on the ...

Iraqi army says Tikrit next target after Baiji

Nov 18, 2014

Iraqi army says Tikrit next target after Baiji

The Iraqi army’s next target is to isolate militants holding the city of Tikrit, after having broken the Islamic State group’s hold on Baiji and its refinery, a senior officer said Monday. “Over the next three days, we will work on reinforcing our capacity ...