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WTSP-TV Tampa
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraqof looting, destruction and arbitrary detentions by Shiite militias after IS wa
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted an hour ago
of looting, destruction and arbitrary detentions by Shiite militias after IS was driven out of the western city of Fallujah this year. "We don't want the same to happen here," he said. Abdul-Zahra reported from Baghdad. Associated Press... Read more
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FOX News
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraqof looting, destruction and arbitrary detentions by Shiite militias after IS wa
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq
FOX News / Posted 11 hours ago
of looting, destruction and arbitrary detentions by Shiite militias after IS was driven out of the western city of Fallujah this year. "We don't want the same to happen here," he said. Abdul-Zahra reported from Baghdad. Associated Press... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraqof looting, destruction and arbitrary detentions by Shiite militias after IS wa
Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 12 hours ago
of looting, destruction and arbitrary detentions by Shiite militias after IS was driven out of the western city of Fallujah this year. "We don't want the same to happen here," he said. Abdul-Zahra reported from Baghdad. Associated Press... Read more
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Daily Star
'British child' executes prisoner in sick new ISIS videoyoungster smiles before the video cuts a disturbing close up of the execution.T
'British child' executes prisoner in sick new ISIS video
Daily Star / Posted 23 hours ago
youngster smiles before the video cuts a disturbing close up of the execution.Turkish Tanks ISIS Syria picturesIraqi forces Fallujah ISIS Daesh pictures The clip is featured in a nine minute propaganda pacakge which also includes graphic imagery of... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The Democratic Primary CandidatesI was instead sent to fight in our war in Iraq, a war this country never should
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 23 hours ago
I was instead sent to fight in our war in Iraq, a war this country never should have fought. While on patrol in Fallujah, I was wounded in action when a sniper shot me through the neck. I recovered from my wounds and partial paralysis,... Read more
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Dover Post
The Democratic Primary CandidatesI was instead sent to fight in our war in Iraq, a war this country never should
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted yesterday
I was instead sent to fight in our war in Iraq, a war this country never should have fought. While on patrol in Fallujah, I was wounded in action when a sniper shot me through the neck. I recovered from my wounds and partial paralysis,... Read more
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Breitbart
Humanitarian Conditions in Iraq Crumbling as Islamic State Battle Continuesrefugees from the Syrian Civil War.” Mosul has become the de facto capital for
Humanitarian Conditions in Iraq Crumbling as Islamic State Battle Continues
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
refugees from the Syrian Civil War.” Mosul has become the de facto capital for the Islamic State in Iraq. Since retaking Fallujah back in June, the new goal of the Iraqi security forces has been to retake Mosul. With Qayyarah back in the hands of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Sleeping with the enemystep that would pave the way for subsequent direct or indirect contacts [with t
Sleeping with the enemy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
step that would pave the way for subsequent direct or indirect contacts [with the United States],” he said. “If liberating Fallujah brought us to Beirut, what will the liberation of Mosul bring,” asked the PMF leader, referring to last month’s... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton History Museum's oral history focuses on military lossafter the fact. Army Pfc. George "Tony" Lutz II was killed in 2005 when his pa
Hampton History Museum's oral history focuses on military loss
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
after the fact. Army Pfc. George "Tony" Lutz II was killed in 2005 when his patrol was attacked by small arms fire in Fallujah, Iraq. He was 26 years old and six weeks into his deployment. He lived in Virginia Beach. Father George Lutz... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Military victories against Islamic State leave Iraq's Sunni heartland shatteredhas merely moved many Anbaris from one waiting room into another. For Ali Atha
Military victories against Islamic State leave Iraq's Sunni heartland shattered
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
has merely moved many Anbaris from one waiting room into another. For Ali Athab, his most painful memory of IS rule in Fallujah was watching his daughter's health deteriorate. Born with a rare neurological disorder, his daughter Zeina had been... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
War Dogsa deal trafficking Beretta pistols gone awry. "God Bless Dick Cheney's America,
War Dogs
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 2 days ago
a deal trafficking Beretta pistols gone awry. "God Bless Dick Cheney's America," Diveroli says during a chase scene through Fallujah, Iraq, as a squad of U.S. soldiers save them from machine-gun slinging rebels while Creedence Clearwater Revival's... Read more
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Daily Star
ISIS execute their own men with a FLAMETHROWER after botched escape bidown men in acid in their desperate hunt for spies as they are battled back on b
ISIS execute their own men with a FLAMETHROWER after botched escape bid
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
own men in acid in their desperate hunt for spies as they are battled back on both the Iraqi and Syrian fronts.Iraqi forces Fallujah ISIS Daesh pictures JUSTICE: ISIS jihadis pictured moments before execution for brutal massacre Chilling moment... Read more
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Aljazeera
Fallujah fallout: More than 700 Sunni men 'missing'militias in Iraq detained, tortured and abused far more Sunni civilians during
Fallujah fallout: More than 700 Sunni men 'missing'
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
militias in Iraq detained, tortured and abused far more Sunni civilians during the American-backed capture of the town of Fallujah in June than US officials have publicly acknowledged. More than 700 Sunni men and boys are still missing more than... Read more
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EuroNews
Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held MosulAugust 23, 2016 Qayyarah which lies 75km south of Mosul, is seen as a strategi
Iraqi forces inch closer to ISIL-held Mosul
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
August 23, 2016 Qayyarah which lies 75km south of Mosul, is seen as a strategic launching area for the retake of Mosul which has been held by ISIL since 2014. The militants’ other stronghold of Fallujah was recaptured by Iraqi forc... Read more
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International Business Times
Iraq: 700 Sunni men and boys reportedly missing following Isis defeat in FallujahIslamic State (Isis), after it emerged on Tuesday (23 August) that more than 70
Iraq: 700 Sunni men and boys reportedly missing following Isis defeat in Fallujah
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Islamic State (Isis), after it emerged on Tuesday (23 August) that more than 700 men and boys are reportedly missing from Fallujah, where Shia militants defeated the group in June 2016. There have been further accusations of the torture and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Iraq forces launch push to retake town south of Mosuljihadist-held town of Qayyarah, a key staging base for operations to attack Mos
Iraq forces launch push to retake town south of Mosul
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
jihadist-held town of Qayyarah, a key staging base for operations to attack Mosul, military sources said. After retaking Fallujah in June, Iraqi security forces are focused on Mosul, the Islamic State group's de facto capital in the... Read more
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Daily Star
ISIS DEFEATED: UK-backed Iraqi forces crush fleeing jihadis as final battle loomslargest city. With the support of RAF airstrikes, which were crucial in the ba
ISIS DEFEATED: UK-backed Iraqi forces crush fleeing jihadis as final battle looms
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
largest city. With the support of RAF airstrikes, which were crucial in the battle to reclaim former ISIS stronghold Fallujah, Mosul is the Iraq army's next target. TWITTERWINNING: Iraqi forces posing for a pic after claiming the ISIS... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iraq forces launch push to retake town south of Mosulthe launch of the operation. "Most of the Daesh (IS) fighters have been killed
Iraq forces launch push to retake town south of Mosul
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
the launch of the operation. "Most of the Daesh (IS) fighters have been killed or have fled," he said. After retaking Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in June, the main focus of Iraqi security forces is Mosul, which is IS's de facto capital in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Iraqi forces launch push to retake town south of Mosulparticipation of Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) and army forces,' Brigadier Ge
Iraqi forces launch push to retake town south of Mosul
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
participation of Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) and army forces,' Brigadier General Firas Bashar told AFP. After retaking Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in June, the main focus of Iraqi security forces is Mosul, which is the country's second city and... Read more
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Rappler
Iraq forces launch push to retake town south of Mosulthe launch of the operation. "Most of the Daesh (ISIS) fighters have been kill
Iraq forces launch push to retake town south of Mosul
Rappler / Posted 4 days ago
the launch of the operation. "Most of the Daesh (ISIS) fighters have been killed or have fled," he said. After retaking Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in June, the main focus of Iraqi security forces is Mosul, which is the country's second city and... Read more
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express
Twisted ISIS cowards hide bombs inside the Koran to target innocent civilianswe found that on several occasions in Ramadi." While ISIS has suffered setback
Twisted ISIS cowards hide bombs inside the Koran to target innocent civilians
express / Posted 4 days ago
we found that on several occasions in Ramadi." While ISIS has suffered setbacks in recent weeks after being forced out of Fallujah and Ramadi, the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces have had to navigate around hundreds of booby-trapped buildings in the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'War Dogs' Screenwriter on How His Experience in Iraq Helped Shape Todd Phillips' MovieHill), running from gun-wielding insurgents down a desert highway after their h
'War Dogs' Screenwriter on How His Experience in Iraq Helped Shape Todd Phillips' Movie
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
Hill), running from gun-wielding insurgents down a desert highway after their hired driver had stopped for free gas in Fallujah. They're saved at the last minute by an American patrol coming the opposite direction down the highway in... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS fanatics are booby trapping copies of the Koran with bombsthat on several occasions in Ramadi.' The paper reported that while ISIS fight
ISIS fanatics are booby trapping copies of the Koran with bombs
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
that on several occasions in Ramadi.' The paper reported that while ISIS fighters had been pushed out of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces have had to deal with hundreds of booby-trapped buildings in the... Read more
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Daily Star
Sadistic ISIS ‘leaving Korans booby-trapped with IED bombs' to kill innocent Muslimsin refrigerators. “They have put bombs inside the Holy Koran – we found that o
Sadistic ISIS ‘leaving Korans booby-trapped with IED bombs' to kill innocent Muslims
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
in refrigerators. “They have put bombs inside the Holy Koran – we found that on several occasions in Ramadi.”Iraqi forces Fallujah ISIS Daesh pictures ISIS’s tactics are becoming increasingly desperate as they lose ground to enemy forces –... Read more
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The Borneo Post
IS roadside bomb kills civilians fleeing Iraq townoperation to retake their areas. In June this year, IS fighters opened fire on
IS roadside bomb kills civilians fleeing Iraq town
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
operation to retake their areas. In June this year, IS fighters opened fire on families trying to slip out of the city of Fallujah as Iraqi security forces prepared to move in. A provincial official in charge of displaced people, Ammar Sabah,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Child labour a growing problem in war-torn Iraq"I have friends," eight-year-old Abdul Karim says from his soft-drink stand ins
Child labour a growing problem in war-torn Iraq
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
"I have friends," eight-year-old Abdul Karim says from his soft-drink stand inside Iraq's Ameriat al-Fallujah camp, "but I can't play with them because I have to work to support my family." He is just one of more than half a million Iraqi children... Read more
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CBC.ca
Chaos could be the reward of victory over ISIS in Iraq: Brian Stewartof the same jihadist group now makes diplomats nervous about what's next. The
Chaos could be the reward of victory over ISIS in Iraq: Brian Stewart
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
of the same jihadist group now makes diplomats nervous about what's next. The ISIS setback is real. Tikrit, Ramadi, Baiji, Fallujah, all key cities swept up in that original ISIS conquest have been recaptured by the anti-ISIS coalition, which is... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS exploits U.S. rules of engagement, Obama’s aversion to civilian deaths even in defeatThe Islamic State lost more territory in western Iraq when victorious local for
ISIS exploits U.S. rules of engagement, Obama’s aversion to civilian deaths even in defeat
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
The Islamic State lost more territory in western Iraq when victorious local forces cracked through the beleaguered city of Fallujah, about 30 miles west of Baghdad. The terrorists organized a mass retreat via scores of vehicles. But it was sans... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Problem With Vows to 'Defeat' the Islamic StateU.S. ground assault with modern air support could well eject them at a toll not
The Problem With Vows to 'Defeat' the Islamic State
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
U.S. ground assault with modern air support could well eject them at a toll not radically higher than that of, say, Fallujah in 2004, when 71 U.S. soldiers were killed in urban warfare against Sunni insurgents. If ISIS morale breaks under... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Iraq executes 36 men convicted in Islamic State massacreshows an Islamic State video of his brother's death by the Islamic State group
Iraq executes 36 men convicted in Islamic State massacre
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
shows an Islamic State video of his brother's death by the Islamic State group at a battle position on the southern edge of Fallujah, Iraq. Saad Abdelaziz was killed in June, 2014 at Camp Speicher when the militants overran his base. More than 15,00... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Iraq executes 36 men convicted in Islamic State massacreshows an Islamic State video of his brother's death by the Islamic State group
Iraq executes 36 men convicted in Islamic State massacre
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
shows an Islamic State video of his brother's death by the Islamic State group at a battle position on the southern edge of Fallujah, Iraq. Saad Abdelaziz was killed in June, 2014 at Camp Speicher when the militants overran his base. More than 15,00... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Riding to save vet lives3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., as part of Op
Riding to save vet lives
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., as part of Operation Phantom Fury, to wrest control of Fallujah, Iraq, from al-Qaeda militants. That was the bloodiest battle of the war, a campaign that began in November 2004... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Media worker killed in western Iraq: employerHussein al-Fares, was wounded," she said. The area where the incident occurred
Media worker killed in western Iraq: employer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Hussein al-Fares, was wounded," she said. The area where the incident occurred lies between provincial capital Ramadi and Fallujah, both of which have been retaken from the jihadists by security forces. Pockets of ISIS fighters remain in the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Iraqi forces push Islamic State out of western Iraqi towncrisis. The town retaken Friday from Islamic State – Khaldiyah, 55 miles west
Iraqi forces push Islamic State out of western Iraqi town
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
crisis. The town retaken Friday from Islamic State – Khaldiyah, 55 miles west of Baghdad – lies between Ramadi and Fallujah, the two key cities in Anbar province retaken from Islamic State by Iraqi security forces over the last year. The... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Exploring Marine cultureintroduced the civilians to the course by reading what the Marines call a “cita
Exploring Marine culture
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
introduced the civilians to the course by reading what the Marines call a “citation.” It was about the Battle of Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004. He asked people to stand at attention before the signboard and then read of the heroism and bravery... Read more
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International Business Times
Photos show IS militants fleeing Manbij using women and children as 'human shields'commitment and bravery in this vitally important fight." Their escape comes tw
Photos show IS militants fleeing Manbij using women and children as 'human shields'
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
commitment and bravery in this vitally important fight." Their escape comes two months after IS fighters attempted to flee Fallujah in Iraq in a large convoy in June. 175 militants were killed during the bombing raid by Iraqi and coalition... Read more
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DW
Mosul: The next humanitarian disaster waiting to happen |Iraq with another 560 soldiers - to assist the Iraqi government in its declared
Mosul: The next humanitarian disaster waiting to happen |
DW / Posted 7 days ago
Iraq with another 560 soldiers - to assist the Iraqi government in its declared aim of retaking Mosul. After the fall of Fallujah in June, Mosul is the last major bastion of IS in Iraq. As the country's second largest city, it has high symbolic... Read more
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SKY News
IS Pictured Fleeing City With Human Shieldsby coalition forces. Their escape comes two months after around 175 IS fighter
IS Pictured Fleeing City With Human Shields
SKY News / Posted 8 days ago
by coalition forces. Their escape comes two months after around 175 IS fighters were killed as they attempted to flee Fallujah in Iraq. :: Beards Trimmed And Niqabs Burned As Rebels Regain Control During the fight for Manbij civilians were... Read more
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International Business Times
These Iraqi civilians escaped Isis - but their nightmare had only just begunhundreds were never seen again." He was among the luckier group of 605 men and
These Iraqi civilians escaped Isis - but their nightmare had only just begun
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
hundreds were never seen again." He was among the luckier group of 605 men and boys, who were transferred to Amariyat al-Fallujah on 5 June, after being tortured and otherwise abused. Several died in custody. The fate of about 700 others from the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
War Dogsshades, calls everyone "bro," and acts as if he's got everything well in hand.
War Dogs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
shades, calls everyone "bro," and acts as if he's got everything well in hand. That is right up until he's indisposed in Fallujah during the Iraq War, and spots a couple of caravans of gun-toting Iraqi nomads barreling down at him and his parked... Read more
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The Age
Geoff Dyer, Melbourne Writers Festival guest, on why we travelthat you don't get not just robbed but eaten? One must not be naive. There were
Geoff Dyer, Melbourne Writers Festival guest, on why we travel
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
that you don't get not just robbed but eaten? One must not be naive. There were times when it was not advisable to go to Fallujah or Grozny but this should also serve as an incentive because just as the great museums are not open every day of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama administration again underestimates ISIS as Afghan affiliate grows into threatstrength. After the Islamic State, then commonly referred to an offshoot of al
Obama administration again underestimates ISIS as Afghan affiliate grows into threat
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
strength. After the Islamic State, then commonly referred to an offshoot of al Qaeda in Iraq, invaded Iraq and captured Fallujah in January 2014, President Obama famously referred to the group as the “jayvee” compared to the main al Qaeda group... Read more
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USA Today
U.S.-backed Syrian forces gave defeated ISIL militants safe passagehad no escape route and their decision to surrender may have been influenced by
U.S.-backed Syrian forces gave defeated ISIL militants safe passage
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
had no escape route and their decision to surrender may have been influenced by the death of fellow fighters in Fallujah, Iraq, the defense official said. In June, coalition airstrikes killed at least 348 Islamic State militants and... Read more
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The Washington Times
Coalition troops forced to allow ISIS fighters to flee Syrian battlefielddestroyed a convoy of fleeing Islamic State fighters and their families who wer
Coalition troops forced to allow ISIS fighters to flee Syrian battlefield
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
destroyed a convoy of fleeing Islamic State fighters and their families who were attempting to escape the Iraqi city of Fallujah, days after Iraqi forces liberated the city located in the country’s volatile Anbar province. Over 170 vehicles were... Read more
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Breitbart
Islamic State Attack Kills Nine Iraqis Near Jordan Borderlost most of its bastions in Anbar in recent months, including the provincial c
Islamic State Attack Kills Nine Iraqis Near Jordan Border
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
lost most of its bastions in Anbar in recent months, including the provincial capital Ramadi, its emblematic stronghold of Fallujah, and other towns. Its fighters still hold towns near the border with Syria and jihadist units scattered across the... Read more
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The Hill
US held fire on ISIS convoy in Syria over civilian casualty concernsoffensive, which the U.S. has provided air support for. Garver said ISIS may h
US held fire on ISIS convoy in Syria over civilian casualty concerns
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
offensive, which the U.S. has provided air support for. Garver said ISIS may have learned from its hasty departure from Fallujah, Iraq, where ISIS fighters fled in hundreds of vehicles that were then targeted by the U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How to Get Yourself Named "Pro-Assad"its failure to condemn Russian cluster bombs and incendiary bombs while U.S. cl
How to Get Yourself Named "Pro-Assad"
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
its failure to condemn Russian cluster bombs and incendiary bombs while U.S. cluster bombs are falling in Yemen, and while Fallujah is newly under siege. One has to have an understanding of Iraq and Libya to know where ISIS and its weapons and much... Read more
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Op-Ed News
How to Get Yourself Named "Pro-Assad"its failure to condemn Russian cluster bombs and incendiary bombs while U.S. cl
How to Get Yourself Named "Pro-Assad"
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
its failure to condemn Russian cluster bombs and incendiary bombs while U.S. cluster bombs are falling in Yemen, and while Fallujah is newly under siege. One has to have an understanding of Iraq and Libya to know where ISIS and its weapons and much... Read more
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Aljazeera
ISIL shoots Iraqi civilians fleeing Hawijaus, the rest of the people could hardly escape." Hawija fell to ISIL in June 2
ISIL shoots Iraqi civilians fleeing Hawija
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
us, the rest of the people could hardly escape." Hawija fell to ISIL in June 2014, shortly after the armed group captured Fallujah. Analysts say recapturing the town, which is just 25km southwest of Kurdish-held Kirkuk, could cut a key supply... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis executes cross-dressing defector attempting to escape Syria while wearing women's clothes some time and was executed immediately after his arrest. In June, as Iraqi sec
Isis executes cross-dressing defector attempting to escape Syria while wearing women's clothes
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
some time and was executed immediately after his arrest. In June, as Iraqi security forces battled to take back control of Fallujah, the army and the Shia militias supporting them reported the phenomenon was widespread. In one instance Iranian... Read more
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