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  1. Turkish Foreign Minister Says to Tell Iraqi Kurdish Officials Independence Vote WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | US News & World Report

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday he would tell Iraqi Kurdish officials later in the day that their decision to hold an independence referendum was wrong and that Ankara expects it to cancel the vote.

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  2. Officials say Trump's Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghani... . President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, during a Presidential Address to the Nation about a strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghani... .

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  3. Mattis Asks Iraqi Kurds to Put Off Vote on IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | The New York Times

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis asked the president of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region on Tuesday to postpone a referendum next month on Kurdish independence. Mr. Mattis's meeting with President Masoud Barzani was part of broader push by American officials to head off what they fear may be a new period of political instability as Iraq continues its battle against the Islamic State.

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  4. Top U.S. commander says first new forces will arrive in Afghanistan soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The top U.S commander for the Middle East says the first deployments of new U.S. forces will arrive in Afghanistan "pretty quickly." Gen. Joseph Votel estimates it could take days or a few weeks.

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  5. Iraqi forces gain ground on ISIL in Tal Afar offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    The joint Iraqi forces took control of al-Jazirah area, in the eastern side of Tal Afar on Tuesday, as troops and members of the Shia Popular Mobilisation forces started heading towards the city centre, a security source told the DPA news agency. ISIL fighters, estimated to number up to 1,000, reportedly responded with artillery fire, as the government forces massed outside the city.

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  6. Another round of talks on Kurdish independence vote take place next week, says negotiatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Times of Oman

    Mala Bakhtiar, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Politburo Executive Secretary speaks during an interview with Reuters in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq on August 19, 2017. Photo - Reuters Mala Bakhtiar, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Politburo Executive Secretary speaks during an interview with Reuters in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq on August 19, 2017.

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  7. More talks likely on Kurdish independence vote, negotiator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Reuters

    A delegation representing Iraq's ruling Shi'ite coalition may meet Kurdish politicians again next week to try to convince them to delay or cancel a plan to hold an independence referendum, a negotiator said. A first round of talks, held last week in Baghdad, brought the two sides closer and a second round could be held next week in the Kurdish capital Erbil, Abdullah al-Zaidi, a negotiator from the National Alliance, Iraq's Shi'ite Muslim ruling coalition, told Reuters on Monday evening.

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  8. TravelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine to reaffirm the U.S. commitment to strategic partnerships. Mattis plans to meet with leaders to discuss Jordan's contribution to the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, America's commitment to Turkey as a NATO partner, and the U.S. commitment to restore Ukraine sovereignty and strengthen the defense partnership between the two nations.

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  9. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | Lucianne.com

    The administration of President Donald Trump has decided to disband a federal advisory panel on climate change - in a further sign of the White HouseA s view on environmental policy. The panel is part of the National Climate Assessment, a group aimed at helping officials and policy makers integrate the US GovernmentA s climate change analysis into their long-term planning.

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  10. Clearing Iraq towns of explosives may take decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Post Register

    For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder of how difficult it will be to return to homes littered with hidden explosives by Islamic State militants and dotted with the remnants of undetonated bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition that still could blow up. On Thursday, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said for the first time that the American military will help contractors and other officials locate unexploded bombs dropped by the coalition.

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  11. Iraqi forces set new targetRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    A month after liberating Mosul from the Islamic State, Iraqi forces began a new offensive Sunday to retake Tal Afar, one of the last big cities in Iraq under control of the extremists. As he has done frequently during the three-year campaign against the Islamic State, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi appeared on state television in the dark hours - close to 3 a.m. Sunday, a time chosen to heighten the drama - wearing a black uniform in the style of Iraqi special forces to announce that the operation.

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  12. Iraqi forces start offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    A month after liberating Mosul from the Islamic State, Iraqi forces began a new offensive Sunday to retake Tal Afar, one of the last big cities in Iraq under control of the extremists. As he has done frequently during the three-year military campaign against the Islamic State, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi appeared on state television in the dark hours - close to 3 a.m. Sunday, a time chosen to heighten the drama - wearing a black uniform in the style of Iraqi special forces to announce that the operation had begun.

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  13. Iraq's Kurds might put off independence vote in return for concessions from Baghdad: officialRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | UAport

    By Maher Chmaytelli SULAIMANIYA - Reuters Iraq's Kurds may consider the possibility of postponing a planned Sept. 25 referendum on independence in return for financial and political concessions from the central government in Baghdad, a senior Kurdish official said.

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  14. Official: Iraq's Kurds Might Put off Independence Vote in Return for ConcessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Voice of America

    Iraq's Kurds may consider the possibility of postponing a planned Sept. 25 referendum on independence in return for financial and political concessions from the central government in Baghdad, a senior Kurdish official said.

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  15. Iraq's Kurds might put off independence vote in return for concessions from BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Times of Oman

    A man takes a photo of his son near the castle market of Erbil, Iraq, on August 17, 2017. Photo - Reuters A man takes a photo of his son near the castle market of Erbil, Iraq, on August 17, 2017.

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  16. Clearing Iraqi cities of explosives may take decadesRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  17. US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in MosulRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  18. Official: Indonesian family that joined IS now in IraqRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  19. Official: Indonesian family that joined IS now in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The Columbian

    A Jakarta family who joined the Islamic State group in Syria out of an apparently naive belief it would give them a better life is now in Iraq and in contact with the Indonesian government, a senior Indonesian official said Friday. Deputy Foreign Minister Abdurrahman M. Fachir said that the family of 17, which includes children and teenagers, is safe but also indicated their journey won't be straightforward.

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  20. Dominican Sisters Begin Rebuilding in Iraq's Nineveh Plains: - Amount of Damage Is Overwhelming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Townhall

    While ISIS is facing defeat in the city of Mosul, many Christians returning home are faced with devastation and destruction. The Dominican Sisters in Erbil, Iraq recently wrote an open letter describing what they found when they returned their convent in the Plains of Nineveh in November and how the Christian communities there are trying to rebuild.

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