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Local news for Baghdad, Iraq continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The Independent

Blackwater mercenaries face justice for bloodbath in Baghdad that caused 14 civilian deaths

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KFVS12

Sectarian violence again grips Baghdad

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines.

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Brandon Sun

US military launches airstrikes, helps drop humanitarian aid to help beleaguered town in Iraq

An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.

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Al Jazeera

Suicide attack kills soldiers near Baghdad

A suicide bomber has detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle at a checkpoint 20km south of Baghdad, killing at least 11 people, including seven soldiers, and wounding at least 25, Iraqi interior ministry has said.

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Al Bawaba

Baghdad bomb attacks kill at least 11

Latest reports say two bomb explosions near the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad have killed over a dozen people, security sources say.

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The Baltimore Sun

Suicide bomber kills at least 11 people south of Baghdad

A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives killed at least 11 people and wounded 30 on Saturday in a town just south of Baghdad, police and medical sources said.

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The Bennington Banner

Suicide attack kills 9 in Iraq

Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.

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Manchester Journal

Financing Isis

Out-gunned, out-manned and out-financed, terrorists should be logically on the losing end of any combat engagement.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Voice of America

Islamic State's Popular Appeal Presents Challenge for Jordan

An undated photo shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag at from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa, Syria.

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UAport

Britain raises terror threat level to 'severe'

Related Interviews: 'US, KSA, Israel, axis of evil in ISIS' ISIL's Baghdadi trained by Mossad Related Viewpoints: Zionists hit journalists with death threats Britain has raised the terror threat risk level from substantial to "severe," meaning that a terrorist attack is considered "highly likely," due to recent developments in Iraq and Syria.

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ABC15.com

Pentagon: Iraq operations cost $560 million

U.S. military operations in Iraq, including airstrikes and surveillance flights, have cost about $560 million since mid-June, the Pentagon said Friday.

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ABC News

Iraqi Town Holds out Against Militant Juggernaut

As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader

The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday.

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Fox News

Jihad's Own Civil War Fighting in Syria spawns rift in global terror movement

The civil war in Syria has spawned another civil war in the global jihadist movement, with Islamic State, ruled by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , and Al Qaeda, led by Ayman al-Zawahiri, , emerging as sworn enemies.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

Syrian accused of making detonators in Iraq charged in Arizona

A Syrian man accused of supplying electronic parts for roadside bombs used in attacks on U.S. military forces in Iraq made his first U.S. court appearance on Thursday in Arizona and pleaded not guilty to federal criminal charges.

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Reuters

Kurdish forces pound Islamic State militants northeast of Baghdad

Iraqi Kurdish forces are in a push to dislodge Islamic State militants from two strategic positions northeast of Baghdad that remain the deadliest flashpoints in their fighting with the Islamists.

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Illawarra Mercury

Australia in 'high state of readiness' to support US in Iraq

Australia is a at "high state of readiness" to assist the United States with further airstrikes targeting Islamic State terrorists in Iraq, Defence Minister David Johnston says.

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Iran Liberty

UN, EU and US must press Iraq to end callous siege against Iranians in Camp Liberty

The European Iraqi Freedom Association strongly condemned the fuel, food and humanitarian blockade imposed against Iranian refugees in Camp Liberty by the Iraqi government.

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WorthyNews

Iran Provided Weapons to Kurds; Bombs Explode in Baghdad

Iran has supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said on Tuesday at a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Arbil, capital of Iraq's Kurdish region, Reuters reported.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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As the U.S. strikes Islamic State targets in Iraq, extremists belonging to the same militant group across the border in Syria are capturing new territory and becoming bolder by the day.

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