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Iraq probes alleged torture and rape of ISIS suspects in Mosul BAGHDAD Iraq’s Interior Ministry said it launched an investigation into allegations of human rights violations perpetrated by its forces fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul. The allegations were first reported by Germany’s Der Spiegel ma
New York Post | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
Iraq orders investigation into abuses reported in Mosul battle BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's interior minister on Wednesday ordered an investigation into allegations that members of the security forces had tortured, killed and abused civilians in the campaign to oust Islamic State militants from Mosul.
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Kurdish independence in Iraq likely ‘not if but when’: U.S. general WASHINGTON — An Iraqi Kurdish push for independence from Baghdad appears likely to be a question of “not if but when,” in a significant challenge to Iraq’s stability, the head of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency said on Tue
Cedar Rapids Gazette | 19 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
New bridge reunites Mosul as Iraqi forces gear up for final assault BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi military engineers installed a new floating bridge across the Tigris river on Wednesday, reconnecting the two halves of Mosul to facilitate troop deployments ahead of a final assault to dislodge Islamic State.
Reuters | May 23, 2017 12:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi oil minister expects extension of production cut deal BAGHDAD — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said today that he doesn’t expect any objections to a nine-month extension to the existing output cut deal between OPEC and non-OPEC members — an agreement that would extend the deal through | May 22, 2017 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
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Iraq's special forces shrink IS stronghold in western Mosul BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's special forces declared their aspect of the mission to reclaim Mosul completed on Saturday. However heavy fighting still looms between other Iraqi forces and the Islamic State group as IS clings to a dwindling portion of Iraq's
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2017 6:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday. The bombings, which hit Iraq the previous night, came as Iraqi forces battle IS in
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2017 11:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Baghdad, Basra Suicide Attacks Kill or Wound Dozens A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the countrys south, a military commander said Saturday. Five civilians and three troops were killed whe
Voice of America | May 20, 2017 09:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq: Dozens killed in wave of suicide car bomb attacks Suicide bombers kill more than 50 people in separate attacks in Baghdad and Basra, police say.
Al Jazeera | May 20, 2017 08:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq: Suicide attack near oil-rich Basra kills at least 8 BAGHDAD (AP) A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the country's south, a military commander said Saturday.
Journal Review | May 20, 2017 08:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana