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Al-Ahram Weekly
Sleeping with the enemyterror group in 2014, the United States put Baghdad on notice that it could los
Sleeping with the enemy
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
terror group in 2014, the United States put Baghdad on notice that it could lose military support if Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi did not reign in militiamen accused of stocking sectarianism. Official US policy towards the Popular Mobilisation... Read more
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Orange County Register
Iraqi forces push Islamic State out of western Iraqi townSunni militant group in the sprawling western Anbar desert. Iraqi forces are n
Iraqi forces push Islamic State out of western Iraqi town
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
Sunni militant group in the sprawling western Anbar desert. Iraqi forces are now largely moving north, ahead of an eventual push on the country’s second-largest city of Mosul, which has been under Islamic State group’s control for the past two... Read more
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Breitbart
U.S. Military: At least 80K Iranian-Backed Shiite Fighters Are in Iraqdefeated, reports Fox News. Col. Chris Garver, a Baghdad-based U.S. military s
U.S. Military: At least 80K Iranian-Backed Shiite Fighters Are in Iraq
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
defeated, reports Fox News. Col. Chris Garver, a Baghdad-based U.S. military spokesman, confirmed to Fox News that the overall number of Shiite fighters, including anti-American troops backed by Iran, has grown to 100,000. The 100,00 figure was... Read more
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FOX News
US officials: Up to 100,000 Iran-backed fighters now in IraqAs many as 100,000 Iranian-backed Shiite militia are now fighting on the ground
US officials: Up to 100,000 Iran-backed fighters now in Iraq
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
As many as 100,000 Iranian-backed Shiite militia are now fighting on the ground in Iraq, according to U.S. military officials -- raising concerns that should the Islamic State be defeated, it may only be replaced by another anti-American force that... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
UN: accelerated Iraqi death sentences risk greater injusticeMonday. "Given the weaknesses of the Iraqi justice system," the U.N. High Comm
UN: accelerated Iraqi death sentences risk greater injustice
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
Monday. "Given the weaknesses of the Iraqi justice system," the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said, "I am gravely concerned that innocent people have been and may continue to be convicted and executed,... Read more
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Boston Herald
UN: accelerated Iraqi death sentences risk greater injusticeMonday. "Given the weaknesses of the Iraqi justice system," the U.N. High Comm
UN: accelerated Iraqi death sentences risk greater injustice
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Monday. "Given the weaknesses of the Iraqi justice system," the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, said, "I am gravely concerned that innocent people have been and may continue to be convicted and executed,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Haider al-Abadi, Iraq prime minister, faces power struggle with Muqtada al-Sadr in Mosul fightBAGHDAD — As Iraq’s prime minister struggles to meet his goal of retaking Mosul
Haider al-Abadi, Iraq prime minister, faces power struggle with Muqtada al-Sadr in Mosul fight
The Washington Times / Posted 27 days ago
BAGHDAD — As Iraq’s prime minister struggles to meet his goal of retaking Mosul from the Islamic State group by the end of this year, he also is racing to prevent a power struggle with radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. A victorious war leader,... Read more
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Air Force Times
Moqtada al Sadr and his followers in Iraq are 'thirsty for Americans' blood'For the first time in years, the Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr and his mi
Moqtada al Sadr and his followers in Iraq are 'thirsty for Americans' blood'
Air Force Times / Posted 29 days ago
For the first time in years, the Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al Sadr and his militia are unleashing fiery anti-American rhetoric and threatening to attack U.S. troops. But top U.S. military officials have downplayed his remarks, saying that for now... Read more

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