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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Syria not the answer to Iraq turmoil: US

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Syria not the answer to Iraq turmoil: US

WASHINGTON, June 26 - The United States said Thursday it opposed a role by Syria in resolving Iraq's turmoil after President Bashar al-Assad's government was said to have carried out air strikes against militants.

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Obama to send advisors to Iraq, open to military action

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US President Barack Obama pledged to take "precise" military action if needed to check marauding Sunni radicals in Iraq and offered up to 300 US advisors to train Iraqi forces facing a crisis splintering the country on sectarian lines.

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Iraq PM under fire as US mulls air strikes on militants

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Iraq PM under fire as US mulls air strikes on militants

BAGHDAD, June 19 - Top US officials warned Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki against "sectarian" policies as President Barack Obama Thursday weighed calls for air strikes on Sunni insurgents bearing down on Baghdad.

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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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