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By Tajuddin
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Jan 9th, 2016
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – An aide to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed in an air strike in the western province of Anbar, a media network affiliated with the Iraqi Defense Ministry said on Saturday. The man, identified as Ali Mohammed al-Ubaydi, was...
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May 18th, 2015
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Baghdad ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants said they had taken full control of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday in the biggest defeat for the Baghdad government since last summer. In a statement, the group said it had seized tanks and killed “dozens of apostates&...
By Tajuddin
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Feb 1st, 2015
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Baghdad ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence in the country amid the war against the extremist Islamic State group killed at least 1,375 people in January. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq, known as UNAMI, put the number of civilians killed at 79...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 10th, 2014
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi officials have said that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or Baghdadi being wounded. Iraq’s Defense and Interior Ministries...
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Nov 7th, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — President Obama has authorized the deployment of an additional 1,500 American troops to Iraq in the coming months, the Defense Department said on Friday, a move that will double the number of those sent to advise and assist Iraqi and Kurdish forces in the battle...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 2nd, 2014
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Baghdad ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 Iraqi tribesmen, women and children Sunday, officials said, the latest mass slaying by militants who have killing some 150 members of the tribe in recent days. The killings, all committed in public, target...