US sending arms to Iraqi Kurds, officials say

August 11, 2014 7:14 PM

40 0

The Obama administration had been selling arms directly to the government in Baghdad. Now, officials say arms are going directly to the peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq.

Sydney — The Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, senior US officials said Monday.

Also read: Wall Street’s Faber says U.S. wouldn’t have made as much ‘progress’ if colonized by blacks

Read more

To category page