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Iraqi troops advance in eastern Mosul amid fierce clashes BAGHDAD (AP) A senior Iraqi commander says fierce clashes between special forces and Islamic State militants are taking place in two neighborhoods in eastern Mosul.
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Iraqi special forces sweep Mosul University for remaining militants: spokesman BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday to clear it of any remaining Islamic State militants after taking full control of the area, a spokesman said.
Reuters | Jan 15, 2017 3:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mosul University fully liberated from ISIS by Iraqi troops: military BAGHDAD U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops on Sunday fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, an Iraqi military spokesman said, a major step in the massive operation to retake the Islamic State group-held city of Mosul. The spokesman fo
New York Post | Jan 15, 2017 1:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
Military: Mosul University fully liberated by Iraqi troops BAGHDAD (AP) U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops on Sunday fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul University, an Iraqi military spokesman said, a major step in the massive operation to retake the Islamic State group-held city of Mosul.
Artesia News | Jan 15, 2017 12:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
Iraqi forces advance at Mosul University, take areas along Tigris: officials MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces drove back Islamic State militants in the Mosul University campus on Saturday, while elite police units took over large areas along the east bank of the Tigris river, military officials said.
Reuters | Jan 14, 2017 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces make gains against Islamic State in Mosul MOSUL, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces stormed the Mosul University complex in the city's northeast on Friday and pushed Islamic State back to reach two further bridges across the Tigris river, the military said.
Reuters | Jan 13, 2017 4:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Iraq, thousands of terror victims go unnamed It was a typical July night in Baghdad and even at midnight, the air radiated the day's heat. Some people in the upscale Karrada neighborhoood were sitting at outdoor cafes, watching a nail-biter finish to a Germany-Italy soccer match.
CNN.com | Jan 12, 2017 4:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Report: more than 16,000 civilians killed in Iraq in 2016 BAGHDAD (AP) Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group said Thursday, making it one of the deadliest years for war-weary Ir
Lufkin Daily News | Jan 12, 2017 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
The victims you've never heard of Nearly 400 people were killed in a massive bombing in Baghdad last July. It was 2016's deadliest attack, and yet little is known about the victims.
CNN.com | Jan 12, 2017 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi forces make fresh gains in southeast Mosul: military statement BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces drove back Islamic State militants in southeastern Mosul on Thursday, making gains in an area where advances have been particularly tough, the military said in a statement.
Reuters | Jan 12, 2017 09:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend