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Canada’s mission in Iraq at a crossroads as ISIL declines, new threats emerge

OTTAWA — More than six years after Canada first deployed troops to the Middle East to help fight the Islamic State of Iraq and...

Canadian intelligence assessments of Saddam’s Iraq got it right, new paper says

OTTAWA — A new research paper says Canadian intelligence assessments on Iraq were generally accurate in the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of 2003 — unlike reports produced...

Canadian military shrinks Middle East footprint as ISIL fight enters new phase

OTTAWA — Canada's war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has quietly entered a new phase, resulting in plans to keep...

Canadian soldiers safe after deadly rocket attack kills in Iraq: DND

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence reported all Canadian service members safe following a rocket attack on a military base in Iraq Wednesday. The attack killed...

Iraq’s approval of expanded NATO mission ‘very positive,’ Sajjan says

OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is hailing the Iraqi government's decision to let NATO stay in the country as a "very positive development," weeks...

Canadian special forces treading carefully in Iraq amid ‘sensitive’ relations

OTTAWA — The commander of Canada's special forces says relations with Iraq's government are "sensitive," and his troops are treading carefully as they help...

Canada will respect an Iraqi government order to leave: Sajjan

OTTAWA — Canada will respect any decision by the Iraqi government to expel foreign troops from the country, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Friday,...

Canadian military resumes some operations in Iraq following Iran scare

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is resuming some operations in Iraq following a temporary suspension of activities last week. Brig.-Gen. Michel-Henri St-Louis says the military...

Federal opposition divided over Iraq mission as troops remain hunkered down

OTTAWA — Federal opposition parties are divided over whether Canada should press ahead with its five-year-old mission in Iraq or start bringing home its...

Iran attack underscores need for new air defences: Canadian Army

OTTAWA — The Canadian Army says the launching of Iranian missiles against military bases in Iraq highlights the need for a new system to...

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