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  1. War with Isis: Disbanding of RAF Tornado squadron spearheading campaign put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Independent

    The decision that reveals Government plans for Britain to be involved in military action against the Islamist extremist group for another two years Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The disbanding of an RAF Tornado squadron spearheading the air campaign against Isis has been postponed - in a decision that reveals Government plans for Britain to be involved in military action against the Islamist extremist group for another two years.

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  2. Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Erie Times News

    In this photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, fighters from the Islamic State group parade in a commandeered Iraqi security forces armored vehicle down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq. An independent monitoring group says some bombings carried out by the U.S.-led coalition targeting the Islamic State group likely have killed hundreds of civilians.

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  3. Tensions between Kurdish groups are making the fight against ISIS a lot more complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    On July 24, Turkey deepened its participation in the campaign against ISIS by allowing the US to carry out airstrikes from its Incirlik Airbase. Turkey is also launching its own sorties against the jihadist militants.

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  4. UK to extend air strikes against ISRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BBC News

    The UK is to extend air strikes by RAF Tornados against the Islamic State group by an extra year, to March 2017, the defence secretary has said. Michael Fallon, who is on a visit to Iraq, said the British jets had helped Iraqi forces on the ground to push IS militants out of key towns.

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  5. The U.S. Army is breaking, for the third time in my lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Star Tribune

    Last month, Gen. Raymond Odierno, outgoing Army chief of staff, and Gen. Mark Milley, his successor, testified to the difficulties faced by the Army.

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  6. Toasting Tehran 'Heat dome' brings searing 164-degree reading to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fox News

    A man dives into the Shat al-Arab river in Basra Iraq. An unprecedented heat wave prompted Iraqi authorities to declare a mandatory four-day holiday beginning Thursday.

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  7. New Iraq coach leavesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Iraq's football federation has requested CCTV footage from Dzemal Hadziabic's hotel after the Bosnian unexpectedly left the country within a day of flying in to take over the national squad. Best known as Jamal Haji, the veteran Bosnian coach who spent years managing teams in the Gulf, arrived in Baghdad on Friday and had been due to hold a press conference on Sunday, Iraqi federation spokesman Kamel Zghayr told AFP.

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  8. Another aspect of the Iran nuclear dealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WNYMedia.net

    Opponents of the P5+1 nuclear agreement with Iran signed in Vienna on July 14th see it as a license for Tehran to wreak havoc in the region. With economic pressures scheduled to be relieved and Iran due to receive billions, the thinking goes, Iran can be expected to unleash its emboldened minions upon the Middle East and undermine US interests.

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  9. 34 killed in clashes with IS militants in IraqRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Iraqi security forces on Monday continued clashes with Islamic State militants in the Iraqi province of Anbar, leaving a total of 34 people killed and 23 others wounded, a provincial security source said. In Iraq's western province of Anbar, fierce clashes erupted in the morning between IS militants and security forces backed by allied militias known as Hashd Shaabi in Huseibah al-Sharqiyah area in east of the provincial capital city of Ramadi, leaving 11 IS militants and six security members killed, Xinhua reported citing a security source.

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  10. New boss of FBI office brings Indian Country experience to OKCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    He's investigated violent crimes on Montana's Indian reservations, strengthened FBI relations in Australia and, most recently, coordinated investigative efforts with security agencies in London. Cruse is now taking on a new challenge - Oklahoma City.

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  11. Temperatures, And Tempers, Soar In IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Protesters chant anti-government slogans as they wave national flags during a protest against corruption and the lack of government services and power outages in front of the provincial council building in Basra, 340 miles southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. A year after the U.S. launched air strikes against ISIS in Iraq, the fight continues, but now there's a new threat to the Iraqi people - the heat.

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  12. 2 men on trial in Germany accused of joining Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Defendants Ebrahim H. B. ,26, at left , back to camera, and Ayoub B. right, covered by a file folder, wait behind security glass at the regional court in Celle, Germany, Monday Aug. 3, 2015. The 26-year-old German ex-jihadist says he plans to reveal details about the inner workings of the Islamic State group "so that the world knows the truth."

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  13. Iraq: 12 Iraqi Citizens Go Missing in Baghdad After Wave of Arrests in April 2014Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    On 30 July 2015, Alkarama and Al Wissam Humanitarian Assembly submitted an urgent action to the United Nations Committee on Enforced Disappearances regarding the case of 12 Iraqi citizens abducted from their homes in Baghdad in April 2014 during a wave of arrests by SWAT forces and who remain disappeared since.

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  14. Middle East Swelters Through Searing HeatwaveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    An extreme heatwave sweeping across the Middlle East is producing near-record temperatures and has sparked protests over unreliable electricity supplies. The maximum temperature in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad has peaked at more than 40 degrees Celsius every day for more than a month, and is forecast to stay that way for the foreseeable future.

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  15. Searing 164-degree temps in Iran as 'heat dome' traps Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    A man dives into the Shat al-Arab river in Basra Iraq. An unprecedented heat wave prompted Iraqi authorities to declare a mandatory four-day holiday beginning Thursday.

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  16. Zarif urges Mideast dialogue to end 'needless tensions'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivers a speech during a press conference in Kuwait City on July 26, 2015 As Tehran seeks to ease regional fears over its foreign policy after signing a nuclear deal with world powers last month, Iran's foreign minister called on Arab countries to work with Tehran for the good of the Middle East. In a column published Monday in Lebanon's Arabic daily As-Safir, Mohammad Javad Zarif urged Arab leaders to engage in regional dialogue toward resolving a number of ongoing Mideast conflicts, including the crises in Yemen and Syria.

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  17. Oil Producers DNO, Genel Surge on Kurdish Exports-Pay PledgeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Oslo-based oil producer DNO rose as much as 26 percent, the most since November 2011, while Genel gained as much as 12 percent in London, reversing earlier losses. Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd., which also produces oil in the region, added as much as 26 percent.

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  18. Report: US-Led Strikes In Iraq, Syria Killed Many CiviliansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  19. ISIS: British computer hacker who fled to Syria is third on US hit list of key Islamist militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A young British computer hacker has been named as the third person on the Pentagon's 'kill list' of key ISIS militants. Junaid Hussain, from Birmingham, fled to Syria two years ago while on police bail and has risen rapidly through the ISIS ranks.

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  20. UPDATE 2-Iraqi Kurdistan says to share oil sales revenue with producersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government said on Monday it would pay a portion of its revenue from direct crude oil sales to producers, in an apparent attempt to reassure foreign oil companies operating in the northern region. The move sets up semi-autonomous Kurdistan to continue independent oil sales, which it has increased since mid-June while cutting allocations to Iraq's state oil firm SOMO in an escalating dispute over export rights and budget payments.

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