Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Iraq regains Islamic State territory; Palmyra mass deaths reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... local forces in both countries. In a sharp criticism of Washington's ally, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter accused Iraq's army of abandoning Ramadi, a provincial capital west of Baghdad, to a much smaller enemy force. "The Iraqi forces just ...

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  2. Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... nobody is present except Iran," said Major General Qassem Soleimani, who is often seen on the battlefields of Iraq. But in a move that could mark an expansion of U.S. involvement in the conflict, Turkey said it and the United States had agreed in ...

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  3. Defense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WSB-TV

    The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group. The Islamic State group, which had already seized a strategically important swath of the Middle East , seized Ramadi in central Iraq a week ago, which has revived concerns about U.S. efforts to fight the group.

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  4. Carter: Iraqis display 'No will to fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Sunday that Iraqi forces had demonstrated "no will to fight" against the Islamic State, blaming them for a retreat that led to the terrorist group's victory in capturing the Iraqi city of Ramadi. While that critical assessment of Iraqi security forces has been voiced in Congress and by policy research institutes, Carter's remarks on CNN's State of the Union were some of the administration's strongest language to date about Iraq's repeated inability to hold and take back territory from the Islamic State extremist group.

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  5. Defense Chief: Iraqis Showed No Will To Fight At RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

    The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi is prompting criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raising new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group. The seizure of Ramadi in central Iraq a week ago has revived concerns about U.S. efforts to help fight the group.

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  6. ISIS executes 250-plus as it takes PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... culture that predates Islam, and extremist militants have vandalized some of the most ancient artifacts of humanity in Iraq and Syria. The terrorist group has flattened the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud and smashed statues in Iraq's Mosul Museum. ...

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  7. Syrian air force targets Daesh-held Palmyra, activists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... a represents a key strategic gain on the crossroads between Homs and Damascus. Daesh's advancements in both Palmyra and Iraq's Ramadi last week have been the two biggest victories for the militants since taking Mosul last summer in a major offensive.

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  8. US says Iraqi forces lack will to fight ISRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Baghdad---Washington on Sunday accused Iraqi forces of lacking the will to fight the Islamic State group, which scored a resounding victory a week earlier with the capture of Ramadi. The jihadists had appeared on the back foot in Iraq in recent months but twin offensives on Ramadi and on the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra have swung the momentum.

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  9. Fallen Hero Dedication CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Spokane 7

    The city of Liberty Lake and Fallen Heroes Circuit Course will be dedicating a new circuit to Spokane Valley native Army Corporal Kelly B. Grothe. She was a 2004 graduate of Central Valley High School and was killed May 3, 2007, by an improvised explosive device in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while serving with Bravo CO, 321st Engineer BN, Army Reserve, Hayden Lake, Idaho.

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  10. Australia open to possibility of sending more forces to fight ISRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC News

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has left open the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq, after the US defence secretary accused local forces of lacking the will to fight the Islamic State group. IS fighters have appeared on the back foot in Iraq in recent months, but twin offensives on Ramadi and on the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra have swung the momentum.

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  11. Fall of Iraq began in 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... The premise of the war - the basis for going to the United Nations, to the Congress and, indeed, to the nation - was Iraq's possession of weapons of mass destruction in violation of the central condition for the cease-fire that ended the first Gulf ...

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  12. Review of 9 world oil prices for May 18-22Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Trend

    ... 11 grades of oil: Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait Export (Kuwait), Es Sider (Libya), Bonny Light (Nigeria), Qatar Marine (Qatar), Arab Light (Saudi Arabia), Murban (UAE) ...

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  13. Names of 8 to join roster of Solano war deadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    The eight names added to the Solano County War Memorial in front of the old county courthouse are the price that Solano County paid for fighting the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They join the names of 60 World War I, 332 World War II, 24 Korean War and 62 Vietnam War dead who are now carved on the granite memorial.

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  14. Vets deserve more than lip serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... War II. Our VA system has been underfunded and overwhelmed by the huge influx of these veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. The VA needs a lot more help honoring these veterans, and Washington needs to step up, because we have a clear ...

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  15. Leonard Pitts Jr.: Veteran a victim of war on drugs - Mon, 25 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Heavy drinking hadn't helped. Nor had various pills prescribed by Veterans Affairs doctors.

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  16. Did the Us Dia see Isil as a strategic Ally against al-Assad in 2012?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    ... US created sectarian groups and it does not say that the US favors al-Qaeda in Syria or the so-called "Islamic State of Iraq." It says that those powers (e.g. Turkey and the Gulf monarchies) supporting the opposition wanted to see the declaration of ...

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  17. Obama v. King David: Honoring Fallen WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | American Thinker

    America's warriors who gave the last full measure of devotion to secure the now fallen Anbar Province in Iraq will be paramount in the thoughts of a grateful nation this Memorial Day. Between April 2004 and September 2007, 1,335 Americans died in the battle for Fallujah and Ramadi.

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  18. Iraq will take back Ramadi from IS 'in days'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Bashar al-Assad. Some observers say IS now controls 50 percent of Syria's entire territory - as well as a third of Iraq. "[Mr Carter] was very supportive of Iraq and I am sure he was fed with the wrong information," he said. "They have the will to ...

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  19. Time to stop chasing Iraq miraclesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    Displaced Iraqis from Ramadi cross the Bzebiz bridge fleeing fighting in Ramadi, 65 km west of Baghdad. Americans want a democratic Iraq more than many Iraqis do.

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  20. Top Muslim body urges protection of Syria's PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... take urgent steps to prevent IS "from destroying the cultural and archaeological landmarks of the city" as it did in Iraq and other parts of Syria. IS seized Palmyra on Thursday, sparking international concern for the 2,000-year-old UNESCO World ...

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