Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Iraq snapshotRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Common Ills

    Thursday, December 18, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, more US troops will be going into Iraq, a US general predicts a three year training mission in Iraq , the Ministry of Women still has no funding, the Islamic State beheads a man accused of .

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  2. The Yezidi Minority, Daesh/ISIL, and Iraq's Human Rights CatastropheRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Juan Cole

    Farhad got the call from ISIS on his personal cell phone just after lunch: we have your sister, and we will give her back if you pay us $6000, plus $1500 for the driver. Carrying little more than his phone, a few clothes, some food, and helping his parents, Farhad and his family left his village in the Shingal municipality of Iraq three months ago when the multinational Islamist extremists of ISIS came.

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  3. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... House for perjury and obstruction of justice (he was subsequently acquitted by the Senate). Ten years ago: In Iraq, car bombs tore through a Najaf funeral procession and Karbala's main bus station, killing at least 60 people and wounding more than ...

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  4. Maj. Megan McClung and Capt. Travis Patriquin, RIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Michael Fumento

    ... Officer (PAO) for Al Anbar Province , was barking at a public affairs sergeant. " Ramadi is the most dangerous city in Iraq and you're going to get your men out there to cover it!" This was in October and the previous spring I had been angry with ...

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  5. Some Faces of WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Weekly Standard

    ... Some have called him a latter-day Ernie Pyle. Embedded for the sixth time with soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, West demonstrates, as he has done before, Pyle's empathy for the "grunts" who have borne the major burden of these ...

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  6. There's a Reason He's Hard to ForgiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Weekly Standard

    ... unqualified "no." First, the note on his New York Times op-ed tells us that Eric Fair was "a contract interrogator in Iraq in 2004." The abuses at Abu Ghraib took place in 2003. The revolting photos of military police officers mistreating Iraqi ...

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  7. Coalition air strikes target IS in Syria's KobaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - U.S.-led air strikes in Syria focused on the contested city of Kobani near the Turkish border on Thursday, Dec 18, with six air strikes that destroyed seven Islamic State fighting positions, a building and a tactical unit, the U.S. military said, according to Reuters. U.S. and partner nations also conducted five air strikes in Iraq on Thursday, targeting Islamic State militants in Tal Afar, Mosul and Ramadi, the U.S. Central Command said in a statement.

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  8. Several 'high-value' ISIS leaders killed in Iraq, Pentagon officials sayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Dec. 18, 2014: A member of the Kurdish forces holds up a piece of clothing worn by an Islamic State fighter found inside a makeshift base used in a battle in Kahrez. U.S. airstrikes have killed several top Islamic State leaders in Iraq in recent weeks, limiting the terrorist army's ability to fight Iraqi and Kurdish forces, Pentagon officials said.

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  9. Iraqi Kurds say Mount Sinjar siege brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Kurdish fighters have broken a siege by Islamic State militants in the Mount Sinjar region of Iraq, setting the stage for the evacuation of ethnic minority Yazidi civilians to escape fighting as early as this weekend. A Peshmerga fighter stands behind sandbags at a checkpoint, in Zummar city in northern Iraq.

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  10. U.S. airstrikes kill three Islamic State leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... Abd al Basit and Radsin Talib. Their deaths are expected to reduce the group's effectiveness against security forces in Iraq, according to a Defense Department official who was not authorized to speak about them publicly. The Wall Street Journal ...

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  11. Top Islamic militants killed; more U.S. troops going to IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    ... Radwin Talib. Words of the deaths came after Hagel signed orders Wednesday for the first group of U.S. troops to go to Iraq as part of the administration's recent decision to deploy 1,500 more American forces to the country. Also Thursday, President ...

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  12. Top Islamic militants killed; more US troops going to IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    Reported on Dec. 18, 2014, the top US commander in Iraq says additional American troops will begin moving into the country in a couple of weeks to train local forces to fight Islamic State extremists, which Lt. Gen. James Terry also referred to using the acronym Daesh.

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  13. Task force commander says coalition will defeat ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The United States Army

    The strength of the 40-plus nation coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ultimately will defeat the terrorist group, the commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said. Lt. Gen.

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  14. US Troops Battle ISIS For 1st Time, As More Sent To IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sweetness & Light

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) - Two senior Islamic State group leaders were killed in U.S. and coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq over the last week, U.S. officials said Thursday, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel approved new orders for several hundred troops ...

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  15. .com | Iraq official: ISIS siege of Mount Sinjar brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    A broad peshmerga operation backed by US-led air strikes broke the Islamic State group's weeks-old siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar on Thursday, a top Iraqi Kurdistan security official said. "Peshmerga forces have reached Mount Sinjar, the siege on the mountain has been lifted," Masrour Barzani, the chancellor of the Kurdistan Regional Security Council, told reporters from an operations centre near the border with Syria.

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  16. Top Islamic militants killed: Are more US troops heading to Iraq?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Two senior Islamic State group leaders were killed in US and coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq over the last week, US officials said Thursday, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel approved new orders for several hundred troops to deploy to Iraq to train Iraqi forces. According to one of the US officials, airstrikes killed a key deputy of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militants, and one of al-Baghdadi's military chiefs.

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  17. World briefs: Kurds retake territory from Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Also, U.S. Lt. Gen. James Terry hailed the impact of four months of airstrikes in Iraq. At the same time, he outlined a long fight ahead, cautioning it would take several years to build necessary capabilities of Iraqi ...

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  18. Pentagon: Top IS Leaders Killed In IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    ... as saying that U.S. military airstrikes had killed 3 top leaders: Abd al Basit, head of IS military operations in Iraq; Haji Mutazz, a deputy to the group's leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; and Radwin Talib, the group's self-styled governor in Mosul, ...

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  19. Coalition air strikes have killed 'multiple' key ISIS leaders in Iraq, Pentagon saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vancouver Sun

    Canadian crooner Michael Buble and his wife Luisana Lopilato, who are partners of DOG for DOG presents the BC SPCA with a donation of DOG for DOG treats for shelter pets. Yuletide scenes from the archives show how much the holiday has changed, and remained the same, from days gone by The coalition air campaign in Iraq has killed several senior ISIS officials, including its military chief, U.S. officials said Thursday, as Canada confirmed CF-18 warplanes had destroyed two of the terror group's positions.

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  20. Japan, U.S. delay defense guideline revision due to collective defenseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    ... 2015, and give President Barack Obama authority to expand the campaign against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq and Syria . Full story BAGHDAD, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on ...

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