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A Bishop's Perspective: The cry of Christians in Iraq

...the Sunday Mass was not celebrated anywhere in Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq. Mosul's many churches were closed by Sunni Muslim...great majority of the Christian population of Mosul fled in terror when ISIS militants took control...
Photo: Stryker memorial

...Fallon, Nev., in the Northern Lights Chapel on Fort Wainwright. The two pilots of the 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force 49 died when their helicopter came in contact with wires and experienced a hard landing in Mosul, Iraq.
Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

...people and wounding six. Three soldiers were killed and five were wounded in a bombing of their patrols in the northern city of Mosul, the officials said.Militants also carried out two attacks in Latifiyah, a mainly Sunni town 30 kilometers (20 miles...
Sunni protesters dig in as tensions flare in Iraq

...cities with large Sunni communities, including Samarra, Tikrit and Mosul.Abdul-Hameed Younis Hamouda, a 60-year-old tribal leader and one of the organizers in Mosul, acknowledges that the government has addressed some of the protesters...
Alaska National Guard crew honored in Iraq

MOSUL, Iraq - Aviators, Army soldiers and civilians...Forward Operating Base Q-West, south of Mosul, is the Iraq home of the battalion. The...They were stationed at different bases in Mosul. Chief Warrant Officer Scott Frickson remembered...
Murkowski visits troops in Iraq

...Wednesday, the governor had lunch with troops stationed in Mosul. Tuesday he met with soldiers near the Iraq-Kuwait border...was a big day," Haller said. Murkowski visited units from Mosul, including about 60 soldiers from the 207th Aviation Battalion...
Army makes clearer how soldier died of a terror cell in Iraq - not caught in an ambush as Alaska military officials initially reported, an Army commander in Mosul said Tuesday. Pvt. Christopher Alcozer, 21, was fatally shot by an insurgent after 150 U.S. forces and 35 Iraqi soldiers...
Northwest Digest

...Wednesday in Iraq, a military spokesman said. The soldier was killed by small-arms fire while conducting a mounted patrol in Mosul, said U.S. Army Alaska Public Affairs spokesman Maj. Kirk Gohlke. The identity of the soldier, who was assigned to the...
Fort Wainwright Stryker Brigade to remain in Iraq

...Shields said speaking by teleconference from Mosul. "We will stay as long as the mission...and Iraqi police in the northern town of Mosul. Since being sent to Iraq in August 2005...did not know if his soldiers would leave Mosul for Baghdad. "We don't know exactly...
Strykers create new camp from scratch

...brigade that was replacing the 172nd in Mosul, but he was able to reacquire a few of...trucks, that the 172nd needed remained in Mosul. So the support battalion had to get resourceful...and supplies. It's different than in Mosul, where there 172nd was the only brigade...


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