US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

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US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against the militants.

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US bombs IS near Baghdad for first time

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US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged on Monday to support Iraq in its fight against the militants.

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The fight is on as Shiite militias take on Islamic State militants

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Video obtained by Reuters shows Shi'ite militia making advances in parts of Tikrit as they battle Islamic State militants.

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Iraq welcomes US plan for coalition against jihadists

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BAGHDAD, Sept 6 - Iraq on Saturday welcomed US President Barack Obama's plan for an international coalition against jihadists as a "strong message of support", after repeatedly calling for aid against the militants.

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US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon

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US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon

The US military launched fresh attacks on Islamic State (IS) forces in Iraq, using fighter aircraft and drones to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam, the Pentagon said on Saturday (Aug 30).

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Syria refugees top 3 million, US has no strategy 'yet'

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Syria refugees top 3 million, US has no strategy 'yet'

The number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million, the UN said on Friday (Aug 29), as US President Barack Obama admitted he has no strategy to tackle advancing jihadists.

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Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

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Britain raises terror threat level on Iraq, Syria fears

Britain raised its terror alert level on Friday (Aug 29) over fears of possible jihadist attacks as the UN said the number of refugees from the Syria conflict now tops three million.

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UN scales up food supplies for Iraqis fleeing conflict

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UN scales up food supplies for Iraqis fleeing conflict

The UN food aid agency said Wednesday that a convoy of supplies had reached 2,000 desperate families, crammed into the Iraqi city of Karbala after fleeing jihadist attacks.

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Iraq militia kills 66 in attack on Sunni mosque near Baghdad

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Iraq militia kills 66 in attack on Sunni mosque near Baghdad

Gunmen from a Shiite militia opened fire in a Sunni mosque in a province of Iraq neighboring Baghdad, killing scores of worshipers and ratcheting up sectarian tension exacerbated by an insurgent offensive and political infighting.

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Maliki spurned as Iraq president nominates new PM

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Maliki spurned as Iraq president nominates new PM

Iraq moved closer to ending Nuri al-Maliki's stubborn grip on power when his own political clan spurned him for another prime minister called to save the country from breakup.

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Obama throws support behind Maliki's successor in Iraq

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Obama throws support behind Maliki's successor in Iraq

President Barack Obama on Monday (Aug 11) pulled the plug on US support for Iraq's controversial Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as Washington rushed arms to Kurds trying to hold back rampaging extremists.

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Iraq gets new president, UN chief seeks more urgency

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Kurdish politician Fuad Masum has become Iraq's new president, in a step towards forming a government that visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon said must be inclusive for the country to survive.

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Iranian pilot 'killed fighting in Iraq': state media

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An Iranian pilot has been killed while fighting in Iraq, state media reported Saturday, in what is thought to be Tehran's first military casualty during battles against Islamic State jihadists.

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Iraq presses counter-offensive, ISIL declares "caliphate"

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Iraqi forces pressed a counter-attack on Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit on Sunday as jihadists who led a blistering Sunni militant offensive that captured swathes of territory declared a "caliphate".

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'Worst is over' in Iraq, ex general in US-led invasion says

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'Worst is over' in Iraq, ex general in US-led invasion says

The worst of the insurgency in Iraq is "over", a former general who commanded US Marines and British forces in the 2003 US-led invasion said Friday, in a rare note of optimism over the crisis.

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