As civilian casualties appear to rise, the American military is not acknowledging the extent of the problem.
If we unnecessarily kill civilians and fail to help the innocent victims, we make the fight against terrorism harder.
As Iraq liberates the last territory from the Islamic State, the country is starting to grapple with the extent of the group’s destruction.
In Part 2 of our look at the U.S.-led fight against ISIS, the survivor of an airstrike sets out to learn why his home was targeted.
In this issue, an investigation into the true civilian death count in Iraq.
Pushing back against Tehran’s ambitious designs in the Middle East is a worthy goal. But Riyadh needs a strategy.
An on-the-ground investigation reveals that the U.S.-led battle against ISIS — hailed as the most precise air campaign in history — is killing far more Iraqi civilians than the coalition has acknowledged.
The U.S.-led air campaign been hailed as the most precise in history. But its civilian death toll has been far higher than anyone has acknowledged.
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the area Sunday evening. More than 500 are dead and thousands injured.
Rescuers and residents spent the night digging through rubble in a frantic search for survivors after a quake near the countries’ shared border.
The 7.3 magnitude quake, which was centered in eastern Iraq, killed over 100 people in Iran, according to the country’s National Medical Emergency Service.
Informal talks continue amid public acrimony, but the precise roles of some of the participants are elusive. So is a breakthrough.
Behind a wall, in a garden, at the foot of an old stone staircase, is the underground tomb of Hazana of Amadiya, a Jew celebrated by some Muslims and Christians, too.
After Kurds voted overwhelming for independence in a referendum in September, Iraqi government forces have seized territory previously under Kurdish control.
With a region in ruins, the United States faces the daunting challenge of promoting stability and countering extremism.
The terrorist group has shifted between different promises to maintain credibility in the eyes of its followers.
Regional leaders have long sought to craft an oil and gas policy independent of Baghdad, but the fallout from the recent referendum reveals new liabilities.
The loss is another blow to the Islamic State and a sign of the resurgence of the Syrian army.
A report detailed atrocities, most by the militant group also known as ISIS, during the Iraqi government’s campaign to recapture Mosul.
Framing every development from Baghdad to Kurdistan as driven by Tehran won’t help anyone.
Lam Duc-Hien, a Vietnamese photographer, first imagined Iraq to be full of tanks and violence. But after documenting the Kurdish region of Iraq for more than two decades, he found something very different.
Massoud Barzani had pushed for the independence referendum that many Kurdish leaders now see as a catastrophic blunder.
A reader warns of encouraging further chaos in the unstable Middle East if we follow Senator John McCain’s advice.
The grievances of Iraq’s Sunni Arab minority allowed the Islamic State to flourish. How the government deals with Sunnis now could have long-term consequences.
Even Islamic State detainees have human rights, an official said. “There are no exceptions.”
The militants in Iraq and Syria cling to 5 percent of the territory they had three years ago but are likely to continue attacks even they lose it all.