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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
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...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 28th, 2015
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Baghdad,Iraq ( Nytimes + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraqi forces said on Monday they had seized a strategic government complex in the western city of Ramadi from the Islamic State after a fierce weeklong battle, putting them on the verge of a crucial victory following a brutal seven-month occupation of the...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 25th, 2015
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Baghdad, Iraq ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iraq’s armed forces will move to retake the major northern city of Mosul from Islamic State once they capture the western city of Ramadi, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Friday. Capturing Mosul would deprive the militant group of its biggest...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 12th, 2015
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Baghdad,Iraq ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Hours after it began, a large Kurdish offensive has retaken from ISIS a section of a key highway in northwestern Iraq that has served as a main supply route between ISIS forces in Syria and Iraq. More than 7,500 Kurdish fighters began their assault on th...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 21st, 2015
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This article by: Jo Comerford is a national campaign director for MoveOn.org, helping lead that group’s Syria-related organizing, and Mattea Kramer is a writer. Both are senior advisors at the National Priorities Project and write regularly for TomDispatch.com—where this article originated. The conte...
By Tajuddin
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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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May 15th, 2015
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Baghdad , Iraq ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Islamic State fighters took control of Ramadi, capital of Iraq’s largest province Friday, police in the city said, in what appeared to be a significant blow to a U.S.-backed military campaign to retake Iraqi territory from the extremist Sunni group. By early...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 21st, 2014
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Washington ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – U.S.-led forces attacked Islamic State targets on Sunday with 13 air strikes in Iraq and three in Syria, using fighter, bomber and other aircraft, the U.S. military said. Four of the Iraq strikes were near Sinjar in the north of the country, which destroye...
By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Nov 22nd, 2014
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Baghdad ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists. They said t...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 9th, 2014
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Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – US-Led air strikes have targeted a gathering of Islamic State leaders in Iraq in a town near the Syrian border, possibly including the group’s top commander Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Al-Hadath television channel said on Saturday. Iraqi security officials we...