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Al-Ahram Weekly
Iraq’s protests continueand even armed clashes. Thousands of angry demonstrators stormed the offices o
Iraq’s protests continue
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
and even armed clashes. Thousands of angry demonstrators stormed the offices of the main Shia groups in Baghdad and several other Shia-populated cities over the failure of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi to fulfil his promises to combat corruption... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Suicide bombings in and around Iraqi capital kill 27 people A masked member of an Iraqi Shiite fighters militant group called Kataib Peac
Suicide bombings in and around Iraqi capital kill 27 people
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
A masked member of an Iraqi Shiite fighters militant group called Kataib Peace Brigades, a Shiite militia group loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, center, carries his militant flag as... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US falters in campaign to revive Iraqi armymilitary’s Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the B
US falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
military’s Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the Badr militia or the Shi’ite religious leader Muqtada al Sadr. And after Iraqi Special Forces, aided by US air strikes, captured a strategic oil refinery in the town of... Read more
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21d
KCEN-TV
Analysis: Fight for Fallujah Highlights Abadi's Political Battle(NBC NEWS) - The week started with word Iraqi forces were set to storm ISIS-hel
Analysis: Fight for Fallujah Highlights Abadi's Political Battle
KCEN-TV / Posted 21 days ago
(NBC NEWS) - The week started with word Iraqi forces were set to storm ISIS-held Fallujah. Just days later, the government's advance has slowed to a crawl within striking distance of the city's limits. The stalled assault on the historic jihadi... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials saymilitary's Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the B
U.S. falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials say
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
military's Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the Badr militia or the Shi’ite religious leader Muqtada al Sadr. And after Iraqi Special Forces, aided by U.S. air strikes, captured a strategic oil refinery in the town of... Read more
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21d
Channel NewsAsia
US falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials saymilitary's Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the B
US falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials say
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
military's Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the Badr militia or the Shi’ite religious leader Muqtada al Sadr. And after Iraqi Special Forces, aided by U.S. air strikes, captured a strategic oil refinery in the town of... Read more
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21d
Reuters
U.S. falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials saymilitary's Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the B
U.S. falters in campaign to revive Iraqi army, officials say
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
military's Operations Command have an affinity or association with either the Badr militia or the Shi’ite religious leader Muqtada al Sadr. And after Iraqi Special Forces, aided by U.S. air strikes, captured a strategic oil refinery in the town of... Read more
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22d
NBC News
The Fight for Fallujah Is About More Than ISISThe week started with word Iraqi forces were set to storm ISIS-held Fallujah. J
The Fight for Fallujah Is About More Than ISIS
NBC News / Posted 22 days ago
The week started with word Iraqi forces were set to storm ISIS-held Fallujah. Just days later, the government's advance has slowed to a crawl within striking distance of the city's limits. The stalled assault on the historic jihadi stronghold... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The politics of the battle of FallujahOn 22 May, Iraq declared that an operation to retake the city of Fallujah from
The politics of the battle of Fallujah
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
On 22 May, Iraq declared that an operation to retake the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State (IS) terror group had begun. IS militants captured Fallujah early in 2014 before the group moved to seize Iraq’s second-largest city of Mosul in... Read more
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23d
Chicago Tribune
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
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 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 on Sunday night. Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great... Read more
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27d
heraldscotland
Fallujah flares againSitting just 32 miles west of Baghdad on the Euphrates River, Fallujah dates fr
Fallujah flares again
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
Sitting just 32 miles west of Baghdad on the Euphrates River, Fallujah dates from Babylonian times. In more recent years however this “city of mosques” as locals call it, has often been at the epicentre of the wider battle for Iraq. Known to... Read more
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28d
Stamford Advocate
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held FallujahA woman protester is assisted after reacting to tear gas fired by security forc
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held Fallujah
Stamford Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
A woman protester is assisted after reacting to tear gas fired by security forces in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 27, 2016. Thousands of protesters including followers of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets and rallied... Read more
28d
Connecticut Post
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held FallujahA woman protester is assisted after reacting to tear gas fired by security forc
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held Fallujah
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
A woman protester is assisted after reacting to tear gas fired by security forces in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 27, 2016. Thousands of protesters including followers of influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets and rallied... Read more
28d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Sadr show goes onthe fortified enclave that houses key government offices and foreign missions i
Sadr show goes on
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
the fortified enclave that houses key government offices and foreign missions in the heart of the beleaguered Iraqi capital. Only this time round the protesters burst into the elegant compound of Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s offices. In... Read more
29d
Daily Mail
Police officer smiles for camera while stopping ISIS suicide bomberofficer finds time to smile for the camera while stopping an ISIS SUICIDE BOMBE
Police officer smiles for camera while stopping ISIS suicide bomber
Daily Mail / Posted 29 days ago
officer finds time to smile for the camera while stopping an ISIS SUICIDE BOMBER from blowing himself up in Iraq Saad Ali Thabit hailed a hero after discovering and disarming ISIS militant Posed for picture while holding jihadi's hands to... Read more
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29d
Namibia Economist
Fallujah, againWill the plan survive contact with the enemy? FALLUJAH is a place with bad mem
Fallujah, again
Namibia Economist / Posted 29 days ago
Will the plan survive contact with the enemy? FALLUJAH is a place with bad memories for the American soldiers who served in Iraq. Two battles in 2004, the second of which was the bloodiest of the whole war, confirmed it as the stronghold of the... Read more
29d
Kiama Independent
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Kiama Independent / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
Manning River Times
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Manning River Times / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
Goondiwindi Argus
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
Daily Liberal
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Daily Liberal / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
Illawarra Mercury
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
The Courier
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
The Courier / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
Northern Daily Leader
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
The Young Witness
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
The Young Witness / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
Western Advocate
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of FallujahIraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences
Grim test for Iraq as Islamic State fighters dig in for battle of Fallujah
Western Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's PM needs to prove he is in charge. But will that have dire consequences for the inhabitants of the city of Fallujah? The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the... Read more
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29d
WA Today
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of IraqThe new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi gov
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of Iraq
WA Today / Posted 29 days ago
The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the besieged city of Fallujah from the so-called Islamic State. The scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in Iraq since Saddam... Read more
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29d
Canberra Times
Firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returns to centre stage of Iraqi politicsBaghdad: Muqtada al-Sadr, the cleric whose militia repeatedly battled US troops
Firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returns to centre stage of Iraqi politics
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
Baghdad: Muqtada al-Sadr, the cleric whose militia repeatedly battled US troops more than a decade ago, is back in action in Iraq - this time as a battler against corruption who seeks to change the face of government. On Thursday, after spending... Read more
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29d
Canberra Times
At least 80 killed by series of bomb attacks in Baghdad: IS blamedthe biggest of which was claimed by the Islamic State extremist group, hit five
At least 80 killed by series of bomb attacks in Baghdad: IS blamed
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
the biggest of which was claimed by the Islamic State extremist group, hit five districts in and around the Iraqi capital. Mourners grieve on Tuesday by coffins of bomb victims, Saad Samed, 28, and his wife Mariam Aqeel, 22, and his sons... Read more
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29d
Canberra Times
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of IraqThe new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi gov
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of Iraq
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the besieged city of Fallujah from the so-called Islamic State. The scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in Iraq since Saddam... Read more
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29d
Brisbane Times
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of IraqThe new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi gov
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of Iraq
Brisbane Times / Posted 29 days ago
The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the besieged city of Fallujah from the so-called Islamic State. The scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in Iraq since Saddam... Read more
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29d
The Age
Firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returns to centre stage of Iraqi politicsBaghdad: Muqtada al-Sadr, the cleric whose militia repeatedly battled US troops
Firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returns to centre stage of Iraqi politics
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
Baghdad: Muqtada al-Sadr, the cleric whose militia repeatedly battled US troops more than a decade ago, is back in action in Iraq - this time as a battler against corruption who seeks to change the face of government. On Thursday, after spending... Read more
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29d
The Age
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of IraqThe new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi gov
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of Iraq
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the besieged city of Fallujah from the so-called Islamic State. The scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in Iraq since Saddam... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returns to centre stage of Iraqi politicsBaghdad: Muqtada al-Sadr, the cleric whose militia repeatedly battled US troops
Firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returns to centre stage of Iraqi politics
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Baghdad: Muqtada al-Sadr, the cleric whose militia repeatedly battled US troops more than a decade ago, is back in action in Iraq - this time as a battler against corruption who seeks to change the face of government. On Thursday, after spending... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of IraqThe new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi gov
This fight for Fallujah will tell us who is really in charge of Iraq
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
The new normal in Baghdad means that strange things happen – like the Iraqi government's latest bid to wrest control of the besieged city of Fallujah from the so-called Islamic State. The scene of some of the bloodiest fighting in Iraq since Saddam... Read more
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29d
Salon.com
Iraq honors policeman who stopped would-be suicide bombera police officer who stopped a would-be suicide bomber at a checkpoint in a nor
Iraq honors policeman who stopped would-be suicide bomber
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
a police officer who stopped a would-be suicide bomber at a checkpoint in a northern Baghdad neighborhood this week. Saad Ali Thabit’s brave act was caught on a closed-circuit camera on Wednesday in the Kadhimiyah neighborhood and has since gone... Read more
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29d
FOX News
Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid offensive against ISIS in FallujahBAGHDAD – Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone the
Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid offensive against ISIS in Fallujah
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
BAGHDAD – Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone the weekly protests due the following day so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah pushBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone
Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah push
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone the weekly protests due the following day so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah pushIraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone the weekly pro
Iraqi PM asks protesters to stay home to aid Fallujah push
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 29 days ago
Iraq's prime minister appealed on Thursday to Iraqis to postpone the weekly protests due the following day so that security forces can focus on a key military operation aimed at retaking the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group. For months,... Read more
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