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Where Will ISIS Go Next? Islamic State Group Militants, Fleeing Iraq and Syria, May Move to Libya - Newsweek

Wed, 2017-03-22 21:19

Newsweek

Where Will ISIS Go Next? Islamic State Group Militants, Fleeing Iraq and Syria, May Move to Libya
Newsweek
The Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, may regroup in war-torn Libya after facing major territorial losses in Iraq and Syria. Defense officials have said the hardline Sunni Muslim militants are considering moving their de facto headquarters to Libya.
As Anti-ISIS Coalition Gathers in Washington Trump Says US Should Never Have Left IraqWestern Journalism
Islamic State 2.0: As the caliphate crumbles, ISIS evolvesWDIV Detroit
US hosting 68 countries for major anti-ISIS summitABC News
Washington Post -NBC 6 South Florida -Aljazeera.com
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Mattis: Expect US troops in Iraq even after ISIS falls - Military Times

Wed, 2017-03-22 17:44

Military Times

Mattis: Expect US troops in Iraq even after ISIS falls
Military Times
Under questioning from the Senate, Defense Secretary James Mattis said he supports the idea of keeping a residual American military force in Iraq after the current battle for Mosul is complete. The city is seen as ISIS' last significant stronghold in ...

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Iraq: ISIS Dumped Hundreds in Mass Grave - Human Rights Watch

Wed, 2017-03-22 04:03

Human Rights Watch

Iraq: ISIS Dumped Hundreds in Mass Grave
Human Rights Watch
(Erbil) – The Islamic State (also known as ISIS) executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of detainees at a site near Mosul, Human Rights Watch said today. Multiple witnesses told Human Rights Watch that the bodies of those killed, including ...

Iraq's Shia Militias: The Double-Edged Sword Against ISIS - FRONTLINE

Tue, 2017-03-21 23:23

Iraq's Shia Militias: The Double-Edged Sword Against ISIS
FRONTLINE
When Iraq needed its army to defend the nation's second largest city against ISIS in 2014, the army buckled. Mosul fell to ISIS, and with fears that the terror group would move on to Baghdad, Shia militias stepped into the vacuum left behind. In a ...

Brownlee signals future role in ISIS fight - Otago Daily Times

Tue, 2017-03-21 23:14

Otago Daily Times

Brownlee signals future role in ISIS fight
Otago Daily Times
The Iraqis are close to recapturing Mosul, the last big Isis base in Iraq, so the focus by Iraq and the coalition of 23 countries assisting it is turning to what happens next. Mr Brownlee was on his third trip to Iraq as Defence Minister and was ...
Gerry Brownlee makes secret trip to Iraq, says NZ role could be expandedStuff.co.nz

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'Winged bull' destroyed by ISIS in Iraq will grace London's Trafalgar Square plinth - RT

Tue, 2017-03-21 18:53

RT

'Winged bull' destroyed by ISIS in Iraq will grace London's Trafalgar Square plinth
RT
While the original was made out of marble, its recreation will be made out of date syrup tin cans, emblematic of Iraq's once flourishing industry “destroyed, like the bull, by war” the Fourth Plinth website says. Next year the artwork will occupy the ...
Destroyed by ISIS, ancient winged bull to rise again in LondonAl-Arabiya

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US Lawmakers Urge Trump to Support 'Rebuilding' in Iraq, if ISIS Is Driven Out - Newsweek

Tue, 2017-03-21 16:31

Newsweek

US Lawmakers Urge Trump to Support 'Rebuilding' in Iraq, if ISIS Is Driven Out
Newsweek
A bipartisan group of legislators appealed to President Donald Trump, advocating continued U.S. support for Iraq—even after the potential defeat of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS. The senators' request came as President Trump met with ...
Lawmakers want Trump commitment to help Iraq post-ISISThe Hill
Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul?CNN
Iraqi prime minister joins Trump for meeting focusing on ISISFox News
Hindustan Times -Astro Awani -smallwarsjournal (blog)
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Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul? - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana - KXLF Butte News

Mon, 2017-03-20 14:32

Daily Star

Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul? - KXLF.com | Continuous News | Butte, Montana
KXLF Butte News
This month Iraqi forces seized Mosul's main government building and central bank from ISIS militants and they are now closing in on the historic Al Nuri mosque where ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, first declared himself to be caliph, an astonishing ...
Intense bombing footage shows 'ISIS HQ' completely obliterated by Air ForceDaily Star

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Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul? - CNN

Mon, 2017-03-20 13:55

CNN

Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul?
CNN
This month Iraqi forces seized Mosul's main government building and central bank from ISIS militants and they are now closing in on the historic Al Nuri mosque where ISIS leader, Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, first declared himself to be caliph, an astonishing ...
Trump welcoming Iraqi PM Abadi to White Housewtkr.com
Abadi arrives in Washington to discuss US-Iraqi relations with TrumpRudaw
What factors behind Abadi's coming visit to US?Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

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Trump to Host Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi - KTLA

Mon, 2017-03-20 05:45

KTLA

Trump to Host Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi
KTLA
President Trump will host Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House on Monday. As he left Iraq for the United States Sunday, Abadi said Iraqi forces were close to ridding the country of ISIS and that he would talk to the US administration ...
What factors behind Abadi's coming visit to US?Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

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Trump welcoming Iraqi PM Abadi to White House - CNN

Mon, 2017-03-20 05:16

CNN

Trump welcoming Iraqi PM Abadi to White House
CNN
As he left Iraq for the United States Sunday, Abadi said Iraqi forces were close to ridding the country of ISIS and that he would talk to the US administration about the final steps needed. "We are in the last chapter, the final stages to eliminate ...
What factors behind Abadi's coming visit to US?Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

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Christian Iraqi Immigrants Protest Mosque Construction Because of ISIS Violence - Newsweek

Sun, 2017-03-19 18:10

Newsweek

Christian Iraqi Immigrants Protest Mosque Construction Because of ISIS Violence
Newsweek
Citing violence carried out at the hands of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), a petition has been filed against the building of a Michigan mosque in a city with a large population of Christian Iraqi refugees. The proposed mosque in Sterling ...

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Iraqi forces 500m from symbolic mosque have ISIS defeat in their sights - Rudaw

Sat, 2017-03-18 20:53

Rudaw

Iraqi forces 500m from symbolic mosque have ISIS defeat in their sights
Rudaw
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Iraqi forces have proven themselves in battle, gaining the trust of their coalition partners, and are now closing in on the symbolic Nur mosque in west Mosul, preparing to deal a death blow to ISIS in the country, said a ...
Iraqi Forces Near Mosul Mosque Where ISIS Declared 'Caliphate'NDTV
Christians may NEVER be able to return to Mosul as ISIS has bred NEW generation of jihadisExpress.co.uk
ISIS has been using Kia vehicles as their weapon of choice in MosulBusiness Insider
Daily Mail -Zee News -Breitbart News
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UN: ISIS must be stopped from using chemical weapons in Iraq, anywhere - Rudaw

Sat, 2017-03-18 07:43

Rudaw

UN: ISIS must be stopped from using chemical weapons in Iraq, anywhere
Rudaw
UNITED NATIONS, New York—The United Nations remains concerned about the use of chemical weapons by ISIS or any other state or non-state actors and that the organization's Security Council will continue to keep an eye on that subject, says the UK ...

Iraqi forces advance against ISIS car bombs in west Mosul - Rudaw

Fri, 2017-03-17 13:09

Rudaw

Iraqi forces advance against ISIS car bombs in west Mosul
Rudaw
The next goal of the operation is the retaking of Nuri mosque where ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared his so-called caliphate on June 29, 2014, naming himself the leader of the whole Islamic world, seeking to found a new Islamic regime.
Local ISIS fighters deserting foreign jihadis in battle for MosulThe Australian
Iraqi forces advance into Mosul's Old City, Nuri mosque in sightDaily News & Analysis
The Campaign For Mosul: March 9-16, 2017Right Side News
Times of India -Al-Arabiya -Daily Star
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Iraqi Army And ISIS To Battle Over Mosque Where Islamic State Began - Newsweek

Thu, 2017-03-16 18:44

Newsweek

Iraqi Army And ISIS To Battle Over Mosque Where Islamic State Began
Newsweek
Iraqi troops advanced Thursday against the remaining forces of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS, despite heavy rains in Mosul, with soldiers nearing the city's central mosque—a landmark where the jihadists declared their so-called global ...
The tiny girl murdered by ISIS who brought a battle-hardened soldier to tears: Child's body is among two dozen ...Daily Mail
This ISIS Armored Loader Just Broke Through Iraqi Army Lines and Blew UpThe Drive
Islamic State in its 'FINAL DAYS' as Iraqi forces seize key bridge in MosulExpress.co.uk
Human Rights Watch -Department of Defense
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Two firefighters take a break. Jan. 18, 2017. Qayyarah, Iraq. - TIME

Thu, 2017-03-16 15:30

Two firefighters take a break. Jan. 18, 2017. Qayyarah, Iraq.
TIME
Edouard EliasBlack smoke rise in the sky as oil wells continue to burn. Jan. 21, 2017. Qayyarah, Iraq. Edouard EliasA firefighter connects a hose to a water truck. Jan. 18, 2017. Qayyarah, Iraq. Edouard EliasA firefighter takes a break. Jan. 19, 2017 ...

ISIS leader FOUND? 'Skull commandos' sent in to EXECUTE Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - Daily Star

Thu, 2017-03-16 10:00

Daily Star

ISIS leader FOUND? 'Skull commandos' sent in to EXECUTE Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Daily Star
ISIS are reported to be in their “final days” in Mosul after Iraqi forces seized control of a key bridge on Wednesday. Iraq's prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, believes the terror nuts will soon be annihilated from the area. Abadi said: "Daesh become ...

In Mosul, ISIS is in disarray and surrounded - USA TODAY

Wed, 2017-03-15 10:03

USA TODAY

In Mosul, ISIS is in disarray and surrounded
USA TODAY
Iraq's military has been battling ISIS since the militants invaded Iraq from Syria in 2014 with barely any resistance. U.S. training and guidance have resulted in a much stronger fighting force that has retaken major cities such as Ramadi and Fallujah ...

The Women Who Escaped ISIS - Human Rights Watch

Wed, 2017-03-15 09:24

Human Rights Watch

The Women Who Escaped ISIS
Human Rights Watch
She said she had not seen her three-year-old daughter since she fled her abusive husband, a fugitive ISIS member, in March. A Sunni Arab from the Salahuddin Governorate in central Iraq, Nadia—whose name has been changed to protect her identity—was ...