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Fox News
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It has been almost two months since Mosul was officially declared liberated from Islamic State, and for scores of Iraqis, it's now a battle to find their loved ones’ bodi..
BAGHDAD –  An Iraqi military commander says Iraqi forces have captured two neighborhoods from the Islamic State group in the militant-held northern town of Tal Afar. Lt. Gen. ..
BAGHDAD –  Turkey's foreign minister has reiterated his country's demand that the Iraqi Kurds cancel a scheduled referendum for independence. Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters i..
BEIRUT –  Thousands of Iranian-backed fighters in Syria's central desert region are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of securing a corridor from its border, ..
WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troop..
WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troop..
SFgate
12 articles
BEIRUT — U.S.-led coalition air strikes in the Islamic State’s de facto capital in Syria are killing hundreds of civilians each month, according to monitoring groups, deepening alr..
BAGHDAD — Defense Secretary James Mattis said Tuesday that he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that ar..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Ir..
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Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Monday, August 21, 2017 _____ City/Town, Country;Monday's Weather Condition;Monday's High Temp (C);Monday's Low Temp (C);Tuesday's Weather Condition..
Belgian special forces troops attempt to launch an observation drone east of Tel Afar, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. Iraqi forces have launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the..
The Seattle Times
12 articles
In his Monday speech on Afghanistan, President Trump admitted something he’s rarely faced up to: Decisions are “much different” when you are president than in the heat of a campaig..
BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of Iranian-backed fighters in Syria’s central desert region are advancing east, bringing Tehran closer to its goal of securing a corridor from its border, t..
BAGHDAD (AP) — A military commander says Iraqi troops have reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar. Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah,..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops on Tuesday reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar on the third day of a multi-pronged operation, said a milit..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Ir..
HALABIYAH, Iraq — Iraqi forces made significant progress as they closed in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, the U.S.-led coalition and an Iraqi military s..
Post Bulletin
10 articles
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops on Tuesday reached the first urban areas of the northern town of Tal Afar on the third day of a multi-pronged operation to retake it from the Islamic St..
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off the Islamic State militants clinging to strongholds that..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants, driven from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, are trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq bo..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops on Tuesday reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar on the third day of a multi-pronged operation, said a milit..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Ir..
HALABIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces made significant progress as they closed in on the Islamic State-held town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, the U.S.-led coalition and an Iraqi milit..
News-Sentinel.com
8 articles
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, sen..
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, sen..
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants, driven from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, are trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border,..
BAGHDAD — A military commander says Iraqi troops have reached the first urban areas of the Islamic State-held northern town of Tal Afar. Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah, who ..
BAGHDAD — Expelled from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, Islamic State militants are now trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq bo..
BAGHDAD — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The United Nations is warning that thousands of civilians are expected to flee Islamic State-held Tal Afar..
Los Angeles Times
6 articles
Over the decades, the concept of nation-building has been in and out of favor with successive American administrations. President Trump says he wants no part of it in Afghanistan. ..
As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to wage war with overwhelming firepower and to achieve victory with lightning speed. His strategy for Afghanistan offers neither...
The Iraqi army, backed by U.S. airstrikes and special operations commandos, punched through an outer ring of Islamic State defenses Tuesday in a 3-day-old push to reclaim Tall Afar..
U.S. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said Tuesday that the new strategy for Afghanistan will try to replicate "a lot" of the tactics that have successfully pushed Islamic State f..
Fresh off their victory in Mosul, Iraqi forces Sunday launched their campaign to reclaim the city of Tall Afar, Islamic State’s last major bastion in the northern part of the count..
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Reuters
6 articles
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Amnesty International said on Thursday a U.S.-led coalition campaign to oust Islamic State from Syria's Raqqa had killed hundreds of civilians, and those remaini..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States put more pressure on Pakistan on Tuesday to help it with the war in Afghanistan, suggesting it could downgrade Islamabad's status as a majo..
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday (August 22) he was waiting for a plan from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff th..
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon has yet to decide how many more U.S. troops to send to Afghanistan as it is still drawing up a plan, Defense Secretary James Mattis said..
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces launched an offensive to take back the city of Tal Afar on Sunday, their next objective in the U.S.-backed campaign to defeat ..
BAGHDAD/DUBAI (Reuters) - It was an unusual meeting: An Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim cleric openly hostile to the United States sat in a palace sipping juice at the invitation of the Crown..
Philly.com
5 articles
In his Monday speech on Afghanistan, President Trump admitted something he’s rarely faced up to: Decisions are “much different” when you are president than in the heat of a campaig..
In his Monday speech on Afghanistan, President Trump admitted something he’s rarely faced up to: Decisions are “much different” when you are president than in the heat of a campaig..
In the midst of stirring up a race war, President Trump is on the verge of deciding on a new strategy for Afghanistan — and one of the options he’s considering is flat-out nuts. Th..
In the midst of stirring up a race war, President Trump is on the verge of deciding on a new strategy for Afghanistan — and one of the options he’s considering is flat-out nuts. Th..
In the midst of stirring up a race war, President Trump is on the verge of deciding on a new strategy for Afghanistan — and one of the options he’s considering is flat-out nuts. Th..
PBS
4 articles
President Donald Trump’s plan to end America’s longest war and eliminate Afghanistan’s rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. troops, senior officials..
BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants, driven from their main stronghold in northern Iraq, are trapped in a military vise that will squeeze them on both sides of the Syria-Iraq border,..
Members of the Shi’ite Badr Organisation fighters gather during a battle with Islamic State militants at the airport of Tal Afar west of Mosul, Iraq, November 20, 2016. Photo by Kh..
BAGHDAD — The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder..
UPI
4 articles
Aug. 23 (UPI) -- In the middle of his five-day Middle East trip Wednesday, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis heard concerns from Turkish leaders about the United States' continui..
Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Iraq launched a ground operation to retake Tal Afar, one of the last cities in the country held by the Islamic State group, the nation's leader said Sunday. Prime ..
Today is Saturday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2017 with 134 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning star is Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mercury Those born on this date are u..
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1812, the U.S. Navy frigate Constitution defeated the British ship Guerriere in a furious engagement off the coast of Nova Scotia and e..