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  1. Senior Iranian commander killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

    A senior commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has been killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, the Guard said Sunday. Brig.

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  2. Iranian senior commander killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    TEHRAN, Iran >> A senior commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has been killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq, the Guard said Sunday. Brig.

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  3. Iran military adviser killed while helping Iraqi troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    A senior Iranian military officer has been killed while advising Iraqi troops in their fight against the Islamic State group, Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday. "Brigadier General Hamid Taghavi was martyred during a mission to advise the army and Iraqi volunteers ... in the city of Samarra," north of Baghdad, said a statement from the elite Iranian military force.

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  4. Iranian General Reportedly Killed By ISIS Sniper In Northern IraqRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WGBH

    A senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards was killed by a sniper's bullet in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra as he was training Iraqi troops and Shiite militiamen fighting militants of the self-declared Islamic State, Iran says. Brig.

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  5. Islamic State kills Qods Force general in central IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    An Islamic State sniper gunned down a general in Iran's Qods Force who was advising Iraqi troops and Shiite militias in the battleground city of Samarra in central Iraq. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps announced that Brigadier General Hamid Taqavi was "martyred" while serving in Samara, close to the "shrine of Imam Hassan Askari" on Dec. 27, 2014, Jahan News , a hard-line Iranian media outlet reported.

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  6. Iranian general killed by sniper bullet in embattled Iraqi cityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    A sniper killed an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander who was training Iraqi troops and Shi'ite militia fighting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Samarra, official Iranian media reported on Sunday. Brigadier General Hamid Taqavi, a veteran of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, was killed by snipers hiding behind a power transformer in Samarra, an embattled city north of Baghdad and home to holy Shi'ite shrines, they said, quoting a Revolutionary Guards' statement.

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  7. Middle East, 5:18 PMSenior Iranian Military Officer Killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A senior officer in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corp has been killed in Iraq, according to Iranian officials. "Brigadier General Hamid Taghavi was martyred during a mission to advise the army and Iraqi volunteers... in the city of Samarra," north of Baghdad.

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  8. Senior Iranian military advisor killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Brigadier General Hamid Taghavi was killed on Sunday in the city of Samarra, located 110 km north of Baghdad, reports the AFP. The dominantly Sunni city of Samarra is also home to the Askari shrine, one of the most holy of Shia sites.

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  9. The mystery manRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Just over one week ago, US warplanes roared into action over Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq to support Kurdish Peshmerga fighters as they struggled to fight their way into the area to liberate hundreds of Iraqis being held captive by the Islamic State . Just over one week ago, US warplanes roared into action over Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq to support Kurdish Peshmerga fighters as they struggled to fight their way into the area to liberate hundreds of Iraqis being held captive by the Islamic State .

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  10. Senior Iranian general killed in Iraq during ISIS fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | CBS News

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard says one of its senior commanders was killed during a battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria extremist group in Iraq. The Guard said in an online statement Sunday that Brig.

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  11. Jordanian pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Washington Post

    A Jordanian pilot flying over Syria as part of a U.S.-led coalition was captured by the Islamic State on Wednesday after the militant group shot down his plane, a Jordanian official and activists said. The Islamic State also took credit for the capture, posting images on social media sites purportedly showing the pilot surrounded by armed members of the group, although the images could not be verified.

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  12. Coalition warplane reportedly downed in Syria by Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Washington Post

    The Islamic State downed a warplane early Wednesday that was flying over Syria as part of a U.S.-led coalition against the militant group, according to activists and a group that monitors the Syrian conflict. Militants captured the pilot, believed to be a citizen of one of four Arab countries carrying out air raids with the coalition, near the Syrian city of Raqqa , the defacto capital of Islamic State, said Rami Abdulrahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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  13. Islamic State routs Hezbollah Brigades unit north of BaghdadRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | The Long War Journal

    The yellow and green patch of the Hezbollah Brigades is visible on the shoulder of a militiaman killed near Yathrib. The Islamic State has released pictures online purporting to show its fighters routing a unit from the Hezbollah Brigades near the towns of Yathrib and Tal Gold in Salahaddin province.

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  14. Islamic State photographs feature foreign suicide bombers in RamadiRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Long War Journal

    The Islamic State has released new images from recent fighting in Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar province. The photos appear to have been taken in the Albu Fahd area, which is just east of the city.

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  15. Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    FILE In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 file photo, fighters from a militant Shiite group known as Asaib Ahl al-Haq, or League of the Righteous, fire a mortar round towards positions of militants from the Islamic State group on the front line in Jurf al-Sakhar, 43 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq.

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  16. 6 killed, 22 wounded in Baghdad attacksRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | TurkishPress.com

    At least six people were killed and 22 others were wounded in three explosions on Friday, across the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a police source said. "Two people were killed and nine others were wounded when an improvised explosive device, or IED, exploded near a market in Shaab area, northern Baghdad," a police officer who wanted to remain anonymous, said.

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  17. Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Los Angeles Times

    A member of the Kurdish forces stands next to an armored vehicle destroyed during the push toward Mt. Sinjar.

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  18. US, Kurds Make Gains Against Islamic State GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Voice of America

    A member of the Kurdish forces stands in an area damaged by an improvised explosive device placed by Islamic State militants that killed several Peshmerga fighters and injured dozens late Wednesday, when they pushed towards Sinjar Mountain, as they inspec U.S. officials say airstrikes in Iraq have killed three top leaders of the Islamic State group, while Kurdish fighters also reported major gains against the Sunni extremists. Defense Department officials said Thursday the gains are hampering the militant group's ability to command and control areas it occupies in Iraq and Syria.

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  19. Islamic State retakes Baiji after Iraqi forces withdrawRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Long War Journal

    The Islamic State has retaken control of the central Iraqi city of Baiji after the Iraqi military ordered its forces to retreat to the nearby refinery. Iraqi forces withdrew yesterday just one month after taking the city from the Islamic State with the help of Iranian-backed Shiite militias.

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  20. US General: 3 Top IS Commanders Killed in AirstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Big News Network.com

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