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The Current State Of ISIS - NPR

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The Current State Of ISIS
NPR
July 21, 20188:15 AM ET. Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday. ISIS appears to reforming in areas of northern Iraq and has launched attacks in Afghanistan. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Jennifer Cafarella of the Institute for the Study of War. Facebook ...

From Adelaide to Iraq: Meet one of the young Australians helping rebuild lives after ISIS - ABC News

Fri, 2018-07-20 22:38

ABC News

From Adelaide to Iraq: Meet one of the young Australians helping rebuild lives after ISIS
ABC News
This time last year, Priya Pavri was working in war-torn regions of Iraq, while under the siege from Islamic State militants. The 26-year-old from Adelaide — who grew up in the Mid-North of South Australia — is one of many young Australians trying to ...

ISIS Returns to Iraq: Armstrong & Getty talk to WaPo's Liz Sly - AM 760 KFMB

Fri, 2018-07-20 00:45

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ISIS Returns to Iraq: Armstrong & Getty talk to WaPo's Liz Sly
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But the people of Iraq are facing a number of challenges, largely due to corruption and the complete failure of their government. Another issue of great concern is the re-emergence of ISIS in Iraq. "This is what the the last 15 years has wrought ...

CENTCOM chief: "ISIS is not making a comeback" - Washington Times

Thu, 2018-07-19 15:15

Washington Times

CENTCOM chief: "ISIS is not making a comeback"
Washington Times
Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, backed by American and allied air power and heavy artillery, liberated the northern Iraqi city of Mosul last July. The northern Iraqi city had been the de facto capital for the terror group known as ...

ISIS BEGINS, a Novel of the Iraq War - FrontPage Magazine

Wed, 2018-07-18 05:08

FrontPage Magazine

ISIS BEGINS, a Novel of the Iraq War
FrontPage Magazine
The jihadis and the Baathist stay-behind networks, whose alliance begat Isis, had been utterly defeated during the surge and went underground. But the day Obama announced a date certain for the U.S. pullout from Iraq, they began their preparations ...

US-Backed Iraqi Forces Drive ISIS Out Of Mountain Hideout - The Daily Caller

Tue, 2018-07-17 18:15

US-Backed Iraqi Forces Drive ISIS Out Of Mountain Hideout
The Daily Caller
Iraqi forces backed by U.S. air power destroyed an Islamic State safe haven in northern Iraq, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. A combined force of Kurdish Peshmerga troops and Iraqi army soldiers successfully cleared the ISIS hideout in the mountainous ...

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Ex-Iraqi commander arrested for surrendering Mosul to ISIS - AMN Al-Masdar News

Tue, 2018-07-17 16:25

AMN Al-Masdar News

Ex-Iraqi commander arrested for surrendering Mosul to ISIS
AMN Al-Masdar News
Iraqi authorities have arrested Mahdi Gharrawi, the former commander of operations in the country's northern Nineveh province, because they blame him for surrendering Iraq's second largest city of Mosul to the Daes terror group four years ago, the ...

It's high time for the Peshmerga to return to Kirkuk - Rudaw

Tue, 2018-07-17 14:14

Rudaw

It's high time for the Peshmerga to return to Kirkuk
Rudaw
Monday's ground operation, in which the U.S.-led coalition coordinated an Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and the Kurdish Peshmerga attack on the Islamic State (ISIS) in the same part of the Makhmour front, is a reminder of the importance of working to ...

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Iraqi, Peshmerga, coalition forces coordinate attack on ISIS near Makhmour - Rudaw

Mon, 2018-07-16 07:34

Rudaw

Iraqi, Peshmerga, coalition forces coordinate attack on ISIS near Makhmour
Rudaw
"[At 3 a.m.] Global Coalition warplanes targeted ISIS positions on Mt. Qarachokh in Makhmour ahead of a multi-pronged Peshmerga-ISF ground operation coordinated through CJTFOIR," the Kurdistan Region Security Council tweeted on Monday morning.
Baluchistan—Another Kurdistan? - WRMEAWashington Report on Middle East Affairs

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Norway plans to expand demining efforts in Iraq and Syria - SOFREP (press release)

Sun, 2018-07-15 18:00

SOFREP (press release)

Norway plans to expand demining efforts in Iraq and Syria
SOFREP (press release)
In 2018 Norway increased its donation for demining efforts in Syria and Iraq by $5.5 million, bringing their contributions to $19 million. This is presumably because the territory once held by ISIS required further mine clearance for reoccupation by ...

Roots of Iraq's protests run deep – corruption, mismanagement: analyst - Rudaw

Sun, 2018-07-15 14:13

Rudaw

Roots of Iraq's protests run deep – corruption, mismanagement: analyst
Rudaw
During the war on ISIS, Iraq was entangled with a number of problems. In Iraq, there are problems of construction, identity, services, corruption, and mismanagement. Other problems, like the problem of living conditions, surfaced in provinces where ...
2 Dead as Iraq Protests Spread to KarbalaAsharq Al-awsat English
The situation in IraqKuwait Times
Iraq PM heads to oil-rich Basra after violent protestsThe Daily Star

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Iraq's Christians welcome home the women stolen by Isis - The Times

Sat, 2018-07-14 23:06

The Times

Iraq's Christians welcome home the women stolen by Isis
The Times
Tucking her blonde hair behind her ears, Rana took a deep breath and walked through the doors of the St Behnam Church in her home town of Qaraqosh, Iraq. She crossed herself and sat behind other women sliding into rapidly filling pews. Just over 18 ...

He Helped Iraq's Most Famous Refugee Escape ISIS. Now He's the One Who Needs Help - Yahoo News

Sat, 2018-07-14 22:35

Yahoo News

He Helped Iraq's Most Famous Refugee Escape ISIS. Now He's the One Who Needs Help
Yahoo News
It was almost midnight when Omar Abdel Jabar heard a knock on the gate of his home in the Iraqi city of Mosul. His family froze at the sound of the rap on the gate. It was late summer 2014 and ISIS had taken over the city three months earlier. Late ...

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Iraqi forces launch Tuz Khurmatu operation to eliminate ISIS remnants - Rudaw

Sat, 2018-07-14 19:11

Rudaw

Iraqi forces launch Tuz Khurmatu operation to eliminate ISIS remnants
Rudaw
Although the Iraqi government declared the defeat of ISIS in December 2017, there have also been sporadic military confrontations between ISIS remnants and Iraqi Security Forces, including the Kurdish Peshmerga, around Makhmour and in the Hamrin ...

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Mapping July ISIS Attacks In Iraq And Baghdad's Response - Tsarizm (blog)

Tue, 2018-07-10 21:05

Tsarizm (blog)

Mapping July ISIS Attacks In Iraq And Baghdad's Response
Tsarizm (blog)
In July 2017 the Iraqi Security Forces liberated Mosul. In December they declared major operations finished. However in early July Baghdad launched an operation dubbed “Revenge of the Martyrs” to clear ISIS insurgents from areas around Kirkuk, ...

ISIS Executes Village Leader; 34 Killed in Iraq - Antiwar.com

Tue, 2018-07-10 04:15

ISIS Executes Village Leader; 34 Killed in Iraq
Antiwar.com
At least 34 people were killed, and 11 were wounded in recent violence: Militants in Zirbani killed a village chief who had recently succeeded his murdered father as the chief. Near Baiji, a clash left three militiamen dead and five wounded. Four ...

Neighbor's word can bring death sentence in Iraq's ISIS trials - New York Post

Mon, 2018-07-09 20:37

New York Post

Neighbor's word can bring death sentence in Iraq's ISIS trials
New York Post
BAGHDAD — More than a decade ago, Ismail Saleh says, a neighbor wanted to marry one of Saleh's cousins. Following the custom of their clan in northern Iraq, she was meant to wed Saleh, so the family refused. And thus, he says, a feud was born.

ISIS head in Baaj killed by tribesmen: police - Rudaw

Mon, 2018-07-09 11:16

Rudaw

ISIS head in Baaj killed by tribesmen: police
Rudaw
On the border area, the coalition is continuing to support the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Iraqi Army to clear ISIS remnants. Additionally, last week the coalition provided air support to Peshmerga who killled an ISIS finance chief near Makhmour, ...