Stories Tagged 'Baghdad'
Iraqi special forces and police fought Islamic State militants to edge closer to the al-Nuri mosque in western Mosul on Wednesday, tightening their control around the landmark site and in Baghdad a suicide truck bomb killed at least 17 people.
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A suicide bomber killed 33 people and wounded 55 others in Madaen, about 25 km (15 miles) south of Baghdad, on Wednesday, Iraqi police and medical officials said.
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A damaged police station is seen in the Anbar province town of Hit October 6, 2014.
In recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syria’s border town of Kobani from Islamic State.
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Iraq's parliament approved a new government headed by Haider al-Abadi as prime minister on Monday night, in a bid to rescue Iraq from collapse
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Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley
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Iraq's president named a new prime minister to end Nuri al-Maliki's eight-year rule on Monday, but the veteran leader refused to go after deploying militias and special forces
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