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  1. Let's try to take control of the agenda next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    ... Politicians want to convince people we're secure and so they're predisposed to spend on large items of equipment. In Iraq, US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld articulated the mission clearly: capture Baghdad and depose Saddam Hussein. It turned ...


  2. The New Threat to Iraq's ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    In March of 2017, with the battle for control of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, raging just miles away, I was driven into the town of Karamles, recently liberated from ISIS control. Together with a journalist friend, the parish priest of the town and an American adviser to the Catholic Archdiocese of Erbil, we walked among the ruined buildings surveying the results of ISIS occupation, which included a burnt church.


  3. Iraq snapshotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Common Ills

    Tuesday, December 18, 2018. There is no justice in Iraq, none at all. At THE NEW YORKER, Ben Taub reports on post-'liberation' in Iraq: Shortly after ten o'clock, three judges in long black robes shuffled into Courtroom 2 and sat at the bench.


  4. In 2019, Mideast Economic Troubles Loom As Wars Wind DownRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    As the Middle East ushers in 2019, the decade's ruinous conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq seem to be winding down after exacting a painful price - many thousands killed, millions uprooted from their homes and entire cities reduced to rubble. Yet the potential for unrest remains high, including in countries that escaped civil war after the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, such as Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt.


  5. Can these Kurdish fighters help the U.S. out of a crisis in Syria?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The long, lonely road from Dohuk in the Kurdistan region to Sinjar, the site of the ISIS genocide of Yazidis, is symbolic of Iraq's recent tragedies. It passes villages and towns destroyed in the fighting with ISIS.


  6. Iraqi parliament confirms 3 new ministers, 5 seats unfilled Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSB-TV

    Iraq's parliament confirmed three ministers to Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's government Tuesday but left other key posts, including ministers of Defense and Interior, vacant as an impasse over the appointments threatened to stretch into its third month. The confirmations come two days after Abdul-Mahdi's controversial nominee to head the Interior Ministry returned to his former posts as the chairman of the Popular Mobilization militias and national security adviser to the prime minister.


  7. As wars in Syria and Yemen wind down, conflicts still roil Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... City on Aug. 9, 2018. As the Middle East ushers in 2019, the decade's ruinous conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya, and Iraq seem to be winding down after exacting a painful price - many thousands killed, millions uprooted from their homes, and entire ...


  8. Day of Reckoning for Flynn as He Awaits SentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... Mr. Flynn enlisted in the Army after college. He participated in the invasion of Grenada in 1983 and saw combat in Iraq, Afghanistan and Haiti, winning nearly two dozen military honors over the course of a three-decade career. That career stalled, ...


  9. President approves renaming post office after soldierRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law renaming a post office in a small Rhode Island community after a local native who died in Iraq. The Providence Journal reports U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Monday the post office in Saunderstown will be renamed after Army Capt.


  10. Iraq: Militia Leader Returns as National Security AdviserRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Voice of America

    ... 3, 2018. Parliament is to consider al-Fayadh's nomination to run the Interior Ministry on Tuesday. The former head of Iraq's Iran-linked Popular Mobilization militias has returned to his dual posts as chairman of the militias and national security ...


  11. The US is betraying the Kurds all over againRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Spiked

    Since the Islamic State lost its two strongholds of Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq last year, there is a sense that ISIS is yesterday's 'imminent threat to every interest we have', as then US defence secretary Chuck Hagel put it in 2014 . Islamic State no longer feels like today's news, appearing instead as a nostalgic blast from a pre- Brexit , pre- Trump past.


  12. Again, she was not a spyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Like Maria Said Paz

    ... left. I just couldn't. Bruce really showed what mattered to him -- and it's not rock and roll or his longterm fans. " Iraq snapshot " (THE COMMON ILLS): Monday, December 17, 2018. First off, GirlBye or whatever her name is. In Friday's snapshot , we ...


  13. Jews and Muslims Unite to Save LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    The first Miss Iraq, RenA e Dangoor, was a Baghdadi Jew. She was crowned in 1947.


  14. Iraq to up Its Oil Production to 5 Million Bpd in 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Building on its oil production growth this year, Iraq is to further expand its oil capacity in 2019 as Baghdad continues to face economic challenges, including substantial reconstruction costs. Iraq's new oil minister has made it abundantly clear that little should stand in Baghdad's path to boosting its crude production capacity in 2019 to 5 million barrels per day , even though that agenda might run counter to plans by other oil producers for collaborative output cuts in 2019.


  15. Readers respond: Bush's depleted uranium legacy lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Baghdad skies erupt with anti-aircraft fire as U.S. warplanes strike targets in the Iraqi capital in the early morning, in this Jan. 18, 1991 file photo. A decade ago, TV's coverage of Operation Desert Storm rallied a newsgathering effort whose responsiveness was unknown during Vietnam, the oft-described 'living room war' of a quarter-century earlier.


  16. Erdogan says Trump positive on Turkish military plan to push east in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... targeting the eastern side where the YPG controls an area of more than 400 km (250 miles) along the border toward Iraq. Manbij is near an area where Turkish and U.S. troops began joint patrols last month. That cooperation has also been complicated ...


  17. Finding purpose: Nonprofit gives veterans a chance to work with horses - and themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    Patrick Benson's deployment with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment to Fallujah and Ramadi, Iraq, in 2003 impacted him in ways he didn't understand until years later. It was an exhausting year as an infantryman during the invasion of Iraq, and upon returning home, the veteran of six years left the Army.


  18. Ringgold police officer donates flag to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walker County Messenger

    On Monday night, Dec. 10, a member of the Ringgold Police Department donated a flag that flew at the Victory Over America Palace in Baghdad, Iraq.


  19. Iraq begins rebuilding of Mosul landmark Great Mosque of al-NuriRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    ... nine months, left large areas in ruins, killed thousands of civilians and displaced more than 900,000 others. The Iraq representative of the UN's cultural agency, Unesco, told those attending the ceremony on Sunday that the Great Mosque of al-Nuri's ...


  20. Iraqi air force says destroyed Islamic State meeting facility in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The Iraqi air force on 11 December destroyed two buildings in the city of Hajin in Syria where heads of the Daesh* terror group have held regular meetings, the Defence Ministry of Iraq reported. "The airstrike completely destroyed two buildings.