Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. France joins US against Islamic State over IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first country to join U.S. forces pounding targets inside Iraq from the air in recent weeks - this time in pursuit of militants of the Islamic State group.

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  2. France launches airstrikes in northern IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    French jets struck an ammunition dump controlled by the Islamic State in northeastern Iraq on Friday, the first airstrike by an American ally since the announcement that a coalition of countries would move to confront the Sunni Muslim militants.

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  3. Turkey: 49 hostages have been freedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis. The Turks, including diplomatic ...

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  4. Turkish hostages taken by Islamic State releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June have been brought safely back to Turkey by the country's intelligence agency. The hostages, including diplomats, soldiers and children, were seized from Turkey's consulate-general in June.

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  5. 49 Turks kidnapped by IS militants freed: PMRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Dozens of Turkish nationals held hostage by Islamic State jihadists in northern Iraq for more than three months have been released, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday. "We brought our citizens to our country this morning," Davutoglu said in televised remarks, adding that all 49 were in good health.

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  6. Islamic State militants release Turkish hostages in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Some 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State in the north Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, PM Ahmet Davutoglu says. The hostages included diplomats and their families as well as soldiers.

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  7. Turkish hostages seized in northern Iraq are free: DavutogluRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... where he is on an official visit, to meet them. "Today at 5 a.m. we brought our citizens who were detained in Iraq to our country. From my heart, I thank the families who maintained their dignity," Davutoglu said on his Twitter account. He also ...

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  8. Islamic State seeks to trade for U.S.-held Pakistani ‘superstar’Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    French bombing: French jets struck an Islamic State site in Iraq on Friday. Two Rafale jets fired four laser-guided bombs to destroy a weapons and fuel depot outside the northern city of Mosul, part of the territory the militants have overrun in Iraq and neighboring Syria, officials said.

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  9. Turkish hostages seized in Iraq 'freed'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Forty-nine Turkish hostages seized by fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul have been brought safely back to Turkey by the country's intelligence agency. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Saturday said the freed hostages were being brought to the southern Turkish city of Sanliurfa.

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  10. Twisted jihadi logic welcomes the fightRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Day

    ... but they are convinced that, as war drags on, we lose heart and go home. They count on Barack Obama quitting the Iraq/Syria campaign just as he quit Iraq and Libya in 2011 and is in the process of leaving Afghanistan now. And this goes beyond Obama. ...

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  11. Alliance invites a hollow laughRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    ... Assad's government, which Iran has supported since the beginning of the uprising in Syria, and the other front in Iraq opposing the Sunni Islamic State. On the face of it, this suggests that a strategic alliance of Iran with the United States might ...

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  12. Column: Domestic Politics Limit Iran's Maneuverability on Nuclear DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... rejected overtures for overt collaboration against IS, although tacit understandings appear to have been reached in Iraq, where both the U.S. and Iran support the Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities. Syria, where the U.S. opposes both the IS ...

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  13. IS Militants Release 49 Turkish HostagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu gets into his plane with hostages on September 20, 2014, at the airport of the southern Turkish city of Sanliurfa near the Syrian border. Turkey's prime minister says 49 Turkish hostages seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq in June have been freed.

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  14. Fighting Islamic State: Why US training of Iraqi forces will be harder this timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... military's efforts to train Iraqi soldiers to take on jihadist insurgents is going to be harder than it was during the Iraq War, the nation's top Army officer warned Friday. That's in large part because fully half of all current Iraqi security ...

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  15. Baird likens fight against militants to struggles against communism, fascismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CTV

    American praise for Canada as one of its strongest allies in the fight against militants in Iraq and Syria wasn't enough to conceal sharp differences Friday over the role of Iran in potentially helping the cause. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a special ministerial meeting of the United Nations Security Council that "our near neighbour to the north" was making one of the strongest contributions in the battle, prior to an address by Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.

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  16. Turkish hostages held by Islamic militants are freed but many questions linger over ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis. The 49 ...

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  17. The collapse of Arab civilizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    With his decision to use force against the violent extremists of the Islamic State, President Obama is doing more than to knowingly enter a quagmire. He is doing more than play with the fates of two half-broken countries - Iraq and Syria - whose societies were gutted long before the Americans appeared on the horizon.

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  18. Turkish hostages freed, but questions lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCTV5

    Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo. But as the well-dressed men and women captured by the Islamic State group more than three months ago clasped their families Saturday on the tarmac of the Turkish capital's airport, experts had serious doubts about the government's story.

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  19. Turkish hostages released by ISIL, brought to TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Forty-nine employees of Turkish Consulate in Mosul, who were abducted by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant on June 11, were released and brought to Turkey early Sept. 20. Mosul Consul General Ozturk Y lmaz, employees of the consulate and their family members were received at the Akcakale border gate by security officials including Sanl urfa Police Chief Eyup P narbas and the regional head of the National Intelligence Agency .

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  20. LIVE: Turkey's 49 hostages freed by MIT's operation, says President ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... news to Turkish public opinion. Turkey's consulate and other staff in Mosul have been abducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since June 11. "I thank the prime minister and his colleagues for this carefully planned, detailed and ...

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