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Editorial: Turkey Barges Into the Mosul Fight President Erdogan wants a direct role in the battle, but his real priority seems to be defeating Kurdish separatists.
New York Times | 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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IS conflict: Call for inquiry into Iraq mosque attack Human Rights Watch calls for an investigation into an attack on a mosque in northern Iraq on Friday that killed at least 13 women and children.
BBC News | 12 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Awaiting Next U.S. President: A Splintered Middle East in 'Free Fall' The next president faces problems more daunting than any in a generation, as the old order has given way to a kaleidoscopic mix of alliances, rivalries and overlapping crises.
New York Times | 16 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Mosul battle: Inside camp for people fleeing IS fighting Thousands of people are living in cramped conditions at Dibaga camp after fleeing fighting with IS fighters around the key city of Mosul.
BBC News | Oct 24, 2016 12:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Palestinian Preaches Positive Thinking To A Tough Crowd: His Own People Motivational speaker Saed Karzoun has a tough sell in the West Bank as he tries to preach optimism and self-empowerment at a time when pessimism runs high among Palestinians. | Oct 23, 2016 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Islamic State: Kurdish forces make push towards Mosul Footage has captured explosions near the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, as Kurdish forces try to take back areas held by so-called Islamic State.
BBC News | Oct 23, 2016 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Dueling Narratives In The Fight For Mosul In Iraq, the battle for control of Mosul, the country's second largest city, has been raging for almost a week. There are differing narratives coming from the Pentagon and the front lines. | Oct 22, 2016 9:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Next U.S. President Can Expect Weakened, But Still Lethal ISIS The Pentagon is predicting big victories soon over ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Even if that happens, the next U.S. leader will have figure out how to deal with a weakened, but still dangerous group. | Oct 22, 2016 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi Forces Shaken By ISIS Resistance In Fight For Mosul In the first week of an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the effort is slow and fraught with danger. Officials say the operation's on track, soldiers say it's more difficult than they were expecting. | Oct 22, 2016 1:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mosul battle: IS lays land mines 'like a carpet' Bomb disposal experts have cleared 300 landmines in their drive towards IS-held Mosul, Iraq's second largest city.
BBC News | Oct 22, 2016 12:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend