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

2 hrs ago | KION 46

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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6 hrs ago | 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.

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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

WOODTV.com

US airstrikes and aid for Iraqi city under siege

Shiite tribal fighters raise their weapons and chant slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq, Sunday, June 15, 2014.

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WAND-TV Decatur

Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

The Pentagon says the U.S. military has conducted airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid to the beleaguered Iraqi city of Amirli, where thousands of Shiite Turkomen have been cut off from food and water for nearly... Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which ... (more)

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Paradise Post

Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.

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Navy Times

5 U.S. airstrikes target Islamic State fighters near Iraqi dam

The U.S. military says fighter aircraft and unmanned drones have struck Islamic State militants near Iraq's Mosul Dam.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes ... (more)

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News 4 Jax

Report: ISIS selling Yazidi women in Syria

It took U.S. airstrikes against ISIS positions, airlifts of U.S. and international aid, and rescue efforts by Kurdish Peshmerga forces to help thousands of Yazidis escape imminent danger from ISIS forces in northern Iraq.

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The Baltimore Sun

Suicide bomber kills at least 11 people south of Baghdad

A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives killed at least 11 people and wounded 30 on Saturday in a town just south of Baghdad, police and medical sources said.

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Evening Sun

Suicide attack kills 9 in Iraq

Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.

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