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News Topic - Baghdad

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Iraqi Sunni politicians reject visit by Iran's Soleimani to Falluja BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Sunni politicians in Iraq condemned on Saturday a visit by Iranian General Qassem Soleimani to Shi'ite paramilitary forces fighting alongside the Iraqi army to drive Islamic State militants out of the Sunni city of Falluja.
Reuters | 11 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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After years in U.S., burned Iraqi boy hopes to help others Nearly a decade ago, 4-year-old Youssif sullenly pushed grains of rice through his lips in the kitchen of our Baghdad bureau. Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America
CNN.com | 15 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Youssif: Burn scars haven't kept him down Nearly a decade ago, 4-year-old Youssif sullenly pushed grains of rice through his lips in the kitchen of our Baghdad bureau.
CNN.com | 16 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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In Iraq's battle for Fallujah, residents gird for long fight BAGHDAD -- Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped between two forces they don't fully trust.
GoErie.com | 22 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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In battle for Fallujah, Iraqis gird for long fight BAGHDAD Five days into an Iraqi military operation to push Islamic State fighters out of Fallujah, residents still inside the city are preparing for a long battle, with some saying they fear being trapped between two forces they don't fully trust.
The Republican-American | 22 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Waterbury, Connecticut
Despite Risks To Baghdad, Iraqi Troops Fight To Retake Fallujah NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Michael Knights, a fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about how retaking Fallujah, Iraq, could have the unintended consequence of losing Baghdad.
NPR.org | May 27, 2016 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Islamic State commander in Falluja killed, U.S. military says WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S.-led coalition strikes supporting Iraqi forces in the recapture of Falluja have killed 70 Islamic State militants including the group's commander in the city, a U.S military spokesman said on Friday.
Reuters | May 27, 2016 7:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US orders troops in Syria to remove Kurdish insignia American special operations troops were not authorized to wear the patches of Kurdish forces while advising them in Syria and have been told to remove them, the U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said Friday, after Turkish leaders protested.
Fox News | May 27, 2016 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraq forces fire tear gas as thousands protest in Baghdad Security forces fired tear gas as thousands of protesters gathered in central Baghdad on Friday and attempted to head to the Green Zone, a fortified area they have breached twice. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi had called on the demonstrators, most
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2016 4:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraq police officer smiles for the camera while stopping an ISIS SUICIDE BOMBER Saad Ali Thabit has been hailed a hero after discovering and then disarming the would-be bomber during a routine search at the checkpoint in the Kadhimiyah neighborhood of Baghdad.
Mail Online | May 27, 2016 12:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend