Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say ISIS Threat Very ImportantSixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight.
First U.S. Airstrike In Expanded Iraq FightThe strikes targeted Islamic State militants who were attacking Iraqi security forces near Baghdad.
Obama To Send 350 More Troops To IraqThey will be assigned to protect the American Embassy in Baghdad.
President Obama Welcomes New Iraqi Leaders As 'Step Forward'President Obama speaks by telephone with Iraq's newly appointed interim-prime minister as rescue operations continue in northern part of the country.
Officials: Obama Considering Sending Small Number Of US Special Forces Soldiers To IraqThe White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in an urgent attempt to help the government in Baghdad slow the nation's rampant Sunni insurgency, U.S. officials said Monday.
State Department: 'US Citizens In Iraq Remain At High Risk For Kidnapping, Terrorist Violence'Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was strengthened and some staff members sent elsewhere as Iraq was shaken with instability.
Islamic Militants Push Into Iraq's HeartlandFearing in increase in violence, 500,000 Iraqis have fled their homes in Iraq's second city Mosul after Jihadist militants took control.
Fighting Between Iraqi Troops, Al Qaida Kills 34Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge militants from Ramadi and Fallujah.
Kerry: U.S. Will Support Iraq, But Without TroopsSecretary of State pledges support for Baghdad's efforts to retake key cities from al Qaida forces.
US Sends Hellfire Missiles To IraqThe U.S. has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to the Iraq's air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country's branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday.
UN: Over 800 People Killed In Iraq In AugustMore than 800 people were killed in Iraq in violence throughout August, the UN said Sunday. That was down somewhat from July, but still one of the highest monthly tolls in recent years.
Va. Contractor Indicted For $350,000 Worth Of Iraq Generator TheftsA civilian contractor has been indicted on charges of stealing two electric generators from a U.S. military base in Iraq and making false statements.

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