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A US Journalist Took Thousands of ISIS Files Out of Iraq, Reigniting a Bitter Dispute Over the Theft of Iraqi History - The Intercept

Wed, 2018-05-23 11:08

The Intercept

A US Journalist Took Thousands of ISIS Files Out of Iraq, Reigniting a Bitter Dispute Over the Theft of Iraqi History
The Intercept
In early April, Farhan's frustrations with the erasure of so much of Iraq's archival history came to a head when she read a piece in the New York Times. “The ISIS Files” is about the inner workings of the so-called Islamic State, based on more than 15 ...

Iraq sentences Belgian ISIS fighter to death - The Jerusalem Post

Tue, 2018-05-22 09:57

Iraq sentences Belgian ISIS fighter to death
The Jerusalem Post
BAGHDAD - Iraq's Central Criminal Court sentenced a Belgian on Tuesday to death by hanging as a senior foreign fighter for Islamic State, a rare case in which Baghdad has publicly revealed details of the fate of one of the hundreds of foreigners it has ...

Iraqi Police Arrest Five ISIS Suspects - Al-Bawaba

Mon, 2018-05-21 11:06

Al-Bawaba

Iraqi Police Arrest Five ISIS Suspects
Al-Bawaba
Last December, officials in Baghdad declared that the ISIS's military presence in Iraq had been all but dismantled after a three-year war. However, from time to time, Iraqi officials announce operations against ISIS-affiliated "sleeper cells" in ...
Nearly a year since Mosul's liberation, hunt for bodies goes onThe National
Nearly a year since fall of Iraq's Mosul, hunt for bodies goes onThe Nation

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The Complexities of Rebuilding Iraq After ISIS - Borgen Project

Mon, 2018-05-21 09:25

Borgen Project

The Complexities of Rebuilding Iraq After ISIS
Borgen Project
SEATTLE — In 2013, two years after the Arab Spring and the start of the Syrian Civil War, the Islamic State in Iraq merged with its Syrian counterpart, Nusra Front, to form the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (known colloquially as IS, ISIL, ISIS ...
Five ISIS Militants Killed in Ambush in Iraq's KirkukAl-Bawaba
Six Islamic State members killed in airstrike by Iraqi army, west of AnbarIraqi News
ISIS's chilling new mission - brainwashing childrenNewshub
AMN Al-Masdar News
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Eleven ISIS Militants Killed in Iraq - Antiwar.com

Mon, 2018-05-21 04:03

Eleven ISIS Militants Killed in Iraq
Antiwar.com
At least 11 ISIS militants were killed, and three civilians were wounded in recent violence. A bomb wounded three people at a market in Yusufiya. Six ISIS militants were killed in an airstrike near Rawah. Security forces killed five militants in Rashad.

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The US Still Isn't Doing Great In Afghanistan Or Iraq, These Numbers Show - BuzzFeed News

Thu, 2018-05-17 18:20

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The US Still Isn't Doing Great In Afghanistan Or Iraq, These Numbers Show
BuzzFeed News
Coming nine months after the Trump administration rolled out a new Afghanistan policy, and just six months after the Iraqi government declared victory over ISIS, the two reports are a stark contrast to the optimistic outlook presented by Pentagon ...

Denmark to pull special forces out of Iraq - The Local Denmark

Thu, 2018-05-17 12:26

The Local Denmark

Denmark to pull special forces out of Iraq
The Local Denmark
"We have now reached a point where we can begin withdrawing our special forces because (Isis) no longer has control over large areas in Iraq," foreign minister Anders Samuelsen said in a statement. Up to 60 special forces were sent to Iraq in 2016 to ...

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Iraqi election makes US foe al-Sadr a potential kingmaker - CNN

Wed, 2018-05-16 19:40

CNN

Iraqi election makes US foe al-Sadr a potential kingmaker
CNN
Slim noted that al-Sadr publicly said he was fine with a US presence in Iraq to fight ISIS and to equip and train Iraqi troops, as long as it didn't impinge on Iraqi sovereignty. About 5,000 US troops are stationed in the country. Fifteen years after ...
US, Iran wade in as talks begin on new Iraq governmentThe National
Iran and allies rally to limit Iraq election's surprise winner, Shi'ite cleric Moqtada SadrThe Straits Times

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US has 1000 open ISIS investigations but a steep drop in prosecutions - CNN

Wed, 2018-05-16 10:11

CNN

US has 1000 open ISIS investigations but a steep drop in prosecutions
CNN
That was followed on Thursday by a tweet from President Donald Trump touting the reported capture of five top Islamic State commanders in Iraq. Over the weekend, ISIS claimed responsibility for a knife attack in Paris that left one dead and four injured.

First post-ISIS elections in Iraq - Reliefweb

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:43

The Independent

First post-ISIS elections in Iraq
Reliefweb
Do young people vote differently than their parents? And do they feel free from sectarian politics? That's what Thirsa de Vries, PAX programme leader on Iraq, had hoped. But the election results do no paint a clear picture when it comes to young people ...
Retired US General On Shiite Cleric's Showing In Iraqi ElectionNPR
Election success for Muqtada al-Sadr shows Iraqi voters shaking off foreign interventionThe Independent
A Look At The Political Rise Of Iraq's Shiite MilitiasNew England Public Radio
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A Look At The Political Rise Of Iraq's Shiite Militias - NPR

Tue, 2018-05-15 20:35

A Look At The Political Rise Of Iraq's Shiite Militias
NPR
Sadr led militia forces that fought U.S. troops after the invasion of Iraq. He disbanded that militia, and now he's emerged as the big winner in Iraq's first post-ISIS elections. His supporters, like Sami Abdul Kulthum Dohan (ph), have high hopes. SAMI ...

High civilian mortality rates during the liberation of Mosul from ISIS - EurekAlert (press release)

Tue, 2018-05-15 18:02

EurekAlert (press release)

High civilian mortality rates during the liberation of Mosul from ISIS
EurekAlert (press release)
Mortality rates were higher during the 9 months of military liberation of Mosul, Iraq, than during the 29 months of exclusive Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) control, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine. The population ...

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Three families were behind the ISIS-inspired bombings in Indonesia's Surabaya, police said - CNN

Mon, 2018-05-14 18:17

CNN

Three families were behind the ISIS-inspired bombings in Indonesia's Surabaya, police said
CNN
Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, has struggled in recent months with a rise in Islamist militancy, which has come as ISIS has been squeezed out of its heartland in Syria and Iraq. Karnavian also told reporters Monday that none of ...

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As votes come in, Iraqi PM's hold on power looks shaky - CNN

Mon, 2018-05-14 06:07

Ahval

As votes come in, Iraqi PM's hold on power looks shaky
CNN
According to the Iraqi Electoral Commission, 44% of eligible voters made it to the polling booths on Saturday. It was the first election in Iraq since the defeat of ISIS, and security remained tight across the country. Abadi had ordered Iraq's airspace ...
Iran overshadows Turkey in sway over Iraqi politics in first post-ISIS defeat electionAhval
In Kirkuk's first election since ISIS' defeat, nearly 300 candidates seek 13 seatsPRI

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Threat Report 2018: ISIS In the Spotlight - The Cipher Brief

Mon, 2018-05-14 05:18

The Cipher Brief

Threat Report 2018: ISIS In the Spotlight
The Cipher Brief
Though terror group ISIS continues to lose territory in Syria and Iraq, it increasingly poses a threat in other areas of the world, and through its ideology, which has inspired attacks across the globe. Today's brief is a snapshot of the 2018 Cipher ...
Kurdish, Iraqi forces crackdown on ISIS near Syria-Iraq bordersAMN Al-Masdar News

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Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections | SDPB Radio - SDPB Radio

Sat, 2018-05-12 22:39

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Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections | SDPB Radio
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LAKSHMI SINGH, HOST: Iraqis went to the polls today to elect a new Parliament. It's a particularly important election, the first since U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ...
Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections | KAWCKAWC

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Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections | KAWC - KAWC

Sat, 2018-05-12 22:22

Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections | KAWC
KAWC
LAKSHMI SINGH, HOST: Iraqis went to the polls today to elect a new Parliament. It's a particularly important election, the first since U.S.-backed Iraqi forces ...

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Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections - WAMU 88.5

Sat, 2018-05-12 22:20

Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections
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Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections. Jane Arraf. Become a sponsor ? Iraqis went to the polls on Saturday for the first parliamentary election since ISIS was pushed out of the country. Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections - NPR

Sat, 2018-05-12 22:02

Post-ISIS Iraq Holds Parliamentary Elections
NPR
Iraqis went to the polls on Saturday for the first parliamentary election since ISIS was pushed out of the country. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Illuminating storytelling, deep investigations ...