For top U.S. general, a sober return to still-divided Iraq

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For top U.S. general, a sober return to still-divided Iraq

On his first trip to Iraq since American troops returned this summer, the top U.S. general was dogged by a nagging question from troops.

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Car bomb explodes in parking lot on edge of Baghdad airport

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Car bomb explodes in parking lot on edge of Baghdad airport

A car bomb exploded in a parking lot on the perimeter of Baghdad's heavily guarded international airport complex on Sunday, wounding five people, security sources said.

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Top U.S. general says battle with IS starting to turn

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Top U.S. military officer, General Martin Dempsey, meets with U.S. commanders and Iraqi officials in Baghdad.

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Car bombs kill atleast 23 across Baghdad

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At least 23 people are dead following a series of car bombs in Baghdad in attacks that police say resemble those carried out by Islamic State militants.

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At least 20 killed in Iraq car bomb attacks

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Car bombs detonate in Baghdad and Iraq's city of Ramadi killing at least 20, including soldiers.

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Car bombs kill 12 in Baghdad, Ramadi - police, medical sources

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Car bombs kill 12 in Baghdad, Ramadi - police, medical sources

BAGHDAD, Nov 8 - Car bombs killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in the Iraqi capital and the city of Ramadi to the west on Saturday, police and medical sources said, in attacks that resembled operations carried out by Islamic State militants.

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Obama approves sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq

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Obama approves sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq

President Barack Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 additional troops to Iraq to aid Baghdad government and Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State (IS) group.

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Obama wants $3.2 billion more for US air war on IS: officials

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

President Barack Obama will ask lawmakers on Friday for an additional US$3.2 billion to pay for the war against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, including funds to train and arm Baghdad government forces, officials have said.

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Security tight as Shiites mark holy day in Iraq

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Security tight as Shiites mark holy day in Iraq

Hundreds of thousands of Shiite pilgrims have flocked to an Iraqi holy city for the peak of a 10-day religious ritual amid tight security over fears of sectarian attacks.

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Violence targets Shi'ites in Iraq ahead of Oushura

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At least 14 dead in attack on Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad ahead of religious festival.

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Islamic State kills 85 more members of Iraqi tribe

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Islamic State kills 85 more members of Iraqi tribe

BAGHDAD, Nov 1 - Islamic State has executed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq, a tribal leader and security official said on Saturday, part of a mass killing campaign launched last week to break local resistance to the group's territorial advances.

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Iraqi security forces retake town south of Baghdad

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Iraqi security forces recapture town south of Baghdad, after days of fierce fighting in an attempt to prevent IS militants from edging closer to the capital.

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Consumed by Islamic State, Iraq's Anbar province a key battleground again

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

In recent weeks, the world has watched the battle to save Syria’s border town of Kobani from Islamic State. But the radical jihadists have for longer been engulfing another strategically more vital target - Iraq’s western Anbar province and its road to Baghdad.

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US air drops, Turkey boost Kurd battle against jihadists

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Kurds battling jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons on Monday as neighbouring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to support the fight.

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Bomb blasts in Iraq kill at least 24

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Three car bombs across Baghdad kills at least 24 people.

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