Conferences & Events
Iraq Receives 3rd Batch of Russian Mi-35 Helicopters
The Iraqi Defense Ministry announced here today the arrival of the third batch of Russian Mi-35 helicopters, as broadcasted in a short statement by Iraqiya TV on Saturday.
Germany Starts Training Peshmerga Forces Against ISIS
Germany has started arming and training Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers (photo) fighting against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in northern Iraq, German Defense Ministry announced late Wednesday.
US Spending Millions to Destroy its Own Weapons in Iraq
The US Air Force has resumed bombing missions in what's still being called Iraq - at least for the sake of convenience.
Italy to Supply Confiscated Soviet Weapons to Iraq
Rome plans to send to Iraq Soviet-produced weapons confiscated more than 20 years ago during the Balkan Wars, said Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti (photo).
U.S. Sends 130 Additional Military Personnel to Iraq
The Obama administration has sent about 130 additional military personnel to Iraq, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said, as Washington seeks to help Iraq contain the threat posed by hardline militants from the Islamic State.
Pentagon: US Strikes Didn’t Weaken Islamic Militants in Iraq
A series of U.S. airstrikes since last week has slowed the operational tempo of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants, the militant group that has seized large parts of northern Iraq, but is unlikely to substantially weaken the group, the
Obama: “We Won't Allow an Islamic Caliphate in Iraq-Syria”
US President Barack Obama said he was willing to consider broader use of military strikes in Iraq to beat back Islamist militants, but Iraqi political leaders must first figure out a way to work with each other, the New York Times reported.
ISIS Seizes Iraq’s Largest Christian Town
Iraq’s largest Christian town, Qaraqosh, was seized by jihadists militants when Kurdish troops withdrew overnight, fleeing residents and Christian clerics told Agence France-Presse (AFP) Thursday.
Iraq Seeks Helicopter Sustainment Support
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for aviation sustainment support, on-the-job maintenance training and maintenance advice and associated
Iraq to Acquire 5,000 AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $700 million.
Hagel: “Iraq Militants Pose Imminent Threat”
Islamist militants that have swept across Iraq pose a clear and “imminent” danger to the Middle East, Europe and the United States, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said
Iraq to Receive Up to 10 Su-25 Attack Aircraft by September
Iraq is to receive five to ten Russian Su-25 ground attack aircraft by September, Russian Ambassador to Baghdad Ilya Morgunov said
U.S. Beefs up Military Presence in Iraq
The United States is beefing up its military presence in Iraq by deploying around 300 additional troops, including attack helicopters and drones to aid Iraqi military in Baghdad, officials said on
Report : «Iran Sending Drones and Weapons to Iraq»
Iran is secretly flying surveillance drones over Iraq and sending military equipment there to help Baghdad in its fight against Sunni insurgents, The New York Times
U.S. to Deploy Aircraft Carrier to the Gulf for Iraq Standby
The United States will deploy one of its naval aircraft carriers to the Gulf to give President Barack Obama military options in light of the situation in Iraq, CNN quoted a U.S. official as saying, as the government in Baghdad bolstered the
Iranian Guards Enter Iraq as US Explores Options
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards are fighting alongside Iraqi troops against militants in northern
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Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
International Defence Exhibition in Iraq (IQDEX)
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Baghdad International Fairground - Iraq
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Tumamah Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia
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Langkawi - Malaysia
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