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Iraq wages biggest battle against Islamic State yet, and it has everything to lose

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Iraq's Abadi says Baiji battle 'crucial' to ousting Islamic State

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the battle over the northern town of Baiji and its refinery - Iraq's largest - was critical to the fight against Islamic State.

Britain to send more military trainers to aid Iraq’s fight against Islamic State

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Britain will send more trainers to Iraq to help the country in its battle against the Islamic State jihadist group, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Wednesday. Britain is carrying out air strikes against IS jihadists who hav...

Islamic State Rocket Attack Kills U.S. Marine In Northern Iraq

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A U.S. Soldier was killed in the battle against Islamic State in Northern Iraq on Saturday. According to U.S. military and Iraqi officials, it’s the second casualty in combat against the Islamic State. Our deepest condolences to the...

Sunni Arabs forced to leave Kirkuk after Islamic State attack, residents say

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KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Hundreds of displaced Sunni Arab families have had to leave Kirkuk after an Islamic State attack on the Kurdish-controlled city which authorities suspect was helped by Sunni sleeper cells, humanitarian worke...

Islamic State is losing; coalition to step up pressure: U.S. envoy

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State is losing a battle against forces arraigned against if from many sides in Iraq and Syria and the focus would turn to stabilizing cities seized back from them, the U.S. envoy to a coalition fighting ...


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