Baghdad, Iraq Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 28 paramilitaries killed in car bombings in Iraq's BaijiRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    TIKRIT, Iraq , June 2 -- Car bomb attacks killed at least 28 government-backed militiamen and wounded 36 others in Iraq on Tuesday, a security source said. The casualties were inflicted by four suicide car bomb attacks on the edge of the IS-held town of Baiji in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin.

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  2. Poll: More now blame Obama's policies for the current problems in Iraq than blame Bush'sRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hot Air

    This may seem like a no-brainer - of course the guy who's been in charge for six years bears more responsibility for the current state of affairs than his predecessor - but for much of the public, Iraq is "Bush's war" unto eternity. That's part of the media fascination with asking Republican contenders whether they'd order the invasion in 2003 knowing then what we know now.

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  3. Foes of Islamic State push for unified battle strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iraqi volunteers and Shi'ite paramilitaries are preparing for an offensive against Islamic State, as an international coalition meets in Paris to find an answer to the crisis. Nathan Frandino reports.

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  4. Why the Iraqi Plan to Retake Ramadi from the Islamic State Group Is DoomedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    The Iraqi army's impending offensive to retake Ramadi from Islamic State group control is bound to end in catastrophe. Unleashing sectarian militias and the Iraqi army on Ramadi will only continue this bloody whack-a-mole game against the Islamic State group.

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  5. The Obama administration's ISIS strategy faces a crippling contradictionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Rebel fighters overlook al-Ghab plain, in the Jabal al-Akrad area in Syria's northwestern Latakia province, April 29, 2015. The complicated web of open and tacit alliances in the Middle East has created a contradiction within the US strategy to combat the Islamic State terrorist group.

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  6. Allies back Iraq plan against ISIS, Baghdad seeks more helpRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Western and Arab states carrying out air strikes on Islamic State fighters backed on Tuesday Iraq's plan to retake territory from the jihadist movement after being accused by the Iraqi premier of not doing enough to help Baghdad push back the insurgents. Around 20 coalition ministers met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Paris, in part to persuade his Shi'ite Muslim-led government to repair relations with Iraq's Sunni minority to strengthen its campaign against the Sunni Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

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  7. Allies back Iraq plan against Islamic State, Baghdad calls for more helpRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Western and Arab states carrying out air strikes on Islamic State backed Iraq's plan on Tuesday to retake territory from the jihadist movement after being accused by the Iraqi premier of not doing enough to help Baghdad roll back the insurgents. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius attend a news conference following a meeting with members of the anti-Islamic State coalition in Paris, France, June 2, 2015.

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  8. Coalition pledges to "redouble" efforts against ISIL, but sticks to planRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | USA Today

    The U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday it would "redouble" its efforts to combat the Islamic State, which has made gains in Iraq and Syria, but offered few specifics and indicated no major strategy Coalition pledges to "redouble" efforts against ISIL, but sticks to plan WASHINGTON - The U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday it would "redouble" its efforts to combat the Islamic State, which has made gains in Iraq and Syria, but offered few specifics and indicated no major strategy Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Idp12Z WASHINGTON - A U.S.-led coalition pledged Tuesday to "redouble" efforts to combat the Islamic State, which has been making gains in both Iraq and Syria.

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  9. Sham Logistics Services Add Iraq Office to RepresentationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Journal of Commerce Online

    We are pleased to welcome Sham Logistics Services as new Cargo Connections members representing Iraq. The company is already a member in Kuwait and we are pleased to add their Iraq office to our growing network.

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  10. Iraqis recount their lives under the Islamic State: Cheap food, endless rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    There are few signs of life in central Ramadi, the Islamic State's latest prize in the vast western badlands of Iraq. Photos and videos posted on the Internet show battle-scarred streets littered with rubble and blood-stained clothing, but devoid of inhabitants.

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  11. Why can't the West fight ISIS?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Spiked

    And yet despite America's might, despite its efforts being aided and abetted by the Iraqi army, a fighting force into which the US has pumped $25 billion , the US military effort has yielded little in return. Yes, the town of Tikrit, 140 miles north east of Baghdad, was finally retaken from ISIS by the Iraqi army in March this year.

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  12. Remembering Charles KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Spiked

    Aged just 55, his death this week was equally as unexpected Yet in his 30-or-so years of political life, Kennedy certainly made a mark. As the leader of the Lib Dems, between 1999 and 2006, he secured their greatest electoral success, winning 62 seats at the 2005 General Election.

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  13. War with Isis: Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi asks for 'the support of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    Mr Al-Abadi said his country's armed forces are willing to fight, but asked: 'If you don't have enough intelligence, how can you react?' John Lichfield has been The Independent's man in Paris since 1997, covering French news. Before that, he was the paper's Foreign Editor and he has also worked in Brussels and Washington.

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  14. Car bomb near restaurant kills 6 people in Iraqi capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police officials say the car went off inside the parking lot of the Qadouri restaurant in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday afternoon. Among the six people killed was a traffic policeman.

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  15. Uprooted Iraqis at Risk of Water-Borne Disease OutbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Displaced civilians from Ramadi wait to receive humanitarian aid from the United Nations in a camp in the town of Amiriyat al-Fallujah, west of Baghdad, Iraq, May 22, 2015. The World Health Organization said millions of internally displaced people in Iraq are at risk of water-borne and other communicable diseases as scorching summer temperatures kick in.

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  16. Obama to deliver eulogy for Beau BidenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CNN

    President Barack Obama will remember Beau Biden, the late son of Vice President Joe Biden, during a funeral Mass in Delaware on Saturday, the White House says. Obama will deliver the eulogy for the younger Biden, the former attorney general of Delaware, who died Saturday at 46. He had battled brain cancer.

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  17. Iraq complains of insufficient int'l support to halt ISRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Iraq i Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi on Tuesday said here he regretted the lack of support from international coalition allies to stem the Islamic State's alarming advances in the country. "Air support is not enough.

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  18. IS militant group claims suicide attack on Iraq police as toll rises to 47Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    Mourners react during the funeral of policemen, killed by a tank rigged with explosives, during a funeral in Najaf, south of Baghdad, on Tuesday. Photo - Reuters Baghdad: The IS militant group claimed a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad that officials said on Tuesday had killed at least 47 people.

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  19. Iraq's allies vow support for plan to retake Ramadi from militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    From left: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi, French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius and US Deputy Secretary of State Antony J Blinken during a joint press conference following a meeting with Foreign Affairs ministers of members of the anti-IS militant group coalition in Paris on Tuesday. Photo - AFP Paris: Iraq's allies on Tuesday pledged support for Baghdad's plan to retake the city of Ramadi from IS militants, whose advance Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi described as a "failure" for the global community.

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  20. Anti-IS Coalition Vows Support For Iraqi PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Coalition countries fighting the Islamic State group have pledged their "firm support" for an Iraqi plan to tackle IS advances in Iraq's western Anbar Province. Coalition partners made the pledge in a joint statement issued after a conference in Paris on June 2 which brought together ministers from some 20 countries, including the United States but not Russia, Iran, or Syria.

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