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Iraq seeks assistance from US amid resurgence of violence and a renewed ... - Fox News Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:10:50 GMT

Christian Science Monitor

Iraq seeks assistance from US amid resurgence of violence and a renewed ...
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WASHINGTON – A resurgence of violence and a renewed threat from al-Qaida have recently revived flagging U.S. interest in Iraq, officials said Friday as Baghdad asked for new help to fight extremists less than two years after it forced American troops ...
Battles across Egypt, and alarmed comparisons to Syria and IraqChristian Science Monitor

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Iraq Seeks Help From US Amid Growing Violence - ABC News Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:16:10 GMT

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Iraq Seeks Help From US Amid Growing Violence
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Faced with security crises across the Mideast, North Africa and Asia, the White House largely has turned its attention away from Iraq since U.S. forces left in 2011. But the country has been hit with deadly bombings at a rate reminiscent of Iraq's ...
Syrian War Fueling Attacks by Al Qaeda in Iraq, Officials SayNew York Times
Iraq seeking US drones to curb al-Qaida threatYahoo! News
Iraq violence kills sevenFox News
Reuters -The Guardian
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Iraq-Turkey oil pipeline bombed: officials - Reuters Fri, 16 Aug 2013 20:33:44 GMT

Iraq-Turkey oil pipeline bombed: officials
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A bomb attack halted the flow of crude oil through a pipeline running from Iraq's Kirkuk oil fields to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan in Turkey, two Iraqi oil officials said on Friday. The attack took place at around 0100 GMT on ...
Iraq pipeline bomb halts Kirkuk flowsUpstream Online
Export pipeline bombed againIraq Oil Report

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Thousands of Syrians stream into northern Iraq via new bridge, reports UN agency - UN News Centre Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:46:42 GMT

UN News Centre

Thousands of Syrians stream into northern Iraq via new bridge, reports UN agency
UN News Centre
16 August 2013 – Thousands of Syrians fleeing the conflict in their homeland have streamed into northern Iraq in a sudden movement across a recently constructed bridge, the United Nations refugee agency reported today. Field officers with the UN High ...
Syrian refugees pour into Iraq at new crossing, UN saysReuters
Sudden, massive influx of Syrians into Iraq's Kurdistan regionUNHCR (press release)
UN Reports Sudden Wave of Syrians Fleeing to IraqABC News
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Iraq will not become another Syria, says government, as car bombs kill 34 - Reuters Thu, 15 Aug 2013 22:18:25 GMT

Iraq will not become another Syria, says government, as car bombs kill 34
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Car bomb attacks killed at least 34 people in Baghdad on Thursday but the Interior Ministry said it would not allow al Qaeda, which it blames for a surge in sectarian violence, to turn Iraq into another Syria. More than 100 people ...


US, Iraq work together to combat Syria spillover effects - Jerusalem Post Fri, 16 Aug 2013 07:16:12 GMT

US, Iraq work together to combat Syria spillover effects
Jerusalem Post
WASHINGTON - The United States and Iraq agreed on Thursday to boost cooperation to keep Iran from flying weapons over Iraq to Syria, and to curb the radicalization of young Iraqis and other spillover effects from the Syrian conflict. US help for Iraq ...


Joint Statement of the US-Iraq Political and Diplomatic Joint Coordination ... - US Department of State (press release) Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:42:31 GMT

Joint Statement of the US-Iraq Political and Diplomatic Joint Coordination ...
US Department of State (press release)
The Governments of the Republic of Iraq and the United States of America reaffirmed their strategic partnership during a meeting of the Political and Diplomatic Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) on August 15, in Washington, DC. This meeting, held at ...

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Gay Marine Who Lost A Leg In Iraq Booed For Supporting Anti-Discimination ... - BuzzFeed Fri, 16 Aug 2013 20:34:43 GMT

Gay Marine Who Lost A Leg In Iraq Booed For Supporting Anti-Discimination ...
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Eric Alva was the first solider injured in Iraq when he stepped on a landmine. He was loudly booed by religious groups and protesters when he endorsed a city ordinance that would protect the LGBT community against discrimination. posted on August 16, ...


News Wrap: Dozens Dead After Car Bombings in Iraq, Lebanon - PBS NewsHour Sat, 17 Aug 2013 00:26:45 GMT

News Wrap: Dozens Dead After Car Bombings in Iraq, Lebanon
PBS NewsHour
In other news Thursday, a series of car bombings in Baghdad killed at least 33 people. It was the latest in a surge of attacks that have killed 3,000 Iraqis since April. Also, a car bombing in a residential area of Beirut, Lebanon killed at least 14 ...


Obama Administration Pushes for Apache Helicopter Sale to Iraq - Daily Beast Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:25:21 GMT

Daily Beast

Obama Administration Pushes for Apache Helicopter Sale to Iraq
Daily Beast
Iraq's top diplomat, Hoshyar Zebari, will meet with Secretary of State John Kerry on Aug. 15. Zebari's trip comes just weeks after a daring and successful military assault on the Abu Ghraib prison resulted in the release of more than 500 suspected ...