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A Sniper In Iraq's Golden Division Remembers His Fallen Comrade

A sniper in Iraq’s Golden Division tells VICE News how he’s faring since losing his friend, considered the best sniper in the country.
VICE News
6.14.16
VICE News

Fighting the Islamic State with Iraq’s Golden Division: The Road to Fallujah

VICE News embedded with Iraq’s Golden Division Special Forces as they launched an offensive against the Islamic State in the Western province of Anbar.
VICE News
6.13.16
Islamic State

The Road To Fallujah (Trailer)

Coming Soon: VICE News embedded with Iraq’s Golden Division Special Forces as they launched an offensive against the Islamic State in the Western province of Anbar.
VICE News
6.2.16
middle east

Dozens of Iraqi Civilians Returning to Ramadi Are Getting Blown Up By Islamic State Mines

Tens of thousands of displaced residents have returned to the Anbar provincial capital in the past two months, mostly from camps east of the city where they took refuge prior to the army's advance late last year.
Reuters News Agency
4.22.16
Islamic State

Iraq Claims Major Victory Over the Islamic State: 'All of Ramadi Has Now Been Liberated'

Iraqi forces said they reclaimed strategic territory east of the provincial capital, but they're concerned that the area could be rigged with explosives.
VICE News
2.10.16
war and conflict

At Least 15 Dead After Islamic State Suicide Bombers Attack Iraqi Military Base

Five suicide bombers attacked Camp Speicher, a former US military base outside the city of Tikrit that includes an area where Iraqi police are being trained.
Reuters and VICE News
1.3.16
VICE News

Iraq Declares Victory Over Islamic State in Ramadi

Iraqi security forces with coalition support have taken another major town held by IS. Now they have to take from the militants the biggest prize: Mosul.
VICE News and Reuters
12.27.15
middle east

Iraqi Troops Launch Attack To Take Back Ramadi From Islamic State

The Iraqi army has advanced into the center of the city, whose capture by Islamic State militants earlier this year was a major and embarrassing defeat for Iraq's government.
Reuters News Agency
12.22.15
The Battle for Iraq

Retaking Ramadi From the Islamic State: The Battle for Iraq (Dispatch 11)

VICE News embedded with Iraq’s Special Operations Forces, also known as the Golden Division, who have been leading operations to recapture the city.
VICE News
12.21.15
middle east

The Iraqi Army Is Poised to Score a Major Victory Against the Islamic State

A VICE News reporter embedded with the Iraq army in Habbaniya, just 20 miles outside of Ramadi, reported that the Iraqi army has taken the entire west of the city, and that the Islamic State is surrounded.
VICE News and Reuters
12.9.15
defense & security

US to Put Special Forces on Ground in Syria to Fight Islamic State

The US is committing Special Operations to Syria as part of an effort to revitalize a stalled strategy against the Islamic State.
Kate Brannen
10.30.15
war and conflict

The UN Is Looking Into An Airstrike That Allegedly Killed Up to 40 Civilians in Iraq

The UN issued a statement about the alleged incident on the same day a watchdog group reported that as many as 1,247 civilians have been killed by airstrikes in Iraq and Syria.
Samuel Oakford
8.4.15
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