Inquiry finds UK, U.S. failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba'athists

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Inquiry finds UK, U.S. failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba'athists

A British inquiry into the Iraq War found that an aggressive purge of members of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party led by the late, American-backed politician Ahmed Chalabi "had a significant and lasting negative impact on Iraq" that laid the groundwork for the deadly sectarian conflict ravaging the country today.

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At least 35 killed in attack on Shi'ite mausoleum north of Baghdad

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At least 35 killed in attack on Shi'ite mausoleum north of Baghdad

Islamic State claimed a triple suicide attack on Thursday evening near a Shi'ite mausoleum north of Baghdad, which killed at least 35 people and wounded 60 others, according to Iraqi security sources.

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Trump rejects criticism, vents at news media in campaign speech

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Trump rejects criticism, vents at news media in campaign speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday rejected criticism of his campaign tactics, in a wide-ranging speech defending his team's use of a Jewish star and his own praise of the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

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Iraq mourns 119 killed in Baghdad car bombing

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Iraq mourns 119 killed in Baghdad car bombing

Iraq begins three days of national mourning on Monday for almost 120 people killed by a suicide bombing in a busy Baghdad shopping district claimed by Islamic State jihadists, the deadliest attack in the capital this year, source from AFP/VNA said yesterday.

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Nearly 120 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

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Nearly 120 killed in overnight Baghdad bombings claimed by Islamic State

Nearly 120 people were killed and 200 wounded in two bombings overnight in Baghdad, most of them in a busy shopping area as residents celebrated Ramadan, police and medical sources said on Sunday.

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Deadly bombings in Baghdad

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Overnight bombings in the Iraqi capital have killed or injured dozens of people.

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Back to business in Falluja

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The local police department in the city of Falluja has reopened days after the Iraqi government announced it had taken the city back from Islamic State militants.

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White House: 200 Islamic State vehicles destroyed in strikes

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The White House says U.S.-led coalition strikes targeting Islamic State convoys near the Iraqi city of Falluja destroyed more than 200 vehicles in an effort to help Iraqi forces cement their hold on the area.

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Despite fears, Iraq militiamen joined battle inside Fallujah

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Despite fears, Iraq militiamen joined battle inside Fallujah

Iraqi Shiite militiamen fought alongside interior ministry forces inside Fallujah to recapture it from the Islamic State group, commanders say, despite earlier assurances they would not enter the Sunni city.

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Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate

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Cracks show inside Islamic State's shrinking caliphate

It was barely more than a squiggle, but the mark of a single letter sprayed overnight on a wall in the heart of Islamic State's self-proclaimed caliphate was a daring act of dissent.

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Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Falluja

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Iraqi forces retake Islamic State holdout in Falluja

Iraqi forces recaptured the last district held by Islamic State militants in the city of Falluja on Sunday and the general commanding the operation declared the battle complete after nearly five weeks of fighting.

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Lessons from Falluja

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Iraqi forces find an Islamic State bomb factory as they continue to retake Falluja from militants, and prepare for a possible assault on Mosul.

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Offensives against Islamic State could displace 2.3 million Iraqis: U.N.

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Offensives against Islamic State could displace 2.3 million Iraqis: U.N.

Upcoming military offensives in Iraq against Islamic State, including an assault on the northern city of Mosul, could displace at least 2.3 million people, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq said on Thursday.

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Iraq declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Iraqi forces retake the center of Falluja from Islamic State, after weeks of heavy fighting supported by U.S. air strikes.

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Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

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Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

Iraqi forces on Friday entered the center of Falluja, the Iraqi city longest held by Islamic State, nearly four weeks after the start of a U.S.-backed offensive that cleared out the tens of thousands of residents still there.

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