Baghdad, Iraq Newswire

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  1. Iraq officials: mortar attack in Diyala province kills 35Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Members of Anti-terrorism forces take up combat positions after regaining control of Znkurh area, Ramadi, Iraq. Iraqi security forces, backed by Sunni and Shiite volunteers supported by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against Islamic State group advanced their position after clashes in the western suburbs of Ramadi, Anbar province, Iraq, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.


  2. Luke Evans, Henry Cavill join Nicholas Hoult war drama "Sand Castle"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Luke Evans and Henry Cavill have joined Nicholas Hoult in Sand Castle, the war drama being directed by Fernando Coimbra based on the screenplay by Chris Roessner. Roessner was previously Mark Gordon's assistant and his former boss is producing with Treehouse Pictures' Justin Nappi and 42's Ben Pugh.


  3. Volkswagen CEO say Dieselgate was the fault of a few Lynndie England...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    NA/PHOTOS Photo source: undisclosed Location: Outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq Caption: A naked detainee at the Abu Ghraib prison is tethered by a leash to prison guard Army Pvt Lynndie England in these undated photos. Relatives positively identified England from this photo.


  4. David Ignatius:Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    A favorite Arab proverb goes something like this: A shepherd asks the prophet: Should I let my camels loose and trust in Allah? No, answers the prophet. Tie down your camels and trust in Allah.


  5. Frisbee named executive director of WVU Alumni AssociationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Frisbee earned his bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from WVU in 1989 and master's degrees from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and Air University. Among his past responsibilities in the Air Force, Frisbee was program director of the F-22 stealth aircraft weapon system at Wright Patterson Air Force Base and vice wing commander of Iraqi Air Force Development in Baghdad.


  6. National View: David Ignatius - Corralling our objectives in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    A favorite Arab proverb goes something like this: A shepherd asks the Prophet: Should I let my camels loose and trust in God? No, answers the Prophet. Tie down your camels and trust in God.


  7. After battling ISIS, Kurds find new foe in FacebookRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Groong

    After battling ISIS, Kurds find new foe in Facebook By Christopher Livesay Oct. 7, 2015 >From the comfort of a cafe in central Stockholm, the fighting in Iraq and Syria couldn't seem more distant. But with the help of free WiFi, a group of Kurdish Swedes are taking on the Islamic State on the cyber battlefield.


  8. Russia's Syrian bombing gives boost to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    While Russian cruise missiles were flying over Iran towards targets in Syria on Wednesday, Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was delivering a strongly worded speech ruling out the need for further political dialogue with the US. "Talking to the US will not hold any benefits for us," he told an audience of Revolutionary Guards.


  9. Creator of 'Muslim Hipster' launches logistics startupRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNN

    Layla Shaikley's resume reflects her dynamic personality -- she was a NASA intern, the co-producer of the viral YouTube video "Muslim Hipsters: #mipsterz," cofounder of TedxBaghdad, and an entrepreneur -- and she's only 30. While pursuing a masters degree at MIT, Shaikley founded her first startup, which combined development and data to better protect those in conflict zones like Iraq. It was thwarted by the rise of ISIS.


  10. Syrian General Says Russian Strikes Aid Groun...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The St. Petersburg Times

    Syria's top general on Thursday said Russian strikes had helped government forces launch a "wide-ranging" offensive in central and northwestern Syria, where al-Qaida's affiliate as well as other insurgents had advanced toward key government strongholds in recent months. General Ali Ayoub said in a rare televised statement that the Russian strikes have facilitated an expanded military operation to eliminate "terrorists" - a term the Syrian government uses to refer to all armed opposition to President Bashar Assad.


  11. Chizhov: West should stop playing 'double games' in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    If the West is determined to fight Islamic State, which the international community's common enemy in Syria and Iraq, it should concentrate on that, and stop engaging in "double games", Russia's Ambassdor to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, told EurActiv in an exclusive interview. Vladimir Chizhov is a career diplomat.


  12. In final Failure for Bush/Cheney, many in Iraq seek Russian AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    The Iraqi government in Baghdad, threatened by Daesh and frustrated by the Obama administration's foot-dragging in taking it on, seems increasingly tempted by a Russia alliance. Leaders of the Iraqi Shiite militias visited Moscow this week to seek Russian airstrikes against Daesh, according to the Egyptian newspaper Mada.


  13. Equal Opportunity TerrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

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  14. Black flag of Islamic State militant group rises on Libyan coastRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Islamic State fighters have made late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Ougadougou conference center in downtown Sirte, Libya, into their headquarters. This photos shows the Islamic State flag affixed to the center on March 11, 2015.


  15. The WilliesAPPROACHING ISISRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | American Reporter

    BRADENTON, Fla., Aug. 24. 2014 -- President Barack Obama is under pressure from all sides to formulate a response to the advance of the Isamic State known as ISIS as it struggles to create the Fifth Caliphate this reporter warned us about in 2009 and which now threatens all of the Middle East in the name of Islam. The conundrum for Mr. Obama is that he doesn't want to send new combat troops to the Middle East, and the American public doesn't want him to, either; only a few GOP Neanderthals want our best and brightest young men and women back in harm's way.


  16. Reporting: El PasoCIUDAD Juarez is Mexico's Poster Child for ViolenceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The words that reached out to me from the Inaugural Address of President Barack Obama were when he spoke of what Americans can achieve when "imagination is joined to common purpose, and necessity to courage." Imagination and courage are the most powerful qualities of the American character, because it is we as a people who have progressively imagined annd created this great nation, and we who have courageously defended and extended its ideals.


  17. 15 people killed in mortar barrage, gunfire in IraqRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    At least 15 people were killed and 30 others wounded on Thursday in a mortar barrage in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala and a gunmen attack in the northern city of Kirkuk, security sources said. In Diyala, many mortar rounds landed on four districts in the provincial capital city Baquba, some 65 km northeast of Baghdad, leaving 13 people killed and some 30 others wounded, a provincial security source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.


  18. Why Bombing a Hospital is a War CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    "We tried to take a look into one of the burning buildings. I cannot describe what was inside.


  19. US must corral its objectives in SyriaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A favorite Arab proverb goes something like this: A shepherd asks the Prophet: Should I let my camels loose and trust in God? No, answers the Prophet. Tie down your camels and trust in God.


  20. With 16 months left in office, here's what Obama should do in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

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