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Islamic State group seizes 200 residents of Iraqi town
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - August 31, 2015 - 8:58am
The mayor of a remote, Islamic State-held town in western Iraq said on Monday that some 200 residents have been detained by the group at an unknown location following clashes there.
IS detains dozens in Iraqi town after rare street protest
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - August 29, 2015 - 3:17pm
Islamic State militants detained at least 70 people in a remote western Iraqi town on yesterday following a rare street demonstration protesting the extremist group's execution of a local resident, security officials...
In battle against IS, Iraqi forces retake town near Tikrit
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - March 11, 2015 - 6:15am
Iraqi security forces on yesterday retook a town next to the militant-held city of Tikrit as they pressed their offensive against Islamic State militants, two military officials said.
Iraqi officials say IS leader wounded in airstrike
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - November 10, 2014 - 8:17am
Iraqi officials said Sunday that the head of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was wounded in an airstrike in western Anbar province. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such...
Iran general said to mastermind Iraq ground war
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - November 6, 2014 - 5:01am
When Islamic State militants retreated from the embattled town of Jurf al-Sakher last week, the Iraqi military was quick to flaunt a rare victory. State television showed tanks and Humvees parading through the town...
US sends Hellfire missiles to Iraq
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - December 27, 2013 - 10:25am
The U.S. has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq's air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country's branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday.
US sends Hellfire missiles to Iraq
by Qassim Abdul-Zahra - December 27, 2013 - 6:00am
The U.S. has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to the Iraq's air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country's branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday...
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