Tariq Aziz, Iraqi foreign minister under Saddam, dead

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Tariq Aziz, Iraqi foreign minister under Saddam, dead

Tariq Aziz, who was foreign minister of Iraq under Saddam Hussein, has died in prison, Iraqi officials said on Friday. He was 79.

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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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Foes of Islamic State push for unified battle strategy

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Iraqi volunteers and Shi'ite paramilitaries are preparing for an offensive against Islamic State, as an international coalition meets in Paris to find an answer to the crisis.

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Dude, where’s my Humvee? Iraq losing equipment to Islamic State at staggering rate

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Dude, where’s my Humvee? Iraq losing equipment to Islamic State at staggering rate

Iraqi security forces lost 2,300 Humvee armored vehicles when Islamic State overran the northern city of Mosul in June 2014, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday in an interview with Iraqiya state television. Coupled with previous losses of American weapons, the conclusion is simple: The United States is effectively supplying Islamic State with tools of war the militant group cannot otherwise hope to acquire from its patrons.

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Syrian insurgent advances put Assad under pressure

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Syrian insurgent advances put Assad under pressure

Steady advances by rebels on key fronts in Syria mean President Bashar al-Assad is under more military pressure than at any point in the four-year-old war.

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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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Iraq calls for more help from allies in fight against IS group

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Iraq calls for more help from allies in fight against IS group

Iraq’s military needs more intelligence and more help from international allies to defeat the Islamic State militants that have seized large parts of the country, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday at coalition talks in Paris.

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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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Oil market extends losses under stronger dollar

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Oil market extends losses under stronger dollar

World oil prices finished lower in choppy trade on Wednesday as the strong dollar weighed and a potential rise in Iraq exports heightened global oversupply worries.

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Iraq forces in Anbar push, stir over operation codename

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Iraq forces in Anbar push, stir over operation codename

Iraqi forces launched a broad operation on Tuesday to tighten the noose on jihadists controlling Anbar, but Shiite militias gave it a name that risked raising sectarian tensions.

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Iraq Shi'ite militia take lead in campaign to reverse Islamic State gains

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Iraq Shi'ite militia take lead in campaign to reverse Islamic State gains

Iraq's Shi'ite paramilitaries said on May 26 they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the western province of Anbar, giving the operation an openly sectarian codename that could infuriate its Sunni Muslim population.

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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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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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Iraq regains ground from IS; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

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Iraq regains ground from IS; mass deaths reported in Palmyra

Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on May 24, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.

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