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French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.led campaign against Islamic State

Sep 20, 2014

French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.led campaign against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.led military
Car bomb attack at checkpoint kills 13 in Iraq Police

Sep 19, 2014

Car bomb attack at checkpoint kills 13 in Iraq Police

Baghdad At least 13 people were killed and 36 injured in two suicide bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a police official said on Friday
Three suicide bombs, 12 mortars hit Shi'ite <b>Baghdad</b> district

Sep 19, 2014

Three suicide bombs, 12 mortars hit Shi'ite Baghdad district

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three suicide car bombs were detonated in the Shi'ite Baghdad neighbourhood of Kadhimiya on Thursday followed by 12 mortar rounds
Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

Sep 17, 2014

Islamic State campaign tests Obama's commitment to Mideast allies

Washington After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Baghdad. It
American ground troops may be possible in Iraq US general

Sep 17, 2014

American ground troops may be possible in Iraq US general

Tuesday, the US continued its expanded military campaign, carrying out two airstrikes northwest of Irbil and three southwest of Baghdad.After the hearing
U.N. experts caution powers they must heed 'laws of war' in fighting IS

Sep 17, 2014

U.N. experts caution powers they must heed 'laws of war' in fighting IS

fighters in Iraq. The U.S. military struck an Islamic State target southwest of Baghdad, U.S. Central Command said, in an expansion of the Obama
U.N. chief urges nations to 'act decisively' on Islamic State

Sep 17, 2014

U.N. chief urges nations to 'act decisively' on Islamic State

because the Baghdad government has requested it, the legality of bombing militant targets in Syria was problematic.Many Western states no longer recognize
Iraqi official briefs Syria's Assad on efforts against Islamic State

Sep 16, 2014

Iraqi official briefs Syria's Assad on efforts against Islamic State

as part of the problem and say he must leave power.But the Shi'iteled government in Baghdad, together with Iran and the Lebanese group Hezbollah, have