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Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.
Reuters | 1 hour, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Air strikes not enough to destroy Islamic State: U.S. general By Adrian Croft WIESBADEN Germany (Reuters) - Air strikes alone will not be enough to destroy Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, and Baghdad will need training to rebuild ground forces capable of going after them and rooting them out, the U.S. Army
Yahoo! News | 2 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nominees for 2 Iraqi ministries rejected BAGHDAD Iraqi lawmakers nixed Prime Minister Haider al-Abadis nominees on Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial cabinet posts unfilled ...
PittsburghLive.com | 15 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Tomahawk Game Changer By Mike Roller - American troops are back in Iraq. About 500 have been assigned to protect the U.S. embassy and Baghdad's airport; the remainder are assessing the state of the fight between Iraq's government and rebels from the Islamic State of Iraq and t
Hawaii Reporter | 20 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nominees BAGHDAD Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadis nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic State
The Aiken Standard | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Aiken, South Carolina
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Iraq parliament rejects PM's security nominees Baghdad (AFP) - The Iraqi parliament voted down Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's nominees for defence and interior minister Tuesday, leaving the key positions unfilled as the country battles to regain ground from militants.
Yahoo! News | Sep 16, 2014 4:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defense BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's parliament rejected defense and interior nominees on Tuesday, leaving the crucial ministerial posts unfilled as a U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic
The Daily Sentinel | Sep 16, 2014 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Nacogdoches, Texas
White House: US taking fight to ISIS with new airstrikes A new round of airstrikes against ISIS militants fighting outside of Baghdad is evidence of the White Houses commitment to take this fight to [ISIS], counterterrorism czar Lisa Monaco said Tuesday.
TheHill.com | Sep 16, 2014 2:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq BAGHDAD The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year But unlike years past there will be no art or music Classes about history literature and Christianity have b
San Mateo Daily Journal | Sep 16, 2014 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Mateo, California
U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
NPR.org | Sep 16, 2014 12:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend