Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Iraqi general, 3 officers killed in Islamic State ambushRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | KRON 4

    Military officials say an ambush by Islamic State fighters killed the general commanding the first Iraqi army division and three of his officers in heavily disputed Anbar province. The officials say a militant drove a piece of construction equipment packed with explosives into Brig.

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  2. Iraqi general, 3 officers killed in Islamic State ambushRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Washington Times

    ... secure the center of Ramadi and push the militants back from some areas of the city. During the weekly Friday prayer, Iraq's most revered Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani urged the country's politicians to end all disputes in order to ...

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  3. Kurds need more U.S. supportRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Snack, just doors away, are open and patrons sit at outdoor tables. In fact, Irbil is one of the safest places in Iraq, despite far more security barriers than were visible before the Islamic State threatened the city last summer. "Our security is ...

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  4. From April 1961 to April 2015 - David Petraeus and the demise of the 'warrior' ethosRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    ... term . We were spared no hyperbole when Petraeus was announced as the guy who would change the course of the war in Iraq. The administration seemed to look up to him, as if he were Jesus-Christ himself, having come back to save his (Neo-Con) flock ...

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  5. Iraq Unable to Do DNA Test on Body of 'Saddam Deputy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | News Max

    Iraq's health ministry does not have DNA test results from a close relative of Izzat al-Duri that could determine whether Saddam Hussein's long-fugitive deputy has been killed, a spokesman said Friday. "The ministry does not have any DNA test for any relative of Duri at the present time," ministry spokesman Dr Ziyad Tareq told AFP.

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  6. Falling prices, rising threats cool interest in Kurdish oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KTVN Reno

    The Kurds estimate their autonomous region in northern Iraq holds some 45 billion barrels and have made no secret of their desire to use th... . A young man listens to a participant at the fourth Irbil Oil and Gas Exhibition in the Northern Kurdish region of Iraq, Friday, April 24, 2015.

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  7. 13 IS militants killed in IraqRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Nerve News

    ... 13 Islamic State (IS) militants, were killed and 16 others injured as clashes broke out in the Al Anbar province of Iraq on Friday. The dead included seven Iraqi soldiers and their allied Shia militias. An Iraqi police offiical said the IS carried ...

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  8. University of Florida frat expels 3 for allegedly spitting on wounded vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | CBS News

    ... no Emory student was a part of this. This denial is a slap in the face of veterans." About 60 veterans who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan were also attending a retreat that has been held twice a year for the past six years at the resort. Cope ...

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  9. Airstrikes Hit ISIL in Syria, IraqRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | U.S. Department of Defense

    U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials reported details of the latest strikes, which took place between 8 a.m. yesterday and 8 a.m. today, local time, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports.

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  10. The Armenian genocide killed this Reseda womana s mothera s whole familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | LA Daily News

    Reseda's Ani Manoukian lost her family to the Ottoman Turks as they marched in a caravan in the Syrian Desert during the Armenian Genocide. Her now-late mother is believed to be the only Armenian Genocide survivor from her extended family of about 85 members.

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  11. What motivates ISIS members: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | OregonLive.com

    Smoke rises after clashes between Kurdish peshmerga forces and Islamic State group militants at a village just south of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in Iraq. Power, not religion: As an American Muslim, I read about the atrocities committed by ISIS and my heart is filled with grief and anguish.

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  12. NJ family of soldier killed in Iraq nears goal of Gold Star monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to be participants in the Gold Star Family Monument for our son Billy and all the other men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan," Patricia and William Neil of Holmdel said in a statement. They lost their son, Army Special Forces Staff Sgt. ...

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  13. U.S. restarts refugee program for IraqisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Politico

    ... - or being related to people who have done such work. Last June, as Islamic State militants gained territory in Iraq, the U.S. pulled out staffers in Baghdad who were interviewing the applicants. The decision put thousands of Iraqis in limbo just as ...

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  14. Seeking RefugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... like Kadhim's, the violence is an echo of the very strife they've come here to escape. "We still feel like we're in Iraq with what's going on with the crimes and the shootings," Kadhim says. "I cry to myself, but I don't show my family. I want a ...

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  15. Iraq forces recapture key Ramadi bridge from IS groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... State group militants near al-Houz bridge on the Euphrates river in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 24, 2015. Iraqi security forces recaptured a key bridge from Islamic militants in the capital of western Anbar ...

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  16. ISIS loses control of key bridge to Iraq forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | CBS News

    Iraqi security forces and tribal fighters prepare to attack Islamic State group militants on al-Houz bridge on the Euphrates river in Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 24, 2015. Iraqi security forces recaptured a key bridge from Islamic militants in the capital of western Anbar on Friday, said an Iraqi security official, as top Shiite cleric renewed calls for national unity among political groups in the face of the Islamic militant group.

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  17. Iraqi military recaptures strategic bridge in Ramadi provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Al Bawaba

    Iraqi forces have reportedly recaptured a key bridge from the ISIL group in the Iraqi western province of Anbar. According to Colonel Mahadi Abbas, a police official in the Iraq's Anbar Province , the Iraqi forces managed on Friday to retake the al-Houz bridge in the city of Ramadi that extends along the Euphrates River.

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  18. Cal Thomas: Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Newms360.com

    ... conference, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, said that the capital of Anbar province in Iraq, Ramadi, is not central to the U.S. and Iraqi aims of defeating the forces of the Islamic State. During the counterinsurgency ...

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  19. Report: Frat members spit on disabled veterans, stole flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... who lost both his legs in Baghdad in 2006 when an IED exploded under his Humvee. About 60 veterans who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan attended the retreat at Laketown Wharf Resort, which has been held twice a year for the last six years, the ...

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  20. Iraqi boy's dream of becoming dancer defied threats, bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... his cramped family home -- hiding from a conservative society scornful of the art form and from the chaos that engulfed Iraq after the U.S.-led invasion in 2003. Last weekend, the sweat and tears paid off when the now 22-year-old performed on stage ...

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