Top officials from anti-ISIS coalition to meet in Canada: sources

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Top officials from anti-ISIS coalition to meet in Canada: sources

Senior officials from the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State forces will meet in Canada this week to discuss how to improve the effectiveness of the campaign, two sources with knowledge of the meeting said on Monday.

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US defense chief visits Iraq to assess Ramadi campaign

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US defense chief visits Iraq to assess Ramadi campaign

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made a surprise visit to Baghdad on Thursday to assess the campaign against Islamic State, as Iraq advances plans to retake the fallen capital of Sunni-dominated Anbar province.

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Car bomb kills 20 in Baghdad Shi'ite district

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Car bomb kills 20 in Baghdad Shi'ite district

A car bomb exploded in a crowded marketplace in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim district of the Iraqi capital on July 22, killing at least 20 people, police and medical sources said.

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Islamic State claims Iraq bomb killing over 100 people

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A suicide car bomber from Islamic State kills more than 100 people in the Shi'ite Iraqi town of Khan Bani Saad, north of Baghdad.

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Baghdad car bombs and suicide attacks kill 35

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Car bombs and suicide attacks targeting mainly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad killed 35 people on July 12, one of the heaviest recent tolls in the Iraqi capital, which has faced a wave of bombings by Islamic State militants.

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Iraq warplane accidentally bombs Baghdad, killing 7: officials

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Iraq warplane accidentally bombs Baghdad, killing 7: officials

A bomb fell from an Iraqi Sukhoi warplane and exploded in eastern Baghdad on Monday because of a "technical problem", killing at least seven people, security and medical officials said.

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Islamic State suicide bombers strike in Iraqi refinery town

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Islamic State suicide bombers strike in Iraqi refinery town

Islamic State suicide bombers and fighters attacked the center of Iraq's northern oil refinery town of Baiji overnight, forcing the army and Shi'ite fighters to pull back, military sources and the local mayor said on July 5.

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U.S. considering more military bases in Iraq: top general

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U.S. considering more military bases in Iraq: top general

The United States is considering building more U.S. military bases in Iraq to drive back Islamic State militants in a move that may require a further increase in American forces, the top U.S. general said on Thursday.

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Iraqis make progress against Islamic State in Baiji

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Iraqis make progress against Islamic State in Baiji

Iraqi forces backed by US-led coalition air strikes have opened supply lines into Baiji town and its nearby oil refinery, making progress at last against Islamic State rebels in a seesaw battle that has gone on for months, the Pentagon said on June 8.

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Iraqi defence minister visits improved air base ahead of F-16 deliveries

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Iraq upgrades Joint Base Balad north of Baghdad as it prepares for delivery of F-16 fighter jets from the U.S.

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Allies back Iraq plan against ISIS, Baghdad seeks more help

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Allies back Iraq plan against ISIS, Baghdad seeks more help

Western and Arab states carrying out air strikes on Islamic State fighters backed on June 2 Iraq's plan to retake territory from the jihadist movement after being accused by the Iraqi premier of not doing enough to help Baghdad push back the insurgents.

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Iraqi PM to outline plan for retaking Ramadi: US

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Iraq's plan to recapture the western city of Ramadi from Islamic State jihadists will dominate a meeting on Tuesday in Paris of foreign ministers from the international coalition fighting the group, a senior US official said.

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Car bombs rock two upmarket Baghdad hotels, five dead

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Car bombs rock two upmarket Baghdad hotels, five dead

Car bombs ripped through car parks at two high-profile Baghdad hotels on Thursday that had been targeted in deadly attacks five years before, killing at least five people, police said.

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Iraq will never be whole again, so what’s next?

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Iraq will never be whole again, so what’s next?

Is there hope for Iraq? It depends on what you are hoping for.

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Emboldened in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State may be reaching limits of expansion

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Emboldened in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State may be reaching limits of expansion

With its two biggest victories in nearly a year in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State has energized its fighters, littered the streets of two cities with the bodies of its enemies and forced Washington to re-examine its strategy.

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