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Iraq News

News on Iraq continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | KOAT-TV

Obama OKs more troops to Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized additional troops be deployed to Iraq to protect American diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.


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2 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities.


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7 hrs ago | Stalbans Review

Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned a video apparently showing a US journalist being beheaded

David Cameron has condemned as "despicable and barbaric" the apparent slaughter of a second US journalist by Islamic State extremists - as it emerged that a British hostage is also under threat.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Middle East

10 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

ISIS video purports to show beheading of Sotloff

The Islamic State released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist.


Related Topix: Journalism, World News

13 hrs ago | 12NewsNow.Com

Jury to decide fates of former Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Ali Abdul Razzaq's life was just getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old on September 16, 2007.


Related Topix: World News, Life, Self Defense, Prison

17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

In this June 11, 2014, file photo, former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten enters a taxi cab as he leaves federal court in Washington, after the start of his trial.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Middle East,

21 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Obama Notifies Congress of Amirli Bombing, Airdrop Campaign

President Obama notified Congress of his authorization of the bombing and humanitarian airdrop campaign to help Shiite Turkmen surrounded by ISIS in the town of Amirli, Iraq, according to a letter released by the White House on Monday.


Related Topix: Middle East, World News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Windsor Beacon

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

In this image made from an undated cartoon broadcast on state-run al-Iraqiya TV in Iraq, a cartoon character portrayed as a member or a supporter of the Islamic State group sings a song.


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CNN mourns loss of photojournalist

CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera.


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Deseret News

Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a teddy bear donated by an American child remains tied to a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, prior to takeoff during a humanitarian airdrop over Iraq, at a base in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US Military, US Air Force,

The Times of Israel

UN diplomats examine Islamic State's alleged crimes

Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen stand guard after breaking a siege by the Islamic State extremist group on Amirli, some 105 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 Iraq's government asked the UN's top human rights body on Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its ... (more)


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KWQC-TV Davenport

UN says Iraq deaths drop to 1,420 in August

Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver.


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The Daily Star

UN rights body debates sending ISIS probe to Iraq

A member of the Iraqi emergency services extinguishes smoke at the site of a car bomb explosion in a commercial district of new Baghdad August 26, 2014.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Age

Iraqi theatre more dicey than ever for Australia

Iraqi security forces and Iraqi Shi'ite volunteers carry their weapons during an intensive security deployment to fight against militants of the Islamic State.


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Daily Kos

President Bush declared Iraq a 'catastrophic success' ten years ago

The disastrous U.S. invasion of Iraq wasn't just an American war of choice. As much as anything else, it was a war of talking points .


Related Topix: George Bush, Prison, World News, US News, Liberal Political News

The Daily Star

Jubilant Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amirli

Iraqi security forces and Iraqi Shiite volunteers react after breaking a siege by the Islamic State extremist group on Amerli August 31, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Terrorism

The Daily Star

Suicide bomber kills 37 in western Iraq -police officers, medical official

An Iraqi militia fighter from Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Saraya al-Salam , waves a flag next to a rocket launcher during heavy clashes in Tuz Khurmatu in Salaheddin province about 88 kilometres south of Kirkuk on August 31, 2014.


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Al Bawaba

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden wants to divide Iraq but it's not a good idea

Once again, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden returned to talk about the possibility of dividing Iraq into three federal states - Sunni, Shi'ite and Kurdish.


Related Topix: World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden,

The Hartford Courant

U.S. planes strike militants near Iraq's Amerli, airdrop aid

The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there, the Pentagon said.


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Evening Sun

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

An Australian military aircraft will soon fly guns and ammunition to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to help Kurds fight Islamic State militants as part of a U.S.-led multination mission, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Terrorism