Iraqi troops kill some 50 terrorists in country's Anbar province

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iraqi troops kill some 50 terrorists in country's Anbar province 

MOSCOW, Dec. 26 — Iraqi Armed Forces killed 54 militants during anti-terrorist offensive near the city of Fallujah in country's Anbar province, a spokesman of the Iraqi military command said Saturday.

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17 IS militants killed in Iraq's Anbar

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RAMADI, Iraq, Dec. 16 — A total of 17 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed Wednesday in armed clashes and air raids Iraq's largest province of Anbar, a provincial security source said.

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US defense chief to discuss Baghdad-Ankara crisis on Iraq trip

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on US defense chief to discuss Baghdad-Ankara crisis on Iraq trip 

MOSCOW, Dec. 16 — US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will discuss the issue of Turkish forces entering Iraq as well as the US-led anti-terror coalition's support for Baghdad during his visit to the country, a spokesman for the Iraqi Defense Ministry told Sputnik on Wednesday.

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5 killed in suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad

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BAGHDAD, Dec. 1 — Five people were killed and 17 others wounded on Monday in a suicide bomb attack targeting Shiite pilgrims in northern Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.

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Iraqi authorities on alert to face cholera outbreak after 4 deaths

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BAGHDAD, Sept. 21 — Iraqi authorities have been on alert on Monday and took strict measures in an attempt to contain the outbreak of cholera in the country after the death of four people in the past few days near Iraqi capital of Baghdad, officials said.

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Gunmen abduct 42 detainee in north of Iraq's Baghdad

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TIKRIT, Iraq, Sept. 1 — Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped 42 detainees set to be freed while transporting them to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad from Salahudin province, a provincial security source said.

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Fears, misery grip Iraqis as IS imposes cruelty in seized city

June 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Fears, misery grip Iraqis as IS imposes cruelty in seized city 

By Jamal Hashim

BAGHDAD, June 10 (PNA/Xinhua) — Hundreds of thousands of civilians in Iraq's northern city of Mosul are living with fear and uncertainty, a year after the Islamic State (IS) militant group occupied their city.

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At least 1,031 people killed in Iraqi violence in May: UN

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on At least 1,031 people killed in Iraqi violence in May: UN 

BAGHDAD, June 1 — A total of 1,031 Iraqis were killed and 1,684 others injured in terrorist attacks and violence in May in Iraq, the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) said in a statement on Monday.

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Iraq to cooperate with Kurds to liberate Nineveh province from IS: PM

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BAGHDAD, April 6 — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday the Iraqi federal forces will work with the Kurdish regional forces to liberate the northern province of Nineveh from the Islamic State (IS) militants.

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Heavy bombardment on IS militants in Tikrit ahead of street battles

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Heavy bombardment on IS militants in Tikrit ahead of street battles 

TIKRIT, Iraq, March 26 — The U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi forces on Thursday launched heavy bombardment on Islamic State (IS) targets in Tikrit to prepare the ground for expected street battles to rid the city of IS militants, a provincial official said.

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