Nov 19, 2016
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Iran has reached out to the minority Sunni community to join Iraqi militias equipped and financed by Teheran.
Jul 03, 2015
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Islamic State of Iraq and Levant has set aseries of targets for mass-casualty strikes during the current Muslim fastmonth of Ramadan, a report said.
Mar 20, 2015
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq, acknowledging the shortcomings of the military, hasapproved funding of Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias to battle Islamic Stateof Iraq and Levant.
Feb 11, 2015
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States, which long warned that the Iraq Armywould need years of training, plans a major ground offensive against IslamicState of Iraq and Levant in early 2015.