T/iraq

  1. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq World, February 12

    Patrick Shanahan is expected to firm up plans for the transfer of troops to Iraq from Syria, a quest complicated by President Trump’s suggestion the soldiers would be asked to monitor Iran.

  2. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq World, February 12

    Patrick Shanahan is expected to firm up plans for the transfer of troops to Iraq from Syria, a quest complicated by President Trump’s suggestion the soldiers would be asked to monitor Iran.

  3. A Refugee’s Story: ‘No One’s Family Is Perfect but Mine Is Perfect for Me’ Lens, February 12

    In documenting his family members’ refugee experiences, Wesaam Al-Badry captured their character and ways of maneuvering through life.

  4. Iraq Rebuffs U.S. Demands to Stop Buying Energy From Iran U.S., February 11

    The push by American officials to get Iraq to comply with Iran sanctions could lead to more mass protests and political instability in the electricity-starved country.

  5. Trump Pushes Iraq to Stop Buying Energy From Iran U.S., February 11

    The push by American officials to get Iraq to comply with Iran sanctions could lead to more mass protests and political instability in the electricity-starved country.

  6. ‘Sir, I Never Thought I’d See the Day I’d Be Working for a Colored Officer’ Magazine, February 7

    These words were a jarring reminder of the prevalence of racism in the military and the United States at large.

  7. U.S. Military Commander Warns That Islamic State May Quickly Regroup World, February 5

    Gen. Joseph L. Votel was another voice in a national security establishment out of alignment with President Trump on a range of issues, including Afghanistan, Russia and Syria.

  8. Trump’s Plan for U.S. Forces in Iraq Met With Unified Rejection in Baghdad World, February 4

    President Trump’s plan for American troops in Iraq to “watch Iran” was roundly rejected by Iraq’s political establishment, with some calling on Parliament to act quickly to push out the Americans.

  9. Trump Calls for Keeping Troops in Iraq to Watch Iran, Possibly Upending ISIS Fight U.S., February 3

    The president’s remarks could inflame fears among the Iraqis that a shift of troops there from Syria would be a guise to check Iran, undercutting delicate negotiations.

  10. Lamia al-Gailani Werr, 80, Dies; Archaeologist Rescued Iraqi Art Obituaries, January 25

    One of the few Iraqi women in the field, she pushed to excavate ancient sites and helped a national museum recover from looting in the Iraq war.

  11. The Day They Came to Tell Me My Husband Died Magazine, January 25

    Grieving people remember compassion, like the compassion I received from the sheriff’s deputies who stayed by my side until I was no longer alone.

  12. ISIS Has Lost Its Land. What About Its Power? Podcasts, January 24

    The last time the extremist group was declared defeated, it returned even stronger than before.

  13. Photographing the Yazidis in Iraq as They Struggle to Rebuild Their Lives Lens, January 22

    Emilienne Malfatto has been documenting the lives of Yazidis, who returned to their ancestral homeland after ISIS was routed from the city in 2015.

  14. Described as Defeated, Islamic State Punches Back With Guerrilla Tactics World, January 21

    All but 1 percent of the territory the Islamic State once held in Iraq and Syria is gone, but to suggest that the group has been defeated, as President Trump did, is to ignore the lessons of recent history.

  15. Iran and the United States: Doomed to Be Forever Enemies? Opinion, January 20

    President Trump and hard-line advisers want to isolate and undermine the government in Tehran. Engagement is a better option.