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News Topic - Baghdad

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Iraq says it destroys Mosul car bomb factories By Dominic Evans BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces captured a neighborhood in east Mosul on Friday, pushing deeper to the heart of Islamic State's Iraq stronghold and destroying three sites where it produced car bombs used in waves of suicide attacks,
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Iraqi officials: Separate bombings kill 10 people in Baghdad Separate bombings in the Iraqi capital killed 10 people and wounded another 22 on Friday, according to Iraqi officials.
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Iraq prepares for new fight against post-Mosul IS BAGHDAD (AP) With the Islamic State group's "caliphate" seemingly nearing its downfall in Iraq, the country's security agencies are preparing for a different fight against the militants, shifting away from ground offensives to a focus
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Iraqi troops pull out from Mosul hospital after fierce battle BAGHDAD/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi troops who briefly seized a Mosul hospital believed to be used as an Islamic State base were forced to withdraw from the site, but managed to establish a base for army tanks nearby after days of fierce back-and-forth
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Iraqi troops retreat after Mosul hospital battle By Ahmed Rasheed and Saif Hameed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi troops who seized a hospital deep inside Mosul believed to be used as an Islamic State military base have retreated after a fierce counter-attack, giving up some of their biggest gains in a hard-f
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Iraq's parliament speaker says airstrike killed civilians BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's parliament speaker says an airstrike targeting the Islamic State-held town of Qaim near the Syrian border killed and wounded "dozens" of civilians, and that he is holding the Ira
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Iraqi official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilians BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's parliament speaker said an airstrike targeting the Islamic State-held town of Qaim in western Iraq near the Syrian border killed and wounded "dozens" of civilians, and that he is holding the Iraqi government responsible.
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Dozens killed in west Iraq air strike, MPs and medics say BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Air strikes killed dozens of people, including many women and children, in an Islamic State-held town near Iraq's western border with Syria on Wednesday, two parliamentarians and local hospital sources said.
Reuters | Dec 7, 2016 7:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Iran closed the Mosul 'horseshoe' and changed Iraq war BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - In the early days of the assault on Islamic State in Mosul, Iran successfully pressed Iraq to change its battle plan and seal off the city, an intervention which has since shaped the tortuous course of the conflict, sources
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Islamic State attacks Iraqi soldiers in Mosul By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants attacked Iraqi soldiers near a hospital in southeast Mosul on Wednesday, an army officer and the jihadist group's new agency said, trying to repel the army's deepest advances of the se
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