Apply now: Bonus for Iraq vets expiring soonApply now: Bonus for Iraq vets expiring soonThe deadline is Dec. 31 to apply for a bonus of up to $1,500 for soldiers who are residents of Ohio and served in Iraq.World
Hagel arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraqi officialsHagel arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraqi officialsU.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrives in Baghdad to consult with Iraqi officials.Pentagon
U.S.: Iran launches airstrikes against IS in IraqU.S.: Iran launches airstrikes against IS in IraqThe Pentagon says that Iran has launched airstrikes against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq.News
Iraqi government reaches major oil deal with KurdsIraqi government reaches major oil deal with KurdsThe Iraqi government on Tuesday reached a deal with the Kurdish local authorities in the country's north to exchange oil from the autonomous region for a nearly 20 percent share of the national budget, officials said.Pentagon
About 250 Fort Bragg soldiers to deploy to support Iraq operationsAbout 250 Fort Bragg soldiers to deploy to support Iraq operationsAbout 250 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, officials announced Monday.News
Iraqi PM retires 24 interior ministry officialsIraqi PM retires 24 interior ministry officialsIraq's prime minister said Monday that he retired 24 officials from the Interior Ministry as part of efforts to restructure the country's security apparatus so it could better confront the threat from the Islamic State militant group.World
ISIS attacks Iraq border checkpoint, kills 15ISIS attacks Iraq border checkpoint, kills 15Islamic State militants attacked a checkpoint along the volatile Iraqi-Syria border on Monday, killing at least 15 Iraqi border policemen, officials said.News
Islamic State group recruits, exploits childrenIslamic State group recruits, exploits childrenTeenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.