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WDIO Duluth
Islamic State Attacks Undermine Iraqi State in War Weary CapitalIslamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particula
Islamic State Attacks Undermine Iraqi State in War Weary Capital
WDIO Duluth / Posted yesterday
Islamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particularly the country's Shiites, angered by political disarray and the continual pounding of the capital, Baghdad, by militants' bombings. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Published: May 24, 2016 6:00 AM Forensic official: EgyptAir 804 human remains
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Published: May 24, 2016 6:00 AM Forensic official: EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast CAIRO (AP) -- Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capitalIslamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particula
IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capital
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Islamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particularly the country's Shiites, angered by political disarray and the continual pounding of the capital, Baghdad, by militants' bombings. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capitalFILE - In this Saturday, April 30, 2016, file photo, supporters of Shiite cleri
IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capital
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Saturday, April 30, 2016, file photo, supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr walk over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad's highly fortified Green Zone, Iraq. Even as Iraq slowly claws back territory from the Islamic State group,... Read more
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Daily Herald
IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capitalIslamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particula
IS attacks undermine Iraqi state in war weary capital
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Islamic State group, faith in the government is crumbling among many, particularly the country's Shiites, angered by political disarray and the continual pounding of the capital, Baghdad, by militants' bombings. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi... Read more
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CNN
Analysis: No easy victories in battle to free Falluja from ISISShia fighters The forces participating in the offensive are a mix of Iraqi arm
Analysis: No easy victories in battle to free Falluja from ISIS
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
Shia fighters The forces participating in the offensive are a mix of Iraqi army, police, anti-terrorism units, Sunni tribal militias and what are known as the Popular Mobilization Units, or PMU -- Shia-dominated militias well-armed and trained by... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Analysis: No easy victories in Falluja battleIraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great victory," Prime Minister Haider
Analysis: No easy victories in Falluja battle
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great victory," Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared Sunday night on television, flanked by senior military and police commanders. The long-anticipated offensive to drive ISIS out of the city of Falluja... Read more
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FOX News
Iraq launches military operation to retake ISIS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of milit
Iraq launches military operation to retake ISIS-held city of Fallujah
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of... Read more
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News.com.au
Close to ‘great moment of victory’Islamic State has held Fallujah since 2014. Picture: Alamy IRAQI Prime Ministe
Close to ‘great moment of victory’
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Islamic State has held Fallujah since 2014. Picture: Alamy IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Close to ‘great moment of victory’Islamic State has held Fallujah since 2014. Picture: Alamy IRAQI Prime Ministe
Close to ‘great moment of victory’
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Islamic State has held Fallujah since 2014. Picture: Alamy IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are “approaching a... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Iraqi military 'approaching a moment of great victory' against IS in Fallujah | Irish Examiner Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:09 am Iraqi forces have launche
Iraqi military 'approaching a moment of great victory' against IS in Fallujah
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:09 am Iraqi forces have launched an operation to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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asianage
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahRetaking Fallujah could help protect the Iraqi capital from IS bombings like th
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Retaking Fallujah could help protect the Iraqi capital from IS bombings like those seen over the past two weeks, feels experts. Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Iraq launches operation to retake ISIS-held city of Fallujah | TribLIVE BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beg
Iraq launches operation to retake ISIS-held city of Fallujah
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held Fallujah Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi went on TV to announce the military ope
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held Fallujah
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi went on TV to announce the military operation Iraqi forces have launched an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Fallujah. The military was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Iraqi PM announces military operation to retake Fallujah from IsisIraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, announced the beginning of military ope
Iraqi PM announces military operation to retake Fallujah from Isis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Iraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late on Sunday night. Iraqi forces were “approaching a moment of... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujahsecurity forces backed by Shiite and Sunni pro-government fighters preparing to
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
security forces backed by Shiite and Sunni pro-government fighters preparing to attack Islamic State group positions in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) � Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) � Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached. Sunday's security precautions come two... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Iraq launches operation to retake Fallujah from Islamic StateIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq launches operation to retake Fallujah from Islamic State
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC New York
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC New York / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC Washington
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC Washington / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held FallujahIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operat
Iraq Launches Operation to Retake ISIS-Held Fallujah
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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FOX News
Iraq launches military operation to retake ISIS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of milit
Iraq launches military operation to retake ISIS-held city of Fallujah
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment... Read more
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FOX News
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breachBAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layer
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached. Sunday's security precautions come two days... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah A member of the Kataib Peace Brigades, an Iraqi militia loyal to Shiite cleri
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
A member of the Kataib Peace Brigades, an Iraqi militia loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, center, carries his weapon after a suicide car bombing hit a crowded outdoor market in... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a... Read more
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CBS News
Iraq announces start of major anti-ISIS operationLast Updated May 22, 2016 6:46 PM EDT In a televised address late Sunday night
Iraq announces start of major anti-ISIS operation
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
Last Updated May 22, 2016 6:46 PM EDT In a televised address late Sunday night, al-Abadi said Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great victory" against ISIS. Fallujah is about 40 miles west of Baghdad. The announcements follows territorial... Read more
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Boston Herald
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of FallujahBAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of milit
Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the beginning of military operations to retake the Islamic State-held held city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, in a televised address late Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment... Read more
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DW
Iraq military warns civilians to leave Fallujah ahead of assault against "Islamic State" |to most of Iraq's ministries and foreign embassies, has been breached by hundre
Iraq military warns civilians to leave Fallujah ahead of assault against "Islamic State" |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
to most of Iraq's ministries and foreign embassies, has been breached by hundreds of supporters of powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr in recent months. The protesters have held numerous demonstrations and sit-ins, calling for government... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Iraq increases Green Zone securityA street vendor walks past a military armoured vehicle amid increasing security
Iraq increases Green Zone security
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
A street vendor walks past a military armoured vehicle amid increasing security measures in central Baghdad. (Hadi Mizban, AP) Baghdad - Iraqi security forces on Sunday installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protestersBAGHDAD (AP) - A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protes
Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of demonstrators, according to a statement released Sunday... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protestersBAGHDAD (AP) - A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protes
Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of demonstrators, according to a statement released Sunday... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protestersBAGHDAD (AP) - A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protes
Iraq: Security forces did not fire 'directly' at protesters
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - A preliminary investigation into Friday's clashes between protesters and Iraqi security forces has revealed that police and military guards did not fire directly into the crowd of demonstrators, according to a statement released Sunday... Read more
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Salon.com
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breachBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached. Sunday’s security precautions come two... Read more
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Daily Herald
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breachBAGHDAD -- Iraqi security forces on Sunday installed additional blast walls and
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi security forces on Sunday installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached for a second time. The new security... Read more
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Air Force Times
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breachBAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces on Sunday installed additional blast walls and
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach
Air Force Times / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces on Sunday installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached for a second time. The new security... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breachBAGHDAD (AP) � Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) � Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached. Sunday's security precautions come two... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breachBAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and
Iraq increases Green Zone security after second breach
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached. Sunday's security precautions come two... Read more
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ABC News
Iraq Increases Green Zone Security After Second BreachIraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor
Iraq Increases Green Zone Security After Second Breach
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Iraqi security forces have installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached. Sunday's security precautions come two days after... Read more
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