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Jamal Penjweny: rose-tinted dreams from Iraq – The Guardian


The Guardian

Jamal Penjweny: rose-tinted dreams from Iraq
The Guardian
Jamal Penjweny is a shepherd turned artist who represented Iraq at the 2013 Venice Biennale, and whose work has appeared in the New York Times and National Geographic. Born in 1981, in a village in present-day Kurdistan, he now lives in Sulaymaniyah …

Posted on 26 June 2016 | 7:00 am

First the Suez crisis, then the invasion of Iraq. And now this referendum – The Guardian


The Guardian

First the Suez crisis, then the invasion of Iraq. And now this referendum
The Guardian
'Here we are, and the question is: where do we go from here?” Thus spoke one of David Cameron's (and my) political heroes, after a crisis that bore little comparison with the ordeal that our prime minister has recently put us all through. The speaker

Posted on 26 June 2016 | 6:00 am

Militia Accused of Destroying Homes; 112 Killed in Iraq – Antiwar.com


Militia Accused of Destroying Homes; 112 Killed in Iraq
Antiwar.com
Essa Al-Essawi, the mayor of Fallujah, accused Shi'ite militiamen of destroying civilian homes in Fallujah. Videos are circulating showing the alleged destruction. Iraqi forces claim to have killed 1,300 militants in operations south of Mosul. Due to

Posted on 26 June 2016 | 4:32 am

Iraq screening 20000 fleeing Fallujah to eliminate IS infiltrators – Middle East Eye


Middle East Eye

Iraq screening 20000 fleeing Fallujah to eliminate IS infiltrators
Middle East Eye
Iraq is screening 20,000 people leaving the Fallujah area to stop militants of the Islamic State (IS) group escaping among civilians displaced by fighting, the army said on Saturday. Tens of thousands of people have fled as government forces fight to

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Posted on 25 June 2016 | 9:03 pm

Coalition Strikes Target ISIL in Iraq, Syria – Department of Defense


Coalition Strikes Target ISIL in Iraq, Syria
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, June 25, 2016 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today
32 more air strikes target IS in Syria, IraqKuwait News Agency

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Posted on 25 June 2016 | 3:29 pm

What Can Canada Do For Justice In Iraq And Syria? – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

What Can Canada Do For Justice In Iraq And Syria?
Huffington Post
On June 14th, the House of Commons was the scene of a remarkable debate. The opposition had tabled a motion declaring atrocities by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Iraqi Christians, Yazidis, Shia, and other minorities
US military leaders discuss extra troops in Iraq: officialBusiness Standard
US military considering more troop deployments to Iraq: OfficialAPA
Iran must halt meddling in Iraq 3000 sheikhs emphasizeGroundReport

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Posted on 24 June 2016 | 8:21 pm

Hundreds of new US troops to Iraq a ‘possibility’ – CNN


CNN

Hundreds of new US troops to Iraq a 'possibility'
CNN
The current limit on the number of troops in Iraq is 4,087, but there are only about 3,600 on any given day. So he could request about another 400 without having to get President Barack Obama's permission and perhaps not even make a public announcement …
'These are not allies': The most potent force fighting ISIS in Iraq has been accused of torturing and executing Yahoo News
ISIS Oil Ministry Headquarters In Iraq Destroyed In 34 New StrikesOilPrice.com
Yuri Kozyrev—Noor for TIMETIME
AINA (press release) –The World Weekly –Spare Change News
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Posted on 23 June 2016 | 9:55 pm

How the Italian police wound up having a significant presence in Iraq – Washington Post


Washington Post

How the Italian police wound up having a significant presence in Iraq
Washington Post
The riot control exercises are part of an expanding police training program led by Italy's Carabinieri, or gendarmerie police, which has stationed about 50 trainers in Iraq as part of the U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State. The goal

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Posted on 23 June 2016 | 10:03 am

Yuri Kozyrev in Iraq, 2002-2016: Witnessing the US Invasion, the Rise of the Insurgency and the Fight Against ISIS – TIME


TIME

Yuri Kozyrev in Iraq, 2002-2016: Witnessing the US Invasion, the Rise of the Insurgency and the Fight Against ISIS
TIME
Photojournalist Yuri Kozyrev has lived through the full arc of the war in Iraq – from the initial “shock and awe” phase of bombardment through the fall of Baghdad in April 2003. He worked on the front lines as more and more Iraqis grew to reject the U

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Posted on 22 June 2016 | 2:27 pm

Iraq: The battle for Fallujah shows the US needs Iran – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Iraq: The battle for Fallujah shows the US needs Iran
Aljazeera.com
While Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi recently declared victory in Fallujah, there are still pockets held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in the city. Regardless of these final military operations, there are
Get ready for another Iraq WarWashington Post
Iraq's flawed liberation of FallujahChicago Tribune
Fallujah: The Iraq Victory That Could Lose the WarDaily Beast
The Guardian –International Business Times –Haaretz
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Posted on 22 June 2016 | 9:05 am

Breaking news on Iraq – breakingnews.com

Iraq says senior military commander killed while fighting Islamic State near Mosul – AP

Iraq says senior military commander killed while fighting Islamic State near Mosul – AP

Posted on 15 June 2016 | 8:40 am

Car bombing in a commercial area in Baghdad kills at least 15 civilians, Iraqi officials say – AP

Car bombing in a commercial area in Baghdad kills at least 15 civilians, Iraqi officials say – AP

Posted on 9 June 2016 | 7:40 am

Iraqi forces say they have secured southern edge of Islamic State group stronghold of Fallujah – AP

Iraqi forces say they have secured southern edge of Islamic State group stronghold of Fallujah – AP

Posted on 5 June 2016 | 2:23 pm

US State Department releases 2015 terrorism report; says Islamic State is the ‘greatest threat globally, maintaining formidable force in Iraq and Syria’ – @WilliamsJon

US State Department releases 2015 terrorism report; says Islamic State is the ‘greatest threat globally, maintaining formidable force in Iraq and Syria’ – @WilliamsJon

Posted on 2 June 2016 | 6:03 pm

2 US troops injured after being hit by indirect fire ‘behind the forward line,’ Pentagon says; 1 in Raqqa, Syria, the other near Irbil, Iraq – Daily Beast

2 US troops injured after being hit by indirect fire ‘behind the forward line,’ Pentagon says; 1 in Raqqa, Syria, the other near Irbil, Iraq – Daily Beast

Posted on 31 May 2016 | 4:12 pm

Iraqi forces have entered Islamic State-held Fallujah, commanders say – AFP

Iraqi forces have entered Islamic State-held Fallujah, commanders say – AFP

Posted on 30 May 2016 | 5:15 am

Islamic State’s commander in Fallujah, Mahar al-Bilawi, killed in coalition strike, says US spokesperson – @CarlaBabbVOA

Islamic State’s commander in Fallujah, Mahar al-Bilawi, killed in coalition strike, says US spokesperson – @CarlaBabbVOA

Posted on 27 May 2016 | 6:30 pm

Senior security official says 20,000 federal police soldiers in action, 15,000 more troops expected as Iraqi forces begin military campaign to retake Islamic State stronghold of Fallujah – NBC News

Senior security official says 20,000 federal police soldiers in action, 15,000 more troops expected as Iraqi forces begin military campaign to retake Islamic State stronghold of Fallujah – NBC News

Posted on 23 May 2016 | 4:40 am

Iraqi prime minister announces start of military operations to retake Islamic State-held city of Fallujah – AP

Iraqi prime minister announces start of military operations to retake Islamic State-held city of Fallujah – AP

Posted on 22 May 2016 | 10:17 pm

Anti-government protesters storm Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone for 2nd time in less than a month; witnesses report injuries – Reuters

Anti-government protesters storm Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone for 2nd time in less than a month; witnesses report injuries – Reuters

Posted on 20 May 2016 | 3:27 pm