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Reuters
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BAGHDAD Iraq signed a $500 million agreement with ABB to implement energy projects, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said in a statement on Sunday. "An electricity agreement..
Members of the Iraqi army launch a rocket towards Islamic State militants during a battle with the IS in western Mosul, Iraq February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani A boy lies d..
Members of the rapid response forces fire a heavy machine gun during a battle with Islamic State militants in west Mosul, Iraq February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Members of ..
WASHINGTON A Pentagon-led plan to defeat Islamic State, due in draft form by Monday, will look beyond Iraq and Syria to include the threat from jihadists around the world fueling t..
Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) members help wounded civilian as they flee the violence in district of Maamoun in western Mosul,Iraq February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjan..
U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces laying seige to Islamic State's last stronghold in Iraq have captured the city's airport and a nearby military base, according to state-run media,..
The Seattle Times
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BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says about 8,000 people have fled from the western part of Mosul and surrounding villages since Iraqi forces launched the push to take the western..
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi police commander says troops have taken control of the western side of a key bridge in Mosul amid intense clashes with the Islamic State group. Maj. G..
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new military strategy to meet President Donald Trump’s demand to “obliterate” the Islamic State group is likely to deepen U.S. military involvement in Syria, po..
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior commander says Iraqi militarized police have captured a neighborhood on the western side of Mosul amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants. Maj. Gen..
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said. Spec..
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — U.S. Army Lt. Col. James Browning juggled phone calls on an overstuffed sofa in a small village south of Mosul. His counterparts in the Iraqi army’s 9th..
Fox News
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ISIS is looking for new and creative ways to inflict their brand of brutality and cause mass casualties, but their apparent newest method may have hit a new low. Militia fighters b..
 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes signif..
As a village outside the city of Mosul is being rebuilt after its liberation from the Islamic State terror group, a giant cross has been erected on one of its hills to celebrate th..
MOSUL, Iraq –  The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group..
BAGHDAD –  Iraqi forces pushed into the first neighborhood in western Mosul on Friday and took full control of the international airport on the city's southwestern edge from t..
Iraqi federal police forces – backed by U.S. air support – entered Mosul International Airport and took control of the runway from the Islamic State, an official said Thursday. Thu..
Post Bulletin
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Iraqi Federal police take two handcuffed suspected Islamic State militants for interrogation after they were arrested inside their home on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Monday, ..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people c..
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a commander on the scene said. Spec..
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi federal police pushed their way into the perimeter of Mosul International Airport on Thursday, taking control of the runway amid fierce exchanges of fire with ..
Boston Herald
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BAGHDAD — Iraqi militarized police captured two neighborhoods on the western side of Mosul on Sunday amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants, as thousands of people contin..
WASHINGTON — At the heart of Donald Trump’s foreign policy team lies a glaring contradiction. On the one hand, it is composed of men of experience, judgment and traditionalism. Mea..
MOSUL, Iraq — The Iraqi advance into Mosul's western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group. Hund..
MOSUL AIRPORT, Iraq — As Iraqi ground troops pushed into western Mosul yesterday, the country’s air force struck Islamic State group targets inside Syria for the first time in resp..
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi forces advanced Monday into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half, ..
BAGHDAD — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has..
Los Angeles Times
6 articles
It was around 3 p.m. when the Iraqi lieutenant finally accepted that his soldiers’ assault on Wadi Hajar, an industrial neighborhood in southwest Mosul, would not succeed. Resting ..
Pentagon strategists are putting final touches on a stepped-up battle plan against Islamic State and are due to offer President Trump options as early as Monday to accelerate the w..
Lt. Col. Riyadh Atshaan, his ginger mustache glinting in the afternoon sun, adopted an avuncular tone as he relayed his orders into the walkie-talkie. “Don’t clump together in grou..
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After plunging American foreign policy into confusion and disarray, the Trump administration in recent days has embarked on a major damage-control operation. Earlier this week..
U.S. military advisors are now fighting alongside Iraqi forces near the front lines against Islamic State, a sign of President Trump's willingness to grant more latitude to America..
The Huffington Post
6 articles
MOSUL, Iraq, Feb 25 (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday, advancing in several populated southern districts after punching through the ..
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul stormed the city’s airport and a nearby military base on Thursday, ..
If you’re going to surround yourself with generals in the Oval Office, as Donald Trump has done, that means one thing in these years: you’re going to appoint men whose careers were..
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is not in Iraq “to seize anybody’s oil”, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump before a..
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is not in Iraq “to seize anybody’s oil”, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said, distancing himself from remarks by President Donald Trump at the s..
Defense Secretary James Mattis distanced himself from remarks made by President Donald Trump before arriving on an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U..
Washington Post
6 articles
MOSUL, Iraq — The Iraqi advance into Mosul’s western half slowed Saturday as combat turned to urban warfare and Iraqi forces met stiff resistance from the Islamic State group. Hund..
IRBIL, Iraq — Iraqi jets struck Islamic State targets inside neighboring Syria for the first time Friday, Iraq’s prime minister said while vowing to chase down militants “everywher..
BEIRUT — A suspected Islamic State car bomb killed at least 60 people outside the northern Syrian town of al-Bab, a day after rebels backed by Turkey pushed out militants to gain a..
IRBIL — Iraqi warplanes have conducted airstrikes on Islamic State targets inside neighboring Syria for the first time, Iraq’s prime minister said Friday, vowing to chase down the ..
BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces backed by the U.S.-led international coalition fought their way Thursday into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and onto the grounds of the city’s a..
President Trump’s developing plan to defeat the Islamic State may lead to significant alterations in the Syria strategy that Trump inherited from Barack Obama, including a reductio..
Al Jazeera
5 articles
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister made a rare visit to Baghdad in an attempt to mend the kingdom's tense relations with Iraq. Adel al-Jubeir's surprise trip on Saturday marked the fi..
US-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the ISIL-held western half of Mosul have stormed the city's airport and a nearby military base, state television said. Counterterroris..
On February 5, political activist Hugo Poidevin attended a rally in Paris to listen to a speech by the French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, a leftist politic..
Iraqi security forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new offensive to drive ISIL fighters from the city's western half, as US Secretar..
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, on an unannounced visit to Iraq, said the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Don..
CBS News
5 articles
BAGHDAD -- Iraq’s air force struck ISIS targets inside Syria for the first time on Friday as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban stronghold h..
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi federal police pushed their way into the perimeter of Mosul International Airport on Thursday, taking control of the runway amid fierce exchanges of fire with Isla..
This story originally aired on March 12, 2006. This is a story about an entire city that was taken over by al Qaeda. It’s called Tal Afar and about 200,000 people who live there be..
Vice President Mike Pence promised American allies Monday morning during a visit to Belgium that the U.S. will continue working closely with the European Union. Pence is holding a ..
BAGHDAD -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that ha..