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Pentagon says Canada will triple trainers in northern Iraq – The Hill


The Hill

Pentagon says Canada will triple trainers in northern Iraq
The Hill
… a good tone for countries that are stepping — traveling to Brussels for this meeting with the secretary and see what else they can offer," Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said. The Canadians currently have about 70 troops on the ground in
Pentagon praises Canada for boosting training troops in IraqDaily Mail

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 9:46 pm

Canada to end airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 22 – Military Times


Military Times

Canada to end airstrikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 22
Military Times
TORONTO — Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 22, saying that "the people terrorized by ISIL every day don't need our …
ISIS Fight: Canada to End Bombing Missions in Iraq and SyriaNBCNews.com
Canada To End Bombing Missions In Iraq And SyriaHuffington Post
Trudeau Says Canada Will Cease Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria And IraqNPR

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 9:25 pm

Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq – Department of Defense


Reuters UK

Counter-ISIL Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, February 8, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials …
US-led coalition targets ISIS with 10 air strikes in Syria, IraqReuters UK
Dutch F-16s investigated in Iraq civilian deathsNL Times
Netherlands to Probe Civilian Deaths in Iraq AirstrikesAntiwar.com
News24 –RT
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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 6:10 pm

5 Myths (And One Big Truth) About Hillary’s 2002 Iraq War Vote – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

5 Myths (And One Big Truth) About Hillary's 2002 Iraq War Vote
Huffington Post
Like many simplistic and "sound bite" arguments of the modern era, and of Sanders in particular, the argument that Hillary Clinton supported the war George W. Bush prosecuted in Iraq is nonsense. This falsehood can be broken down into five sub-myths.

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 4:08 pm

Iraqi official calls Turkish soldiers stationed in Iraq ‘intruders’ – Today’s Zaman


Iraqi official calls Turkish soldiers stationed in Iraq 'intruders'
Today’s Zaman
Elhazali stated that Turkish soldiers would only be removed from Iraq via a military operation, which, he claimed, Iraq's volunteer resistance forces, the Hashd al-Shaabi, are ready to do. Elhazali pointed out that the prerogative for such action is in

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 3:22 pm

Iraq deploying thousands of troops to retake Mosul – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

Iraq deploying thousands of troops to retake Mosul
Yahoo News
IS seized Mosul in June 2014 and except for air strikes has held Iraq's second city largely unopposed for more than 18 months as the country's security forces battled the jihadists in other areas. "Units from the Iraqi army have begun arriving to a
Iraq will send more troops to base outside MosulFox News
Iraq deploying troops to retake MosulAl-Arabiya
Iraq deploys thousands of troops to retake MosulThe National
Raw Story –Press TV –Daily Sabah
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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 11:58 am

Despite war at home, more Syrian refugees return from Iraq – UNHCR (press release)


UNHCR (press release)

Despite war at home, more Syrian refugees return from Iraq
UNHCR (press release)
Ten months ago Nazo fled to Iraq to escape the fighting in Syria, but now she needs to return home to her war-ravaged country for medical reasons. "I have high blood pressure and a bad tooth and I want to see my own doctor and dentist," she says. "It

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Posted on 8 February 2016 | 10:06 am

Iraq planning to build giant "wall" around Baghdad – CBS News


CBS News

Iraq planning to build giant "wall" around Baghdad
CBS News
BAGHDAD — A spokesman for Iraq's prime minister said Sunday that a security wall is being built around Baghdad but that it is "not politically motivated" or aimed at "achieving demographic change." Saad al-Hadithi spoke to The Associated Press after
Iraq's Abadi dismisses Baghdad wall plansAl-Arabiya

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 9:28 pm

Trump Was Against Iraq War? Not Really – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Trump Was Against Iraq War? Not Really
Daily Beast
Trump acts as if he risked it all to oppose the Iraq War before the U.S. invaded. History says otherwise. By Lauren Carroll and Linda Qiu. A pair of presidential debates and a fresh round of Sunday shows gave PolitiFact plenty to examine ahead of
Donald Trump overstates his early opposition to the Iraq WarPolitiFact
Trump's debate claims on Iraq, China called into questionThe Boston Globe

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 9:04 pm

In foreign policy spat, Bernie Sanders suggests Madeleine Albright supported Iraq invasion – PolitiFact


In foreign policy spat, Bernie Sanders suggests Madeleine Albright supported Iraq invasion
PolitiFact
"It makes little sense now to focus the world's attention and our own military, intelligence, diplomatic and financial resources on a plan to invade Iraq instead of on al-Qaeda's ongoing plans to murder innocent people. We cannot fight a second

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Posted on 7 February 2016 | 8:32 pm

Breaking news on Iraq – breakingnews.com

White House says US President Obama discussed situation in Iraq, Syria with Italian President Mattarella; pair also discussed critical role Italy will play in fortifying Mosul – Reuters

White House says US President Obama discussed situation in Iraq, Syria with Italian President Mattarella; pair also discussed critical role Italy will play in fortifying Mosul – Reuters

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 5:33 pm

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State within next 2 weeks, triple forces training ground troops in Iraq – CBC

Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State within next 2 weeks, triple forces training ground troops in Iraq – CBC

Posted on 8 February 2016 | 4:03 pm

Local governor says electrical problem suspected in Erbil, Iraq, hotel fire which left 17 dead – Reuters

Local governor says electrical problem suspected in Erbil, Iraq, hotel fire which left 17 dead – Reuters

Posted on 5 February 2016 | 5:44 pm

Video: Fire at the Capitol Hotel in Erbil, Iraq; the local governor said 17 people were killed, 14 of whom were from outside the region – @BaxtiyarGoran

Video: Fire at the Capitol Hotel in Erbil, Iraq; the local governor said 17 people were killed, 14 of whom were from outside the region – @BaxtiyarGoran

Posted on 5 February 2016 | 5:42 pm

US, allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, says military statement – Reuters

US, allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Wednesday, says military statement – Reuters

Posted on 4 February 2016 | 2:57 pm

Of the 91,671 asylum seekers registered in Germany in January 2016: 35,822 are from Syria; 18,653 are from Iraq; 18,099 are from Afghanistan; 4,203 are from Iran and 1,623 are from Morocco – statement

Of the 91,671 asylum seekers registered in Germany in January 2016: 35,822 are from Syria; 18,653 are from Iraq; 18,099 are from Afghanistan; 4,203 are from Iran and 1,623 are from Morocco – statement

Posted on 4 February 2016 | 7:52 am

Iraq says it has begun building wall and trench around Baghdad in bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce large number of checkpoints inside city – AP

Iraq says it has begun building wall and trench around Baghdad in bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce large number of checkpoints inside city – AP

Posted on 3 February 2016 | 6:49 pm

Kurdish and Arab commanders say northern Iraq village of Kudila has been retaken from Islamic State – Thompson Reuters Foundation

Kurdish and Arab commanders say northern Iraq village of Kudila has been retaken from Islamic State – Thompson Reuters Foundation

Posted on 3 February 2016 | 2:28 pm

Iran calls for closer ties between Russia, Iraq and Venezuela on energy issues, aide to Iran’s supreme leader says – RIA via Reuters

Iran calls for closer ties between Russia, Iraq and Venezuela on energy issues, aide to Iran’s supreme leader says – RIA via Reuters

Posted on 3 February 2016 | 9:23 am

Iraq awards contract for repairing Mosul major dam, considered among the most dangerous in the world – AP

Iraq awards contract for repairing Mosul major dam, considered among the most dangerous in the world – AP

Posted on 2 February 2016 | 6:24 pm