Baghdad International Airport

Type: Organization
Name: Baghdad International Airport
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Obama sends more troops to Baghdad as Iraq battles to stop offensive

President Barack Obama has deployed 200 more troops to Baghdad to protect the US embassy as Iraq's parliament was set to convene Tuesday to seek a solution to the country's sectarian crisis."In light of the security situation in Baghdad, I have ordered ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

US official: Military has been asked to send more troops to Iraq

President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States will be relentless in seeking justice for an American journalist beheaded by terrorist group the Islamic State.Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

20 years, 4 branches, 1 servicemember

After U.S. forces pulled out in December 2011, many were left to dodge extremists looking to kill "traitors" who had worked for the American military while trying to navigate the bureaucratic process to get U.S. visas. Iraqi translator-turned Marine Pvt. ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obama, the eternal academic while Iraq teeters on verge of collapse

Obama focused on Iraq 's constitution , ignoring the terrorist army 25 miles away...As reported by ABC News on Aug. 11, 2014, a visibly gaunt and tired looking Barack Obama made a very brief statement to the press concerning the rapidly degrading situation ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Children’s Decapitated Heads Mounted on Sticks in a Mosul Park in Iraq

Horrific details emerged out of a park in Mosul, Iraq"They are systematically beheading children, and mothers and fathers. The world hasn't seen an evil like this for a generation. There's actually a park in Mosul that they've actually beheaded children ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 11 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Mosul, Erbil
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq airports and skies safe, says minister

Azzaman, August 7, 2014Baghdad International Airport is safe for scheduled flights and international airlines have no reason to worry about security, Transport Minister Karim al-Nouri said.Nouri said all Iraqi airports were functioning and open to flights ... [Published Azzaman - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

Atta announces Baghdad International Airport as safe place

Home News Article AAug 03 2014 Baghdad - The spokesperson of the General Commander of the Armed Forces, Qasim Atta, announced that Baghdad International Airport as a safe place.He stated in a press conference "Baghdad International Airport is safe and ... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 04 2014]
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 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 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 Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 8 reports

Obama to deploy 200 extra troops to Iraq

WASHINGTON -  President Barack Obama said on Monday he had sent up to 200 US extra troops equipped for combat, with surveillance gear and helicopters, to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad. Together with a 275-strong embassy protection force already ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 3 reports

Militants Post Photos of Mass Killing in Iraq

(BAGHDAD) — The Islamic militants who overran cities and towns in Iraq last week posted graphic photos that appeared to show their gunmen massacring scores of captured Iraqi soldiers, while the prime minister vowed Sunday to “liberate every inch” of ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 16 2014]

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Washington, however, said the caliphate declaration had "no meaning", with State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki telling reporters that it just "exposed the true nature of this organisation and its desire to control people by fear"
"There has been no change to the U S military mission in Iraq" according to the official
"I went looking for [the recruiter] before he could come looking for me," Yanez said. "Everyone thought I was crazy, joining the Marines as a junior in high school."
"This is sowing the seeds of a future war [between Kurds and Arabs] over the territories that are now under Peshmerga control but were previously guarded by the national army [before the IS onslaught]" said Altaai

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Obama sends more troops to Baghdad as Iraq batt... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 21 2014]
US official: Military has been asked to send mo... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 20 2014]
20 years, 4 branches, 1 servicemember [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 17 2014]
Robin Williams Was the Bob Hope of His Generation [Published ABC News - Aug 12 2014]
Obama, the eternal academic while Iraq teeters ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 12 2014]
Iraq's Maliki rejects nomination of new PM [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 11 2014]
Iraq's Prime Minister Holds on to Power Despite... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 11 2014]
Children’s Decapitated Heads Mounted on Sticks ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 11 2014]
New Iraq mission’s tough question: What does U.... [Published McClatchy DC - Aug 09 2014]
Updated with second air strike info: Crisis in ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 09 2014]
F/A-18 jets off USS George H.W. Bush strike in ... [Published WVEC - Aug 08 2014]
Iraq airports and skies safe, says minister [Published Azzaman - Aug 08 2014]
Top officer in Iraq: 'We must neutralize this e... [Published Shreveport Times - Aug 08 2014]
Military deaths with Nebraska connections [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 07 2014]
Flee Libya soon as possible, DFAT advises Austr... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Aug 04 2014]
Atta announces Baghdad International Airport as... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 04 2014]
Rumors on Baghdad International Airport "baseless" [Published Aswat al Iraq - Aug 03 2014]
Spokesman Declares Baghdad International Airpor... [Published Fars News Agency - Aug 03 2014]
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]
Sources: Iran already has 5,000 troops fighting... [Published World Tribune - Jul 18 2014]
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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]
Islamic militants aim to take Baghdad airport [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 10 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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