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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US needs to rethink Iraq strategy, says Obama

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US needs to rethink Iraq strategy, says Obama

President Barack Obama said the US and its allies need to examine whether they are deploying military assets effectively against Islamic State militants as Iraq mounts a new offensive to recapture territory west of Baghdad.

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IT chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola unit arrested as Islamic State suspect

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IT chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola unit arrested as Islamic State suspect

An IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co was one of two men arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of planning to fight for Islamic State in Syria, police and company sources said on Monday.

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US says Iraqi forces lack will to fight IS

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Washington on Sunday accused Iraqi forces of lacking the will to fight the Islamic State group, which scored a resounding victory a week earlier with the capture of Ramadi.

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Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

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Iraq regains ground from Islamic State; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on Sunday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.

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Shi'ite militias advance on IS insurgents near Iraq's Ramadi

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Shi'ite militias advance on IS insurgents near Iraq's Ramadi

Shi'ite Muslim militiamen and Iraqi army forces launched a counter-offensive against Islamic State insurgents near Ramadi on May 23, a militia spokesman said.

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Islamic State expands its 'state'

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Islamic State expands its 'state'

Almost a year after Islamic State's shock capture of Mosul, Iraq's second city, the black flags of the jihadis have been raised over Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province to the west of Baghdad, seat of Iraq’s increasingly theoretical central government.

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

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Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defenses east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

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Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra

Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defences east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.

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Iraq PM heads to Russia seeking more arms

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Iraq PM heads to Russia seeking more arms

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew to Russia on Wednesday seeking closer military cooperation as he faces tough challenges in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.

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Syria's Palmyra in peril after IS overruns most of city

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Islamic State group fighters overran most of the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Wednesday, in a blow to efforts to repel the advancing jihadists after the fall of Iraq's Ramadi.

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Iraq deploys tanks as Islamic State tightens grip on Ramadi

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Iraq deploys tanks as Islamic State tightens grip on Ramadi

Iraqi security forces on Tuesday deployed tanks and artillery around Ramadi to confront Islamic State fighters who have captured the city in a major defeat for the Baghdad government and its Western backers.

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Iraqi army, militias prepare to retake Ramadi from IS group

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The Iraqi army and thousands of Shiite militiamen on Tuesday prepared to fight Islamic State (IS) group insurgents who seized the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi at the weekend in the biggest defeat for government forces in nearly a year.

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