Offensives against Islamic State could displace 2.3 million Iraqis: U.N.

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Offensives against Islamic State could displace 2.3 million Iraqis: U.N.

Upcoming military offensives in Iraq against Islamic State, including an assault on the northern city of Mosul, could displace at least 2.3 million people, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said on Thursday.

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Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against IS

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Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against IS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

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U.S. firm to de-mine Iraqi city of Ramadi retaken from Islamic State

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U.S. firm to de-mine Iraqi city of Ramadi retaken from Islamic State

A U.S. de-mining company is removing explosives and training Iraqis to dismantle the devices planted by Islamic State in the largest Iraqi city retaken from the militants, a diplomat and two U.S. officials said on Monday.

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Islamic State finance chief, other leaders, likely killed: U.S.

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Islamic State finance chief, other leaders, likely killed: U.S.

Islamic State's top finance officer and other senior leaders were likely killed this week in a major offensive targeting the militant group's financial operation, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday.

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Turkey limits visas for Iraqis, citing illegal immigration

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Turkey limits visas for Iraqis, citing illegal immigration

Turkey has restricted entry visas for Iraqis in a bid to limit foreign fighters reaching its territory and stem the flow of migrants and refugees to Europe.

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Frustrated, some Iraqi refugees quit Germany

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Some Iraqis frustrated by the asylum process in Germany have given up, voluntarily returning to Iraq.

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Iraqis find mass grave in Ramadi

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The Iraqi government says 40 bodies have been found in a mass grave in Ramadi after it was retaken from Islamic State militants.

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Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar

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Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar

Kurdish officials said Sunday three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Sinjar, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants earlier this month.

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Iraqis clean up after deadly bomb attacks

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Scattered belongings and debris mark three sites of bombings that killed at least 57 people in Iraq.

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Iraqi PM opens Baghdad's fortified 'Green Zone' to public

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Iraqi PM opens Baghdad's fortified 'Green Zone' to public

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad open to all citizens on October 4, part of a reform drive prompted by protests demanding greater transparency and openness.

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Assad allies, including Iranians, prepare ground attack in Syria: sources

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Assad allies, including Iranians, prepare ground attack in Syria: sources

Hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria in the last 10 days and will soon join government forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies in a major ground offensive backed by Russian air strikes, two Lebanese sources told Reuters.

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Sixteen Turkish workers kidnapped in Baghdad

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Sixteen Turkish workers were kidnapped by masked men in northeastern Baghdad on Wednesday, Iraq's Interior Ministry said.

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Iraqi PM orders easier access to Baghdad's Green Zone as protests surge

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Iraqi PM orders easier access to Baghdad's Green Zone as protests surge

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on August 28 ordered security forces to ease access to Baghdad's fortified Green Zone and main streets, in an apparent bid to improve daily life for ordinary Iraqis as fresh protests erupted across the country.

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Iraq parliament votes to transform ruling system in boost for Abadi

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Iraq parliament votes to transform ruling system in boost for Abadi

Iraq's parliament voted unanimously on August 11 for the biggest shakeup in its governing system since the US military occupation, eliminating entire layers of government and giving Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi new powers.

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Islamic State executed 2,000 Iraqis in Nineveh: defense minister

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Islamic State executed 2,000 Iraqis in Nineveh: defense minister

More than two thousand Iraqis in the northern province of Nineveh have been executed by Islamic State militants controlling the area, the defense minister said on Friday in a recorded statement.

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