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Troop Increase Likely In Iraq, Top Military Official Says - The Inquisitr Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:28:41 GMT

The Inquisitr

Troop Increase Likely In Iraq, Top Military Official Says
The Inquisitr
A top military official said Friday that the amount of troops in Iraq will likely increase. The announcement came following the death of the Islamic State's finance minister, Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli. According to a report from The Associated ...
US general: More troops likely headed to IraqKOLO
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US Military Officials Expect More Troops Sent to IraqWall Street Journal
Military Times -CBS News -WTOP
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Palmyra falls as the caliphate is pushed back in Iraq and Syria - The Economist Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:02:52 GMT

The Economist

Palmyra falls as the caliphate is pushed back in Iraq and Syria
The Economist
They have been forced to retreat to the east, towards Iraq—but IS is faring no better there. Yazidi and tribal fighters recently captured an area in the Sinjar region, on the border with Syria, while Syrian Kurds have pushed down to take the town of ...
In Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is in retreat on multiple frontsWashington Post
Anti-IS Forces Launch Attacks in Iraq and SyriaVoice of America (blog)

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Iraq's Sadr begins sit-in inside Green Zone to push for reforms - Reuters Sun, 27 Mar 2016 16:59:00 GMT

Reuters

Iraq's Sadr begins sit-in inside Green Zone to push for reforms
Reuters
Along with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Sadr has re-emerged as a leader in matters of state in recent months after a period of relative quietude. Abadi, who has been slow to deliver reforms but pledged to reveal a cabinet ...
Iraq cleric Sadr in 'Green Zone' sit-in protestYahoo News
Iraq's Sadr Enters Green Zone To Protest For ReformsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Iraq's Sadr in 'Green Zone' sit-in protestAl-Arabiya
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Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense Sun, 27 Mar 2016 15:11:02 GMT

The Independent

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, March 27, 2016 — 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 ...
US ground troops are back in Iraq as Iraqi division hides in the mountainsThe Independent
Iraq Presses Fight Against Militants in NorthWall Street Journal (subscription)
US official says Marines expanding combat role in Iraqseattlepi.com
Marine Corps Times -ABC News
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Iraq violence: Victims of IS football match attack buried - BBC News Sat, 26 Mar 2016 15:06:12 GMT

BBC News

Iraq violence: Victims of IS football match attack buried
BBC News
Iraq has buried the victims of a suicide attack in a football match in the city of Iskandariya that killed at least 32 people. Many of the dead were young boys who were in a trophy ceremony hit by the bomber, himself said to be a teenager. So-called ...
ISIL suicide attackers storm army base in IraqAljazeera.com
UN Chief Offers Condolences to Iraq After IS Stadium BombingABC News
Suicide bombers kill three soldiers in attack on Iraq baseYahoo News
The Boston Globe -Mashable
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Time to prevent a flood in Iraq - The National Sun, 27 Mar 2016 12:53:58 GMT

The National

Time to prevent a flood in Iraq
The National
For several months, the strength of the Mosul dam in northern Iraq has been in question. The dam secures more than 11 billion cubic metres of water. If it were to burst, the city of Mosul would be submerged within four hours. In a matter of days, the ...
Chaos as civilians flee anti-IS offensive near Iraq's MosulMiddle East Eye
Daesh may target West after defeats in Iraq: AcademicPress TV
Hundreds flee Iraq's Mosul amid anti-Daesh army assaultMiddle East Monitor
Daily Sabah -Anadolu Agency
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ISIS Flourishes in Failed States: Syria, Iraq, Libya and Now Belgium - Haaretz Sun, 27 Mar 2016 17:03:20 GMT

Haaretz

ISIS Flourishes in Failed States: Syria, Iraq, Libya and Now Belgium
Haaretz
Meanwhile, in recent days, reports have been coming in rapidly of setbacks for ISIS in its main strongholds in Syria and Iraq. The air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition, and to a lesser extent by Russia, have helped ground forces to retake some of the ...
Covering the Isis advance in Iraq, as it happenedThe Independent
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, IraqDepartment of Defense

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IS setbacks in Syria and Iraq - Yahoo News Sat, 26 Mar 2016 17:19:34 GMT

Yahoo News

IS setbacks in Syria and Iraq
Yahoo News
On November 13, Iraqi Kurds backed by US-led coalition air strikes drive IS out of Sinjar, northwest of Baghdad, cutting one of the group's crucial supply lines between Iraq and Syria. IS had seized Sinjar in August 2014 and carried out a brutal ...

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Social and Economic Inclusion Key to Stability in Iraq - World Bank Group Sat, 26 Mar 2016 13:18:45 GMT

Al-Arabiya

Social and Economic Inclusion Key to Stability in Iraq
World Bank Group
BAGHDAD, March 26, 2016 –World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim told a special session of the Iraqi parliament today that the path to stability and shared growth in Iraq lay in empowering local governments, opening up and diversifying the economy, ...
UN chief offers condolences to Iraq after ISIS stadium bombingAl-Arabiya

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Christians in northern Iraq celebrate Easter in the shadow of ISIS - Rudaw Sun, 27 Mar 2016 13:07:49 GMT

Rudaw

Christians in northern Iraq celebrate Easter in the shadow of ISIS
Rudaw
ALQOSH – Christians in this predominantly Christian town in northern Iraq that has lived in the shadow of the Islamic State group ever since the militants swept across Iraq in June 2014, celebrated Easter with fellow Christians from surrounding ...

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