http://sealaska.com

Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Today in history

...zone of 19 nations by 1993.Ten years ago: In a wrenching videotaped statement, aid worker Margaret Hassan, kidnapped in Baghdad, begged the British government to help save her by withdrawing its troops from Iraq, saying these "might be my last hours...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/today-history
Local
Kurds key in fight against Islamic State

BAGHDAD - The Kurds of Syria and Iraq have become a major focal point in the war against the Islamic State group, with Kurdish populations...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/kurds-key-fight-against-islamic-state
Not For Web
Analysis: US-led airstrikes produce few gains

BAGHDAD - After two months, the U.S.-led aerial campaign in Iraq has hardly dented the core of the Islamic State group's territory...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/analysis-us-led-airstrikes-produce-fe
Not For Web
Today in History

...in fiscal 2004. A suicide bomber killed six people, including four Americans, in the U.S.-guarded "Green Zone" of Baghdad.Five years ago: The Unification Church held the largest mass wedding in a decade, with some 40,000 people participating...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is ready...best-trained and equipped troops to defend Baghdad, Iraqi officials told The Associated Press...or around a major Shiite shrine north of Baghdad.These weaknesses were highlighted when...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/iraqi-prime-ministers-focus-defend-ba
Not For Web
Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

...Lebanon, many having been forced to flee a second time after first having sought refuge in Syria. Driven from their homes in Baghdad, Basra and Mosul in the chaotic sectarian civil war that erupted in the aftermath of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-14/defeating-violence-and-ideology-isis
Opinion
Iraqi forces hold on in refinery fight

BAGHDAD - Iraqi soldiers and helicopter gunships appeared to be holding...loss of the Beiji oil refinery, some 155 miles north of Baghdad, would be a devastating symbol of the Baghdad government's powerlessness in the face of a determined...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/iraqi-forces-hold-refinery-fight
Not For Web
Five US soldiers killed in Baghdad

BAGHDAD - Five American soldiers died Monday when...into a base in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad - the largest, single-day loss of life...Institute. Washington has been pressuring Baghdad to make a decision on whether it wants...

http://juneauempire.com/rebecca-santana/2011-06-06/five-us-soldiers-killed-baghd
Photo: Beanies for Baghdad

...Sorority, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping those in need, pose around stuffed animals they collected for the Beanies for Baghdad program (www.beaniesforbaghdad.com). The stuffed animals, along with hats, gloves and school supplies are sent to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092608/nei_337196402.shtml
Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces and allied tribesmen...city of Balad Ruz, 45 miles northeast of Baghdad, destroying several shops. At least 19...Thursday came in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, where two security officials said their...

http://juneauempire.com/qassim-abdul-zahra/2014-01-03/iraqis-battle-militant-upr

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING