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The Star
Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back vigorouslySunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the gov
Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back vigorously
The Star / Posted 3 minutes ago
Sunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province, which also includes Falluja. (Reporting by Maher Nazeh and Saif... Read more
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asianage
ISIS hits back as Iraq pushes into Fallujahoff Fallujah for months and those still in city — ISIS fighters and civilians a
ISIS hits back as Iraq pushes into Fallujah
asianage / Posted 3 hours ago
off Fallujah for months and those still in city — ISIS fighters and civilians alike — have nowhere to go. Anbar capital Ramadi was almost levelled when Iraqi forces retook it a few months ago but many more civilians — most estimates say around... Read more
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FOX News
ISIS reportedly uses hundreds of families as human shields to protect FallujahShia militias had amassed outside northern Fallujah, officials told Fox News. A
ISIS reportedly uses hundreds of families as human shields to protect Fallujah
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
Shia militias had amassed outside northern Fallujah, officials told Fox News. A year ago, ISIS took control of nearby Ramadi and it took U.S.-backed Iraqi forces six months to rid the city of hundreds of ISIS fighters. One Iraqi general was... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Falluja: Isis believed to have stopped 20,000 civilians leaving citythe deserts to the west. Unlike in 2004, the western entrances to the city and
Falluja: Isis believed to have stopped 20,000 civilians leaving city
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 hours ago
the deserts to the west. Unlike in 2004, the western entrances to the city and much of the approaches to the cities of Ramadi and Heet, which were held by Isis until earlier this year, have now been cleared. US officials say the group maintains... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fight for Fallujah intensifiesfend off advancing troops. "The Counterterrorism Service forces have the exper
Fight for Fallujah intensifies
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
fend off advancing troops. "The Counterterrorism Service forces have the experience to fight them, just like they did in Ramadi, Hit and Rutba," Saedi said, referring to other recent battles. Military officials said the forces had not entered... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Iraq faces tough IS resistance on Fallujah fringesthose still in city — IS fighters and civilians alike — have nowhere to go. –
Iraq faces tough IS resistance on Fallujah fringes
The Borneo Post / Posted 4 hours ago
those still in city — IS fighters and civilians alike — have nowhere to go. – Families used as ‘shields’ – Anbar capital Ramadi was almost levelled when Iraqi forces retook it a few months ago but many more civilians — most estimates say around... Read more
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The China Post
Iraqi forces face tough Islamic State resistance on the fringes of Fallujahoff Fallujah for months and those still in city -- IS fighters and civilians al
Iraqi forces face tough Islamic State resistance on the fringes of Fallujah
The China Post / Posted 5 hours ago
off Fallujah for months and those still in city -- IS fighters and civilians alike -- have nowhere to go. Anbar capital Ramadi was almost leveled when Iraqi forces retook it a few months ago but many more civilians -- most estimates say around... Read more
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International Business Times
Battle for Fallujah: War photos of Iraqi forces surrounding Isis militants holed up in besieged city recaptured, Fallujah would be the third major city in Iraq to be regained by th
Battle for Fallujah: War photos of Iraqi forces surrounding Isis militants holed up in besieged city
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
recaptured, Fallujah would be the third major city in Iraq to be regained by the government after Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Reclaiming it would give Masum's government control of the major... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Fear for civilians as Islamic State halts Iraqi army at gates of Fallujathe fall of dictator Saddam Hussein, a Sunni, in 2003. It would be the third m
Fear for civilians as Islamic State halts Iraqi army at gates of Falluja
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 hours ago
the fall of dictator Saddam Hussein, a Sunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province, which also includes Fal... Read more
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BBC News
Life under IS in Falluja where a sack of flour costs $850a safe corridor for the families and protect them because they are between Daes
Life under IS in Falluja where a sack of flour costs $850
BBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
a safe corridor for the families and protect them because they are between Daesh [IS] and the army," he said.Not another Ramadi Falluja has been under siege from Iraqi and pro-government forces for more than six months, and it has been under IS... Read more
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TribLIVE
Iraqi forces begin battle to retake Fallujah from Islamic State terroristsoff the advancing troops. “The Counterterrorism Service forces have the experi
Iraqi forces begin battle to retake Fallujah from Islamic State terrorists
TribLIVE / Posted 7 hours ago
off the advancing troops. “The Counterterrorism Service forces have the experience to fight them, just like they did in Ramadi, Hit and Rutba,” Saedi said, referring to other recent battles. Military officials said the forces had not yet... Read more
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Business Insider
'A human catastrophe is unfolding in Fallujah'Sunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the gov
'A human catastrophe is unfolding in Fallujah'
Business Insider / Posted 7 hours ago
Sunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province, which also includes Fallujah. (Reporting by Maher Nazeh and Saif... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Iraqi army pauses at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights backin January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
Iraqi army pauses at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back
Bdnews24.com / Posted 8 hours ago
in January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Fear for civilians as IS halts Iraqi army at gates of FallujaSunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the gov
Fear for civilians as IS halts Iraqi army at gates of Falluja
Swissinfo / Posted 8 hours ago
Sunni, in 2003. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province, which also includes Falluja. (Reporting by Maher Nazeh and Saif... Read more
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The Huffington Post
'Human Catastrophe' Unfolds As Iraqi Army And ISIS Clash Outside Fallujahin January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
'Human Catastrophe' Unfolds As Iraqi Army And ISIS Clash Outside Fallujah
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 hours ago
in January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Fallujah is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad.... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Isis fighting back as Iraqi forces try to take centre of Fallujaforces on the ground during the offensive. Isis has seen its state contract ov
Isis fighting back as Iraqi forces try to take centre of Falluja
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
forces on the ground during the offensive. Isis has seen its state contract over the past few months, losing the city of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, late last year, as well as the Yazidi homeland of Sinjar – though both were... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights backin January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back
Bdnews24.com / Posted 11 hours ago
in January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad.... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights backin January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
in January 2014. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Fallujaabout 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
about 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam’s home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Iraqis launch push to retake ISIS-held cityoff the advancing troops. "The counterterrorism service forces have the experi
Iraqis launch push to retake ISIS-held city
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
off the advancing troops. "The counterterrorism service forces have the experience to fight them, just like they did in Ramadi, Hit and Rutba," al-Saedi said, referring to other recent battles. Military officials said that, as of Monday... Read more
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Aljazeera
ISIL may be in crisis, but so is the coalitioncampaign, where deadly clashes have occurred between supposedly allied factions
ISIL may be in crisis, but so is the coalition
Aljazeera / Posted 13 hours ago
campaign, where deadly clashes have occurred between supposedly allied factions - most recently at Tuz Khurmato and Ramadi. Attempts have been made to turn the page on the well-documented crimes of government-linked Shia militia, by... Read more
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CNN
Battle for ISIS lands 'will be long struggle'outskirts with tunnels, trenches, minefields and blast walls and it is defended
Battle for ISIS lands 'will be long struggle'
CNN / Posted 16 hours ago
outskirts with tunnels, trenches, minefields and blast walls and it is defended by far more fighters than in Tikrit or Ramadi -- cities that ISIS lost last year. By some estimates ISIS still has at least 30,000 fighters defending its core... Read more
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Orange County Register
Iraqi forces battle Islamic State on southern edge of Fallujahoff the advancing troops. “The Counterterrorism Service forces have the experi
Iraqi forces battle Islamic State on southern edge of Fallujah
Orange County Register / Posted 19 hours ago
off the advancing troops. “The Counterterrorism Service forces have the experience to fight them, just like they did in Ramadi, Hit and Rutba,” Saedi said, referring to other recent battles. Military officials said the forces had not yet... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Anderson man remembers brother taken by sniper’s bullet in Iraqthe call for a third tour in January 2007. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd In
Anderson man remembers brother taken by sniper’s bullet in Iraq
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
the call for a third tour in January 2007. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Infantry Division, and was stationed in Ramadi when his unit was attacked on March 21, 2007. "You always remember what you were doing that day," said Williams, who... Read more
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Boston Globe
Iraqi forces enter Fallajah to oust Islamic Stateoff the advancing troops. ‘‘The Counterterrorism Service forces have the exper
Iraqi forces enter Fallajah to oust Islamic State
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
off the advancing troops. ‘‘The Counterterrorism Service forces have the experience to fight them, just like they did in Ramadi, Hit, and Rutba,’’ Saedi said, referring to other recent battles. Shi’ite militia forces under the government... Read more
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Business Insider
One of the biggest ever battles against ISIS is going on right now in Fallujaabout 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
One of the biggest ever battles against ISIS is going on right now in Falluja
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
about 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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dna
Iraqi army storms to edge of ISIS-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdadabout 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the gov
Iraqi army storms to edge of ISIS-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad
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about 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Battle to liberate Falluja from Islamic State intensifies2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the governme
Battle to liberate Falluja from Islamic State intensifies
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Hussein’s hometown, Tikrit, and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s vast western Anbar province. Falluja also is in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
When the Camera Speakslonger. The first half of his tour was spent all over the Iraqi conflict. He to
When the Camera Speaks
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
longer. The first half of his tour was spent all over the Iraqi conflict. He told stories in every region from Fallujah and Ramadi to Mosul and all the way East to the Iraq-Iran border. After a life of traveling, he now considers 12 News and... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Fierce' fighting as Iraqi forces push to retake Fallujah from ISIStwo million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the govern
'Fierce' fighting as Iraqi forces push to retake Fallujah from ISIS
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
two million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Fallujah is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad,... Read more
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Christian Today
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit BaghdadMay 30, 2016. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the gover
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
May 30, 2016. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
In Iraq, pro-government forces close in on Fallujahof Fallujah, according to local media outlets. It also launched an attack in Hi
In Iraq, pro-government forces close in on Fallujah
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
of Fallujah, according to local media outlets. It also launched an attack in Hit, a city approximately 43 miles west of Ramadi where the militants had been ousted last month. The offensive comes as part of a wider regional push to excise... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdadabout 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
about 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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Reuters
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdadabout 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the go
Iraqi army storms to edge of Islamic State-held Falluja; fresh bombings hit Baghdad
Reuters / Posted yesterday
about 2 million. It would be the third major city in Iraq recaptured by the government after Saddam's home town Tikrit and Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's vast western Anbar province. Falluja is also in Anbar, located between Ramadi and Baghdad, and... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Tough battle for ISIS stronghold loomssay there is little prospect of Raqqa falling this year. ISIS has fortified the
Tough battle for ISIS stronghold looms
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
say there is little prospect of Raqqa falling this year. ISIS has fortified the city's outskirts with tunnels, trenches, minefields and blast walls and it is defended by far more fighters than in Tikrit or Ramadi -- cities that ISIS lost last... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brave TV reporter stands metres away as ISIS suicide car bomb explodesto prevent losses in northern Iraq, having already lost territory at Tikrit, Ki
Brave TV reporter stands metres away as ISIS suicide car bomb explodes
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
to prevent losses in northern Iraq, having already lost territory at Tikrit, Kirkuk and more recently near Baghdad at Ramadi. MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Terrified four-year-old grabbed and dragged by 400lb gorilla Footage purportedly shows... Read more
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Newsmax
Danish Co-Ed on College Gap Year Killing ISIS: They Are Very 'Easy to Kill'she tells Broadly. "They are very brave, more brave than I could ever have been
Danish Co-Ed on College Gap Year Killing ISIS: They Are Very 'Easy to Kill'
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
she tells Broadly. "They are very brave, more brave than I could ever have been at their age." Born in a refugee camp in Ramadi, Iraq, Palani moved to Copenhagen as a toddler; Broadly reports the Danish government refused to renew her passport... Read more
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New York Post
Blonde beauty: ‘ISIS fighters are very easy to kill’is one of a only a few Westerners to have returned home from Syria and Iraq to
Blonde beauty: ‘ISIS fighters are very easy to kill’
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
is one of a only a few Westerners to have returned home from Syria and Iraq to tell their story. Born in a refugee camp in Ramadi, Iraq, Palani moved to Copenhagen as a toddler. She reveals how her passport was confiscated after she returned home... Read more
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Gulf News
Fallujah: Iraq’s ‘monster under the bed’the order to storm the city. But Iraqi officials are already setting the operat
Fallujah: Iraq’s ‘monster under the bed’
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
the order to storm the city. But Iraqi officials are already setting the operation apart from the recent battle for nearby Ramadi, which took weeks to complete and left much of the city in ruins. This past week, Al Abadi said the campaign, in its... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Four Newton County Sheriff candidates speak during forumhe instructed. “I was the civilian counterpart to the provincial chief who was
Four Newton County Sheriff candidates speak during forum
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
he instructed. “I was the civilian counterpart to the provincial chief who was over 10 police chiefs from cities like Ramadi, Fallujah, and Al Qaim, 16,000 policemen and the responsibility for the safety of nearly two million people. Believe... Read more
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heraldscotland
Fallujah flares againby government forces, knowing how problematic this was for al-Abadi’s regime af
Fallujah flares again
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
by government forces, knowing how problematic this was for al-Abadi’s regime after it retook the neighbouring city of Ramadi in a previous offensive. Though a military victory was achieved there, Ramadi was all but totally laid to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Isis may face Falluja bloodbath, but new offensive shows power to spread terrormore dangerous for ordinary Iraqis trapped inside their homes. In battles for
Isis may face Falluja bloodbath, but new offensive shows power to spread terror
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
more dangerous for ordinary Iraqis trapped inside their homes. In battles for control of other urban centres, from nearby Ramadi to Kobani in Syria, the cost of driving out Isis was extreme destruction but most civilians had fled those towns... Read more
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The Atlantic
No Kurd Will Die to Restore Iraqi Unityby ethnic differences and mistrust. The coming operation in Mosul promises to
No Kurd Will Die to Restore Iraqi Unity
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
by ethnic differences and mistrust. The coming operation in Mosul promises to be more difficult than the offensive in Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar province in western Iraq, which the Iraqi army took back from ISIS last December in... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Medal Count New Detailscoordinated attack on a [redacted]” and “planned and executed [redacted] sniper
'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Medal Count New Details
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
coordinated attack on a [redacted]” and “planned and executed [redacted] sniper overwatch missions in the City of Ar Ramadi.” The report concludes with the recommendation to promote Kyle “immediately.” An evaluation filed in November 2007... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Islamic State creates city-wide hostage crisis as Iraq's army escalates bloody struggle for Fallujahuninhabitable long after they are driven out. Recalling the ordeal of a neighbo
Islamic State creates city-wide hostage crisis as Iraq's army escalates bloody struggle for Fallujah
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
uninhabitable long after they are driven out. Recalling the ordeal of a neighbouring city, he said: “We may see another Ramadi, where every street is destroyed.” Mr Shaalan, the rescue driver, has lost three brothers to Isil’s terrorists. He is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Uni student turned IS huntertheir story. Joanna Palani is now back home studying in Copenhagen, Denmark. P
Uni student turned IS hunter
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
their story. Joanna Palani is now back home studying in Copenhagen, Denmark. Picture: Facebook Born in a refugee camp in Ramadi, Iraq, Palani moved to Copenhagen as a toddler. She reveals how her passport was confiscated after she returned home... Read more
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Japan Today
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight ‹ Japan Todayfamilies to flee with retreating fighters. The tactic makes airstrikes more dif
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
families to flee with retreating fighters. The tactic makes airstrikes more difficult. When the Iraqi military retook Ramadi, IS militants could withdraw to Fallujah, said Christoph Wilcke, an Iraq researcher for Human Rights Watch. But for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Joanna Palani, Islamic State killer: Terrorists are 'easy to kill'is one of a only a few westerners to have returned home from Syria and Iraq to
Joanna Palani, Islamic State killer: Terrorists are 'easy to kill'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
is one of a only a few westerners to have returned home from Syria and Iraq to tell their story. Born in a refugee camp in Ramadi, Iraq, Palani moved to Copenhagen as a toddler. She reveals how her passport was confiscated after she returned home... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightfamilies to flee with retreating fighters. The tactic makes airstrikes more dif
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 4 days ago
families to flee with retreating fighters. The tactic makes airstrikes more difficult. When the Iraqi military retook Ramadi, IS militants could withdraw to Fallujah, said Christoph Wilcke, an Iraq researcher for Human Rights Watch. But for... Read more
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Boston Herald
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightfamilies to flee with retreating fighters. The tactic makes airstrikes more dif
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
families to flee with retreating fighters. The tactic makes airstrikes more difficult. When the Iraqi military retook Ramadi, IS militants could withdraw to Fallujah, said Christoph Wilcke, an Iraq researcher for Human Rights Watch. But for... Read more
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