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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Iraq retakes territory from Islamic State: army

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Iraq retakes territory from Islamic State: army

The Iraqi government says it has recaptured the desert area to the west of Samarra from Islamic State forces, and says the operation will move down to recapture Anbar.

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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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IS kills two generals in Iraq, advances in Syria

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IS kills two generals in Iraq, advances in Syria

A suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed two Iraqi generals on Thursday in the key battleground province of Anbar, as the jihadists made gains in neighbouring Syria.

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U.S. reports 36 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

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U.S. reports 36 air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

The United States and its allies carried out 36 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Monday, a U.S. military statement said.

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Spain, Morocco arrest 14 suspected of recruiting for Islamic State

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Spain, Morocco arrest 14 suspected of recruiting for Islamic State

Spain and Morocco arrested 14 people on August 25 suspected of planning attacks and recruiting fighters to join Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, the Spanish government said.

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Islamic State blows up ancient temple in UNESCO-listed Syrian city

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Islamic State blows up ancient temple in UNESCO-listed Syrian city

Islamic State group militants on Sunday blew up the ancient temple of Baal Shamin in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, the country's antiquities chief told AFP.

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Protesters block traffic to Iraq port

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Demonstrators block trucks from entering a commodities port in southern Iraq, demanding government reforms and jobs.

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Anti-corruption protests in Iraq

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Thousands in Baghdad and the southern city of Basra gather to protest against what they call widespread corruption in the government.

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Islamic State’s No. 2 leader killed in airstrike, U.S. Says

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Islamic State’s No. 2 leader killed in airstrike, U.S. Says

The second-in-command of Islamic State was killed by a U.S. airstrike on Aug. 18 while traveling in a vehicle near Mosul, Iraq, according to a White House statement.

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White House: Islamic State second-in-command killed in US air strike

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The second-in-command of the Islamic State militant group was killed during a US air strike in Iraq, the White House said on August 21, dealing a blow to the group that has sought to form a caliphate across the Muslim world.

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UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites

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UNESCO chief: IS systematically destroying heritage sites

Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq are engaged in the "most brutal, systematic" destruction of ancient sites since World War II, the head of the U.N. cultural agency said Friday — a stark warning that came hours after militants demolished a monastery with ancient foundations in central Syria.

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Spate of bombings kill 24 across Baghdad

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Spate of bombings kill 24 across Baghdad

A spate of bombings across Baghdad killed at least 24 people on August 15, two days after the deadliest attack in the Iraqi capital since Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi took office one year ago.

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150-200 dead in Libya 'massacre': ambassador

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150-200 dead in Libya 'massacre': ambassador

A battle between Islamic State group jihadists and local gunmen in Sirte has left between 150 and 200 dead, a Libyan diplomat said Friday, warning of a massacre in the coastal city.

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U.S. believes Islamic State likely used mustard agent in Iraq attack: WSJ

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U.S. believes Islamic State likely used mustard agent in Iraq attack: WSJ

The United States believes Islamic State militants likely used mustard agent in an attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq earlier this week, the first indication the militant group has obtained a banned chemical weapon, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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