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UK 'anti-IS fighters' freed in Iraq - BBC News Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:40:35 GMT

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UK 'anti-IS fighters' freed in Iraq
BBC News
Two Britons and an Irishman have been freed in Iraq after being held on their way home from fighting against so-called Islamic State (IS), the Foreign Office has said. Jac Holmes from Bournemouth, Joe Ackerman from Halifax and Irish citizen Joshua ...
Two Britons freed in Iraq on way home from fighting IsisThe Guardian
Irishman Joshua Molloy released in IraqRTE.ie
Irishman who fought against Islamic State with Kurdish YPG released from Iraq prisonRT
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Cost of War and Peace in Iraq - Voice of America Mon, 25 Apr 2016 01:01:25 GMT

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Cost of War and Peace in Iraq
Voice of America
“If you have the high levels of destruction that we saw in Ramadi, there's going to be a massive humanitarian impact,” Lise Grande, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, told VOA. Between 300,000 to 1.2 million people could be displaced by the ...


Fighting erupts in Iraq, and the Islamic State isn't part of it - Washington Post Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:35:46 GMT

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Fighting erupts in Iraq, and the Islamic State isn't part of it
Washington Post
BAGHDAD — Kurdish troops and Iraqi Shiite forces exchanged mortar and machine-gun fire Sunday in a flare-up that killed at least 12 people and raised concerns about the state's ability to control an array of armed militia groups as areas are freed ...
Kurds and Shiite militias, uneasy allies in ISIS fight, clash in northern IraqCNN
Kurd-Shi'ite clashes in northern Iraq kill ten, key road cutReuters
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga, Shiite Militia Clash in Northern IraqWall Street Journal
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ISIS facing double strike by British special forces in Iraq and Libya - Mirror.co.uk Sun, 24 Apr 2016 20:44:12 GMT

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ISIS facing double strike by British special forces in Iraq and Libya
Mirror.co.uk
IS has been attacked across northern Iraq, losing its key city of Ramadi west of Baghdad in recent weeks. A senior source said: “Our people [UK special forces] have been at the forefront in dismantling IS across northern Iraq and Syria and are already ...
Iraq: Protecting Civilians Key to Mosul BattleHuman Rights Watch
US military chief pays quiet visit to Iraq post where Marine diedWashington Post
Islamic State Mass Yazidi Graves Unearthed In IraqHuffington Post UK
Al-Arabiya -Sentinel & Enterprise -Aljazeera.com
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Iraq signs strategic agreement with GE to boost power grid - Reuters Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:43:08 GMT

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Iraq signs strategic agreement with GE to boost power grid
Reuters
Though Iraq is a major OPEC oil producer, the country faces chronic electricity shortages, with its fragile grid struggling meet demand after years of war, sanctions and neglect. Many areas lack access to electricity or drinking water, prompting ...

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Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq - Department of Defense Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:35:22 GMT

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Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
Department of Defense
The strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, and the wider international community. The destruction of ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq ...
US, allies stage 28 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, SyriaJerusalem Post Israel News
US admits more civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria strikesBBC News
US acknowledges more civilian deaths from airstrikes in Syria, IraqCBS News
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Clashes Erupt Between Kurdish, Shiite Fighters in Iraqi Town - ABC News Sun, 24 Apr 2016 07:41:46 GMT

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Clashes Erupt Between Kurdish, Shiite Fighters in Iraqi Town
ABC News
A quarrel between two neighbors, a Kurd and a Shiite Turkoman, evolved into a military confrontation between the peshmerga forces and Shiite fighters who share the town of Tuz Khormato, said Karim al-Nouri, the spokesman for Iraq's paramilitary forces ...
Suicide attacks in Iraq kill at least 14 peopleCNSNews.com
ISIS suicide attacks in Iraq kill at least 14 peopleTVNZ
Iraq: 20 killed, 50 injured in Baghdad violenceAnadolu Agency
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Meet the Iraqi flying a US plane in the battle against ISIS - CNN Sun, 24 Apr 2016 15:12:03 GMT

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Meet the Iraqi flying a US plane in the battle against ISIS
CNN
The first batch of F-16s -- Iraq has ordered 36 of the planes in all -- arrived in Iraq last summer, and Hama flew the first Iraqi raids using them in September. "I was excited and happy," he remembers. "Because I was going to go kill an enemy who is ...
VIDEO: B-52 Bombers Carry Out First Airstrikes Against ISIS in Iraq, Say Military OfficialsSpaceCoastDaily.com

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General believes Islamic State gone from Iraq by 2017 - 9news.com.au Sun, 24 Apr 2016 16:18:41 GMT

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General believes Islamic State gone from Iraq by 2017
9news.com.au
The Iraqi general who runs Camp Taji, where Australian and New Zealander soldiers train the Iraqi Security Forces in counter-terror and urban warfare techniques, says the Islamic State has only eight months left to live in Iraq. "We believe Daesh (or ...

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Saudi Arabia ready to help Iraq fight Daesh - Arab News Sat, 23 Apr 2016 22:35:38 GMT

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Saudi Arabia ready to help Iraq fight Daesh
Arab News
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia is keen on building good relationship with Iraq and develop an understanding to create common grounds, especially in countering terrorism, says Saudi Ambassador to Iraq Thamer Al-Sabhan. Al-Sabhan, who made the statement in ...
Hundreds of Sunni Arabs joined ISIS ranks in Iraq's AnbarARA News
35 killed in clashes, air strikes on IS militants in IraqChina.org.cn
33 killed in Iraq's Anbar provinceKhaleej Times
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