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Up to one million could flee fighting for Iraq’s Mosul: ICRC – Reuters


Reuters

Up to one million could flee fighting for Iraq's Mosul: ICRC
Reuters
GENEVA Up to 1 million people could be forced to flee their homes in Iraq soon as fighting intensifies in a government offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday. U.S

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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 9:43 am

The Iraq War: a Story of Deceit – CounterPunch


CounterPunch

The Iraq War: a Story of Deceit
CounterPunch
On July 28, 2002, the British Prime Minister Tony Blair wrote a memorandum to American President George W. Bush about Iraq. “I will be with you, whatever,” Blair wrote with teenager's diction. It was a pledge that Blair would keep through the year and

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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 8:59 am

Muslim Iraq hero’s father blasts Trump: You sacrificed nothing and no one for US – CNBC


CNBC

Muslim Iraq hero's father blasts Trump: You sacrificed nothing and no one for US
CNBC
At the time, he was the highest-ranked Pakistani American soldier to die in Iraq, and was buried in Arlington Cemetery with full military honors. He was posthumously awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. "Have you ever been to Arlington Cemetery?
Standing ovation for father of Muslim US soldier killed in Iraq as he denounces Donald TrumpTelegraph.co.uk
Khizr Khan, Father of Muslim Army Officer Killed in Iraq, Challenges Donald TrumpWall Street Journal
Khizr Khan, Father of American Muslim Soldier Killed in Iraq, Shames Donald TrumpThe Intercept
The Inquisitr –Los Angeles Times –The Daily Progress –San Francisco Chronicle
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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 2:49 am

Father of Muslim soldier killed in Iraq to Trump: ‘You have sacrificed nothing’ – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Father of Muslim soldier killed in Iraq to Trump: 'You have sacrificed nothing'
Los Angeles Times
Khizr Khan, the father of a soldier killed in Iraq, delivered an emotional speech to the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, saying to Donald Trump: "You have sacrificed nothing." Khan's son Capt. Humayun S.M. Khan was killed in Iraq in 2004
WATCH: Sanders delegate can't forgive Clinton for mass incarceration, Iraq war, “racist campaign” against ObamaSalon

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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 2:24 am

At Least 14 Civilians Killed in US Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria: Centcom – Military.com


Military.com

At Least 14 Civilians Killed in US Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria: Centcom
Military.com
U.S. Central Command released the results of several casualty assessments Thursday showing that at least 14 civilians were killed and one was injured in six separate U.S. airstrikes from July 28 last year through April in Iraq and Syria. The results
US military confirms more civilian deaths in Iraq, SyriaFRANCE 24
CENTCOM: 14 civilians killed by airstrikes on targets in Iraq, SyriaStars and Stripes
US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, SyriaAl-Arabiya
Irish Times –Sputnik International –Focus News
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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 11:31 pm

Good morning Iraq – The Fort Campbell Courier


The Fort Campbell Courier

Good morning Iraq
The Fort Campbell Courier
Sergeant Arturro Hernandez of Apache Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Strike, looks through his binoculars during a recent guard shift at Kara Soar Base, Iraq. Part of Troop A's mission is protecting the artillery responsible for

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 11:08 pm

How will Iraq handle its surging population? – Al-Monitor


Al-Monitor

How will Iraq handle its surging population?
Al-Monitor
Iraq's gender distribution, the ministry said, is 50.5% men and 49.5% women, and population is growing quickly at a rate of almost 3% per year. The working-age population in Iraq, aged 15-64, represents 56.6% of the total population, while those aged 5

Posted on 28 July 2016 | 10:31 pm

Why the Next President Must Regionalize Iraq – TIME


TIME

Why the Next President Must Regionalize Iraq
TIME
Biden and foreign policy writer Leslie Gelb proposed a plan to divide Iraq into three semi-autonomous regions along sectarian lines. At the time, many dismissed and derided the proposal. Now, a long, deadly decade later, the next American president
Defeating ISIS and Ending the Sunni-Shiite War in IraqAlgemeiner
Up to 1 million could flee fighting for Iraq's Mosul: ICRCThe Daily Star

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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 7:20 pm

U.S. combat adviser mission in Iraq expands to battalion level – Military Times


Military Times

U.S. combat adviser mission in Iraq expands to battalion level
Military Times
The advise-and-assist mission for U.S. troops in Iraq is expanding after a small team of American forces deployed for the first time to work alongside an Iraqi battalion and help install a bridge over the Tigris River south of Mosul, U.S. defense
US Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria Killed 14 Civilians in One Year: MilitaryNewsweek
US says 6 airstrikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq and SyriaFox News
Carter urges troops to build on momentum in Iraq, SyriaUnited States Army (press release)
CNSNews.com –Department of Defense –NEWS.com.au
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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 8:23 pm

Iraq: Homes of ‘convicted terrorists’ to be destroyed – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Iraq: Homes of 'convicted terrorists' to be destroyed
Aljazeera.com
It's the first such decision in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. Approved by authorities in Hillah, the capital of Babil province, the decision applies to "terrorists" who have exhausted all possibilities of appealing
Middle East|Iraq: Attacks Kill at Least 18; Province Takes on MilitantsNew York Times
'Long And Bloody Insurgency' Is The Grim Future Facing Operations In IraqDaily Caller
Iraq's parliament endorses crucial bill boosting provincial powersRudaw
The Indian Express –Hawaii News Now
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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 12:22 pm

Breaking news on Iraq – breakingnews.com

US military says 6 airstrikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq and Syria between July 2015 and April 2016

US military says 6 airstrikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq and Syria between July 2015 and April 2016

Posted on 28 July 2016 | 6:45 pm

Suicide bomber attacks security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people, Iraqi officials say – AP

Suicide bomber attacks security checkpoint in northern Baghdad, killing at least 10 people, Iraqi officials say – AP

Posted on 24 July 2016 | 6:36 am

The man identified as the Baton Rouge gunman was a Marine who served a year in Iraq – New York Times

The man identified as the Baton Rouge gunman was a Marine who served a year in Iraq – New York Times

Posted on 17 July 2016 | 11:45 pm

France to strengthen action in Iraq and Syria, President Francois Hollande says – BBC

France to strengthen action in Iraq and Syria, President Francois Hollande says – BBC

Posted on 15 July 2016 | 1:57 am

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the US will send 560 more troops to Iraq – AP

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the US will send 560 more troops to Iraq – AP

Posted on 11 July 2016 | 12:36 pm

Iraqi security sources: At least 20 killed in attack on a Shiite mausoleum north of Baghdad – Reuters

Iraqi security sources: At least 20 killed in attack on a Shiite mausoleum north of Baghdad – Reuters

Posted on 7 July 2016 | 10:26 pm

UK report on Iraq war concludes military invasion was not last resort, planning for after invasion was inadequate

UK report on Iraq war concludes military invasion was not last resort, planning for after invasion was inadequate

Posted on 6 July 2016 | 10:25 am

Death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack in Baghdad rises to 250, says Iraq Health Ministry – Reuters

Death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack in Baghdad rises to 250, says Iraq Health Ministry – Reuters

Posted on 5 July 2016 | 10:08 pm

Iraq interior minister submits resignation after deadly blast – AFP

Iraq interior minister submits resignation after deadly blast – AFP

Posted on 5 July 2016 | 12:52 pm

Iraqi officials: Toll from Islamic State car bomb attack in Baghdad climbs to 115 dead, 187 wounded – AP

Iraqi officials: Toll from Islamic State car bomb attack in Baghdad climbs to 115 dead, 187 wounded – AP

Posted on 3 July 2016 | 3:33 pm