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U.S. defense chief Mattis says no plans to seize Iraq's oil Jim Mattis, on surprise visit to Baghdad, contradicts Trump's suggestion that oil reserves could be seized as compensation for help vs. ISIS
CBS News | 1 hour, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. serviceman dies in 'non-combat related incident' in Iraq, says coalition BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. serviceman died on Monday in a non-combat related incident outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, the U.S.-led coalition said.
Reuters | 1 hour, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. serviceman dies in 'non-combat related incident' in Iraq, says coalition A U.S. serviceman died on Monday in a non-combat related incident outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, the U.S.-led coalition said. The United States is leading the mainly western coalition fighting Islamic State in Iraq and in Syria. It has
Yahoo! News | 1 hour, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces battle their way toward Mosul airport SOUTH OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought Islamic State fighters on Monday to clear the way to Mosul's airport, on the second day of a ground offensive on the jihadists' remaining stronghold in the western side of the city.
Reuters | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Jim Mattis to Baghdad: 'We're Not in Iraq to Seize Anybody's Oil' The defense secretary arrived in Baghdad promising that the United States had no plans to absorb Iraq's oil reserves, despite President Trump's comments last month.
New York Times | 3 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western Mosul BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began.
Yahoo! News | 20 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iraq says proven oil reserves rise to 153 billion barrels BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq says new exploration has revealed an additional 10 billion barrels of oil, bringing its total proven reserves to 153 billion barrels. Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said in a statement Sunday that the increase comes from seven oil fiel
The Seattle Times | 20 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
Iraqi forces advance toward Mosul airport in push to capture city BAGHDAD, SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces began moving on Sunday toward Mosul's airport, the first target of a ground offensive to capture the western side of the city that remains under control of Islamic State, the Iraqi militar
Reuters | Feb 19, 2017 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces launch push to retake western Mosul from IS BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi forces have launched an operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group.
Journal Review | Feb 19, 2017 05:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Iraqi planes drop leaflets on west Mosul to say offensive is imminent BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi air force has dropped millions of leaflets on the western side of Mosul telling the population that a ground offensive to dislodge Islamic State from their neighborhoods is imminent, the Defence Ministry said on Saturday.
Reuters | Feb 18, 2017 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend