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US: Iraqi forces ready for next battle against ISIS extremists - WJLA

Fri, 2017-08-18 19:29

WJLA

US: Iraqi forces ready for next battle against ISIS extremists
WJLA
"In the end, it took bulldozers plowing ISIS fighters under the rubble," he recalled, using multiple different acronyms for the extremist group. "Iraqi infantry men advanced beside the bulldozers, shooting and throwing grenades at Daesh fighters ...

In pictures: ISIS rockets hammer US military base in northern Iraq - AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

Fri, 2017-08-18 18:22

AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)

In pictures: ISIS rockets hammer US military base in northern Iraq
AMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (9:15 P.M.) – On Friday, jihadist insurgents in western Nineveh bombarded what they claimed to be a US military base not far from ISIS-held areas in the Tal Afar pocket. Deploying modified Katyusha missiles, the Islamic State's ...

What post-ISIS Iraq can do for peace - Yahoo News

Thu, 2017-08-17 18:59

The Independent

What post-ISIS Iraq can do for peace
Yahoo News
The collapse of Islamic State (ISIS) strongholds in Iraq is proving to be more than a military victory over terrorists. The two-year battle against the militant sectarian group has also awakened Iraqi leaders to the need to mend relations between ...
Can anyone stop Iran from taking over Iraq?The Independent

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American Drone Warrior Saved Woman From ISIS - Daily Beast

Thu, 2017-08-17 04:37

Daily Beast

American Drone Warrior Saved Woman From ISIS
Daily Beast
Sadly, this wasn't an unusual situation in Iraq. ISIS had employed kidnapping cells for years to target Iraqi government officials, women, and children—anyone with elevated status and money. They used the money to finance their activities. And most of ...

Five ISIS leaders executed for COWARDICE as jihadists face annihilation - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2017-08-16 05:04

Express.co.uk

Five ISIS leaders executed for COWARDICE as jihadists face annihilation
Express.co.uk
A paramilitary official from the Shia-led al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation Units), revealed the terror group turned on its vile leaders in central Iraq and sentenced them to death on Tuesday. He said: “ISIS executed five leaders in Annah town ...

ISIS Claims Attack on US Forces in Northern Iraq - Asharq Al-awsat English

Mon, 2017-08-14 06:49

Asharq Al-awsat English

ISIS Claims Attack on US Forces in Northern Iraq
Asharq Al-awsat English
Baghdad- ISIS on Sunday claimed an attack on US forces assisting Iraqi troops in the war on the militants in northern Iraq. ISIS militants fired Grad rockets on American troops east of Tal Afar, a town still under control of the organization west of ...

2 US soldiers killed, 5 more wounded in possible ISIS attack in Iraq - RT

Sun, 2017-08-13 20:53

RT

2 US soldiers killed, 5 more wounded in possible ISIS attack in Iraq
RT
The US Special Envoy for the anti-IS coalition, Brett McGurk, expressed his sorrow for the loss of the two unidentified soldiers. “Remember Americans serving on front lines against ISIS terrorists. Two died today in northern Iraq,” he tweeted. “We ...
Two US service members killed, five others injured in IraqKCRA Sacramento
What Is ISIS Fighting For Now? The Islamic State Dream Is Dead, but Its Violence Lives On in the Middle EastNewsweek
UPDATED: Two US service members killed in northern IraqRudaw
ReliefWeb -Stars and Stripes
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Two US service members killed, five others injured in Iraq - CNN

Sun, 2017-08-13 19:16

CNN

Two US service members killed, five others injured in Iraq
CNN
Close to 5,000 US troops are currently aiding in the fight against ISIS. A month after Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi declared victory over ISIS in Mosul, the coalition continues to aid the Iraqi armed forces fight against ISIS in other towns ...
Two US service members killed in northern IraqThe Independent
2 US soldiers killed, 5 more wounded in possible ISIS attack in IraqRT
What Is ISIS Fighting For Now? The Islamic State Dream Is Dead, but Its Violence Lives On in the Middle EastNewsweek
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What happens after ISIS and who will fill the power vacuum? - Rudaw

Sun, 2017-08-13 09:58

Rudaw

What happens after ISIS and who will fill the power vacuum?
Rudaw
As the Islamic States (ISIS) is driven out of its bases and strongholds in Iraq and Syria, questions arise as to what will happen to the power vacuum the group leaves behind and who might fill its lost territories. The main question is: would the ...

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Inside the air campaign against ISIS in Iraq - The Jerusalem Post

Sat, 2017-08-12 18:11

The Jerusalem Post

Inside the air campaign against ISIS in Iraq
The Jerusalem Post
“We did a lot of coordination with Iraqi security forces on the ground, figuring out where Daesh [ISIS] is, who is Daesh and being able to attack them... they did everything they could do to frustrate our efforts using civilian structures so that was ...
Isis is 'adapting' to military pressure in Iraq and Syria, finds UN reportThe Independent
Iraq after ISIS: continued conflict or rebuilding beyond ethno-sectarian identities?Open Democracy
Is ISIS Bankrupt?Forbes
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US Seeks to Protect ISIS Terrorists in Iraq: Analyst - IFP News

Fri, 2017-08-11 21:48

IFP News

US Seeks to Protect ISIS Terrorists in Iraq: Analyst
IFP News
However, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that the PMU will not be dissolved under any circumstances,” said the expert. “In order to protect the ISIS in Tal Afar, the Americans did not allow PMU troops to reach the Syria-Iraq border and ...

Iraqi Economy Hit Hard By ISIS And Low Oil Prices - OilPrice.com

Thu, 2017-08-10 15:41

Iraqi Economy Hit Hard By ISIS And Low Oil Prices
OilPrice.com
Iraq continues to face economic growth challenges due to the consistently lower oil prices and the fallout from the war with IS, the International Monetary Fund said after the end of its latest consultation on the state of affairs in OPEC's number-two ...

Iraq: Lawyers Arrested for Work in ISIS Courts - Human Rights Watch

Thu, 2017-08-10 08:30

Human Rights Watch

Iraq: Lawyers Arrested for Work in ISIS Courts
Human Rights Watch
(Beirut) – Iraqi authorities have issued arrest warrants for at least 15 private lawyers since July 24, 2017, on charges of Islamic State (also known as ISIS) affiliation for their past work in ISIS courts, Human Rights Watch said today. While lawyers ...
In pictures: ISIS sharpshooters sneak up on Iraqi Army checkpoints near Tal AfarAMN Al-Masdar News (registration)
Police kill senior Islamic State judge in Old City of MosulIraqi News
After Mosul, airstrikes against ISIS ebb slightly but remain highNavyTimes.com
ReliefWeb -NRT -Reuters
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Report: ISIS Stole More Than $800 Million From Iraqi Banks in 2014 - Newsmax

Wed, 2017-08-09 21:48

Report: ISIS Stole More Than $800 Million From Iraqi Banks in 2014
Newsmax
ISIS stole more than $800 million from Iraqi banks when it captured the predominantly Sunni provinces in the northern and western parts of the country in 2014, the Central Bank of Iraq reported Wednesday. "Most of the deposits belong to the local ...

Iraq long before ISIS: Colourised photos from half a century ago bring the now war ravaged country to life and show ... - Daily Mail

Wed, 2017-08-09 12:57

Daily Mail

Iraq long before ISIS: Colourised photos from half a century ago bring the now war ravaged country to life and show ...
Daily Mail
A fascinating series of images give an insight into life in Iraq in the twentieth century. The images, which date back to the early 1900s all the way through to 1977, show Iraqis going about their day-to-day lives in times of peace. Among the images is ...

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attack on Shiite militia near Syrian border - Rudaw

Wed, 2017-08-09 06:15

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attack on Shiite militia near Syrian border
Rudaw
AFP file photo. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack on Iranian-backed Shiite paramilitary group Hashd al-Shaabi which killed at least 40 of their fighters and wounded dozens of others on Tuesday on the Iraq-Syria border.

Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre - CNN International

Wed, 2017-08-09 00:50

CNN International

Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre
CNN International
This is the second mass conviction relating to the so-called Speicher massacre committed by ISIS members in 2014. ISIS released videos after the massacre that showed a line of Iraqi military recruits being marched at gunpoint. Later, ISIS posted images ...
Iraq to Hang 27 for ISIS Camp Speicher MassacreAINA (press release)

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Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre - CNN International

Tue, 2017-08-08 23:25

CNN International

Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre
CNN International
The killings have come to be known as the Speicher massacre because they took place at Camp Speicher, a former US base near Tikrit, after ISIS forces took control of the area. The massacre was described by Human Rights Watch as the "largest reported ...
Where do ISIS fighters go when the caliphate falls?SBS
ISIS Says Secret Weapons Await Coalition Forces In Battle for RaqqaDefense One
Iraqi Bank Notifies Millionaire Loss because of Terrorist ActionPrensa Latina
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Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre - CNN

Tue, 2017-08-08 22:28

Kurdistan24

Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacre
CNN
The massacre was described by Human Rights Watch as the "largest reported incident" where "ISIS captured more than 1,000 soldiers fleeing Camp Speicher ... then summarily executed at least 800 of them." A mass grave was uncovered in Tikrit in 2015, ...
Iraq to Hang 27 for ISIS Camp Speicher MassacreAINA (press release)

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