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Islamic State haunts northern Iraq months after its defeat

BAGHDAD (AP) — On a desolate highway in northern Iraq last week, nine federal police officers packed into a large SUV were stopped at a checkpoint they had never seen before. Behind them, a taxi carry...

Iraq holds more than 19,000 on Islamic State, militant links

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death...

Iraqis risk all to spy on Islamic State militants in Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi intelligence agent knew something was wrong. An Islamic State group member working for him as an informant in the city of Mosul called him on his mobile, but he didn't ide...

Trump moves spark Iraqi anger, calls against future alliance

BAGHDAD (AP) — Reverberations from President Donald Trump's travel ban and other stances are threatening to undermine future U.S.-Iraqi security cooperation, rattling a key alliance that over the past...

Iraqis demand food from troops in newly cleared Mosul areas

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Hundreds of Iraqi civilians spilled into the streets Tuesday in eastern Mosul areas recently retaken from the Islamic State group to demand food from the military as rations run low...