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Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary chief seeks to put troops under national army BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The commander of Iraq's biggest Shi'ite Muslim paramilitary group told its fighters on Thursday to take their orders from the national military and cut their ties with the group's political wing.
Reuters | Dec 14, 2017 5:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Arms supplied by U.S., Saudi ended up with Islamic State, researchers say BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Arms provided by the United States and Saudi Arabia to Syrian opposition groups frequently ended up in the hands of Islamic State, an arms monitoring group that analyzed weapons found on the battlefield said on Thursday.
Reuters | Dec 14, 2017 4:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Portsmouth book group links vets' lives to 'The Odyssey' New Hampshire Humanities will launch the next in its series of reading and discussion groups, 'From Troy to Baghdad: Dialogues on War Homecoming,' in February in Portsmouth.
New Hampshire Union Leader | Dec 14, 2017 05:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Concord, New Hampshire
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Iraqi Shiite cleric urges militias to disarm after IS defeat BAGHDAD (AP) An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric on Monday urged his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government, following Iraq's declaration of victory against the Islamic State group.
Yahoo! News | Dec 11, 2017 11:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi Shiite cleric urges fighters to disarm after IS defeat BAGHDAD (AP) An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric is urging his fighters to hand state-issued weapons back to the government following the declaration of victory against the Islamic State group. Muqtada al-Sadr also called on his forces to hand some of the
The Seattle Times | Dec 11, 2017 09:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
American diplomat: US looks to counter Iran in post-war Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) As Iraq emerges from three years of war with the Islamic State group, the U.S. is looking to roll back the influence of neighboring Iran and help the central government resolve its dispute with the Kurdish region,¦
Rio Rancho Observer | Dec 11, 2017 06:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS Baghdad (AFP) - Iraq's armed forces held a military parade in Baghdad on Sunday to celebrate the victory announced by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi over the Islamic State group.
Yahoo! News | Dec 10, 2017 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
US-led coalition congratulates Iraq on defeating IS BAGHDAD (AP) The top U.S.-led coalition commander is congratulating Iraq on defeating the Islamic State group.
Journal Review | Dec 10, 2017 2:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Yazidis caught in 'political football' between Baghdad, Iraqi Kurds SINJAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Since Iraqi forces pushed the Kurds out of the Yazidis' mountainous heartland of Sinjar in northern Iraq in October, residents are wondering what could happen to them next.
Reuters | Dec 10, 2017 12:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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IS battle may be won, but Iraq faces major challenges Iraq may have announced a final victory over the Islamic State group in the country, but Baghdad's triumph remains fragile and the root causes for the jihadists' rise have not been tackled. It has taken a long and devastating campaign to wipe IS from the
Yahoo! News | Dec 10, 2017 09:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend