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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s air strikes on ISIS positions in Syria on Thursday were carried out in coordination with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters. The Iraqi air force used F16 jets to ...
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(Human Rights Watch) Iraqi security officers are denying immediate relatives of suspected ISIS members security clearance to reclaim homes being occupied or to seek compensation, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces have also destroyed or confiscated some property. Such ...
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(The New York Times) The United States military intends to transfer an American citizen who has been detained in Iraq for more than seven months to the custody of another country in several days, the Justice Department told ...
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(The New York Times) ) The improvised explosive device that Petty Officer Third Class Jeremiah Foxwell approached in September 2006 resembled hundreds of others he had destroyed in and around Baghdad. On the ground was a damaged artillery ...
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(The Guardian ) With conflicts raging on in Syria, Palestine, Yemen and Iraq and a diaphanous calm in the rest of the Middle East, the language we use in covering this region is not only hindering our understanding of the ...
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(The Guardian) ) Two ISIS fighters allegedly connected to Australian terrorism – including a plot to blow up a plane leaving Sydney last year – have been captured in Iraq. An Isis commander and Lebanese citizen, Tarek Khayat, and his ...
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Air strikes carried out by the United States, France and Britain against Syrian military targets could give terrorism an opportunity to expand in the region, the Iraqi foreign ministry said on Saturday. The air strikes ...
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ANKARA (Reuters) – Some 108 Kurdish militants have been “neutralised” in operations targeting southeast Turkey and northern Iraq over the past week, Turkey’s armed forces said on Saturday. The military uses the term “neutralised” to refer to operations ...
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(The Daily Mail ) Investigators could launch six more inquiries into alleged unlawful deaths in Iraq involving British troops because of human-rights laws. Eight inquest-style probes have already been launched at a cost of about £200,000 each – but now ...
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(U.S. Department of Defence) Military efforts to defeat ISIS are about six to eight months ahead of where officials thought they would be at this point, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, said. The success throughout ...
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