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KIRKUK, Iraq : Iraqi aircraft carried out strikes targeting militants in the Amerli area on Friday as security forces ready a major assault to break through to the besieged Shiite Turkmen town, officers said.
At least four ISIS hostages in Syria were waterboarded during their captivity, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the treatment of the abducted Westerners.
Two year-old Hassan is the last remaining member of his immediate family. ISIS murdered the boys parents and siblings in a suicide bomb attack in Kirkuk province.
KIRKUK: Iraqi security forces backed by volunteer militiamen Thursday retook several villages located on the way to the town of Amerli, which jihadists have besieged for months, officers said.
Summary The US has condemned the terrorist strikes in Iraq, which it said are meant to sow fear and division among the Iraqi people.
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People gather near a damaged road surface at the site of a car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighbourhood August 26, 2014.
Displaced Iraqis receive clothes from a charity at a refugee camp near Feeshkhabour, Iraq, on Tuesday, August 19. They have been fleeing from the militant group ISIS, which has taken over large swaths of northern and western Iraq as it seeks to create an Islamic caliphate that stretches from Syria to Iraq.
Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi said on Monday he was optimistic about forming a new government soon with a "clear vision," but fresh bomb attacks in Baghdad and other cities underlined the country's deepening sectarian conflict.
The Syrian regime says it's ready to accept support from the United States and others working under the U.N. umbrella to fight "terrorists."
Members of Kurdish security forces stand during an intensive security deployment in southern Kirkuk, August 23, 2014.
Iraqis inspect the damage at an husseiniya, a Shiite place of worship, after a suicide bomber attacked worshipers during prayers on August 25, 2014.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 01:55 am
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