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FOX News
'Defies reality': Kerry takes heat for claiming airport attack a sign of ISIS desperationthe group is under pressure from coalition forces in its central territory of I
'Defies reality': Kerry takes heat for claiming airport attack a sign of ISIS desperation
FOX News / Posted 55 minutes ago
the group is under pressure from coalition forces in its central territory of Iraq and Syria, even as it pushes back. The Iraqi government declared victory over the weekend in driving ISIS out of the Iraqi city of Fallujah, and the Pentagon... Read more
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Air Force Times
Coalition fighters kill a new ISIS leader every three days. But is that enough?hopes to unite local Iraqi police officers, tribal leaders and Iraqi militias w
Coalition fighters kill a new ISIS leader every three days. But is that enough?
Air Force Times / Posted 2 hours ago
hopes to unite local Iraqi police officers, tribal leaders and Iraqi militias working directly under the Iraqi government to maintain order after American forces depart from the reclaimed territories. Humanitarian aid has been... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The Rage for Order exchange, part 3: Why ordinary people join ISISand surrounded on all sides. They feel an existential challenge from Shiite Ira
The Rage for Order exchange, part 3: Why ordinary people join ISIS
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 4 hours ago
and surrounded on all sides. They feel an existential challenge from Shiite Iran (whose sway extends to the current Iraqi government), and from the secular but Alawite-dominated regime of Assad in Syria. They feel a similar challenge from... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Iraq Receives Final Mi-28 NE Military Helicopters From Russiaand Technologies, reported that the latest shipment contained the final four ve
Iraq Receives Final Mi-28 NE Military Helicopters From Russia
The Moscow Times / Posted 4 hours ago
and Technologies, reported that the latest shipment contained the final four vehicles of 15 helicopters ordered by the Iraqi government. A $4.2 billion package of arms deals between Russia and Iraq was signed in 2012, becoming the third... Read more
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dna
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphatealso known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi,
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
also known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert who advises the Iraqi government. The self-proclaimed caliph, Baghdadi, is moving in a semi-desert plain that covers several thousand square... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Terrorist’s dad ‘offered $1m bribe’: courtfor the Crown, Lincoln Crowley, told a committal hearing at Downing Centre Loca
Terrorist’s dad ‘offered $1m bribe’: court
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
for the Crown, Lincoln Crowley, told a committal hearing at Downing Centre Local Court that the bribe was paid so that an Iraqi government-linked business, Al-Rasheed, would sign a partnership deal with Lifese. “Lifese was effectively in a... Read more
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The Financial Express
Cracks show inside Islamic State’s shrinking caliphatealso known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi,
Cracks show inside Islamic State’s shrinking caliphate
The Financial Express / Posted 8 hours ago
also known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert who advises the Iraqi government. The self-proclaimed caliph, Baghdadi, is moving in a semi-desert plain that covers several thousand square... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW court hears of 'outrageous' Iraq bribethe bribe was paid to help cement a preferred partner arrangement between Sydne
NSW court hears of 'outrageous' Iraq bribe
Weekly Times / Posted 8 hours ago
the bribe was paid to help cement a preferred partner arrangement between Sydney-based construction firm Lifese and an Iraqi government-linked company. "Eventually an invitation was issued for Lifese to come and meet with various officials... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Father of IS fighter allegedly paid $US1m bribe to secure contracts in IraqCentre Local Court that between March 2014 and February 2015, the Elomars becam
Father of IS fighter allegedly paid $US1m bribe to secure contracts in Iraq
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
Centre Local Court that between March 2014 and February 2015, the Elomars became interested in securing contracts from the Iraqi Government. The court heard Ibrahim Elomar had a series of meetings in Iraq with officials and industry... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS tells recruits in West to stay put, conduct attacksit seized in Iraq, vastly reducing the size of its self-declared caliphate. The
ISIS tells recruits in West to stay put, conduct attacks
The Washington Times / Posted 13 hours ago
it seized in Iraq, vastly reducing the size of its self-declared caliphate. The hearing was held just days after the Iraqi government announced the liberation of Fallujah from the Islamic State, which held the city for more than two... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Falluja in 'desperate' need of aid - charitysoaring temperatures, and a lack of clean water and food putting their health a
Falluja in 'desperate' need of aid - charity
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 hours ago
soaring temperatures, and a lack of clean water and food putting their health at risk, a charity worker in Iraq said. The Iraqi government recaptured Falluja, 50km west of Baghdad, from Islamic State on Sunday (local time) as part of a wider... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS losing ground, ‘days numbered’ in Mosul, top U.S. official saysJust days after the Iraqi government announced the recapture of Fallujah from t
ISIS losing ground, ‘days numbered’ in Mosul, top U.S. official says
The Washington Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Just days after the Iraqi government announced the recapture of Fallujah from the Islamic State, President Obama’s special envoy in the fight against the terror group said Tuesday that its days occupying Mosul are numbered. Though the envoy, Brett... Read more
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DW
Refugees in Iraq caught between soldiers and jihadists |northern Iraqi city is expected to be especially hard. There is a lot on the li
Refugees in Iraq caught between soldiers and jihadists |
DW / Posted 21 hours ago
northern Iraqi city is expected to be especially hard. There is a lot on the line for both the army and the terrorists: The Iraqi government wants to regain control of the country's second largest city, and "IS" wants to hold onto its last bastion... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iraqis from Falluja in 'desperate' need of aid - charitysoaring temperatures, and a lack of clean water and food putting their health a
Iraqis from Falluja in 'desperate' need of aid - charity
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
soaring temperatures, and a lack of clean water and food putting their health at risk, a charity worker in Iraq said. The Iraqi government recaptured Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, from Islamic State on Sunday as part of a wider... Read more
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The Star
Iraqis from Falluja in 'desperate' need of aid: charitysoaring temperatures, and a lack of clean water and food putting their health a
Iraqis from Falluja in 'desperate' need of aid: charity
The Star / Posted 23 hours ago
soaring temperatures, and a lack of clean water and food putting their health at risk, a charity worker in Iraq said. The Iraqi government recaptured Falluja, 50 km (30 miles) west of Baghdad, from Islamic State on Sunday as part of a wider... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphatealso known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi,
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
also known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert who advises the Iraqi government. The self-proclaimed caliph, Baghdadi, is moving in a semi-desert plain that covers several thousand square... Read more
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Swissinfo
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphatealso known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi,
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
also known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert who advises the Iraqi government. The self-proclaimed caliph, Baghdadi, is moving in a semi-desert plain that covers several thousand square... Read more
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Reuters
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphatealso known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi,
Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate
Reuters / Posted yesterday
also known as ISIS, ISIL or Daesh, 39 have been killed, said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert who advises the Iraqi government. The self-proclaimed caliph, Baghdadi, is moving in a semi-desert plain that covers several thousand square... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suicide bombing in Iraqi mosque kills 12, wounds 32attack, which took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The attack w
Suicide bombing in Iraqi mosque kills 12, wounds 32
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
attack, which took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The attack was the first in or around Baghdad since the Iraqi government declared victory on Sunday over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in the... Read more
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dna
Pentagon welcomes Fallujah recapture, looks north to Mosulare particularly nasty to try to clear," said Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff D
Pentagon welcomes Fallujah recapture, looks north to Mosul
dna / Posted yesterday
are particularly nasty to try to clear," said Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis. Carter added it was important the Iraqi government investigates alleged human rights abuses carried out by security forces against some civilians as they tried... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iraq: Suicide bombing in Abu Ghraib mosque 'kills 12'attack, which took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The attack w
Iraq: Suicide bombing in Abu Ghraib mosque 'kills 12'
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
attack, which took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The attack was the first in or around Baghdad since the Iraqi government declared victory on Sunday over the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Islamic State may not need the ‘state’ in order to existMosul from the west, north and east. But these peshmerga fighters lack the numb
Islamic State may not need the ‘state’ in order to exist
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Mosul from the west, north and east. But these peshmerga fighters lack the numbers to take the city by themselves, and the Iraqi government doesn’t want them threatening the Arab population. In the end, there could well be a stalemate, noted... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |operation. / AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALIHAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Image
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
operation. / AFP PHOTO / HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALIHAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALIAFP/Getty Images Iraqi government special forces look at bodies floating along the shore of the Euphrates river as he patrols an area in the... Read more
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The Washington Times
end goal to retake Mosul in question despite Fallujah victory: Pentagonout of reach of American-backed Iraqi troops and local militias, despite the re
end goal to retake Mosul in question despite Fallujah victory: Pentagon
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
out of reach of American-backed Iraqi troops and local militias, despite the recapture of the critical city of Fallujah. Iraqi government officials took control of Fallujah’s city center, 40 miles west of Baghdad, late Sunday and by Monday had... Read more
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express
RAF planes use air-launched cruise missiles against ISIS for first timeIS which has seen the RAF bomb 101 targets in Falliujah in support of the Iraqi
RAF planes use air-launched cruise missiles against ISIS for first time
express / Posted yesterday
IS which has seen the RAF bomb 101 targets in Falliujah in support of the Iraqi offensive to liberate the city. The Iraqi Government says Fallujah, which is just 30 miles from Baghdad, is close to being completely retaken. Meanwhile... Read more
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ABC News
Iraqi Government in Control of Fallujah, Pentagon SaysThe Iraqi government has recaptured the city of Fallujah from ISIS after a five
Iraqi Government in Control of Fallujah, Pentagon Says
ABC News / Posted yesterday
The Iraqi government has recaptured the city of Fallujah from ISIS after a five-week campaign, the Pentagon said today. Iraqi security forces have "100 percent control" of Fallujah, located 40 miles west of Baghdad, Pentagon officials said. Fallujah... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Photos show what ISIS left behind in Fallujah after Iraqi forces take city backFallujah in January 2014, six months before they declared a “caliphate” over pa
Photos show what ISIS left behind in Fallujah after Iraqi forces take city back
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Fallujah in January 2014, six months before they declared a “caliphate” over part of Syria and Iraq. ReutersA member of Iraqi government forces celebrate along a street in Falluja The general commanding the operation declared the battle... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militantsFALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was li
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militants
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was liberated from the Islamic State group, and Iraqi government forces Monday accused the retreating militants. Some provincial police, however, blamed the fires on Shiite... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militantsFALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was li
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militants
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was liberated from the Islamic State group, and Iraqi government forces Monday accused the retreating militants. Some provincial police, however, blamed the fires on Shiite... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militantsFALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was li
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militants
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was liberated from the Islamic State group, and Iraqi government forces Monday accused the retreating militants. Some provincial police, however, blamed the fires on Shiite... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militantsFALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was li
Homes burned, looted in Iraqi city after defeat of militants
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) - Dozens of homes were looted and burned as Fallujah was liberated from the Islamic State group, and Iraqi government forces Monday accused the retreating militants. Some provincial police, however, blamed the fires on Shiite... Read more
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Air Force Times
Five-week Battle of Fallujah was shorter than expectedwhich the U.S. has repeatedly offered but the Iraqis have declined. For months
Five-week Battle of Fallujah was shorter than expected
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
which the U.S. has repeatedly offered but the Iraqis have declined. For months, U.S. military officials had urged the Iraqi government to focus on Mosul, the ISIS stronghold in northern Iraq. But the Iraqis shifted there attention to Fallujah... Read more
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The China Post
Fallujah recaptured AFP -- In this Monday, June 27 picture, armored vehicles from the Iraqi gover
Fallujah recaptured
The China Post / Posted yesterday
AFP -- In this Monday, June 27 picture, armored vehicles from the Iraqi government forces are stationed on a street in western Fallujah, 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the Iraqi capital Baghdad, after Iraqi forces retook the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iraqi army closes in on Islamic State militants near Fallujain Washington that while there were still pockets of resistance, Falluja had be
Iraqi army closes in on Islamic State militants near Falluja
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
in Washington that while there were still pockets of resistance, Falluja had been cleared and was under the control of the Iraqi government. Captain Jeff Davis said the U.S.-led coalition had carried out more than a 100 air strikes on Falluja... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pictures from inside Fallujah show scale of devastationbuildings, unexploded mortar shells and petrol bombs that were being lined up t
Pictures from inside Fallujah show scale of devastation
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
buildings, unexploded mortar shells and petrol bombs that were being lined up to be used inside a school. Members of the Iraqi government forces flash the V for victory sign as they travel through the now liberated streets of Fallujah, with... Read more
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News.com.au
War with ISIS ‘far from over’residents could return to their homes in the city, citing the presence of makes
War with ISIS ‘far from over’
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
residents could return to their homes in the city, citing the presence of makeshift bombs left behind by the militants. Iraqi government forces flash the V for victory sign in Fallujah after they took the embattled city. Picture: Haidar Mohammed... Read more
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News.com.au
Iraqi forces retake ISIS holdoutsaid Sabah al-Noman, spokesman for the elite counter-terrorism service that has
Iraqi forces retake ISIS holdout
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
said Sabah al-Noman, spokesman for the elite counter-terrorism service that has been leading the fight. Members of the Iraqi government forces sit on a tank in Fallujah after forces retook the embattled city from the Islamic State group.... Read more
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USA Today
Biggest news you missed this weekendas the military worked to keep civilian casualties to a minimum. Smoke rises f
Biggest news you missed this weekend
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
as the military worked to keep civilian casualties to a minimum. Smoke rises from buildings in Fallujah as members of the Iraqi government forces clear the streets of roadside bombs and booby traps on June 23, 2016. (Photo: Haidar Mohammed Ali,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Iraqi forces retake ISIS holdoutal-Noman, spokesman for the elite counter-terrorism service that has been leadi
Iraqi forces retake ISIS holdout
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
al-Noman, spokesman for the elite counter-terrorism service that has been leading the fight. media_cameraMembers of the Iraqi government forces sit on a tank in Fallujah after forces retook the embattled city from the Islamic State group.... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Iraqi general: ‘The battle for Falluja is over’Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. “We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: ‘The battle for Falluja is over’
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. “We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS,” one woman said. “Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us.” Despite the complete recapture of Falluja, aid groups stressed that safety is still a... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Iraqi military declares Fallujah ‘fully liberated’ from ISISKarl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. “We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi military declares Fallujah ‘fully liberated’ from ISIS
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. “We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS,” one woman said. “Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us.” Despite the complete recapture of Falluja, aid groups stressed that safety is still a... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Iraqi general: 'Battle for Falluja is over'Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: 'Battle for Falluja is over'
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS," one woman said. "Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us." On the back foot? ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East -- from... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Iraqi general: 'Battle for Falluja is over'Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: 'Battle for Falluja is over'
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS," one woman said. "Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us." On the back foot? ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East -- from... Read more
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New Kerala
Falluja 'fight is over': Iraqi commander - newkerala.com #82147Haidar al-Abadi declared victory over the militants on Friday, but parts of the
Falluja 'fight is over': Iraqi commander - newkerala.com #82147
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Haidar al-Abadi declared victory over the militants on Friday, but parts of the city remained under ISIS control. The Iraqi Government now faces an enormous challenge in catering for more than 80,000 refugees who have fled Falluja to camps on... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Iraqi general: 'The battle for Falluja is over'Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: 'The battle for Falluja is over'
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS," one woman said. "Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us." ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East -- from its self-declared... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Iraqi general: ‘The battle for Falluja is over’Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. “We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: ‘The battle for Falluja is over’
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. “We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS,” one woman said. “Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us.” On the back foot? ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East — from its... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Iraqi general: 'The battle for Falluja is over'Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: 'The battle for Falluja is over'
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS," one woman said. "Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us." ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East -- from its self-declared... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Iraqi general: 'Battle for Falluja is over'Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: 'Battle for Falluja is over'
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS," one woman said. "Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us." On the back foot? ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East -- from... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Iraqi general: 'The battle for Falluja is over'Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny
Iraqi general: 'The battle for Falluja is over'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
Karl Schembri from the Norwegian Refugee Council. "We escaped from the tyranny of ISIS," one woman said. "Now we need the Iraqi government to stand with us." ISIS appears to be on the defensive across the Middle East -- from its self-declared... Read more
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News.com.au
Last ISIS fortress falls in FallujahIraqi government troops advance their positions in Fallujah, Iraq. Picture: AP
Last ISIS fortress falls in Fallujah
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Iraqi government troops advance their positions in Fallujah, Iraq. Picture: AP IRAQI forces have seized the Islamic State group’s last bastion in Fallujah, securing full control of the city after a month-long operation, a spokesman said. “Today the... Read more
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