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To destroy ISIS in Iraq, start with the desired end state and work backwards – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

To destroy ISIS in Iraq, start with the desired end state and work backwards
Foreign Policy (blog)
In the case of Iraq, this realistic U.S. end state should focus on stability. It would entail an Iraq which is mostly free from Islamic extremists, is not a puppet of Iran, and is an adequate U.S. partner with some marginally acceptable form of

Posted on 31 August 2016 | 2:49 pm

Reports: Ohio shooting suspect was Marine, Iraq war vet with PTSD – Military Times


Reports: Ohio shooting suspect was Marine, Iraq war vet with PTSD
Military Times
The commander of a Veterans of Foreign Wars post in North Ridgeville speculated on Tuesday that Desha might have had a flashback from his combat experience in Iraq. Military records show that Desha served four years in the Marines from 2004 to 2008.

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Posted on 31 August 2016 | 12:52 pm

Mass Graves In Iraq Thought To Hold Members Of Yazidi Minority Killed By ISIS – NPR


Mass Graves In Iraq Thought To Hold Members Of Yazidi Minority Killed By ISIS
NPR
Heard on Morning Edition. The AP documented 72 mass graves across Iraq and Syria attributed to ISIS. Renee Montagne talks to Naomi Kikoler who works with populations at risk of genocide for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Facebook; Twitter.

Posted on 31 August 2016 | 10:30 am

Australia and Iraq well prepared for final leg of World Cup Qualifiers – Xinhua


ABC Online

Australia and Iraq well prepared for final leg of World Cup Qualifiers
Xinhua
Iraqi soccer team coach Radhi Shenaishil (2nd R) answers questions at a press conference before the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier match against Australia in Perth, Australia, Aug. 31, 2016. The match will kick off on Sept. 1. (Xinhua/Zhu Hongye). PERTH …
Socceroos' World Cup qualifying campaign re-starts with tough Iraq testABC Online
Ange: no holding back against Iraq or UAEFootball Australia (press release)
Postecoglou confident ahead of Iraq dateSBS
dailytelegraph.com.au
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Posted on 31 August 2016 | 9:48 am

Iraq blacklists three tankers for carrying Kurdish crude – Rudaw


Rudaw

Iraq blacklists three tankers for carrying Kurdish crude
Rudaw
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraq's state oil company SOMO blacklisted three tankers it said were found to be carrying Kurdish crude, shortly before the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Region reached an agreement to resume joint oil exports from Kirkuk.
Iran, Iraq in talks for crude oil swap, amid Baghdad's revenue dispute with KRGPlatts
Iraq agrees with Kurds to begin talks on oil revenue disputeWorldOil (subscription)
Iraq Blacklists Three Oil Tankers For Shipping Kurdish CrudeOilPrice.com
Asharq Al-awsat English –Al-Arabiya
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Posted on 31 August 2016 | 8:56 am

Mass graves of ISIS victims discovered across Iraq and Syria – PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Mass graves of ISIS victims discovered across Iraq and Syria
PBS NewsHour
Documenting atrocities committed by the Islamic State can seem impossible. A new report from the Associated Press, however, catalogs 72 mass graves around Syria and Iraq — including one site that held 1,700 bodies. Gwen Ifill speaks with the AP's Lori …
Up to 15000 Isis victims buried in mass graves in Syria and Iraq – surveyThe Guardian
72 ISIS mass graves containing up to 15000 discovered in Iraq & SyriaRT
Horrific survey unveils 72 ISIS mass graves across Syria, IraqNew York Daily News
Breitbart News –Daily Mail –The Big Story – Associated Press
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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 11:27 pm

Prime Minister Says Iraq Supports a Freeze on OPEC Oil Production – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Prime Minister Says Iraq Supports a Freeze on OPEC Oil Production
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD—Iraq would support a decision by members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to limit oil output to prop up petroleum prices, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday. “We support freezing oil production by OPEC due to …
Iraq To Support Oil Output Freeze At Algiers OPEC MeetingNasdaq
Iraq Pledges to Support an OPEC Freeze Deal, Shifting Its StanceBloomberg
Iraq gives backing to Opec output freezeFinancial Times
Reuters –Vanguard
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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 4:32 pm

Iraq on track to retake Mosul this year, US general says – Reuters


Reuters

Iraq on track to retake Mosul this year, US general says
Reuters
WASHINGTON Iraq is on track to meet its objective of retaking the city of Mosul from Islamic State later this year, should Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi choose to go forward as planned, the head of the U.S. military's Central Command said on Tuesday
Watch coalition airstrikes level a factory producing ISIS' most dangerous weapons near its biggest cityBusiness Insider
Iraq's opportunity in the battle for MosulChristian Science Monitor
Iraq's Mosul can be retaken from IS this year: US generalYahoo News
Fox News –UPI.com
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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 4:19 pm

Turkish warplanes wallop Syria, Iraq targets – CNN


CNN

Turkish warplanes wallop Syria, Iraq targets
CNN
Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN) Turkish warplanes extended the country's cross-border military operations on Monday, slamming ISIS strongholds in Syria and pounding Kurdish militants in Iraq, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Three rockets fired from …
US criticizes Turkey as it extends offensive to Kurds in IraqDeutsche Welle
Turkey Extends Anti-Kurd Airstrikes Into Northern IraqAntiwar.com
Turkish jets bomb PKK targets in northern Iraq: State mediaMiddle East Eye
Yahoo News –ABC News –Reuters UK
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Posted on 29 August 2016 | 9:36 pm

Iraq Asks Saudi Arabia to Recall Ambassador Who Criticized Shiite Militias – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Iraq Asks Saudi Arabia to Recall Ambassador Who Criticized Shiite Militias
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD—Iraq asked Saudi Arabia on Sunday to replace its ambassador to the country, accusing him of trying to interfere with its internal politics. The formal request made by Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari's office is a culmination of
Iraq asks Saudi Arabia to remove ambassadorBBC News
Iraq's Request to Replace Saudi Ambassador Sparks Debate among BlocsAsharq Al-awsat English
Houthi delegation meets Iraq's foreign ministerAl-Arabiya
ABC News –Reuters –RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Posted on 28 August 2016 | 2:31 pm

Breaking news on Iraq – breakingnews.com

Iraqi health ministry: At least 11 children die in a fire at a maternity hospital in Baghdad – Reuters

Iraqi health ministry: At least 11 children die in a fire at a maternity hospital in Baghdad – Reuters

Posted on 10 August 2016 | 6:14 am

Suicide bombers storm gas compressor station near Kirkuk, Iraq, clash with police, security sources say – Reuters

Suicide bombers storm gas compressor station near Kirkuk, Iraq, clash with police, security sources say – Reuters

Posted on 31 July 2016 | 4:34 am

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