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ISIS just lost its last town in Iraq - Vox - Vox Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:40:06 GMT

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ISIS just lost its last town in Iraq - Vox
Vox
An Iraqi man who had fled West Mosul, which was controlled by ISIS in June 2017. Photo by Martyn Aim/Getty Images. In 2014, ISIS controlled around 34,000 ...
Officials: Iraq Has Recaptured Last Town Held by ISISDaily Beast
Iraqi forces captures last Isil-held town in IraqTelegraph.co.uk
Iraqi forces retake last ISIS-held townCNN
The Week Magazine -Tampabay.com
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Listen to 'The Daily': Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq - New York Times Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:13:04 GMT

New York Times

Listen to 'The Daily': Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq
New York Times
Today's show is the second of two parts about civilian casualties in Iraq. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. • The investigation by Ms. Khan and Anand Gopal, the focus of this week's Times Magazine, concludes that one in five strikes in the U ...

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'New York Times' Reporter On The Investigation Into US Airstrikes In Iraq - NPR Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:02:00 GMT

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'New York Times' Reporter On The Investigation Into US Airstrikes In Iraq
NPR
Civilians killed by coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq have been vastly underestimated by the U.S. military, according to an investigation by The New York Times Magazine. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to the report's co-author Azmat Khan about the project.
Investigation Reveals US-Led Bombings in Iraq Kill 31 Times More Civilians Than ReportedCommon Dreams
US-Led Coalition in Iraq Killing Far More Civilians Than AcknowledgedDemocracy Now!
'1 of every 5' US-led airstrikes in Iraq kills civilianAnadolu Agency

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Remember Baghdad review – brief, gripping history of Iraq's Jews ... - The Guardian Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:15 GMT

The Guardian

Remember Baghdad review – brief, gripping history of Iraq's Jews ...
The Guardian
There is a potency and pungency to this brief, absorbing documentary about a part of Middle East history that is often passed over: the Jews of Iraq. It is a story ...
Refugee who fled Iraq buys a home thereJewish Chronicle

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Video from 2006 shows Al Franken and Leeann Tweeden during USO Iraq visit - FOX31 Denver Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:23:00 GMT

FOX31 Denver

Video from 2006 shows Al Franken and Leeann Tweeden during USO Iraq visit
FOX31 Denver
NEW YORK – A chill filled the air as a Blackhawk helicopter landed with a roar in Iraq that afternoon in 2006, carrying a USO troupe from Ramadi where fierce fighting was underway. Inside the aircraft was a group that included a couple of Dallas Cowboy ...

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Miss Iraq and Miss Israel selfie strikes a nerve - BBC News Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:14:47 GMT

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Miss Iraq and Miss Israel selfie strikes a nerve
BBC News
As contestants for Miss Universe 2017 gather in Las Vegas, it's no surprise many have been grabbing photo opportunities together. However, when Miss Iraq, Sarah Eedan, posted a selfie with fellow contestant Miss Israel, Adar Gandelsman, they may not ...
Miss Iraq and Miss Israel's selfie together causes controversyDaily Sabah
Miss Iraq, Miss Israel 'peace and love' selfie causes mixed response onlineThe New Arab (blog)

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Selfie diplomacy? Miss Iraq and Miss Israel photo goes viral before Miss Universe 2017 pageant - Deutsche Welle Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:52:31 GMT

Deutsche Welle

Selfie diplomacy? Miss Iraq and Miss Israel photo goes viral before Miss Universe 2017 pageant
Deutsche Welle
Both Miss Israel, Adar Gandelsman, and Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan (also Eadan), shared the photo they took on November 14 in Las Vegas on their respective Instagram accounts. The two finalists were in the Nevadan city ahead of the pageant final on November ...
Miss Iraq poses for selfie with Miss Israel ... sparks online controversyStepFeed

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Iraq Struggles To Keep Oil Exports Elevated - OilPrice.com Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:01:00 GMT

Iraq Struggles To Keep Oil Exports Elevated
OilPrice.com
Since the Kurdish referendum in late September, when Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted for independence from Iraq, there has been a drop in crude flows through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline, as tension has ratcheted up in the region. After exports from ...


Weekly wrap-up: Tens of thousands left homeless in the cold after Iran-Iraq border; 'Biblical' flooding hits Greece - AccuWeather.com Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:53:10 GMT

AccuWeather.com

Weekly wrap-up: Tens of thousands left homeless in the cold after Iran-Iraq border; 'Biblical' flooding hits Greece
AccuWeather.com
Downpours resulted in devastating flooding and mudslides, hitting the outskirts of Athens. The flooding swamped homes and businesses while also washing out a section of major highway. The mayor of Mandra, an Athens suburb, called the damage "biblical ...


Army sergeant from Brooklyn dies at Iraq border base - New York Daily News Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:01:14 GMT

New York Daily News

Army sergeant from Brooklyn dies at Iraq border base
New York Daily News
Sgt. 1st Class Hughton Brown, 43, was on his second deployment when he died on Nov. 14 at Camp Buehring, a base along the Iraq border. The Defense Department did not disclose the circumstances of Brown's death, saying the incident was under ...