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Fox News
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BAGHDAD –  U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mosul, after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the..
BAGHDAD –  U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mosul, after routing Islamic State milita..
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, file photo, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Baghdad. Iraq’s prime minister is de..
Three months into its operation to recapture the Iraqi city of Mosul, US military officials say that upwards of 90 percent of the eastern part of the city has been cleared of ISIS ..
While the world has been focused on the effort to liberate Mosul from ISIS, the barbaric terrorist group has found refuge 100 miles south in the city of Hawija. According to civili..
BAGHDAD –  A senior Iraqi commander says fierce clashes between special forces and Islamic State militants are taking place in two neighborhoods in eastern Mosul. The head of ..
Reuters
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FILE PHOTO: People look at a burned vehicle at the site of car bomb attack in a busy square at Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City district, in Iraq January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad/F..
Civilians leave the city to escape from clashes during a battle with Islamic State militants, in al-Zirai district in Mosul, Iraq, January 18, 2017. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed Iraqi Sp..
BAGHDAD Iraqi army units advanced further into northeastern Mosul on Wednesday, pushing back Islamic State as they fought for the few districts still held by militants east of the ..
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of ..
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classifi..
WASHINGTON In one of his final acts before leaving office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of former U.S. military intelligence analyst Chelsea Mann..
SFgate
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from t..
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi commander says fierce clashes between special forces and Islamic State militants are taking place in two neighborhoods in eastern Mosul. The head of I..
Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2017. There are 349 days left in the year. This is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Today's Highlight in History: On J..
People inspect a bridge destroyed by Islamic State militants in a neighborhood recently liberated from Islamic State on the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. Sm..
Photo: Khalid Mohammed, Associated Press BAGHDAD — Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group said Thursda..
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group that tracks civilian deaths in Iraq said Thu..
The Seattle Times
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FILE – In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, file photo, Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Baghdad. Iraq’s prime minister is de..
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s military says government troops are now in “full control” of eastern Mosul after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the northern Iraqi city. Ar..
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after driving Islamic State group militants from a new neighborhood in eastern Mosul, a s..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school-choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from t..
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants on Monday in two key neighborhoods in the eastern half of Mosul, a senior commander said, advancing deeper a..
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops on Sunday fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, an Iraqi military spokesman said, a major step in the massiv..
Townhall.com
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BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mosul after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the n..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Tuesday it carried out air strikes in Syria against Islamic State targets of interest to both Washington and Ankara near the town o..
By Isabel Coles MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces pushed into a new district in Mosul near the Tigris river and battled Islamic State militants there on Monday, bringing..
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi commander says fierce clashes between special forces and Islamic State militants are taking place in two neighborhoods in eastern Mosul. The head of I..
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi military spokesman says government troops have fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, a major step in the massive operation to retake th..
Post Bulletin
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BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mosul, after routing Islamic State militants from that part of the ..
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BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops on Sunday fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, an Iraqi military spokesman said, a major step in the massiv..
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Voice of America
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BAGHDAD —  Iraqi special forces pushed into a pocket of Islamic State-held territory in eastern Mosul on Tuesday, the military said, seeking to recapture the remaining distric..
WASHINGTON —  Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from ..
BAGHDAD —  Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the ar..
PENTAGON —  Islamic State (IS) fighters have placed bombs on trucks and even tiny, flying drones to attack Iraqi forces battling to retake Mosul. But these battlefield tactics..
Al Jazeera
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The prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are waning because of growing Israeli settlement of the West Bank, Barack Obama has said in his final pre..
Should the Iran nuclear deal fall apart, the consequences for the Middle East region would be "unfathomable", according to a new report from the International Crisis Group. The rep..
Sulaimania, Iraq - By a covered garden inside a quiet courtyard with white central columns, several small workshops are tucked away. "We have a lot of artists in this centre," expl..
CNN
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Soon, we were without an official mission ... and the decision makers in Washington issued the orders for the beginning of a drawdown of forces as a result of the peace dividends a..
Baghdadis, he later wrote on his blog, have learned "to differentiate between a car bomb, a truck bomb, a Grad or Katyusha rocket, a mortar, a grenade, an improvised landmine or IE..
#NotJustANumber. The hashtag became a rallying cry for Iraqis after a suicide bomber detonated a truck full of explosives in the crowded Baghdad commercial district of Karrada. The..
Chicago Tribune
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President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term Wednesday, arguing in his final White House news ..
Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. Bu..
Iraqi special forces entered Mosul University on Friday in their latest advance along the eastern front as they battle Islamic State militants for control of the city, according to..