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The China Post
Iraq elite forces take position around FallujahNoman said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi u
Iraq elite forces take position around Fallujah
The China Post / Posted an hour ago
Noman said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi umbrella group dominated by Tehran-backed Shiite militias, began a huge operation on May 22-23. The aim is retake Fallujah, the first city to fall out of government... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Iraqi elite forces deploy aroundFallujahstrongholds. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi
Iraqi elite forces deploy aroundFallujah
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
strongholds. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi umbrella group dominated by Tehran-backed Shiite militias, began a huge operation on May 22-23 to retake it. Hashed al-Shaabi forces (“Population Mobilization” in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Fallujah flares againhesitating to take any available exits for fear of what lay on the other side i
Fallujah flares again
heraldscotland / Posted an hour ago
hesitating to take any available exits for fear of what lay on the other side in the shape of Iranian backed forces and Shiite militias. “They are between two fires,” was how Halbusi described their terrible dilemma. Humanitarian groups have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fears for trapped civilians in strife-hit Iraq, Syriastrongholds. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi
Fears for trapped civilians in strife-hit Iraq, Syria
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
strongholds. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi umbrella group dominated by Tehran-backed Shiite militias, began a huge operation on May 22-23 to retake it. Hashed al-Shaabi forces ("Population Mobilisation" in... Read more
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Rappler
Iraq elite forces take position around FallujahNoman said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi
Iraq elite forces take position around Fallujah
Rappler / Posted 10 hours ago
Noman said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi umbrella group dominated by Tehran-backed Shiite militias, began a huge operation on May 22-23. The aim is retake Fallujah, the first city to fall out of government... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Iraq elite forces take position around FallujahNoman said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi
Iraq elite forces take position around Fallujah
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 hours ago
Noman said. Tens of thousands of Iraqi forces, including the Hashed al-Shaabi umbrella group dominated by Tehran-backed Shiite militias, began a huge operation on May 22-23. The aim is retake Fallujah, the first city to fall out of government... Read more
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DW
Fears for Fallujah residents in Iraq as assault on 'Islamic State' (IS) intensifies |to come under heavy bombardment from the Iraqi military. Onslaught underway B
Fears for Fallujah residents in Iraq as assault on 'Islamic State' (IS) intensifies |
DW / Posted 12 hours ago
to come under heavy bombardment from the Iraqi military. Onslaught underway Backed by US-led airstrikes and a powerful Shiite military, tens of thousands of Iraqi forces began its offensive to dislodge IS from its stronghold on Monday. Fallujah... Read more
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Business Standard India
'Westerner' among 7 ISIS suspects arrested in Yemen: Policein March 2015. But authorities have struggled to secure Aden, where Sunni jiha
'Westerner' among 7 ISIS suspects arrested in Yemen: Police
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
in March 2015. But authorities have struggled to secure Aden, where Sunni jihadists emerged after the rebels left the city. Aden is serving as the temporary government headquarters as the Shiite Huthi rebels and their allies control capital S... Read more
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Darien News-Review
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
Darien News-Review / Posted 17 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 17 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 18 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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The New Canaan News
A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
A selection of pictures from the past week
The New Canaan News / Posted 18 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past weekA fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of t
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 hours ago
A fighter with the Badr Brigades, an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces, loads his weapon as Iraqi security forces, allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters take combat positions... Read more
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The Columbian
In Iraq’s battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city’s 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq’s battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
Hussein, the city’s 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged cityof Bilawi and the other militants "won't completely cause the enemy to stop fig
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged city
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 hours ago
of Bilawi and the other militants "won't completely cause the enemy to stop fighting but it's a blow". Meanwhile, a Shiite militia leader said the final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near Baghdad will start in "days, not... Read more
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WA Today
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged cityof Bilawi and the other militants "won't completely cause the enemy to stop fig
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged city
WA Today / Posted 21 hours ago
of Bilawi and the other militants "won't completely cause the enemy to stop fighting but it's a blow". Meanwhile, a Shiite militia leader said the final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near Baghdad will start in "days, not... Read more
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The Age
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged cityfrom Fallujah flee with their parents as the offensive against Islamic State ge
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged city
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
from Fallujah flee with their parents as the offensive against Islamic State gears up. Photo: AP Meanwhile, a Shiite militia leader said the final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near Baghdad will start in "days, not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged cityfrom Fallujah flee with their parents as the offensive against Islamic State ge
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged city
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
from Fallujah flee with their parents as the offensive against Islamic State gears up. Photo: AP Meanwhile, a Shiite militia leader said the final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near Baghdad will start in "days, not... Read more
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Canberra Times
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged cityof Bilawi and the other militants "won't completely cause the enemy to stop fig
70 Islamic State militants killed in Fallujah as conditions worsen in besieged city
Canberra Times / Posted 22 hours ago
of Bilawi and the other militants "won't completely cause the enemy to stop fighting but it's a blow". Meanwhile, a Shiite militia leader said the final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near Baghdad will start in "days, not... Read more
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TribLIVE
Iran, Taliban uneasy allies against ISISinto uneasy allies. Tehran's growing push to secure its 572-mile border with A
Iran, Taliban uneasy allies against ISIS
TribLIVE / Posted 22 hours ago
into uneasy allies. Tehran's growing push to secure its 572-mile border with Afghanistan marks a significant shift for the Shiite power. Iran had long seen the Taliban, a militant Sunni group, as a direct threat. Tehran also provided weapons and... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Corrections & ClarificationsA map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle Ea
Corrections & Clarifications
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
A map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle East had an incorrect breakdown of Sunnis and Shiites in Bahrain. Bahrain is 70% Shiite and 30%... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Corrections & ClarificationsA map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle Ea
Corrections & Clarifications
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
A map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle East had an incorrect breakdown of Sunnis and Shiites in Bahrain. Bahrain is 70% Shiite and 30%... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Corrections & ClarificationsA map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle Ea
Corrections & Clarifications
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
A map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle East had an incorrect breakdown of Sunnis and Shiites in Bahrain. Bahrain is 70% Shiite and 30%... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Corrections & ClarificationsA map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle Ea
Corrections & Clarifications
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
A map on Feb. 22 with an article about the Sunni-Shiite divide in the Middle East had an incorrect breakdown of Sunnis and Shiites in Bahrain. Bahrain is 70% Shiite and 30%... Read more
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Japan Today
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight ‹ Japan TodayHussein, the city’s 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city’s 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iran ends haj talks in Saudi without final dealafter demonstrators torched its embassy and a consulate in the Iranian capital
Iran ends haj talks in Saudi without final deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
after demonstrators torched its embassy and a consulate in the Iranian capital following the execution of a prominent Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia. Earlier this month Iran had accused its regional rival of seeking to "sabotage" the haj,... Read more
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ABC News
ISIS Military Commander Killed in Fallujah AirstrikeFallujah includes personnel from the Iraqi Army, police, the Counter Terrorism
ISIS Military Commander Killed in Fallujah Airstrike
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Fallujah includes personnel from the Iraqi Army, police, the Counter Terrorism Service (CTS), and Sunni militia fighters. Shiite militias are also present as part of the operation, but have publicly stated that they will remain outside the city,... Read more
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Newsmax
U.S. Military: Islamic State Commander in Fallujah Killedit's a blow." The final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near
U.S. Military: Islamic State Commander in Fallujah Killed
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
it's a blow." The final battle to recapture the Islamic State stronghold near Baghdad will start in "days, not weeks," a Shiite militia leader said on Friday, as new reports emerged of people starving to death in the besieged Sunni city. The... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightState group positions after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in Fal
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
State group positions after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in Fallujah, as Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters, take combat positions outside Fallujah, 40 miles (65... Read more
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Boston Herald
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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Salon.com
In Iraq’s battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city’s 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq’s battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city’s 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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ABC News
In Iraq's Battle for Fallujah, Residents Gird for Long FightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's Battle for Fallujah, Residents Gird for Long Fight
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightHussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency th
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
Hussein, the city's 250,000 residents initially supported a Sunni insurgency that rose up against U.S. forces and the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad. Militants from al-Qaida in Iraq fought two bloody battles with U.S. troops in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fightState group positions after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in Fal
In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
State group positions after an airstrike by U.S.-led coalition warplanes in Fallujah, as Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters, take combat positions outside Fallujah, 40 miles (65... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held Fallujahsecurity forces in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 27, 2016. Thousands of pr
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held Fallujah
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
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 calling for comprehensive reforms and a new technocrat... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held Fallujahsecurity forces in central Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 27, 2016. Thousands of pr
Iraqi troops advance on IS-held Fallujah
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
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 calling for comprehensive reforms and a new technocrat... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Hundreds flee Falluja during Iraqi offensiveof Falluja under government control. The government suffered heavy casualties d
Hundreds flee Falluja during Iraqi offensive
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
of Falluja under government control. The government suffered heavy casualties during the last year trying to retake Karma. Shiite militias known as the Popular Mobilization Units and an air campaign by the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition, are backing... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Hundreds flee Falluja during Iraqi offensiveof Falluja under government control. The government suffered heavy casualties d
Hundreds flee Falluja during Iraqi offensive
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
of Falluja under government control. The government suffered heavy casualties during the last year trying to retake Karma. Shiite militias known as the Popular Mobilization Units and an air campaign by the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition, are backing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Congressman Turner: Let's bring back the independent counsel lawmorphed into a sexual scandal with a White House intern. Or try Lawrence Walsh
Congressman Turner: Let's bring back the independent counsel law
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
morphed into a sexual scandal with a White House intern. Or try Lawrence Walsh’s eight-year probe into whether President Ronald Reagan approved a plan to trade military equipment to Iran in return for the release of hostages held by Shiite militan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Editor selections of the week in the MideastFILE - A fighter with Badr Brigades an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of
Editor selections of the week in the Mideast
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
FILE - A fighter with Badr Brigades an armed Shiite group under the umbrella of the Popular Mobilization Forces loads his rifle as Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces and Sunni tribal fighters, take combat positions... Read more
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