Sunday September 25th 2016

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Iraq – Google News

Quora Question: Is the US Failing in Iraq? – Newsweek


Newsweek

Quora Question: Is the US Failing in Iraq?
Newsweek
Iraq is corrupted to the core. The corruption is so ingrained that when combating it, one has to be very careful not to cut off some living tissue. Most government employees cannot survive on their meager wages and are therefore depending on “secondary …

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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 11:01 am

Tony Blair joins condemnation of hounding troops over ‘abuses’ in Iraq and Afghanistan – Daily Mail


Tony Blair joins condemnation of hounding troops over 'abuses' in Iraq and Afghanistan
Daily Mail
The Labour leader said he recognised that soldiers had been serving in 'awful conditions' – but a controversial probe into allegations should continue. The comments came as Tony Blair joined condemnation of the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (Ihat

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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 11:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn says criminal investigations into British Iraq veterans should continue – and UK must ‘recognise … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Jeremy Corbyn says criminal investigations into British Iraq veterans should continue – and UK must 'recognise …
Telegraph.co.uk
Former Tory minister Esther McVey has hit back at John McDonnell who has refused to retract his attack on her as a "stain on humanity". She said: "This is a man who links violence with politics. He talks about the struggle through threats and bullying.

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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 9:39 am

Suicide bomber kills 6 in Iraq – CNN


CBS News

Suicide bomber kills 6 in Iraq
CNN
(CNN) Six people died and 18 others were injured when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt Sunday in west Baghdad, Iraqi authorities said. The suicide bomber, who was wearing an explosive belt, struck when a small group of Shia pilgrims were …
ISIS blamed for deadly triple suicide attack in IraqCBS News
Eighteen killed in Islamic State attack north of Iraq's TikritReuters
Iraq militants launch deadly attacks around TikritThe Guardian
Deutsche Welle –Fox News –AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 8:44 am

In battle for Iraq’s Mosul, many forces with many motives – Fox News


Fox News

In battle for Iraq's Mosul, many forces with many motives
Fox News
BAGHDAD – An unlikely array of forces is converging on the city of Mosul, lining up for a battle on the historic plains of northern Iraq that is likely to be decisive in the war against the Islamic State group. The usual alliance — Iraqi troops
Source: US weighs 500 more troops for IraqCNN
Iraq oil fires could jeopardize mission to retake Mosul from Islamic StateChicago Tribune
Isis launches triple suicide bombing in Iraq as security forces advance towards stronghold of MosulThe Independent
ABC News –Raw Story –Daily Mail
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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 6:24 am

Push for Iraq’s Mosul to start ‘in a few weeks’ – Al-Arabiya


Al-Arabiya

Push for Iraq's Mosul to start 'in a few weeks'
Al-Arabiya
An offensive to encircle Iraq's second city of Mosul should begin “in the next few weeks”, Britain's Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said Friday, after a visit to the country. Mosul has been held by ISIS extremists since June 2014 and British jets are

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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 5:07 am

Father of soldier murdered in Iraq blasts Government for hounding troops but failing to find his son’s killers – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Father of soldier murdered in Iraq blasts Government for hounding troops but failing to find his son's killers
Telegraph.co.uk
John and Marilyn Miller, the parents of Corporal Simon Miller, 21, one of the others killed at Majar al-Kabir, have also complained of having no justice for their son's death while British soldiers were being investigated by the Iraq Historic

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 9:01 pm

Time For Kurdexit From Iraq – Huffington Post


Time For Kurdexit From Iraq
Huffington Post
The results revealed that 84.3 percent of Kurds favor separating from Iraq. Moreover, 78.6 percent of the non-Kurdish ethnic and religious groups in the predominately Kurdish areas south of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) borders, known as the …

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Posted on 24 September 2016 | 2:21 pm

Will Oil Forever Divide Iraq? – OilPrice.com


Will Oil Forever Divide Iraq?
OilPrice.com
Ever since the establishment of Iraq as a state, the arrangement of power-sharing within the country, on both political and economic bases, has been at the crux of all problems and disputes. The variety of religious and ethnic denominations that

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Posted on 24 September 2016 | 1:28 pm

US troops use white phosphorus in Iraq to ‘obscure’ Kurdish forces – newspaper – RT


RT

US troops use white phosphorus in Iraq to 'obscure' Kurdish forces – newspaper
RT
However, on Thursday spokesman for the US-led coalition in Iraq Air Force Colonel John Dorrian somewhat revised Scrocca's statement, claiming that the troops take “all reasonable precautions to minimize the risk of incidental injury to non-combatants
US-Led Coalition Uses White Phosphorus Munitions in IraqSputnik International

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Posted on 24 September 2016 | 10:00 am

Iraq – BingNews

Suicide bomber kills 6 in Iraq

Copyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Six people died and 18 others were injured when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 4:00 am

In battle for Iraq’s Mosul, many forces with many motives

BAGHDAD – An unlikely array of forces is converging on the city of Mosul, lining up for a battle on the historic plains of northern Iraq that is likely to be decisive in the war against the Islamic State group. The usual alliance — Iraqi troops …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 3:59 am

Gun, suicide bomb attacks kill 12 in Iraq’s Tikrit

Militants killed 12 people in a shooting and a suicide bombing Saturday in the northern city of Tikrit, which was recaptured from the Islamic State group last year, police said. Tikrit was seized by IS in June 2014, but the city has largely been spared the …

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 3:57 am

The Perils of a Post-ISIS Iraq

The Islamic State fighters who occupied Sheikh Burhan Mizher al-Assi’s village in northern Iraq did not content themselves with simply blowing up his home. They also destroyed the tombstones erected above his parents’ buried remains in the local cemetery.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 3:49 am

Jeremy Corbyn insists controversial probe into troops over alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan MUST continue… but Tony Blair says it should never have been launched

Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed calls for an end to hounding over British troops over alleged abuses in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Labour leader said he recognised that soldiers had been serving in ‘awful conditions’ – but a controversial probe into allegations …

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:23 pm

Chemical weapons are being used in Iraq – but the US won’t raise hell about it

The group known as Islamic State (IS) reportedly used a sulpur-mustard gas against US troops in Iraq. It was detected in a black oily substance found on a rocket fired at an American airbase in Qayyarah, south of the city of Mosul. None of the soldiers …

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 2:19 pm

11 killed in attack on Iraq military checkpoint

A triple suicide attack at a security checkpoint in Iraq killed at least 11 members of security forces on Saturday. ADVERTISEMENT Thirty-four were wounded in the attack. Separately, militants attacked a different checkpoint in the same province on foot …

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 2:11 pm

ISIS blamed for deadly triple suicide attack in Iraq

A member of the Iraqi government forces guards a position as they secure the town of Sharqat, around 50 miles south of the city of Mosul, on Sept. 23, 2016, the day after they recaptured the northern town from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:38 am

Time For Kurdexit From Iraq

The Brexit symbolizes a nation’s will for defending its national identity and protecting itself from excessive bureaucracy. The referendum result, however, has infused a soul-searching quest in Europe and beyond; Some in Scotland are calling for a second …

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:11 am

Iraq’s Zebari accuses ex-PM Maliki of arranging dismissal as finance minister

Parliament dismissed Zebari, the top Kurdish official in the Baghdad government, on Wednesday after questioning him last month over alleged corruption and mishandling of public funds, which he denies. Zebari, who served for more than a decade as Iraq’s …

Posted on 23 September 2016 | 2:13 am