Iraq will not extend withdrawal deadlines for U.S. troops set out in a bilateral accord, ending months of speculation about whether U.S. combat troops would stay beyond June in bases in the restive northern city of Mosul.
2009-02-26 United States President Barack Obama will withdraw most soldiers from the Iraq War by August 2010. Context: Iraq, Iraq War, United States, United States military
2009-02-24 Iraq's Police Service kills an Iraqi interpreter and injures at least three U.S. soldiers in Mosul. Context: Iraq, Iraq War, United States, United States military
2016-07-11 The United States announces it will be sending 560 more United States Armed Forces soldiers to Iraq to help fight against ISIL. Context: Iraq, United States, United States military
2016-03-26 U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford makes a proposal to President Barack Obama to increase the number of American troops in Iraq, so as to help the Iraqi Army with advisors closer to the front lines and to recapture Mosul, which fell to ISIL in June 2014. Context: Iraq, United States, United States military
2011-12-15 The United States flag is lowered in Baghdad marking the end of U.S. military operations in Iraq after eight years of the Iraq War. Context: Iraq, Iraq War, United States