Baghdad, Iraq Newswire (Page 9)

Baghdad, Iraq Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Baghdad, Iraq. (Page 9)

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  1. Iraq building security wall around BaghdadRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Iraq is building a three-meter-high security wall and trench defenses around Baghdad in an effort to thwart jihadist attacks, a security official said on Thursday. The aim is to prevent the infiltration of "terrorists" and car bombs into the city, Brigadier General Saad Maan said.

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  2. Snowden's Chronicler Reveals Her Own Life Under SurveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Wired

    Laura Poitras has a talent for disappearing. In her early documentaries like My Country, My Country and The Oath , her camera seems to float invisibly in rooms where subjects carry on intimate conversations as if they're not being observed.

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  3. Terror Strategy Fail? Official: Isis army resilient despite Us-led airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Fox News

    The number of fighters in the Islamic State's army largely "remains the same" as it did a year ago, a U.S. official briefed on the latest intelligence estimate tells Fox News. Officially, ISIS is estimated to have between 20,000 and 25,000 fighters based on the new intelligence estimate, as first reported by USA Today .

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  4. UN panel to rule in Assange's favour over 'unlawful' detentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Indian Express

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that he will accept arrest by British police if a UN working group on arbitrary detention decides that the three years he has spent holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy does not amount to illegal detention. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's three-and-a-half-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London amounts to 'unlawful detention', a United Nations panel examining his appeal will rule on Friday, the BBC reported.

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  5. Iraq Receives More F-16sRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Middle East Newsline

    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has sent additional fighter-jets to Iraq. The administration of President Barack Obama has approved the delivery of the second batch of F-16 Block 52 multi-role fighters to Iraq.

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  6. The Kurdish referendum and Barzani's political survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Al Jazeera

    Ibrahim al-Marashi is an assistant professor at the Department of History, California State University, San Marcos. He is the co-author of "Iraq's Armed Forces: An Analytical History."

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  7. Cheap Oil Buoys Industry, Shakes Up Global GovernmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Construction Equipment Guide

    That reality is wreaking havoc and causing uncertainty for some governments and businesses, while creating financial windfalls for others. Less expensive crude is delighting consumers in some regions, while leading to widespread job losses elsewhere.

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  8. Iraq building wall, trench around capitalRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Iraq said Wednesday it has begun building a wall and a trench around Baghdad in a bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce the large number of checkpoints inside the city. The Interior Ministry's spokesman, police Brig.

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  9. Iraq building security wall around BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Iraqi security forces inspect a car at a checkpoint on the main road from Baghdad's central Jaderiyah district to Dora on the southern outskirts of the Iraqi capital on January 18, 2016. AFP Photo Iraq is building a three-metre-high security wall and trench defences around Baghdad in an effort to thwart jihadist attacks, a security official said on Feb. 4. The aim is to prevent the infiltration of "terrorists" and car bombs into the city, Brigadier General Saad Maan said.

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  10. Independence of Iraqi Kurdistan would further complicate Sykes-Picot instability: Turkey's AKPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party has suggested that the prospective independence of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government would "further complicate the picture" in a region destabilized by the "artificial borders of the Sykes-Picot agreement" of 1916. AKP spokesperson Omer Celik said the Sykes-Picot agreement, the centennial of which will be marked in May, drew "artificial borders" that have had a destabilizing impact on the entire Middle East.

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  11. WikiLeaks' Assange 'unlawfully detained' Ecuador embassy, UN panel to rule, BBC saysRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Stabroek News

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's three-and-a-half-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London amounts to 'unlawful detention', a United Nations panel examining his appeal will rule on Friday, the BBC reported. Assange, a former computer hacker who has been holed up in the embassy since June 2012, told the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention that he was a political refugee whose rights had been infringed by being unable to take up asylum in Ecuador.

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  12. WikiLeaks' Assange 'unlawfully detained' in Ecuador...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's three-and-a-half-year stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London amounts to 'unlawful detention', a United Nations panel examining his appeal will rule on Friday, the BBC reported. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures during a news conference at the Ecuadorian embassy in central London August 18, 2014 file photo.

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  13. WikiLeaks' Assange says to leave Ecuador embassy, accept arrest if loses UN caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | New Vision

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he took refuge in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, and accept arrest on Friday if a UN panel investigating his case rules against him, he said. "Should the U.N. announce tomorrow that I have lost my case against the United Kingdom and Sweden, I shall exit the embassy at noon on Friday to accept arrest by British police as there is no meaningful prospect of further appeal," Assange said in a statement posted on the Wikileaks Twitter account.

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  14. Iraq is Building a Wall and Trench Around Baghdad in a Bid to Stop Militant AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | TIME.com

    People collect their belongings from a building heavily damaged by a car bomb explosion and attack left at least 18 people dead, in the commercial area of New Baghdad, Iraq, Jan 12, 2016. - Iraq said Wednesday it has begun building a wall and a trench around Baghdad in a bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce the large number of checkpoints inside the city.

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  15. UN Panel Rules In Favor Of WikiLeaks Founder's Complaint Of Arbitrary Detention: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Switched

    A United Nations panel has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained," the BBC reported on Thursday. No comment was immediately available from the United Nations in Geneva, where the U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has been considering a request by Assange for a ruling.

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  16. Kosovo FM 'received death threat from IS leader'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bangkok Post

    Kosovo's foreign minister and former premier Hashim Thaci says he received a death threat purportedly from the leader of the Islamic State organisation over his opposition to the extremist group. Kosovo's Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci told AFP he received "a death threat against me and my family," allegedly signed by IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi A Pristina news website this week reported details of a letter addressed to then-prime minister Thaci in late 2014, allegedly signed by IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, calling on him to abandon Kosovo's alignment with the West or face "great revenge".

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  17. Ashford & Simpson's 'High Rise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Like Maria Said Paz

    For me, songs stick in my head that I like. Other than the fact that I like them, I never know why they stick.

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  18. Steve Grand 'Stay'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Mikey Likes It!

    That's Steve Grand 's "Stay." It's musical theme post tonight. We're supposed to note a song that's buried it's way into our minds.

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  19. WikiLeaks' Assange to leave Ecuador embassy, accept arrest if loses UN caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Globe and Mail

    In this Dec. 5, 2011 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange makes a statement to media gathered outside the High Court in London. Assange said Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, on WikiLeaks Twitter account that he will accept arrest by British police if a U.N. working group on arbitrary detention decides that the three years he has spent holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy does not amount to illegal detention.

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  20. Analysis: Kurds taking baby steps toward independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Jerusalem Post

    While the constellation of events on the ground appears to work to the Kurds' advantage, internal divisions, opposition from regional states and geography continue to impede rapid progress. The announcement by Kurdish Regional Government President Masoud Barzani this week calling, again, for a referendum on creating an independent state, demonstrates how slow things are moving.

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