Arbil, Iraq Newswire

Arbil, Iraq Newswire

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  1. Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WEHT

    A reporter and anchor for an Iraqi Kurdish TV station was killed Saturday while working on the front lines as Iraqi forces battle ISIS for the city of Mosul. Shifa Gardi, 30, a beloved journalist in a male-dominated profession, died in a roadside bomb blast that also injured her cameraman, Younis Mustafa, according to her employer, Rudaw.

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  2. Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

    A reporter and anchor for an Iraqi Kurdish TV station was killed Saturday while working on the front lines as Iraqi forces battle ISIS for the city of Mosul. Shifa Gardi, 30, a beloved journalist in a male-dominated profession, died in a roadside bomb blast that also injured her cameraman, Younis Mustafa, according to her employer, Rudaw.

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  3. Elite Iraqi unit hunts for militant holdoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | SFGate

    Two crudely armored pickup trucks cruised along an eastern Mosul highway. A masked Iraqi officer riding shotgun yelled "Go! Go! Go!" and switched the radio from Iraqi folk music to fast, patriotic battle hymns as the vehicles sped up and weaved through the busy afternoon traffic.

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  4. Mosul battle: Civilians killed by landmines as they flee, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KMIZ

    More than 50 civilians have been killed or injured by landmines since Friday night as they fled a village about 9 miles west of Mosul, Iraq's Federal Police said in a tweet Saturday. Iraqi Federal Police units have gained more ground as they lead the charge to force ISIS from western Mosul, Lt.

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  5. Kurdish journalist killed covering Iraq's battle for MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WSOCTV

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  6. Inside the fight against IS sleeper cells in liberated MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    Two crudely armored pickup trucks cruised along an eastern Mosul highway. A masked Iraqi officer riding shotgun yelled "Go! Go! Go!" and switched the radio from Iraqi folk music to fast, patriotic battle hymns as the vehicles sped up and weaved through the busy afternoon traffic.

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  7. Battle for Mosul: Key military base retaken from ISISRead the original story

    Friday | WICU12 Erie

    The Ghazlani military camp on the outskirts of southwestern Mosul has been liberated from ISIS militants, an Iraqi military spokesman told CNN. Iraqi flags are now flying atop the buildings of the strategic military base located near the city's airport, Colonel Mohamad Bayzani of the Joint Operations Command said, quoting a statement.

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  8. Iraqi forces retake Mosul airportRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | WICU12 Erie

    Iraqi forces have regained control of the airport in Mosul, part of a months-long operation to push ISIS militants from the city. The airport -- largely destroyed by ISIS forces -- is now fully under Iraqi Federal Police control, said Col.

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  9. Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces make push to gain control of city's airportRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | WICU12 Erie

    Iraqi forces are engaged in a massive offensive to regain control of Mosul airport, a Iraqi spokesman has said in a statement. Federal police troops have begun the second stage of operations to liberate western Mosul and are focusing their efforts on regaining control of the city's airport, Lt.

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  10. Why two new Kurdistans are better than oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events A Kurdish militiaman walks near the front line with the Islamic State in November 2015 in Sinjar, Iraq. For nearly a century now, the question of whether there should be an independent Kurdish state has loomed over the Middle East.

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  11. This Technology Is The Future Of ISIS TerrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Daily Caller

    Drones are often used by the West to eliminate Islamic State fighters, but recently, the terrorist group has adapted the technology to create its own deadly force of unmanned vehicles. ISIS unveiled its "Unmanned Aircraft of the Muhajideen" unit last month.

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  12. Iraqi forces push into southern outskirts of MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | USA Today

    Iraqi forces push into southern outskirts of Mosul U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched an offensive Sunday to drive the Islamic State from its last stronghold in the country. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2m089If Iraqi forces have launched an offensive on jihadists defending Mosul's west bank, in what could be the most brutal fighting yet in a four-month-old operation on the country's second city.

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  13. Iraqi troops resume Mosul fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Journal Gazette

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi forces resumed their offensive against the Islamic State in Mosul on Sunday after a weeks-long pause, aiming to capture the militant-controlled western half of the city, where the tight, impassable streets and teeming neighborhoods will pose a formidable challenge to the advancing fighters.

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  14. Iraq resumes offensive to retake Mosul from Islamic State, prime minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Denver Post

    Iraqi forces, supported by the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitaries, flash the V-sign as they advance near the village of Sheikh Younis, south of Mosul, after the offencive to retake the western side of the city from Islamic State fighters commenced on Feb. 19, 2017. Iraqi forces launched an offensive on jihadists defending Mosul's west bank, in what could be the most brutal fighting yet in a four-month-old operation on the country's second city.

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  15. As Iraq closes in, Islamic State targets civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Wave

    IRBIL, Iraq Several hundred thousand civilians are enduring desperate conditions and facing retribution by Islamic State fighters in western Mosul as Iraqi forces prepare to attack militants who control the city's western half, according to residents and humanitarian groups. In telephone interviews, residents said Islamic State was using food as a weapon, doling out small amounts to hungry families in return for information gained by spying on neighbors suspected of aiding Iraqi security forces.

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  16. Baghdad car bomb kills scores in Shiite neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Wave

    IRBIL, Iraq A car bomb exploded in a crowded Shiite Muslim neighborhood in Baghdad late Thursday afternoon, the latest terror attack in the capital claimed by the Islamic State, security officials reported. At least 54 people were killed and at least 63 more wounded in the bombing, making it the deadliest in Baghdad in at least a month.

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  17. In the half of Mosul freed from Islamic State, life returns to not-quite normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Los Angeles Times

    In parts of this northern Iraqi city, life seems routine. People flock to sidewalk barbecue joints and falafel stands.

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  18. Baghdad Bombing Kills At Least 45 PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | News 88.9 KNPR

    It happened on a street filled with car dealerships and garages in southern Baghdad, according to Reuters. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility in a statement released on social media that said the group was targeting Shiites Muslims.

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  19. Baghdad Bombing Kills At Least 45 PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    It happened on a street filled with car dealerships and garages in southern Baghdad, according to Reuters. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility in a statement released on social media that said the group was targeting Shiites Muslims.

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  20. Aided US in Iraq, detained at JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Stars and Stripes

    I started working with the U.S. Army, Bravo Company 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division in Baghdad on March 1, 2003. I joined because of my complete faith that the U.S. had come to Iraq to give us our freedom and dignity back and remove injustice.

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