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  1. To beat ISIS, kick out US-led coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    The multinational, American-led 'Coalition' launched last August to thwart Islamic State's march across Syria and Iraq...did nothing. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter struck a low blow on Sunday in a CNN interview: "What apparently happened was that the Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight.

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  2. Terrorist Risks by City, According to Actual DataRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Schneier on Security

    In total, 64 cities are categorised as 'extreme risk' in Verisk Maplecroft's new Global Alerts Dashboard , an online mapping and data portal that logs and analyses every reported terrorism incident down to levels of 100mA2 worldwide. Based on the intensity and frequency of attacks in the 12 months following February 2014, combined with the number and severity of incidents in the previous five years, six cities in Iraq top the ranking.

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  3. Pay tribute to our veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    This archived column is dedicated to my father, Donald William Herbkersman, an Army Ranger and Korean War veteran, as well as the Sun City veterans club and all Beaufort County veterans. We will never forget.

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  4. Pelosi: We've made big "advances" against ISIS a on social media a kind ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hot Air

    Were you there for the Battle of Hashtag Hill ? Nancy Pelosi attempts to make the case that the US strategy against ISIS is working somewhere in this exchange with newly minted MSNBC host Patrick Murphy, a former House colleague of Pelosi's from Florida. The range of choices for examples of victory must be very, very narrow for Pelosi to claim victory - if indeed that's what she's doing at all: FMR.

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Debka

    Hassan Nasrallah Saturday, May 23, called his Lebanese Shiite Hizballah movement to the flag, because "we are faced with an existential crisis" from the rising belligerence of the Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant. His deputy, Sheik Naim Qssem, sounded even more desperate: "The Middle East is at the risk of partition" in a war with no end in sight, he said.

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  6. Kurdistan's daily exports of oil reach 562,000 barrels in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AME Info

    The Kurdistan region in Iraq said that it has delivered to the Iraqi government 562,000 barrels of oil a day during April, as agreed upon in an agreement in December last year between Kurdistan's local government and the federal government in Baghdad. The Kurdistan region's presidency said in a statement that it has honoured its obligations in the oil-budget deal and exported record amounts of oil in April.

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  7. OPINION Remembering the meaning of Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    It is Memorial Day 2015. In cemeteries across the country flags flutter, flowers grace the graves of the departed, and bugles sound the mournful notes of Taps.

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  8. ISIL militants 'not Muslims': Millions fleeing their homes as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Canada.com

    The film industry is booming again with multiple movies being made in Vancouver. The Sun was on the film set of the hyper-violent gangster epic "Darc" when they production was being shot in New Westminster.

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  9. Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq warRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Deseret News

    In this May 6, 2010 file photo, Sgt. Kevin McCulley stands in front of one panel in a monument bearing the names of more than 4,300 U.S. service members killed in Iraq since the 2003 U.S. invasion, at Forward Operating Base Warrior in Kirkuk.

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  10. US, coalition hit IS targets near RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Iol.co.za

    The United States and its allies have staged 22 air strikes on Islamic State targets since Friday, including four near Ramadi, the city taken by the militants this week, the US military said on Saturday. Coalition forces also attacked five Islamic State sites in Syria between Friday and Saturday, a statement from the Combined Joint Task Force said.

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  11. U.S., allies stage 22 airstrikes on IS targets near Iraq's RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The United States and its allies have staged 22 airstrikes on Islamic State targets since Friday, May 22, including four near Ramadi, the city taken by the militants this week, the U.S. military said on Saturday, according to Reuters. Coalition forces also attacked five Islamic State sites in Syria between Friday and Saturday, a statement from the Combined Joint Task Force said.

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  12. U.S., coalition hit Islamic State targets near Ramadi in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | AlertNet

    The United States and its allies have staged 22 air strikes on Islamic State targets since Friday, including four near Ramadi, the city taken by the militants this week, the U.S. military said on Saturday. Coalition forces also attacked five Islamic State sites in Syria between Friday and Saturday, a statement from the Combined Joint Task Force said.

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  13. Shiite militias take on Islamic State as US launches air strikes near Ramadi, IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Age

    A convoy of Shiite Muslim militia and Iraqi army forces commenced a counter-offensive to reverse gains made by Islamic State in Ramadi on Saturday as the US-led coalition launched air strikes against the jihadi insurgents. The US and its allies have staged 22 air strikes on Islamic State targets since Friday, including four near Ramadi, the US military said, hitting tactical units, armoured vehicles and a fighting position in militant-controlled territory.

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  14. Have the Kurds lied to Congress?Read the original story

    Friday May 22 | AEI

    Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government under the auspices of President Masoud Barzani has been undertaking a full-court press of lobbying in Washington in order to get direct provision of weaponry. The KRG has hired at least four lobbying firms, spending several million dollars, and has leveraged several former officials and businessmen hopeful to have KRG contracts to act as unofficial and, frankly, illegal lobbyists with Congress.

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  15. I rejoiced when we had our first sex slave, forced sex ISN'T rape...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Daily Mail

    I rejoiced when we had our first sex slave, forced sex ISN'T rape and they should be thankful: Chilling rant of twisted ISIS jihadi bride who justifies kidnapping and abusing Yazidi girls ISIS has released a chilling document in which it justifies the kidnapping and rape of slave girls - and brands Michelle Obama a prostitute whose 'price won't even exceed a third of a dinar'. These shocking admissions are made by a jihadi bride in the ninth edition of its propaganda magazine Dabiq, in a feature entitled: 'Slave girls or prostitutes.'

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  16. Iraq exports hold close to record high in MayRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Reuters

    Iraq's oil exports have held above 3 million barrels per day so far in May, according to loading data and an industry source, keeping shipments from OPEC's second-largest producer close to a record high. Another strong month from Iraq adds to signs of high output from major members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries focused on keeping market share, weighing on global oil prices.

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  17. Isis in Iraq: The Sunni mayor of a captured town given 'do what...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Independent

    Sabhan Khalef Ali al-Juburi chose a third option and fled. Now he is involved in an alliance of Shia militias, Iraqi soldiers and his own band of fighters to reclaim Hawija The mayor of Hawija - a town in western Kirkuk province that was overrun by jihadists last summer - chose a third option: he fled.

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  18. Obama's Islamic State strategy 'needs to be changed': Robert GatesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Washington Times

    Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said Wednesday that President Obama's strategy for dealing with the Islamic State needs to change. "I think first of all we need to change the rules of engagement for our troops.

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  19. ISIS is sending the 'prettiest Yazidi virgins' to slave markets in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Mail

    Stripped naked and sold to the highest bidder: How ISIS is sending the 'prettiest Yazidi virgins' it abducts to slave markets in Syria ISIS is sending the 'prettiest virgins' they capture to slave markets in the Syrian city of Raqqa, where they are sold as sexual objects to the highest bidder, the United Nation's Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict has said. After the depraved militants attack their villages, they strip the girls naked, conduct virginity tests, evaluate their bodies and send them to twisted auctions, Zainab Bangura claims.

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  20. Great news: White House says Iraq strategy has been a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | RedState

    To recap, this week saw Iraqi forces driven out of the city of Ramadi after what was classified as elite Iraqi units executed that tactic perfected by the now-defunct ARVN: di di mau . In a replay of last year's military debacle , elite units abandoned their U.S.-provided equipment to Islamic State fighters and fled the area, leaving several hundred soldiers surrounded in the last government-held enclave in the city.

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