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Islamic State fighters battle Iraqi forces near Baiji refinery BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the center of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country's largest oil refinery just outside the town, an army officer and residents said.
Reuters | 8 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombings Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The... | 12 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Baghdad car bomb kills 8 people, fighting west of capital BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in a market in northern Baghdad's Shaab neighborhood on Monday, killing eight people and wounding 22, police and medics said.
Reuters | Nov 24, 2014 8:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi Officials: Baghdad Bombing Kills 9 People BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a car bomb near a crowded Baghdad marketplace has killed 9 people and wounded 20. | Nov 24, 2014 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Bryan, Texas
Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militiamen and Kurdish security forces have recaptured two eastern towns from Islamic State militants after fierce clashes, officials said Monday.
Lufkin Daily News | Nov 24, 2014 3:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
War refugees have reasons to celebrate Thanksgiving in Philadelphia Newly arrived Iraqi refugee Razan Alkasey struggled Sunday to find the right words to explain the meaning of Thanksgiving.After recounting a harrowing escape from Baghdad with her four sons and a daughter and only a few belongings, Alkasey, 48, easily emb | Nov 24, 2014 06:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Iraqi forces claim 2 towns wrested from ISIS BAGHDAD Iraqi forces said Sunday they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for ... | Nov 24, 2014 12:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Iraqi forces say retake two towns from Islamic State BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces said on Sunday they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.
Reuters | Nov 23, 2014 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces battle Islamic State in towns north of Baghdad BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi'ite militia and Kurdish peshmerga forces attacked two towns northeast of Baghdad held by Islamic State fighters on Sunday, trying to clear a main road linking the capital to the border with Iran. Peshmerga
Yahoo! News | Nov 23, 2014 10:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Deadly car bomb hits Iraq bus terminal At least five people killed in blast in town of Yusufiyah south of Baghdad, as army battles ISIL fighters in Diyala.
Al Jazeera | Nov 23, 2014 09:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend