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Iraq Army Woos Deserters Back to War on ISIS - New York Times Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:21:18 GMT

Iraq Army Woos Deserters Back to War on ISIS
New York Times
QUSH TAPA, Iraq — The Iraqi military command has launched a campaign to re-enlist soldiers and officers who abandoned their units, a crucial step in its effort to rebuild an army that has been routed in battle after battle by Islamic State jihadists ...


Australian cabinet to sign off on military action in Iraq within days, Julie ... - The Guardian Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:33:07 GMT

The Guardian

Australian cabinet to sign off on military action in Iraq within days, Julie ...
The Guardian
“We've been requested by the US and the Iraqi government to support efforts in Iraq. That's what we've been considering, that's [why] we've pre-deployed aeroplanes and our special forces for that mission. And we are comfortable that it requires a legal ...
Australia could launch strikes on Iraq within daysThe Australian
Bishop says Iraq deployment decision in daysSky News Australia
Australia to decide on Iraq military support3News NZ

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Obama: US underestimated rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria - CBS News Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:34:45 GMT

Businessweek

Obama: US underestimated rise of ISIS in Iraq and Syria
CBS News
President Obama acknowledged that the U.S. underestimated the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also called ISIL) and overestimated the ability of the Iraqi military to fend off the militant group in an interview that will air Sunday ...
British jets complete first combat mission over IraqThe Guardian
Obama Says US Role in Iraq Not 'America Against ISIL'Businessweek
Obama admits US underestimated IS, overestimated Iraq armyNew Zealand Herald
ABC Online -The Epoch Times
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UK: Warplanes are set to strike in Iraq, but are gathering intel for now - CNN Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:24:19 GMT

CNN

UK: Warplanes are set to strike in Iraq, but are gathering intel for now
CNN
(CNN) -- British jets sent to join the fight against ISIS have conducted reconnaissance missions but have not yet targeted any militant positions, the country's Ministry of Defence said Saturday. The intelligence gathered by the aircraft will help ...
Air strikes in Iraq: the battle of ideas is what really mattersTelegraph.co.uk
Veterans of Iraq torn over airstrikes against ISISBoston Globe
Air strikes: UK warplanes make first sorties over Iraq - live updatesThe Guardian
Voice of America -Washington Post -NPR (blog)
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US and UK involvement in Iraq explained in 60 seconds - Telegraph.co.uk Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:28:43 GMT

USA TODAY

US and UK involvement in Iraq explained in 60 seconds
Telegraph.co.uk
Back in 1982, despite the acknowledged brutality of Saddam Hussein, the US had a much more favourable view of Iraq, supporting the Iraqi leader in his war against Iran, who the US saw as its main adversary in the Middle East following Ayotallah ...
Poll: 70% of troops say no more boots on ground in IraqUSA TODAY
7 in 10 US Troops Oppose Boots on the Ground in IraqTIME
Poll reveals Americans fear ground war in IraqKansas First News
UPI.com -The Independent
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Kurdish Fighters: West Not Doing Enough In Iraq - Sky News Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:12:00 GMT

Daily Mail

Kurdish Fighters: West Not Doing Enough In Iraq
Sky News
Despite the difficulties of combating IS in Iraq and Syria, the Peshmerga have shown what can be done - even if it is on a small scale. Imagery of RAF Tornados Rendezvous with Voyager Tanker During Yesterday's Mission to Iraq RAF jets are now flying ...
Female Top Gun leads UK's first Iraq combat mission as Britain goes to war for ...Daily Mail
IS: David Cameron defends Iraq air strike strategyBBC News
Our mission in Iraq is personal, say RAF crewsTelegraph.co.uk
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Iraq crisis: 'I am running away from Isil's killing and the aircraft's bombs' - Telegraph.co.uk Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:45:18 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

Iraq crisis: 'I am running away from Isil's killing and the aircraft's bombs'
Telegraph.co.uk
When Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant swept across north-west Iraq in June, many Sunni Arab residents welcomed them, hoping for an end to what they called Iraq's Shia dictatorship. Some Sunni tribal sheikhs and old followers of Saddam Hussein also ...


Firsthand Look at ISIS Fighters on Frontlines in Iraq - NBCNews.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:42:40 GMT

Firsthand Look at ISIS Fighters on Frontlines in Iraq
NBCNews.com
IN NEWS FROM OVERSEAS THIS ETCHING, THIS U.S.-LED COALITION OF ISIS HAS PICKED UP THREE NEW MEMBER NATIONS. THE UK, BELGIUM AND DENMARK. THEY'VE COMMITTED TO JOINING IN THE AIR STRIKES IN IRAQ THOUGH NOT IN ...

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Iraq's Abadi warns of plot against West; US officials say they do not know of ... - Washington Post Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:11:02 GMT

New York Post

Iraq's Abadi warns of plot against West; US officials say they do not know of ...
Washington Post
NEW YORK – Iraq has “credible” intelligence that Islamic State militants plan terrorist attacks on subway systems in the United States and France, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Thursday, but U.S. intelligence and other officials said they ...
ISIS plotting 'imminent' attacks on subways in US, Paris: Iraq's PMNew York Post
NY officials downplay subway attack reportsCBS News
Iraq Claims ISIS Is Planning Subway Attacks in NYC and ParisNew York Magazine
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Iran threatens to attack ISIS 'deep' inside Iraq - Al-Arabiya Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:49:17 GMT

Al-Arabiya

Iran threatens to attack ISIS 'deep' inside Iraq
Al-Arabiya
Iran will attack Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) inside Iraq if they advance near the border, ground forces commander Gen. Ahmad Reza Pourdestana said in comments published on Saturday. "If the terrorist group [ISIS] comes near our borders, we ...
Iran provides military advice to Iraq, resistance groups: GeneralPress TV

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