Baghdad International Airport

Type: Organization
Name: Baghdad International Airport
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Obama quietly sends more advisers to Iraq

The Obama administration has quietly moved an additional 62 advisers to Iraq over the past three weeks, according to defense officials.The additions bring the total number of advisers in the country to 242, still short of the 300 advisers that President ... [Published The Hill - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Shocking, but this has happened before

: With the MH17 tragedy shocking the nation and the world, we look at past air tragedies caused by missiles and weapons.The downing of flight MH17 was sudden and shocking. But there has been a long history of planes being shot down, where aviation meets ... [Published Nine MSN - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

With Iraqi roads blocked, demand for flights from Baghdad soars

A general view shows Baghdad International Airport, Oct. 25, 2012. (photo by REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen) Author: Omar al-Jaffal Posted July 15, 2014On June 15, five days after the Islamic State (IS, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, ... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS Battle For Baghdad Stalls Amid Escalating Violence In Aleppo

Insurgents of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, gained ground in Iraq in the past month at a pace so rapid that a battle for Baghdad seemed inevitable. But even as the group declared the formation of an Islamic caliphate, its advance slowed ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic militants aim to take Baghdad airport

The al Qaeda-inspired terrorist army in Iraq ultimately wants to capture Baghdad International Airport and begin a campaign to destabilize neighboring Jordan, an important U.S. ally, analysts say. The Islamic State organization — formerly the Islamic ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

How Putin outmaneuvered the US in resupplying the Iraqi military

Little noticed among the disturbing tableau of images coming out of Iraq in recent weeks is a changing of the guard evident at the Baghdad International Airport (BIAP). As the crisis has deepened, U.S. contractors, U.S. Embassy personnel and most of the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS five miles from Baghdad International Airport, closing fast

A handful of American troops between thousands of ISIS forces and the American embassy ...With events happening faster than they can be reported, terrorist fighters are rapidly closing in on Baghdad’s International Airport and its adjoining al-Muthanna ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. military efforts in Iraq are focusing on advising role, embassy security: Hagel

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday they are focusing American military efforts in Iraq on securing the American Embassy and personnel in Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, while advising Iraqi security forces based on assessing the situation in ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Dempsey: Leaders Wait to Hear from Iraq Assessment Teams

By Jim GaramoneDoD News, Defense Media ActivityWASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 U.S. officials are waiting to hear the assessment that U.S. special operations troops are making of Iraqi security forces before making a decision on further support, the chairman ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

100 airmen ordered into Baghdad to protect airport | Military Times

A team of 100 contingency response airmen have been ordered into Iraq to protect U.S. assets at Baghdad International Airport.The airman and another 200 new troops charged with protecting Americans in locations such as the embassy in the capital are being ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

America sends 300 extra troops, helicopters and drones to Iraq

Home News Article JJul 02 2014 The Pentagon said that the United States is stepping up its military presence in Iraq once again to send about 300 more troops there as well as helicopters and drones.At the time speculation arises ,Will President Barack ... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

US sends more personnel

12:09 am The United States has deployed an additional 300 military personnel to Iraq to augment the security of American embassy in Baghdad, its support facilities and the Baghdad International Airport. “In light of the security situation in Baghdad, ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Jul 02 2014]

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"The staffing there has increased somewhat, not much, but a little bit" said Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said
...yesterday, calling on the international community to stop Israel's aggression and said that civilians are bearing the brunt of the assault. "International community must intervene to ensure that the attacks on houses, mosques, hospitals, police stations and NGOs, are investigated and prosecuted as per the standards provided by international law" they said. By their count, the death toll includes 76 children and 36 women. They report that 50,000 people have been displaced
"Shi'ite militias have been accused by locals of carrying out killings of women branded as prostitutes in that district of the capital, though there was no way to immediately confirm who was responsible for the attack."
"ISIS likely to strike Green Zone and other fortress targets that have adequate ground protection." #Battle4Baghdad pic.twitter.com/gCa8ifiOuB

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US, Iranian unmanned systems crowd Iraqi skies [Published Federal Times - Jul 28 2014]
Obama quietly sends more advisers to Iraq [Published The Hill - Jul 27 2014]
Brutal Warfare Spreads Across Southwest Asia [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Jul 20 2014]
MARINES’ ‘LION OF FALLUJAH’ DIED DURING CIA MI... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 20 2014]
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3 Missiles That Threaten Commercial Planes Like... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 18 2014]
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Collateral damage... [Published The Independent - Jul 18 2014]
Shocking, but this has happened before [Published Nine MSN - Jul 18 2014]
Washington Post: Navy All-American, Iraq war he... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 17 2014]
Legendary Marine Maj. Zembiec, the ‘Lion of Fal... [Published Washington Post - Jul 16 2014]
With Iraqi roads blocked, demand for flights fr... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 15 2014]
Violence inside Iraq continues in spite of news... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 13 2014]
ISIS Battle For Baghdad Stalls Amid Escalating ... [Published International Business Times - Jul 12 2014]
It Depends Upon What the Meaning of “Boots on t... [Published Tolucan Times - Jul 11 2014]
Why Iraq is more stable than you think [Published Politico - Jul 10 2014]
Islamic militants aim to take Baghdad airport [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 10 2014]
How Putin outmaneuvered the US in resupplying t... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 09 2014]
How Putin outmaneuvered the U.S. in resupplying... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 09 2014]
How Putin outmaneuvered the US in resupplying t... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 09 2014]
Iraqi Airways unaffected by ISIS advance [Published Arabian Aerospace - Jul 08 2014]
Insurgents kill key Iraqi general; parliament p... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 08 2014]
Iraqi Parliament won’t meet until August; insur... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 07 2014]
U.S. has boots ‘on the ground’ in Iraq’s Kurdistan [Published World Tribune - Jul 07 2014]
Iraqi forces tighten grip, ring Baghdad [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 07 2014]
How Nearly 800 U.S. Troops Spent Their Fourth O... [Published Think Progress - Jul 06 2014]
ISIS five miles from Baghdad International Airp... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 05 2014]
Maliki Struggles to Hang On While Iraq Seethes [Published Inter Press Service - Jul 03 2014]
U.S. military efforts in Iraq are focusing on a... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 03 2014]
Here’s What America Is Prepared to Do in Iraq [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
Hagel: U.S. to Secure Embassy, Assess Situation... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 03 2014]
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How Nearly 800 U.S. Troops Spent Their Fourth O... [Published Think Progress - Jul 06 2014]
Secretary of State John Kerry greets U.S. Marines stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad CREDIT: AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool As the Fourth of July weekend comes to an end, most Americans are still recovering from BBQs and fireworks displays. ...
Here’s What America Is Prepared to Do in Iraq [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
Spencer Platt/Getty Images Events unfolding in Iraq reached a crescendo this week when the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared himself ruler of the “Islamic State,” independent of Baghdad. Baghdadi and ...
ISIS Attacks Shiite Holy Site in Iraq as US Rei... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 01 2014]
Sunni Jihadists friendly to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) attacked a Shiite shrine in Samarra, Iraq, late Monday, killing six people, according to a television report from an Iraqi news channel. The report said that four mortars ...
Additional Troops Provide Security in Iraq [Published The Pentagon - YouTube Channel - Jul 01 2014]
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