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By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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Iraq takes back Ramadi from Islamic State, 10 leaders killed

U.S.-led forces have killed 10 Islamic State leaders in air strikes, including individuals linked to the Paris attacks, a U.S. spokesman said, dealing a major blow to the Sunni militant group after Iraqi forces More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Iraq loses control of Ramadi to ISIS

Islamic State Muslims claim they have 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 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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CIA head John Brennan: the ‘War on Terror’ will never end

Move over “War on Drugs,” there is now a new perpetual conflict for America and Central Intelligence Agency boss John Brennan took part in a question and answer session at Harvard confirming that the More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Blackwater Iraqi massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets life, Paul Slough, Evan Libery, Dustin Heard – 30 years

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year prison terms on Monday for the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad facility in 2007. The four guards More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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New ISIS video depicts the beheading of Kurdish fighters

ISIS has published a video purporting to show the beheading of three Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq by Sunni militants who threatened to kill “dozens” more of those being held captive. The six-minute More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, August 8th, 2014
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President Obama orders military action against ISIS in Iraq, ‘America is coming to help’

President Obama orders airstrikes in Iraq to push back ISIS/ISIL photo donkeyhotey [email protected] President Obama on Thursday announced he had authorized limited airstrikes against Islamic militants in More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Iraq: May deadliest month of 2014, nearly 800 reported dead in violence

Nearly 800 people were killed in violence across Iraq in May, the United Nations said on Sunday, making it the deadliest month so far this year. Image/CIA A total of 799 people were killed, 196 were members of More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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UN Report: 2013 was the deadliest year in Iraq since 2008

The UN reports that Iraq endured the most violent year in five years as violent attacks claimed almost 9,000 lives. A total of 8,868 people, including 7,818 civilians, have been killed in violent attacks across More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, October 6th, 2013
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Iraq violence: 80 dead from latest suicide bombings targeting Shiite pilgrims and schools

A suicide bomber killed at least 51 Shiite pilgrims who were crossing a bridge in Baghdad in the deadliest of several attacks in Iraq on Saturday, the police said. A school and cafe were also targeted in increasing More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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Iraq sees the most casualties in July since 2007

 A total of 1,057 Iraqis were killed and another 2,326 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in July 2013, making it the most violent month since 2007, according to The United Nations Assistance Mission More...


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