Iraq

rocket-rigged truck launcher
Media Security Cell via AP
1010 WINS Newsroom
March 12, 2020 - 6:49 pm
The U.S. launched airstrikes in Iraq Thursday, American officials said, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad.
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Iraqi air base
Sipa USA
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 12, 2020 - 5:22 pm
Four members of Iraq's military were wounded Sunday in a rocket attack targeting an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, Iraqi security officials said.
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abbie-bennett
January 09, 2020 - 2:13 pm
The House votes to approve proposal to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran. The House is expected to vote on a proposal to limit President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against Iran. The vote is expected to happen at 5:00 p.m. (ET). As tensions rise in the...
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Iran missile strike
FARS News Agency
David Caplan
January 08, 2020 - 7:19 am
Iran launched "more than a dozen ballistic missiles" at two bases in Iraq that house U.S. troops in retaliation for the killing of Iran's top general, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday night. The attack took place around 5:30 p.m. ET.
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AOC Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA/Press Association
Adam Warner
January 04, 2020 - 2:22 pm
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the U.S. military strike on Iran’s top military commander was an “act of war” by President Trump and that Congress must “stop this war.”
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jack-murphy
January 03, 2020 - 5:26 am
Iranian Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani was reported killed in a drone strike in Baghdad Thursday night. The news was first reported on Iraqi television and then announced by a PMU Shia militia spokesman. The strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in...
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This image made from video posted on a militant website on Monday, April 29, 2019, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
(Al-Furqan media via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
April 29, 2019 - 1:22 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of the Islamic State group has appeared for the first time in 5 years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm. RELATED: NJ man who planned NYC bomb attack for ISIS sentenced to 16 years Timeline of the rise and fall of the Islamic State group US-allied...
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Trump Iraq
Sarah Huckabee Sanders
December 26, 2018 - 2:34 pm
President Donald Trump made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Wednesday, leaving behind a partially shuttered U.S. government to greet American troops helping hold off extremists in a country where thousands of Americans died during the recent war.
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In this June 23, 2014 file photo, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle on the main road in Mosul, Iraq.
(AP Photo, File)
May 10, 2018 - 1:33 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces in coordination with U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders, the U.S.-led coalition said Thursday in a statement. Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 10, 2018 The arrest was a "...
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A funeral was held Saturday for FDNY Lt. Christopher Raguso who was killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq.
FDNY
March 31, 2018 - 4:31 pm
A funeral was held on Long Island for an Air Force master sergeant and New York City firefighter who survived bloodshed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and hurricanes in Texas and the Caribbean.
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