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Politico reporter badly mangles anecdote about David French’s marriage, Iraq deployment – Washington Examiner


Washington Examiner

Politico reporter badly mangles anecdote about David French's marriage, Iraq deployment
Washington Examiner
Before David left for Iraq, he and Nancy put together rules, in a painfully honest conversation about human frailty. There would be no drinking during the year of separation. Nancy would not "have phone conversations with men, or meaningful e-mail …

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Posted on 1 June 2016 | 12:09 am

Russia to Turkey: Withdraw your troops from Iraq – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Russia to Turkey: Withdraw your troops from Iraq
Al-Arabiya
A source from the Turkish military said on Tuesday that warplanes recently targeted a camp for Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels in northern Iraq, killing 14 of them. The Turkish military has been carrying out regular air strikes against positions
Turkey, Russia in new row over Syria, IraqHurriyet Daily News

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 11:54 pm

How a Victory Over ISIS in Fallujah Could Actually Hurt Iraq – TIME


TIME

How a Victory Over ISIS in Fallujah Could Actually Hurt Iraq
TIME
Iraq could finally turn the corner against ISIS—but at a potentially high risk to the future of the divided country. The Iraqi military and its allied militias are now engaged in intense fighting on the edges of the city of Fallujah in an effort to
'US playing sectarian card in Iraq over fears of Baghdad-Tehran bloc'RT
Civilians caught in crossfire as Iraq army and Islamic State battle in FallujahSeattle Globalist
Isis face likely defeat in battles raging across Iraq and Syria – but how will power be shared between the victors?The Independent
New York Times –Los Angeles Times –Press Herald
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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 10:44 pm

This map shows the extreme factionalism that is tearing Iraq apart – Business Insider


Business Insider

This map shows the extreme factionalism that is tearing Iraq apart
Business Insider
ISIS's rapid advancement across Iraq in the summer of 2014 has caused so far irreparable damage to any idea of unity in the country. As the following map shows, Iraqi territory can be thought of as belonging to one of three factions: ISIS, the Kurds
US-led coalition troops seen near front line in new Iraq offensiveReuters
A century of separation did not divide Kurdish families on IraqRudaw
Kurdish forces in big push against Islamic State in Iraq and SyriaThe Guardian
The Independent –Jordan Times
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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 6:46 pm

Two U.S. troops injured during ISIS attacks in Iraq, Syria – Military Times


Military Times

Two U.S. troops injured during ISIS attacks in Iraq, Syria
Military Times
Two American troops were injured over the weekend in separate attacks by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, a defense official said, marking the first time the U.S. military has publicly disclosed a casualty among troops deployed to Syria. The
2 US service members wounded in Iraq, SyriaCNN
Two US troops injured in Iraq, Syria during IS attacksYahoo7 News
Two American Troops Injured by ISIS in Iraq, SyriaWashington Free Beacon
Washington Post –Reuters –RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 5:10 pm

Fallujah, Iraq Is Again Engulfed In Violence – WBUR


WBUR

Fallujah, Iraq Is Again Engulfed In Violence
WBUR
American Marines endured some of the bloodiest fighting of the Iraq War in this city in 2004. Twelve years later, Iraqi forces helped by U.S. air strikes are engaged in an offensive to retake the city from ISIS. Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks to

Posted on 31 May 2016 | 1:44 pm

The expulsion that backfired: When Iraq kicked out its Jews – The Times of Israel


The Times of Israel

The expulsion that backfired: When Iraq kicked out its Jews
The Times of Israel
From the moment Hitler took power in 1933, Iraq had distinguished itself throughout the Arab world as a top Nazi ally. The nexus was continually stoked by resident gestapo agents such as Fritz Grobba. Grobba employed such tactics as dispensing lots of

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 11:39 am

Anti-IS Forces Advance on Iraq, Syria Militant Strongholds – Voice of America


Voice of America

Anti-IS Forces Advance on Iraq, Syria Militant Strongholds
Voice of America
May 31, 2016 7:02 AM. BAGHDAD—. Islamic State has come under fierce attack on three fronts stretching from Iraq to Syria. Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces on Monday entered the IS stronghold of Fallujah, a city in central Iraq that the extremists

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 11:04 am

UK air strike data shows scale of involvement in Iraq and Syria – Flightglobal


Flightglobal

UK air strike data shows scale of involvement in Iraq and Syria
Flightglobal
Meanwhile, figures released by the government on 29 April in response to a freedom of information request show the reliance the RAF has on the Eurofighter Typhoon in Iraq; an aircraft that was only deployed to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus to support the …

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 9:24 am

From Bosnia to Iraq: The Failure of Forced Coexistence – The National Interest Online


The National Interest Online

From Bosnia to Iraq: The Failure of Forced Coexistence
The National Interest Online
The U.S.-led military interventions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, rump Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, and Iraq have revealed Washington's inclination toward forcible regime change and external democratization, but also its propensity for the maintenance of the …

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Posted on 31 May 2016 | 2:22 am

Breaking news on Iraq – breakingnews.com

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

Death toll from bombing in market in Baghdad Shiite neighborhood rises to 38 with 70 injured; separate bombing kills 6 and a wounds further 21 – Al Arabiya

Death toll from bombing in market in Baghdad Shiite neighborhood rises to 38 with 70 injured; separate bombing kills 6 and a wounds further 21 – Al Arabiya

Posted on 17 May 2016 | 10:28 am

At least 11 killed, 21 injured in suicide bomb attacks at state-run factory north of Baghdad, police sources say – Reuters

At least 11 killed, 21 injured in suicide bomb attacks at state-run factory north of Baghdad, police sources say – Reuters

Posted on 15 May 2016 | 7:13 am

At least 12 killed, 25 wounded in shooting in northern Iraqi town of Balad, authorities say – Reuters

At least 12 killed, 25 wounded in shooting in northern Iraqi town of Balad, authorities say – Reuters

Posted on 13 May 2016 | 6:04 am

Iraqis camped out in Baghdad’s Green Zone announce withdrawal, spokeswoman says – Reuters

Iraqis camped out in Baghdad’s Green Zone announce withdrawal, spokeswoman says – Reuters

Posted on 1 May 2016 | 3:35 pm