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  1. Islamic State militants attack Kurdish outposts across IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, while bombs in Kirkuk, Baghdad, Samarra and Ramadi killed at least 27 people. The Sunni Islamists have often battled Iraqi security forces and Shiite militias further south and west, but attacks in and around Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk have been less frequent.

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  2. Turkey condemns Iraq blasts that claimed 47 livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey has condemned two separate blasts that rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Jan. 30. At least 47 people were killed and 99 others wounded in several explosions in Baghdad and in the central province of Samarra in Iraq. Turkey's Foreign Ministry released a statement the same day, extending condolences to victims' families and wishing a fast recovery to those wounded.

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  3. Clashes in Iraq kill dozens of jihadisRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Dozens of Islamic State jihadis and at least 16 members of the Iraqi security forces were killed, and 77 people were injured in intense fighting in several Iraqi provinces Friday. An Iraqi police source said that IS militants launched a major offensive on three different fronts against the city of Kirkuk, 250 km north of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad.

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  4. ISIS, on the run, attacks Kurdish stronghold city of KirkukRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    "In Iraq and Syria, American leadershipa S-a Sincluding our military powera S-a Sis stopping ISIL's advance," President Barack Obama boasted during his State of the Union address last week. "In Iraq and Syria, American leadershipa S-a Sincluding our military powera S-a Sis stopping ISIL's advance.

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  5. Battle with IS kills senior Kurdish general, 8 of his troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star

    Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, officials said. Attacks elsewhere killed 27 people, with twin bombs hitting a crowded market in Baghdad and a suicide bomber targeting pro-government Shiite militiamen who were manning a checkpoint outside a city north of the Iraqi capital.

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  6. Officer killed as Iraq Kurds repel ISIS attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Kurdish peshmerga fighters secure a hotel near police headquarters in oil-rich Kirkuk, 290 kilometers north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. KIRKUK, Iraq: Iraqi Kurdish forces repelled a major attack by ISIS in Kirkuk province that killed a top officer Friday, while violence elsewhere left at least 19 dead.

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  7. Islamic State kills Kurdish commander in surprise attack on KirkukRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    Smoke billows in the background as Kurdish peshmerga fighters take positions on the side of a road in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Baghdad: Exploiting a foggy night as cover, Islamic State militants launched a surprise attack on Iraqi Kurdish positions on the outskirts of Kirkuk early on Friday, killing a senior Kurdish commander and at least five of his men, security officials in the city said.

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  8. Islamic State attacks Kurdish outposts across IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AlertNet

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  9. Newsflash: ISIS Launches Multiple Attacks in Iraq and Egypt, Texas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Uprisingradio.org

    Uprising's guest expert Cristina Mislan, Assistant Professor of Journalism Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, analyzes to day's news headlines: Just a day after US officials and Kurdish rebels declared a major victory against the Islamic State group in Kobane, Syria, reports have emerged of a major attack by ISIS in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk against the local Kurdish population. Separately a series of bombings killed nearly two dozen people in Samarra and Baghdad.

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  10. Islamic State attacks Kurdish outposts in IraqRead the original story

    Friday | Wenatchee World

    Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk today, while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people. Islamic State has frequently battled Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militias further south and west, but attacks in and around Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk have been less frequent.

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  11. Battle with IS kills senior Kurdish general, eight of his troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, officials said. Attacks elsewhere killed 27 people, with twin bombs hitting a crowded market in Baghdad and a suicide bomber targeting pro-government Shiite militiamen who were manning a checkpoint outside a city north of the Iraqi capital.

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  12. ISIS attacks Kurds in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people. Islamic State has frequently battled Iraqi security forces and Shi'ite militias further south and west, but attacks in and around Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk have been less frequent.

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  13. Top Iraq Kurd officer among six killed in IS attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Peninsula

    The Islamic State jihadist group killed a senior Kurdish commander and five fighters Friday in a major attack in Iraq's Kirkuk province, while bombings elsewhere left at least nine dead. The IS assault on areas south and west of the northern city of Kirkuk began at around midnight, sparking fighting with medium and heavy weapons that was still ongoing Friday morning, a police brigadier general said.

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  14. Kurdish commander dies in Kirkuk battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Al Jazeera

    The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, officials say. Brigadier General Shirko Fatih was killed on Friday as he was leading Kurdish peshmerga troops in a battle against ISIL outside the city of Kirkuk.

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  15. Islamic State militants attack Kirkuk, bombs kill 18 in BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABC News

    Islamic State militants struck at Kurdish forces southwest of the Iraqi city of Kirkuk while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people, security and medical sources said. Police in the northern province of Kirkuk said Islamic State launched mortars and attacked positions of Kurdish peshmerga fighters in four districts southwest of Kirkuk city.

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  16. Dozens dead in wave of ISIS bombings across IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail on Sunday

    Dozens die in wave of ISIS bombings across Iraq as terror group kills Kurdish commander in major attack on Kirkuk The Islamic State jihadist group killed a senior Kurdish commander and five fighters major attack in Iraq's Kirkuk province today, while bombings elsewhere left a further 27 dead. The assault on areas south and west of the northern city of Kirkuk began at around midnight, sparking fighting with medium and heavy weapons that was still ongoing this morning.

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  17. Islamic State Militant Attacks, Bombs Kill 30 In IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Weekday Magazine

    Security and medical officials say Islamic State militants attacked Kurdish forces near the Iraqi city of Kirkuk on January 30, while bombs in Baghdad and Samarra killed at least 21 people. IS militants launched mortars and attacked positions of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters southwest of Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk.

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  18. An arrest in Lebanon lifts the veil on the life of Islamic State leader's ex-wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    For months, the ex-wife of perhaps the most wanted man in the world used Lebanon as a base to secretly transfer cash to Islamist militants, according to Lebanese military officials. named Mallak Abdullah.

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  19. Iran says it sent warning to Israel via U.S. officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Daily Star

    ... decades. Another senior Guard commander, Brig. Gen. Hamid Taqavi, was killed during a battle against ISIS in Samarra, Iraq, last month. Shiite-majority Iran says it has sent military advisers to assist Syria and Iraq in battling Sunni extremist ...

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  20. Iran says it sent warning to Israel via US officialsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WTOV9

    ... commander, Brig. Gen. Hamid Taqavi, was killed during a battle against the Islamic State extremist group in Samarra, Iraq, last month. Shiite-majority Iran says it has sent military advisers to assist Syria and Iraq in battling Sunni extremist ...

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