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27/10/2016 19:50

US official calls for vigilance against IS refinancing

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Vigilance must be maintained against the Islamic State group's ability to finance itself even as it loses territory in Iraq, a senior US treasury official said in Riyadh on Thursday.

22/10/2016 22:47

The day IS brought terror to a Kirkuk home

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They burst into the house in the early hours of the morning and pointed a gun at Abu Mohammed's head: «We are the Islamic State -- give us your car!». To protect his children and grandchildren, the 69-year-old Iraqi agreed to hand over the keys.

21/10/2016 15:35

IS may use civilians as human shields in Mosul battle: UN

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Islamic State group fighters may be preparing to use civilians as human shields, or simply kill them, rather than let them be liberated in an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the UN said Friday.

20/10/2016 12:18

Iraqi forces moving «faster than expected» on Mosul

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Iraqi forces are «advancing faster than expected» in a major offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State jihadists, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Thursday.

19/10/2016 11:40

Iraq forces move to retake Christian town on way to Mosul

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Iraqi forces prepared to retake the country's largest Christian town from the Islamic State group on Wednesday, a key milestone in their progress towards the jihadists' main hub of Mosul.

19/10/2016 10:23

Putin in talks on Mosul with Turkish, Iraqi leaders

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Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone with the leaders of Turkey and Iraq about battle for Mosul, where Iraqi forces are fighting to oust the Islamic State group, the Kremlin said Wednesday.

17/10/2016 16:35

Battle for Mosul sparks fears of humanitarian crisis

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The battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from jihadists could unleash a massive humanitarian crisis, potentially pushing hundreds of thousands to flee their homes as winter sets in.

06/07/2016 22:39

For Iraqis, British war inquiry changes little

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For Iraqis, a British war inquiry criticising former premier Tony Blair means little as, whoever is to blame, they are still suffering the devastating consequences of the 2003 US-led invasion.

06/07/2016 09:23

Tony Blair: leader who could never get past Iraq

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Tony Blair was one of Britain's most successful prime ministers but his support for the 2003 war in Iraq has overshadowed his achievements in office and his subsequent career as globe-trotting elder statesman.

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