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Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 9 civilians – U.S. News & World Report


Iraq: Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 9 civilians
U.S. News & World Report
The biggest urban area they control in Iraq is the country's second largest city of Mosul, about 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad. Iraqi officials have said they hope to launch an operation to retake the city by the end of the year. ___

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 9:24 am

Clinton, Trump clash in first debate: CNN’s Reality Check Team vets the claims – CNN


International Business Times

Clinton, Trump clash in first debate: CNN's Reality Check Team vets the claims
CNN
Clinton said Trump supported the US military interventions in Iraq and Libya against Saddam Hussein and Moammar Gadhafi. "Donald supported the invasion of Iraq. That is proved over and over again. He actually advocated for the actions we took in Libya …
Lester Holt Fact-Checks Donald Trump On His Iraq War StanceInternational Business Times
Trump and Clinton clash over ISIS, Iraq in first presidential debateMilitary Times
Fact Check: Yes, Trump did support the Iraq WarWashington Post
BuzzFeed News –Hindustan Times –KITV Honolulu
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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 6:14 am

Iraq – Conflict, Forced Displacement, Protection (ECHO, UN, NGOs) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2016) – Reliefweb


Iraq – Conflict, Forced Displacement, Protection (ECHO, UN, NGOs) (ECHO Daily Flash of 26 September 2016)
Reliefweb
Military operations in the northern governorates of Salah al Din, Kirkuk and Ninewa have led to new displacement. In the last three months, the number of internally displaced in the Mosul corridor has raised to over 90 000 persons, mostly from the

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 3:56 am

Donald Trump Lies About His Iraq War Support, Wishes Someone Would Call Sean Hannity – Huffington Post


Huffington Post

Donald Trump Lies About His Iraq War Support, Wishes Someone Would Call Sean Hannity
Huffington Post
Donald Trump insisted that he really was against the Iraq War, saying during Monday night's presidential debate that a Fox News personality could vouch for him. “I had numerous conversations with Sean Hannity at Fox,” Trump said. “And he called me the …
What Did Donald Trump Say on the Iraq War and When Did He Say It?Mother Jones
Donald Trump again lies about his opposition to Iraq WarCNBC
Donald Trump insists he never backed the Iraq war. But did he?Los Angeles Times
Fortune –Politico (blog) –Vox
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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 3:25 am

Reality Check Quick Takes: Iraq, birtherism, and climate change – CNN


CNN

Reality Check Quick Takes: Iraq, birtherism, and climate change
CNN
In a lengthy exchange with moderator Lester Holt, Trump repeatedly insisted — falsely — that he opposed the Iraq War. And he continued to claim that Clinton was involved in spreading the "birther" conspiracy theory that shot him to political prominence.
Climate change | Hillary for America – Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton
Yes, Donald Trump did call climate change a Chinese hoaxPolitiFact

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 3:24 am

AP FACT CHECK: Trump glosses over Iraq’s sovereignty – Minneapolis Star Tribune


Minneapolis Star Tribune

AP FACT CHECK: Trump glosses over Iraq's sovereignty
Minneapolis Star Tribune
THE FACTS: Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. should have seized Iraq's natural resources would have required that it also seize control of the country. That ignores the fact that Iraq is a sovereign nation, and the U.S. at no point threatened to

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 3:16 am

The backstory of Trump’s repeated false assertion he was against Iraq War before it started – Business Insider


Business Insider

The backstory of Trump's repeated false assertion he was against Iraq War before it started
Business Insider
Editor's Note: Donald Trump brought up his record on supporting the Iraq War during Monday night's first presidential debate. Here's a story from early September outlining his record on the Iraq War. Donald Trump spent seven minutes of his major
Caught in Iraq War lie, Donald Trump cries 'Hannity'Washington Post (blog)
Donald Trump Lied About Opposing Iraq War, Supported it in 2002 InterviewMediaite

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 2:36 am

Another useless Iraq surge – Washington Times


Washington Times

Another useless Iraq surge
Washington Times
Our Pentagon leaders are reportedly readying a request to President Obama to send another 400 or 500 U.S. troops to Iraq. They would join the 4,400 there and be tasked to help the Iraqis retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State. (According to a
Obama's Iraq incrementalism is backWashington Post (blog)
Hillary Clinton Just Made the Same Point About Obama Not Ending the Iraq War That Romney Did in in 2012Reason (blog)

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 12:59 am

US troops in Iraq brace for more ‘mustard’ attacks – Military Times


Military Times

US troops in Iraq brace for more 'mustard' attacks
Military Times
U.S. troops in Iraq have access to gas masks and full-body protective gear in the event of a chemical weapons attack. The daily procedures for storing, carrying and using that gear varies depending on force-protection levels set by local commanders, …
In Iraq, battle for Mosul draws many forces with many motivesThe Denver Post
US military hits another Islamic State chemical weapons facility in IraqLong War Journal
US Policy May Soon Lead Iraq Into Syrian Style Civil WarMintpress News (blog)
CNN –Townhall –Common Dreams (press release)
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Posted on 26 September 2016 | 6:01 pm

Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq > U.S. … – Department of Defense


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Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq > U.S. …
Department of Defense
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force …
KUNA : 27 more airstrikes target IS in Syria, Iraq – Military – 26/09/2016Kuwait News Agency

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Posted on 26 September 2016 | 3:53 pm

Iraq – BingNews

UNHCR’s Iraq chief: Lessons learned in Falluja should help Mosul IDPs

Aid workers and organizations should not succumb to Iraq fatigue, says Bruno Geddo, the representative for the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Iraq. His organization is working hard to prepare for the flow of up to a million internally displaced people (IDPs …

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 3:02 am

Lester Holt Fact-Checks Donald Trump On Iraq

Lester Holt, NBC news anchor and the first presidential debate’s moderator, remained silent for the most part of the over 90-minute debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, but did not refrain from fact-checking the …

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 2:58 am

Iraq: Suicide Attack in Baghdad Kills at Least 9 Civilians

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a busy commercial area of the capital, Baghdad, killing at least nine civilians, officials said. The bomber approached a gathering of construction workers in the eastern New Baghdad neighborhood and set off his …

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 2:08 am

Iraq is willing to freeze oil production

Iraqi oil minister Jabbar Al-Luiebi says Iraq is willing to freeze oil production to support prices. 07:25 Melinda Gates: ‘Poverty is sexist’

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 10:40 pm

Lester Holt Fact-Checks Donald Trump In Debate For Continuing To Say He Opposed Iraq War

In a lengthy exchange with presidential debate moderator Lester Holt, Donald Trump continued to insist that he opposed the Iraq War, when he’s been on the record supporting it. “You supported the war in Iraq,” Holt told him. “That is mainstream media …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 10:10 pm

Trump denies supporting Iraq War despite 2002 comments

September 26, 2016, 10:31 PM | Donald Trump insisted he never support the Iraq War after his 2002 support of the Iraq War was referenced. See the moment.

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 8:49 pm

Trump denies his support for the Iraq War

Trump denies his support for the Iraq War When Hillary Clinton and moderator Lester Holt grilled Donald Trump about this stance on the invasion of Iraq, Trump denied he ever supported the war. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2dy7gCm …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 8:42 pm

Obama’s Iraq incrementalism is back

Last week news outlets reported that the Pentagon had requested another 500 boots on the ground in the fight in Iraq against the Islamic State: The new deployment, if approved by the White House, would assist Iraqi and coalition forces in preparing for …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 10:00 am

Donald Trump Lies About His Iraq War Support, Wishes Someone Would Call Sean Hannity

Donald Trump insisted that he really was against the Iraq War, saying during Monday night’s presidential debate that a Fox News personality could vouch for him. “I had numerous conversations with Sean Hannity at Fox,” Trump said. “And he called me …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 8:23 am

Fact-Checking Trump on His Support for the Iraq War

During tonight’s Commander-in-Chief forum, Hillary Clinton challenged Donald Trump on his consistent denials that he supported the Iraq War before the invasion. “I have taken my responsibility for my decision. He refuses to take responsibility for his …

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 7:27 am