More US troops to Iraq; special forces considered

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The U.S. is urgently deploying several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq and considering sending an additional contingent of special forces soldiers as Baghdad struggles to repel a rampant insurgency, even as the White House insists anew that America will not be dragged into another war.

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U.S. considers action with Iran against Iraq insurgent onslaught

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U.S. considers action with Iran against Iraq insurgent onslaught

The United States is contemplating talks with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government in its battle with Sunni Islamist insurgents who routed Baghdad's army and seized the north of the country in the past week.

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Iraq hits militants as Brahimi blames neglect of Syria

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Iraq hits militants as Brahimi blames neglect of Syria

Iraq said it had "regained the initiative" against militants who seized vast swathes of territory, as former UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi blamed the crisis on global neglect of Syria's civil war.

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US condemns 'horrifying' Iraq massacre by ISIL militants

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US condemns 'horrifying' Iraq massacre by ISIL militants

The United States on Sunday condemned a "horrifying" massacre by Islamic militants said to have killed hundreds of Iraqi soldiers as they advanced on the capital after seizing vast swathes of northern Iraq.

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Shiite cleric urges Iraqis to defend country

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Shiite cleric urges Iraqis to defend country

Iraq's Shiite clerical leadership Friday called on all Iraqis to defend their country from Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory, and a U.N. official expressed "extreme alarm" at reprisal killings in the offensive, citing reports of hundreds of dead and wounded.

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UN Security Council begins Iraq crisis talks

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UN Security Council begins Iraq crisis talks

The UN Security Council on Thursday held talks on the unraveling crisis in Iraq, where Kurds seized control of the contested oil city of Kirkuk and Arab jihadists pushed towards Baghdad.

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UN calls crisis talks as Iraq militants advance on Baghdad

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Militants have seized the Iraqi city of Tikrit as a jihadist offensive sweeps closer to Baghdad, prompting the UN Security Council to convene crisis talks on Thursday, with the US said to be considering air strikes on the rebels.

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Iraq: Suicide attack kills at least 17 in Baghdad

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A suicide bomber set off his explosives-laden belt on Tuesday in a mosque in busy commercial area in central Baghdad, killing at least 17 people, Iraqi officials said, as the country remains without a new government following last month's national elections.

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Iraq PM bullish on govt but will not cling to job

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said he had enough support to build a coalition government after elections a day earlier, but insisted he would not cling to the job.

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VN lose opening game at Asian futsal contest

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VN lose opening game at Asian futsal contest

Viet Nam lost 2-1 to Iraq in its opening game at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championships, which kicked off on April 30 in HCM City.

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Iraq attacks kill 57 as security forces vote

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Iraq attacks kill 57 as security forces vote

Attacks including a spate of suicide bombings killed 57 people on Monday as soldiers and policemen cast their votes in Iraq's first parliamentary election since US troops withdrew.

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50 killed in bomb attack on rally, police and troops voting in Iraq

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50 killed in bomb attack on rally, police and troops voting in Iraq

Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing outside a polling station in Kirkuk April 28, 2014.

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Iraqi forces cast ballots ahead of wider poll

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Iraqi soldiers and policemen vote on Monday ahead of the country's first national election since US troops left with worsening sectarian ties and fears the country is slipping into all-out conflict.

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28 killed in attack on Shi'ite political rally in Iraq

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A series of explosions killed 28 people and wounded more than 40 at a Shi'ite political organization's rally in Iraq on Friday, police and medical sources said.

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28 killed in iraq bomb attack

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Reuters video captures the moment when bomb blasts in Baghdad kill at least 28 people and wound more than 40 others at an Iraqi Shi'ite political organization's rally on Friday.

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