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2 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Australia delivers ammunition to Iraqi Kurds

A military transport jet has made Australia's first delivery of ammunition to Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in northern Iraq before returning without incident to a United Arab Emirates base, defense officials said on Wednesday.

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3 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.

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3 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities.

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3 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

Obama OKs more troops to Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday authorized additional troops be deployed to Iraq to protect American diplomatic facilities and personnel in Baghdad.

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7 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

A look at dangers posed by the Islamic State group

The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years.

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10 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

ISIS video purports to show beheading of Sotloff

The Islamic State released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist.

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10 hrs ago | KRCR

ISIS video purports to show beheading of 2nd US journalist

The Islamic State released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist.

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13 hrs ago | Townhall

Armed Iraqi Volunteers Help Government Forces Fight Off ISIS

Government forces mainly composed of Kurdish peshmerga fighters and armed volunteers have broken through the Islamic State group siege on the town of Amerli located between Baghdad, and the northern city of Kirkuk.

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17 hrs ago | CNN

Jury gets case of ex-Blackwater contractors charged in Iraq shooting

Ali Abdul Razzaq's life was just getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old on September 16, 2007.

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20 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

In this June 11, 2014, file photo, former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten enters a taxi cab as he leaves federal court in Washington, after the start of his trial.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Newindpress

13 Killed in Baghdad Bomb Blasts

BAGHDAD: As many as 13 people have been killed in two explosions in Iraq's capital Baghdad Monday, a police source said.

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KION 46

CNN mourns loss of photojournalist

CNN lost a much loved and respected colleague Monday with the sudden passing of photojournalist Sarmad Qaseera.

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Cybercast News Service

Feinstein Believes ISIS 'Will Try to Attack Our Embassy' in Baghdad

Sen. Dianne Feinstein the chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that U.S. intelligence in Syria "has not been good" and that she now believes the Islamic State in Iraq and al Sham terrorist group will "try to attack our embassy" in Baghdad.

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ABC News

Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: UN

Both Islamist fighters and Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in past three months of fighting, a senior UN official says.

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ABC News

Tony Abbott labels Islamic State a 'death cult'

MARK COLVIN: Australian planes will be flying guns and ammunition into Iraq within days.

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Cybercast News Service

Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

In this image made from an undated cartoon broadcast on state-run al-Iraqiya TV in Iraq, a cartoon character portrayed as a member or a supporter of the Islamic State group sings a song.

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The Daily Star

Suicide bomber kills 37 in western Iraq -police officers, medical official

An Iraqi militia fighter from Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Saraya al-Salam , waves a flag next to a rocket launcher during heavy clashes in Tuz Khurmatu in Salaheddin province about 88 kilometres south of Kirkuk on August 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KRON 4

Iraqi Forces Break Militant Siege

Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, as a suicide bombing killed 14 people in Anbar western province, officials said.

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Big News Network.com

Column: Saudi-Iran Meeting Could Boost Fight Against Islamic State

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Daily Times

Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli' : August 31, 2014,

BAGHDAD Iraqi security forces backed by militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said.

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