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US top general predicts drawn-out ISIL battle
Martin Dempsey, on visit to Baghdad, claims progress but warns that US mission will last for several years.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2014 00:09 GMT
Top US general in Iraq to assess campaign
General Martin Dempsey says he wants "to get a sense" of how US contribution to Iraq's fight against ISIL is going.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2014 09:37 GMT
Blame Washington for continuing crisis in Syria
Obama's empty promises further destabilise the region.
Merve Sebnem Oruc
Last updated: 02 Nov 2014 09:11 GMT
Exclusive video shows ISIL battle in Iraq
Footage shot in Salahuddin province shows how group has been able to take control of swaths of Iraq and Syria.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 11:38 GMT
Obama: US will not fight ground war in Iraq
US president vows troops in Iraq will not engage ISIL in combat a day after top general left door open to possibility.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 18:56 GMT
US could deploy ground forces in ISIL fight
Most senior military officer says he might recommend having US forces accompany Iraqis during complicated offensives.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2014 11:27 GMT
US to strike ISIL 'sanctuaries' in Syria
US defence secretary says the strikes will include control structures, logistics capabilities and infrastructure.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 19:55 GMT
Iraq parliament rejects PM security nominees
Parliament rejects prime minister's nominees for crucial defence and interior ministry posts as US intensifies strikes.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2014 17:25 GMT
Pentagon: IS 'beyond anything we've seen'
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic" vision and that it must be defeated.
Last updated: 22 Aug 2014 04:33 GMT
Iraq army launches offensive in Tikrit
Government forces head for rebel-held city in biggest troop movement yet towards territory held by ISIL and allies.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 20:22 GMT
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