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  1. Baghdad bombs target restaurants, killing 21Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Security forces and civilians inspect the site of a double car bomb attack on Habaybina restaurant in the Shiite-majority district of Talibiya in eastern Baghdad, Iraq. Photo: AP The Iraqi capital has witnessed a surge in bombings over the past month, most claimed by Islamic State militants who have overrun large parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria.

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  2. Raw: Twin Car Bombs Kill at Least 15 in BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Washington Examiner

    Iraqi police said a double car bomb attack hit a restaurant in the Shiite-majority district of Talibiya in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 32 others. Iraqi police said a double car bomb attack hit a restaurant in the Shiite-majority district of Talibiya in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 32 others.

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  3. 10 killed in Baghdad car bombingsRead the original story

    27 min ago | Newkerala.com

    At least 10 people were killed and 48 wounded in three car bomb explosions in Iraq's capital Baghdad Tuesday, an interior ministry source said. A car bomb went off late in the day at a main road in the Shia-dominated district of Talbiyah, leaving three people dead and eight injured, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

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  4. Baghdad bombs target restaurants, killing 21Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Age

    Security forces and civilians inspect the site of a double car bomb attack on Habaybina restaurant in the Shiite-majority district of Talibiya in eastern Baghdad, Iraq. Photo: AP The Iraqi capital has witnessed a surge in bombings over the past month, most claimed by Islamic State militants who have overrun large parts of Iraq and neighbouring Syria.

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  5. Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacksRead the original story

    55 min ago | Boston Herald

    Shiite powerhouse Iran has pledged enduring support for the Shiite-led government of Iraq in its battle against an ascendant Sunni insurgency spearheaded by the Islamic State group. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Tuesday that Iran has supported Baghdad "from the first day and will remain on that path until the last day," according to a report by the official IRNA news agency.

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  6. Shirt-fronting Putin can help eradicate Islamic State crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    The possibility of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott shirt-fronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit in Brisbane next month over the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 in Ukrainian sovereign territory with the loss of all on board - including 38 Australians - has receded following Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's 25 minute meeting with Putin on the sidelines of the Asian Europe Summit held in Milan this week. "I'm going to shirtfront Mr Putin.

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  7. Bombings kill 9 people in Iraqi capitalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | UAport

    People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Kerbala, south of Baghdad, October 20, 2014. REUTERS/ Mushtaq Muhammed Sameer N. Yacoub Associated Press BAGHDAD: Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted the country's capital.

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  8. They cover what they can't verify and close to their eyes to what they can actually seeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Common Ills

    National Iraqi News Agency reports that Hijaj Village bombing has left 6 people dead and two more injured and 2 east Baghdad car bombings have left 3 people dead and nine more injured . Iraqi Spring MC updates the Baghdad toll to 9 dead and thirty-two injured while noting reports that a third car bombing has gone off in the same eastern area of Baghdad .

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  9. Iran President Pledges to Back Iraq Amid IS AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Outlook

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised today that Iran will stand by Iraq in the neighbouring country's fight against the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State group. Rouhani told visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Heidar al-Abadi that Iran "will remain on the path until the last day," according to a report by the official IRNA news agency.

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  10. Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    In recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syria's border town of Kobani from Islamic State. But the radical jihadists have for longer been engulfing another strategically more vital target - Iraq's western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad.

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  11. .com | Baghdad shootout points to growing militia threatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    Shortly after midnight, when a curfew usually shrouds the Iraqi capital in silence, the thudding sounds of heavy machinegun fire ripped through the air and echoed across Baghdad. They were not the opening shots of the much-feared attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria jihadist group, which has been battling government forces a few kilometres outside Baghdad for months.

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  12. Family of Abdullah Elmir in ISIS video claim he has been brainwashedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'He's an idiot', says family of the 'Ginger Jihadist' as they claim Australian teen who appears in ISIS video has been brainwashed Elmir, who calls himself Abu Khaled from Australia, vows revenge on Tony Abbott and Obama, flanked by other ISIS fighters Titled 'Message Of The Mujahid 4', the video is full of heavily worded threats and taunts against the US-led coalition 'We will not put down our weapons until we reach your lands,' he says, in a message 'especially' for Australia The video was published the day after Australia announced it would put special forces troops on the ground in Iraq Ginger-haired Australian jihadist Abdullah Elmir, 17, has been condemned by his relatives over a chilling video in which he declares ISIS will not stop their murderous campaign 'until the black flag is flying high in every single land'.

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  13. US weapons airdrop turning tide in fight for Kobani, Kurdish...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    Kurdish officials in Kobani said Tuesday that weapons air-dropped by the United States early Monday are "making a difference" as its forces are wrestling for control of the Syrian border town with the Islamic State. A Fox News crew near Kobani witnessed two U.S. airstrikes against ISIS positions inside the town Tuesday, as well as sporadic clashes between militants and the Kurds.

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  14. IS launches fresh assault on KobaneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Islamic State launched a fresh assault on Kobane late Monday hours after it was announced that Kurds, who are defending the besieged Syrian border town, had received a first U.S. airdrop of weapons. The jihadists had launched an assault "on all fronts of the city," said Rami Abdel Rahman, the director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

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  15. In Iran, Iraq PM says ISIS threatens regionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A handout picture released by the official website of the Iranian presidency shows Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri welcoming Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi at Saadabad Palace in Tehran on October 21, 2014. AFP PHOTO/IRANIAN PRESIDENCY WEBSITE/EBRAHIM SEYEDI/HO TEHRAN: Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Tuesday his country was at war with "terrorists" threatening the region and intent on dividing Muslims, as he met top officials in key ally Iran.

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  16. At least 11 dead in Iraq bombing attacksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTVC

    Today a bomb struck at an out-door market in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad, killing four people and wounding nine. It was followed by two other deadly blasts -- one near a small restaurant in central Baghdad that killed five people and wounded 12. And another bomb exploded on a commercial street just south of the city, killing two people and wounding four.

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  17. Why Defeating Islamic State Fighters Will Happen Only in PhasesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    With each passing day, it's becoming more clear why President Barack Obama has warned everyone, domestically and internationally, that defeating Islamic State fighters will be a long-term proposition. In fact, administration officials increasingly describe the struggle as one that will unfold in phases, rather than in something approaching one grand sweep.

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  18. Syria/Iraq Diary - 21 October 2014Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    The mechanism is supposedly through liaison contacts with the Russian government. The subject matter is IS movements and observed order of battle.

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  19. Iran not to withhold any support for Iraqi nation-RouhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trend

    "The Islamic Republic of Iran supporting Iraqi nation and army in fighting terrorists since the first day, will keep this approach and will not withhold any support to Iraqi nation," Rouhani said in a meeting with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Tehran on Oct. 21, Iran's ISNA news agency reported. Rouhani also said "those who have formed the coalition against the IS group and claim that they are fighting terrorism should stop financial aid to terrorist groups."

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  20. Islamic State copy Rommel charadeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ISLAMIC State terrorists are using a similar tactical charade to Germany's Field Marshall Rommel in his North Africa campaign in WW2, it is claimed. HE has been dubbed the Ginger Jihadist.

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