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North Huntingdon preschool surprises dad a day before Iraq deployment – Tribune-Review


North Huntingdon preschool surprises dad a day before Iraq deployment
Tribune-Review
Staff Sgt. Tom Porter of North Irwin got a surprise send-off at his son's North Huntingdon preschool Wednesday, the day before he reports to Fort Hood, Texas, to train for a deployment to Iraq. “I'm totally surprised by this. It's a very welcome

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:37 pm

How Intelligence Failures Contributed to ISIS Territorial Gain in Iraq – In Public Safety (blog)


Business Insider

How Intelligence Failures Contributed to ISIS Territorial Gain in Iraq
In Public Safety (blog)
In early July 2017, the Iraqi government regained control of Mosul from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), thereby ending a bloody and destructive nine-month campaign. ISIS controlled Mosul for almost three years after seizing control of the
ISIS is using booby-traps to preserve the chaos as its 'caliphate' shrinks in IraqBusiness Insider
Freed from ISIL, Mosul slowly comes back to lifeReliefweb
Two more German women 'identified among group held in Iraq'Telegraph.co.uk
Hindustan Times –The Guardian –Huffington Post India
all 85 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 8:16 pm

Canada to beef up police presence in Iraq after fall of Mosul – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Canada to beef up police presence in Iraq after fall of Mosul
CBC.ca
Canada plans to send more police officers to Iraq to advise and train their counterparts as the war-torn country gradually moves from military to police control of newly liberated areas, including the city of Mosul. The Liberal government will shortly

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 7:00 pm

Refugees, vets come together to share stories of Iraq – PennLive.com


PennLive.com

Refugees, vets come together to share stories of Iraq
PennLive.com
For Jawad Al Amiri, life in Iraq during the reign of Saddam Hussein was filled with silence — about atrocities he witnessed or silence about his own feelings. His sister was poisoned by secret police. His brother-in-law was tortured. His two brothers

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Posted on 26 July 2017 | 5:03 pm

2100 Fort Polk soldiers will deploy to Iraq this fall – Waxahachie Daily Light


2100 Fort Polk soldiers will deploy to Iraq this fall
Waxahachie Daily Light
KPLC-TV reports that City of Leesville spokesman Sonny Harrell said Thursday that soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, will conduct combat and anti-terrorism operations in Iraq. The unit will maintain a presence at their

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 4:11 pm

Petrofac wins $100 million in contracts in Iraq – MarketWatch


Arab News

Petrofac wins $100 million in contracts in Iraq
MarketWatch
LN) said Wednesday it has secured a contract extension and a new award with a combined value of more than $100 million for construction management, engineering, commissioning and start-up services for two International Oil Companies in Iraq. Shares at …
Petrofac shares rise on $100m order boost in IraqArab News
Petrofac announces Iraq contracts worth $100 millionThe National
Petrofac wins two deals in IraqUpstream Online

all 14 news articles »

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 7:21 am

Military coup in Iraq ousts monarchy – archive, 1958 – The Guardian


The Guardian

Military coup in Iraq ousts monarchy – archive, 1958
The Guardian
Bagdad is hot but apparently not excessively bothered as Iraq settles down into its new revolutionary mould. A ruined office here and there, a plethora of posters, a few erased slogans, an armed guard at the airport, an elated taxi-cab driver – these

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 4:00 am

Artist uses Iraq refugees, war veterans in radio project – News 12 Hudson Valley


Artist uses Iraq refugees, war veterans in radio project
News 12 Hudson Valley
After nearly five years of research, Rakowitz distilled his project into a radio broadcast that would involve putting the vivacious and caramel-voiced Abdulwahed back on the air, and using Philadelphia-area Iraqi refugees and local Iraq war veterans as

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Posted on 26 July 2017 | 3:01 am

Iraq Will Give Money to Anyone Who Can Find the Missing Indians Kidnapped by ISIS – Newsweek


Newsweek

Iraq Will Give Money to Anyone Who Can Find the Missing Indians Kidnapped by ISIS
Newsweek
Iraq has announced it's offering financial rewards for information regarding the whereabouts of dozens of Indian citizens believed to have been kidnapped by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in 2014. Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari
Sin to presume missing youths in Iraq dead: Sushma SwarajTimes of India
Can't Say 39 Missing Indians Dead Without Proof, It's A Sin: Sushma SwarajNDTV
Missing Indians in Iraq: Would be a sin to declare someone dead without evidence, says Sushma SwarajThe Indian Express
The News Minute –India Today
all 112 news articles »

Posted on 25 July 2017 | 9:39 pm

US Ally Iraq Turns to Russia for Military Support, Oil Deals and Nation Building – Newsweek


Newsweek

US Ally Iraq Turns to Russia for Military Support, Oil Deals and Nation Building
Newsweek
Iraq's vice president has reached out to Russia during a high-profile visit, saying he seeks closer ties with Moscow after 14 consecutive years of U.S. military intervention in his country. During a visit to Moscow, Iraqi Vice President Nouri al-Maliki
PressTV-Russia role in Iraq can bring balance to Mideast: VPPress TV
Putin, Maliki Discussed Supplying Russian T-90 Tanks to IraqSputnik International

all 21 news articles »

Posted on 25 July 2017 | 7:18 pm

Iraq – BingNews

Optimism and Caution: A New Opportunity to Rebuild Iraq

The defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and its “caliphate project” presents a renewed opportunity for the international community to rebuild the country and put an end to the vicious cycle of failure and repair that have plagued the country since 2003.

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:16 pm

39 missing Indians in Iraq: Sushma Swaraj’s Lok Sabha statement rekindles hope of families

Not ready to accept that the 39 missing Indians, most of them from Punjab could have been killed by ISIS, the family members of these youths are still hopeful that they are alive. The statement given by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in Parliament …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:11 pm

Iraq turns to Russia for military support, oil deals, rebuild infrastructure

Iraq’s vice president has reached out to Russia during a high-profile visit, saying he seeks closer ties with Moscow after 14 consecutive years of U.S. military intervention in his country. (newsweek) — During a visit to Moscow, Iraqi Vice President Nouri …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:02 pm

Kurdish independence vote causes concern in Iraq

With the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group defeated by government forces in northern Iraq, the question of Kurdish independence could pose a new problem in the country. Tensions have increased since a referendum on independence for the northern …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 10:44 pm

As It Loses In Syria And Iraq, ISIS Establishes A New Beachhead: The Philippines

David Maxwell: This is significant if accurate. Among the fighters who were killed are militants from Chechnya, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen, while fighters from Pakistan and Morocco are still active in the city, the Philippine …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 9:40 pm

Booby-traps plague north Iraq as Islamic State targets returning civilians

SHEIKH AMIR, Iraq (Reuters) – As people return home to Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq freed from Islamic State, homemade bombs and explosives laid on an industrial scale by the insurgents are claiming hundreds of victims and hampering efforts to …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 7:57 pm

ISIS is using booby-traps to preserve the chaos as its ‘caliphate’ shrinks in Iraq

A member of the Iraqi Federal Police runs for cover on the frontline in the Old City of Mosul Thomson Reuters SHEIKH AMIR, Iraq (Reuters) – As people return home to Mosul and other areas of northern Iraq freed from Islamic State, homemade bombs and …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 7:20 pm

Negotiating an amicable split: It’s time for Kurdistan and Iraq to go their separate ways

Iraqi security forces with the support of coalition forces are finally getting close to defeating ISIS in Iraq, which begs an important question: What comes next? More to the point, what governmental structure would best protect the many ethnic groups that …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 6:21 pm

Long Beach Marine, other vets trace illnesses to open-air burn pits in Iraq, Afghanistan

The last casualties of war die at home, yet that is when we look away. No more; and certainly not when we’re talking about war deaths connected to the burn pits of Iraq and Afghanistan. A decade ago, Marine Sgt. Brian Alvarado of Long Beach patrolled and …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 5:55 pm

Artist uses Iraq refugees, war veterans in radio project

In 2016, an Iraqi-American artist sat down with Bahjat Abdulwahed — the so-called “Walter Cronkite of Baghdad” — with the idea of launching a radio project that would be part documentary, part radio play and part variety show. Abdulwahed was the …

Posted on 26 July 2017 | 5:29 pm

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