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  1. Austria says it and Germany will take refugees from Hungary; migrants board buses after marchRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Medincine Hat News

    ... counterpart - not long after Hungary's surprise nighttime move to provide buses for the weary travellers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. With people streaming in long lines along highways from a Budapest train station and near a migrant reception ...

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  2. Austria says it and Germany will take refugees from HungaryRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | KFBB

    ... counterpart - not long after Hungary's surprise nighttime move to provide buses for the weary travelers from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. With people streaming in long lines along highways from a Budapest train station and near a migrant reception ...

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  3. Refugees in Hungary break through police line and start marching west; government offers busesRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after long treks from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, broke away from Hungarian police on Friday and headed on foot for Western Europe. In a surprise nighttime announcement, Hungary's government said it would send buses to take them to the border with Austria.

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  4. Hundreds march toward border in Hungary's migrant crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... this step so Hungary's transportation is not paralyzed during the next 24 hours." The asylum-seekers - many from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan - had already made dangerous treks in scorching heat, under barbed wire on Hungary's southern frontier and ...

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  5. A second act after 'fog of war'?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Lt. Cmdr. Brian "Iron Ed" Hiner in a group photo. He's in the background to the right of the helicopter in Baghdad, Iraq in 2004 after the fall of Baghdad. He's the author of a new book, First, Fast, Fearless: How to Lead Like a Navy SEAL. A guide ...

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  6. Thousands Begin Final March Toward Border as Hungary's Migrant Crisis DeepensRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... this step so Hungary's transportation is not paralyzed during the next 24 hours." The asylum-seekers - many from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan - had already made dangerous treks in scorching heat, under barbed wire on Hungary's southern frontier and ...

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  7. These images changed public opinion. Has Alan Kurdi's photo done the same?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... detainee standing on a box with a bag on his head and wires attached to him in the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad, Iraq. This 2003 photo of an Iraqi detainee being tortured at the U.S.-run Abu Ghraib prison was taken not by a photojournalist, but by ...

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  8. Is Iraq too broke to fight ISIS?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

    Iraq's ability to fight Islamic State extremists who control roughly a third of the country is hampered by a financial crisis that's left the Baghdad government operating "hand to mouth," Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily warned this week. The inability to pay salaries on time to the soldiers and militiamen fighting the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has hurt morale and hindered progress in operations to retake key hubs that were captured by the jihadists, Faily said in an interview Thursday.

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  9. Sistani wants real steps in corruption fightRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    An Iraqi protester kisses a picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel during demonstration against the poor quality of basic services, power outages and calling for trial of corrupt politicians in Baghdad, Iraq, September 4, 2015.

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  10. Trump's Sarah Palin moment: A big goof when it comes to Iran's top generalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... published in Trump's home town. He might consider reading it sometime. Suleimani made life hell for the Americans in Iraq shortly after the 2003 U.S. invasion. Ryan Crocker was ambassador during the roughest times there. He didn't even slightly ...

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  11. Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Al Sistani.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    BAGHDAD: Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Al Sistani, on Friday called for the prosecution of the most senior officials suspected of corruption and the retrieval of stolen funds. Sistani, whose word few Iraqi politicians would openly challenge, has put his authority behind a recent reform drive by Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi and urged him to take a stronger stance against the corruption and mismanagement that have made Iraq nearly impossible to govern.

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  12. About the Photo of the Dead Boy on the BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... worldwide demands for aid to these families who are risking death and all their life's savings to get out of Syria, Iraq or Afghanistan, to reach Europe and safety. Seventy immigrants were found stuffed into a truck in Austria, suffocated by ...

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  13. Edward Snowden speaks to Mehdi HasanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    ... He also debunks Europe's response to the so-called 'migrant' crisis, and debates the likelihood of partition in Iraq with the country's ambassador to the US. In UpFront's Headliner segment Snowden responds to his critics, including presidential ...

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  14. New Digital Archaeology Effort Attemps to Capture Culture Heritage Before It's GoneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    ... in the making - although efforts are now being expedited as more and more ancient sites, particularly in Syria and Iraq, are facing high risk from ISIS's destructive forces. "All of us realize this is a race against time," Michel told the BBC. ...

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  15. Trump fumes over talk show host who tripped him up on terror questionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... Kurds, by the way, have been horribly mistreated by," in reference to the ethnic group getting US support in northern Iraq and Syria to fight the Islamic State. After Hewitt lobbed another question, this one dropping a mouthful of names, including ...

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  16. US takes Pakistan into confidence over anti-IS allianceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... in a video address in February urging people in the region to join the group. Led by Abubakar al-Baghdadi and based in Iraq and Syria, IS has taken over large swathes of territory in the two countries. It is accused of killing thousands of Muslims ...

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  17. Iraqi army raids Baghdad headquarters on suspecting link to Turkish abducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | DNA India

    Iraqi security forces investigating the abduction of 18 Turkish construction workers raided the Baghdad headquarters of a powerful Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia overnight, security sources and officials said on Friday. Gunmen in military uniform had seized the Turks on Wednesday from a sports stadium they were building in northeastern Baghdad, in what Ankara said appeared to have been a targeted kidnapping.

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  18. .com | ISIS blows up famed tower tombs at Syria's PalmyraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    ... ISIS has carried out a sustained campaign of destruction against heritage sites in areas under its control in Syria and Iraq, and in mid-August beheaded the 82-year-old former antiquities chief in Palmyra. News of the demolition of the tower tombs ...

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  19. Iraq's top cleric demands real steps in fighting corruptionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Iraq's top Shiite cleric said on Friday the government must start hunting the "big heads" as part of its anti-corruption drive, calling for "convincing and assuring steps" as proof of the government's seriousness in implementing its highly-touted reform plan. Last month, Iraq's Shiite-led government announced a package of reforms following large rallies in Baghdad and other provinces protesting endemic corruption, sectarian politics and shabby basic services.

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  20. Taranaki rugby jersey pops up in war-torn IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A fan of Abu Azrael, a infamous ground commander of an Iran-supported militia, is seen wearing a Taranaki rugby jersey in Iraq. A Taranaki rugby jersey has made its way to the streets of Baghdad and been spotted in the presence of one of Iraq's most feared militia leaders.

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