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Iraq to hang 27 Isis members over role in massacre of army recruits at Camp Speicher - The Independent Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:14:49 GMT

The Independent

Iraq to hang 27 Isis members over role in massacre of army recruits at Camp Speicher
The Independent
A court in Iraq has sentenced 27 Isis soldiers to death by hanging over their role in a massacre of up to 1,700 army recruits in 2014. One of Isis' earliest gruesome propaganda videos was of the execution-style killings at Camp Speicher in northern ...
Iraq sentences 27 men to death for roles in 2014 Speicher massacreCNN International
Iraq to hang 27 for IS Camp Speicher massacreBBC News
Iraq sentences 27 to death over Camp Speicher massacreDeutsche Welle
Press TV -The New Arab -Xinhua
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UK Export Agency OKs $117 Million in Finance for Iraq Power Projects - New York Times Wed, 09 Aug 2017 12:54:00 GMT

UK Export Agency OKs $117 Million in Finance for Iraq Power Projects
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Britain's export credit arm has announced $117 million (90.03 million pounds) in financing for General Electric and training provider Enka UK to help build two gas power projects in Iraq. UK Export Finance will support the early stages of ...

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War in Iraq, ISIS Crisis Fuels Brain Drain, Making Life Harder for Those Left Behind - Newsweek Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:00:04 GMT

Newsweek

War in Iraq, ISIS Crisis Fuels Brain Drain, Making Life Harder for Those Left Behind
Newsweek
ISIS has since been pushed out of most of Iraq, but many Iraqis aren't returning. In countries such as Jordan, Lebanon and the Gulf states, talented Iraqi émigrés continue to staff hospitals, design roads, extract oil and lecture students. And as the ...


Canada to contribute policing to liberated Iraq city - Daily Mail Wed, 09 Aug 2017 18:39:00 GMT

Daily Mail

Canada to contribute policing to liberated Iraq city
Daily Mail
Canada will send up to 20 police officers to Iraq to help local authorities establish a police presence in Mosul, which was recently liberated from the Islamic State group, the government announced Wednesday. The officers are scheduled to arrive in the ...
Canada to deploy up to 20 police officers to Iraq over two yearsTimes Colonist
Canada to send 20 more police officers to IraqXinhua
Canada to deploy up to 20 police officers to IraqRadio Canada International
The Sherbrooke Times -Sputnik International -The Rebel
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ISIS Members Plundered $800 Million From Iraq, Central Bank Says - Newsweek Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:46:00 GMT

Newsweek

ISIS Members Plundered $800 Million From Iraq, Central Bank Says
Newsweek
The Islamic State militant group (ISIS), in its three years in control of major cities in Iraq, plundered more than $800 million from Iraqi bank facilities and reserves, ...

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Long wait for captive Yazidis' return spent rebuilding shrine in Iraq's Bashiqa - Reuters Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:10:46 GMT

Reuters

Long wait for captive Yazidis' return spent rebuilding shrine in Iraq's Bashiqa
Reuters
BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - Yazidi men and boys in the town of Bashiqa north east of Mosul are rebuilding a shrine destroyed by Islamic State as they wait for the return of women from their community taken captive years ago by the jihadists. They are ...

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Tensions build along Iraq-Iran border - Aljazeera.com Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:56:58 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Tensions build along Iraq-Iran border
Aljazeera.com
The Kurdish Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI), which seeks Kurdish autonomy in the country and has been exiled to Iraq, has been intensifying its presence along the border area in recent days. The separatist group helped to defend northern Iraq against ...


UN braces for new evacuations from IS-held parts of Iraq - ABC News Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:17:23 GMT

UN News Centre

UN braces for new evacuations from IS-held parts of Iraq
ABC News
Grande told reporters on Tuesday in Geneva that while the fighting is over in Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, "the humanitarian crisis in Mosul is not" over. She says some 3.3 million people remain displaced from their homes across Iraq, including ...
Recovery in Iraq's war-battered Mosul is a 'tale of two cities,' UN country coordinator saysUN News Centre
Ending Iraq's humanitarian crisisSalon
Mosul crisis: Population movements analysis (October 2016 to June 2017)ReliefWeb
Anadolu Agency -Daily Sabah -Breitbart News
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Saudi energy minister says discussed stabilizing oil market with Iraq - Reuters Wed, 09 Aug 2017 08:02:34 GMT

Reuters

Saudi energy minister says discussed stabilizing oil market with Iraq
Reuters
Saudi Arabia's energy minister said on Wednesday that he had discussed efforts to stabilize oil markets with his Iraqi counterpart during a joint meeting.

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After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain - Catholic News Agency Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:32:00 GMT

Catholic News Agency

After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain
Catholic News Agency
After three years in exile from Iraq's Nineveh Plain while it was occupied by the Islamic State, the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena are returning to their homeland to face the daunting challenge of rebuilding their destroyed communities.

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