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Trump gives Pentagon power to determine US troop levels in Iraq, Syria – CBS News


CBS News

Trump gives Pentagon power to determine US troop levels in Iraq, Syria
CBS News
WASHINGTON — The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to shift greater power to his military leaders. The decision will give Defense …
Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troopsFox News
Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Syria and Iraq …ABC News
Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limitsReuters
Press TV –BuzzFeed News
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:13 pm

Iraq four neighborhoods away from fully capturing west Mosul – UPI.com


UPI.com

Iraq four neighborhoods away from fully capturing west Mosul
UPI.com
Nuaman said forces need to capture four more Mosul neighborhoods before completely capturing Iraq's second-largest city. The U.S.-led international coalition estimates there are less than 1,000 Islamic State militants remaining in Mosul. Iraqi forces
War in Iraq: ISIS Dressed As Soldiers To Slaughter Civilians And TroopsNewsweek
IS conflict: Iraqi force 'retakes ancient city of Hatra'BBC News
Iraq: MSF treating emergencies in Qayyarah hospitalReliefweb
Channel NewsAsia –New York Times –Washington Post
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 2:31 pm

Qatar Denies Trying to Pay Ransom Money to Free Hostages in Iraq – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Qatar Denies Trying to Pay Ransom Money to Free Hostages in Iraq
U.S. News & World Report
DOHA/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Qatar has denied trying to pay ransom money this month to secure the release of 26 Qataris abducted in Iraq a year and a half ago by unidentified gunmen, in a complex saga that has highlighted the Gulf state's strained ties
Iraq considers next move after intercepting 'world's largest' ransom for kidnapped QatarisThe Independent
The Kidnap of the Qataris Is a Defeat to Iraq's SovereigntyAsharq Al-awsat English
Qatar says Iraq had 'full knowledge' of hostage deal | The NationalThe National
Rudaw
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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 10:56 am

Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting – Reuters


Reuters

Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting
Reuters
Iraq's Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi talks to journalists during a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, Austria, November 30, 2016. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader. By Alex Lawler | PARIS. PARIS Iraq will go
Iraq says will comply with any OPEC oil production deal extensionPlatts

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:21 am

DJI grounded its drones in Iraq and Syria to lock out extremists – Engadget


Engadget

DJI grounded its drones in Iraq and Syria to lock out extremists
Engadget
As The Register reports today, Shenzhen-based DJI — makers of the ever-popular Phantom and Inspire series quadcopters — quietly created software-based no-fly zones over large parts of Iraq and Syria where ISIS fighters have been known to strap …
DJI adds much of Iraq and Syria to its list of no-fly zones for its dronesTechCrunch
DJI Mysteriously Turned Vast Swaths of Iraq and Syria Into Drone …Gizmodo
Drone maker DJI quietly made large chunks of Iraq, Syria no-fly zonesThe Register

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Posted on 27 April 2017 | 9:06 am

Turkish Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq Kill Partner Counter-ISIS Fighters – Department of Defense


Department of Defense

Turkish Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq Kill Partner Counter-ISIS Fighters
Department of Defense
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 — Turkey conducted airstrikes this week in Syria and Iraq that killed partner forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, giving little notice and making no effort to coordinate the strikes, a spokesman
Russia expresses concern about Turkish airstrikes in Syria, Iraq against Kurdish forcesAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikesWashington Post
US 'deeply concerned' after Turkey bombs allies in Iraq and SyriaCNN
New York Times –The Spokesman-Review –BBC News
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 9:24 pm

Iraq seeks to curb energy wastage, boost production, repair destroyed systems – Rudaw


Rudaw

Iraq seeks to curb energy wastage, boost production, repair destroyed systems
Rudaw
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Iraq has formed a committee to assess and quantify the actually electricity consumption across the country and implement mechanisms to stop wastage, according to a statement released on the prime minister's website.

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 8:25 pm

Saudis Seen Losing Market Share to Iran, Iraq on Oil Cuts – Bloomberg


Bloomberg

Saudis Seen Losing Market Share to Iran, Iraq on Oil Cuts
Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, is losing market share to Iraq and Iran as a result of OPEC's agreement to curb supplies to bolster prices, according to the head of research at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. “If you're talking about

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 3:09 pm

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq > U.S. … – Department of Defense


Department of Defense

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq > U.S. …
Department of Defense
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials …

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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 1:05 pm

Wild hogs kill ISIS militants in Iraq: report – NOLA.com


NOLA.com

Wild hogs kill ISIS militants in Iraq: report
NOLA.com
On Sunday, a herd of the wild critters saw some ISIS militants setting up an ambush outside the town of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, and apparently decided there would be no more killing of innocents on their watch. The Times of London reported that the
Wild boars kill ISIS militants in IraqAOL
Sooie! Feral pigs kill 3 ISIS terrorists in IraqWashington Examiner
ISIS Fighters in Iraq Killed by Wild Boars Before They Can Ambush LocalsNewsweek
Mediaite –Washington Free Beacon –RT –Telegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 26 April 2017 | 12:57 pm

Iraq – BingNews

Iraq case law firm Leigh Day ‘had no sinister agenda’

Lawyers handling claims that British troops tortured civilians during the Iraq War had no “sinister financial incentive”, a tribunal has heard. Leigh Day pursued damages claims against the Ministry of Defence (MoD) over allegations of abuse by British …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:41 am

Trump gives Pentagon power to determine U.S. troop levels in Iraq, Syria

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC WASHINGTON– The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 8:13 am

Iraq four neighborhoods away from fully capturing west Mosul

April 27 (UPI) –The Iraqi Army on Thursday said security forces are four districts away from fully capturing Mosul from the control of the Islamic State. Iraqi Counter Terrorism Service spokesman Sabah al-Nuaman said security forces killed about 500 …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:33 am

Qatar Denies Trying to Pay Ransom Money to Free Hostages in Iraq

DOHA/BAGHDAD — Qatar has denied trying to pay ransom money this month to secure the release of 26 Qataris abducted in Iraq a year and a half ago by unidentified gunmen, in a complex saga that has highlighted the Gulf state’s strained ties with Baghdad.

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:54 am

Iraq says will go with consensus at next OPEC meeting

PARIS Iraq will go with the consensus reached by OPEC when the oil exporter group meets in Vienna next month to discuss extending production cuts, the country’s oil minister said on Thursday. “Now we’re going on the 25th of May to OPEC and we’re definitely …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 3:18 am

Pentagon gets more flexibility on Iraq, Syria troops

The White House is giving the Pentagon greater flexibility to determine the number of U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria, in another move by President Donald Trump to shift greater power to his military leaders. The decision will give Defense Secretary Jim …

Posted on 27 April 2017 | 12:40 am

Malcolm Turnbull visits Afghanistan and Iraq ahead of Anzac Day

Malcolm Turnbull has visited the Australian troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, while Bill Shorten is visiting Papua New Guinea for Anzac day commemorations. The prime minister also met the Iraqi prime minister, Haider Al-Abadi, in Baghdad and the …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 7:26 pm

Turkey has the names of a staggering 420 Australian jihadists travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight with Islamic State

Turkey has the names of 420 suspected Australian jihadists believed to be travelling to Syria and Iraq to fight with the Islamic State. There were 90 suspected Australian jihadists on Turkey’s ‘no entry’ list in 2014, but hundreds more have been added as …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 4:42 pm

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes

The Turkish government gave the United States less than an hour’s notice before conducting strikes on partner forces in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military said on Wednesday, stepping up its criticism of airstrikes the United States said endangered …

Posted on 26 April 2017 | 2:38 pm

US ‘deeply concerned’ after Turkey bombs allies in Iraq and Syria

Washington (CNN)US officials said they were “deeply concerned” after Turkey carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday against US allies fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq. A senior US defense official told CNN that the US was given about one hour’s advance …

Posted on 25 April 2017 | 2:50 pm