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US military ordering troops in Iraq to dust off chemical weapon suits - Fox News Fri, 04 Sep 2015 02:15:33 GMT

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US military ordering troops in Iraq to dust off chemical weapon suits
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In the past few days, more evidence has surfaced of chemical weapons attacks by ISIS in Syria and Iraq. On Monday, a rocket suspected of carrying chemical weapons was fired by ISIS at Kurdish Peshmerga forces guarding the Mosul Dam, the Kurdish media ...
Kurds suspect another chemical attack by Islamic State in IraqReuters
Kurds suspect another chemical attack by ISIS in IraqThe Daily Star

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Army chief of staff makes surprise visit to Iraq - ArmyTimes.com Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:12:46 GMT

Army chief of staff makes surprise visit to Iraq
ArmyTimes.com
Gen. Mark Milley is on his first trip to Iraq as the Army's new chief of staff, less than a month after being sworn in. Milley and Lt. Gen. James Terry, commanding general of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, met Wednesday with the ...

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Turks Renew Mandate for Military Ops in Syria, Iraq - DefenseNews.com Thu, 03 Sep 2015 22:49:35 GMT

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Turks Renew Mandate for Military Ops in Syria, Iraq
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The mandate serves as a legal basis for Turkish airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the autonomy-seeking Kurdish militants belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The present mandate runs out in October.
Turkey votes to extend mandate for military action in Syria, IraqYahoo News
Turkey Renews Permit for Military Operations in Syria, IraqABC News
Turkish Parliament Renews Authority To Conduct Strikes In Iraq, SyriaRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Coalition Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:55:42 GMT

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Coalition Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, September 3, 2015 — U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today. Officials ...
Military airstrikes continue against ISIL terrorists in Syria and IraqDVIDS (press release)
Iraq: The Other, More Important, WarAINA (press release)
Twenty three more airstrikes target ISIL in Syria, Iraq - CoalitionKuwait News Agency

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Commander stresses patience as Fort Drum soldiers begin Iraq mission (VIDEO) - WatertownDailyTimes.com Thu, 03 Sep 2015 20:57:26 GMT

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Commander stresses patience as Fort Drum soldiers begin Iraq mission (VIDEO)
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FORT DRUM — The commander of the 1st Brigade Combat Team stressed patience in his soldiers' efforts, as they embarked on a mission advising Iraq military forces. “We're going to have good days and bad days,” Col. Scott M. Naumann said. “I think ...

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Cheney is still convinced he was right about Iraq - MSNBC Thu, 03 Sep 2015 14:50:00 GMT

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Cheney is still convinced he was right about Iraq
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Just as there are a variety of Republicans and their allies pushing for an armed confrontation with Iran now, many of these same people were cheerleaders for the invasion of Iraq 13 years ago. Indeed, many have tried to find even one person who was ...
Cheney: 'I was right about Iraq'The Hill (blog)
Dick Cheney: 'I was right about Iraq'Washington Times
Watch Donald Trump Completely Contradict Himself on US Troops in IraqMother Jones
Huffington Post -Press TV -Newsmax
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Iraq: Separate Bomb Attacks Kill 11 in and Around Baghdad - ABC News Thu, 03 Sep 2015 15:16:13 GMT

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Iraq: Separate Bomb Attacks Kill 11 in and Around Baghdad
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No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks. However, the Islamic State militant group is often behind assaults on security forces and public areas as it seeks to challenge Iraq's Shiite-led government amid intensifying battles in ...
Iraqi officials: Bomb attacks targeting commercial areas in and around Baghdad ...Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Danish F-16s may have killed civilians in Iraq - The Local Denmark Thu, 03 Sep 2015 19:33:00 GMT

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Danish F-16s may have killed civilians in Iraq
The Local Denmark
The Danish Defence Command said "there is a risk" that a recent mission in northern Iraq "contributed to civilian deaths". Denmark to pull fighter jets home from Iraq (24 Aug 15); Denmark 'violated the rules of war' in Iraq (17 Jul 15); Denmark's role ...

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Canadian airstrike in Iraq may have killed up to 27 civilians: Kurdish militia ... - Hamilton Spectator Fri, 04 Sep 2015 01:04:37 GMT

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Canadian airstrike in Iraq may have killed up to 27 civilians: Kurdish militia ...
Hamilton Spectator
Canadian ground crew check a CF-18 fighter jet in Kuwait after a sortie over Iraq during Operation Impact in November, 2014. A Kurdish militia soldier has reported that a strike by CF-18 fighters near Mosul, Iraq, in January may have killed between six ...
Up to 27 civilians possibly killed by Canadian air strike: Pentagon papersThe Globe and Mail
Department of National Defence statement on Jan. 21 airstrike in Mosul, IraqCBC.ca

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EconomyWar-torn Iraq dealt junk 'B-' rating by S&P - Financial Times Thu, 03 Sep 2015 21:29:00 GMT

EconomyWar-torn Iraq dealt junk 'B-' rating by S&P
Financial Times
It only takes analysts with Standard & Poor's a few short words to explain their junk rating on Iraq: it "faces security and institutional risks that are among the highest of all rated sovereigns". The New York-based rating agency assigned the Republic ...