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  1. Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Gazette

    In this May 30, 2013, file photo, Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz. The wife of a former senior leader of the Islamic State has been charged in federal court with contributing to the death of Mueller.

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  2. Woman accused of holding US aid worker hostage in Syria is chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Stars and Stripes

    Federal prosecutors filed charges Monday against an Iraqi woman accused of taking hostage an American aid worker who was killed last year in Syria. The Iraqi woman, known as Umm Sayyaf or Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, was captured in May in a U.S. commando raid in eastern Syria.

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  3. Widow of ISIS leader charged in death of U.S. hostage Kayla MuellerRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | GantDaily.com

    The widow of a key ISIS leader has been charged as part of a conspiracy that resulted in the death of American hostage Kayla Mueller in February 2015, the U.S. Justice Department said Monday. Umm Sayyaf, also known as Nasrin As'ad Ibrahim, was captured by U.S. forces in a raid in Deir Ezzor, Syria, in May. She was married to Abu Sayyaf, a senior ISIS operative, who was killed in the same raid in eastern Syria in 2015.

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  4. ISIS Widow Charged in American's DeathBy Shane Harris, Nancy A. YoussefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Beast

    The Justice Department filed charges Monday against the wife of a dead ISIS commander, alleging that she was part of a conspiracy that resulted in the death of Kayla Mueller , a 26-year-old aid U.S. worker who was kidnapped by ISIS in Syria. But the ISIS widow, known as Umm Sayyaf , is unlikely ever to see the inside of a U.S. courtroom as she is already in custody in Iraq.

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  5. Iraqi woman charged in Kayla Mueller's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WPTV Local News

    The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department said Monday. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, also known as Umm Sayyaf, admitted after her capture last May that she and her husband kept Mueller captive along with several other young female hostages, according to an FBI affidavit filed in the case.

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    Monday Feb 8 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The U.S. Department of Justice today charged the wife of a top ISIS leader for her role in a "conspiracy" that led to the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller , who was reported killed by the terror group in Syria a year ago. It was unclear Monday night whether the U.S. was expecting to take custody of Nasrin As'ad Ibrahim, known as "Umm Sayyaf."

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  7. Feds: ISIS head's wife charged in Kayla Mueller's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Arizona Republic

    The wife of a now-deceased Islamic State leader was charged Monday for her alleged role in last year's death of American aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller. Feds: ISIS head's wife charged in Kayla Mueller's death WASHINGTON - The wife of a now-deceased Islamic State leader was charged Monday for her alleged role in last year's death of American aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller.

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  8. ISIL wife charged in U.S. hostage deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ISIL wife charged in U.S. hostage death Wife of dead ISIL leader charged in death of U.S. hostage Kayla Mueller. Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://usat.ly/1Xevajo WASHINGTON - The wife of a now-deceased Islamic State leader was charged Monday for her alleged role in last year's death of American aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller.

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  9. Baghdad Wall? Abadi Rep Confirms Plans, Insists It's Not 'Politically Motivated'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News Max

    A day after brushing off the idea of a Baghdad wall, a spokesman for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi confirmed that there are plans for one, but it is "not politically motivated" or aimed at "achieving demographic change." According to The Associated Press , the prime minister put out a statement last week dismissing the concept of a wall around the city.

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  10. Widow of Islamic State leader charged in death of American: U.S. Justice Dept.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The wife of a deceased Islamic State leader was charged on Monday in federal court in Virginia with conspiracy in the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller who was killed a year ago while being held hostage in Syria by the militant group, the U.S. Justice Department said. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, aka Umm Sayyaf, 25, admitted to FBI agents last year that Islamic State head Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi "owned" Mueller during her captivity at Sayyaf's residence, and that "owning" her was equivalent to enslaving her, according to the complaint.

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  11. Iraqi woman charged with role in U.S. hostage's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this May 30, 2013, file photo, Kayla Mueller is shown after speaking to a group in Prescott, Ariz. The wife of a former senior leader of the Islamic State has been charged in federal court with contributing to the death of Mueller.

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  12. Wife of IS Leader Charged in Death of US HostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Voice of America

    This undated handout file photo obtained Feb. 6, 2015, courtesy of the Mueller family and the office of U.S. Senator John McCain shows 26-year-old Kayla Jean Mueller. The U.S. Justice Department has charged the wife of a now-deceased Islamic State leader for her alleged role in last year's death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller.

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  13. Iraqi woman accused of holding U.S. aid worker hostage in Syria is chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Dana Point News

    In this May 30, 2014 file photo, Kayla Mueller speaks to the Prescott Kiwanis Club about the situation in Syria and her work with Support for Life in Turkey. Mueller, 26, who was abducted in 2013 and held as a hostage by the Islamic State in Syria, was killed in an airstrike.

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  14. ARRAY(0x12908864)Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | My Mother Lode

    Canada's prime minister on Monday announced that the country will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by Feb. 22, saying that "the people terrorized by ISIL every day don't need our vengeance, they need our help." Justin Trudeau, following up on campaign promises he made last year, also announced that the government will expand efforts to train local forces and rebuild the war-torn region.

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  15. A reporter covers 2 decades of tumult in the Middle EastRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | My Mother Lode

    Regular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Richard Engel delivering narratives as he dodges bullets, bombs and artillery barrages while reporting on the latest conflicts in the Middle East. Over the past two decades, the boyish-looking reporter for NBC News has emerged as perhaps the most familiar face that Americans count on to update them on complex, chaotic and critical developments in a faraway region that has come to dominate international news.

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  16. New Climate Change Directives Will Impact Nearly Every Aspect Of DoDRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Caller

    ... infantry brigade while participating in a joint live ammunition exercise at Besmaya military base in south of Baghdad, Iraq, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani The Pentagon released a new directive outlining major changes to the way the ...

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  17. Rescue in RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Reuters

    Iraqi troops rescue 400 families from eastern suburbs of Ramadi, where Islamic State militants were pushed after the city was liberated. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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  18. Iraq will send more troops to base outside MosulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Lt. Col. Mohammed al-Wagaa, an Iraqi army officer at the camp where the troops will be stationed, says they were "trained by the coalition forces near Baghdad."

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  19. 75 IS men killed, as forces regain areas in Iraq's RamadiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | India.com

    Ramadi , Feb 9: At least 75 Islamic State militants were killed on Monday as the Iraqi security forces recaptured two areas from the extremist militants in eastern and east of the flashpoint city of Ramadi, the capital city of Iraq's western Anbar province, a provincial security source said. The troops and allied paramilitary Sunni tribal fighters rushed into Huseiba al-Sharqiya area, some 10 km east of Ramadi, and retook control of the area after heavy clashes with IS militants, leaving some 43 IS militants killed, including five suicide bombers, and capturing seven of the extremist militants, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

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  20. Soldier surprises kids at school with retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Journal Gazette

    The Journal Gazette Army SSgt Andrew Jenkins heads for home after surprising his daughter McKenna in class at Haley Elementary, Monday.

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