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This is why sister of US soldier killed in Iraq War branded Donald Trump a "fat, f***ing liar" - Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

This is why sister of US soldier killed in Iraq War branded Donald Trump a "fat, f***ing liar"
Mirror.co.uk
The sister of a US soldier killed in the Iraq War has branded Donald Trump a "fat, f***ing liar" over his claims that past presidents haven't made calls to the families of fallen troops. President Trump was questioned on Monday about his silence on the ...

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Iraq, Catalonia, #MeToo: Your Tuesday Briefing - New York Times


New York Times

Iraq, Catalonia, #MeToo: Your Tuesday Briefing
New York Times
According to reports from hospitals, 22 Kurdish pesh merga fighters were killed in the assault, along with seven Iraqi soldiers. The big question now is whether the remaining Kurdish forces will fight on or back off. Analysts said the United States ...

Mission Still Not Accomplished in Iraq - Foreign Affairs


Mission Still Not Accomplished in Iraq
Foreign Affairs
For nine grueling months, Iraq's Counter Terrorism Service, an elite group of U.S.- trained forces, suffered heavy losses as they fought street by street to uproot ISIS fighters, who used the local population as human shields. Thousands of civilians ...

Clashes around oil-rich Kirkuk raise specter of a new civil war in Iraq - Los Angeles Times


Washington Post

Clashes around oil-rich Kirkuk raise specter of a new civil war in Iraq
Los Angeles Times
State television reported that the advancing troops — which include members of Iraq's army, counter-terrorism commandos and federal police — took over large parts of the surrounding province without a fight. But residents said they heard exchanges of ...
Iraqi forces retake the oil-rich city of Kirkuk in escalating dispute with Kurds Washington Post
Iraq made 'declaration of war' when its troops seized parts of oil-rich region, Kurdish forces say CNBC
US Seeks to Stay Neutral in Iraq Conflict Wall Street Journal
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Confrontation Over Kirkuk In Iraq Reignited After Kurdish Independence Vote - NPR


Confrontation Over Kirkuk In Iraq Reignited After Kurdish Independence Vote
NPR
Iraqi troops have wrested control of Kirkuk from the Kurds, who have held it for the last three years. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with New York Times reporter David Zucchino about the situation on the ground in Iraq. KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: There's a ...

Security contractor settles claims it bilked US in Iraq - The Charlottesville Newsplex


The Charlottesville Newsplex

Security contractor settles claims it bilked US in Iraq
The Charlottesville Newsplex
RESTON, Va. (AP) -- An American contractor has agreed to pay $2.6 million after it was accused of employing unqualified security guards in Iraq. Federal law enforcement officials said in a statement Monday that the settlement was reached with Triple ...
Reston-Based Government Contractor Reaches Settlement in Iraq Security Guard Case Reston Now

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Market report: Oil producers slide as tensions rise in Kurdish Iraq - Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Market report: Oil producers slide as tensions rise in Kurdish Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk
Rising tensions in Kurdish Iraq drove down shares in exposed Genel Energy and Gulf Keystone Petroleum as the prospect of a supply squeeze in the oil-rich region pushed Brent crude above $58 per barrel. Shares in the two oil producers have suffered ...

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Donald Trump risks repeating the errors made in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq - The Independent (blog)


The Independent (blog)

Donald Trump risks repeating the errors made in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq
The Independent (blog)
Hans Blix remembers the fateful run-up to the Iraq invasion well, a time of ratcheting tension and desperate diplomacy to try and avert a conflict, and also a time of secrets and lies when America and Britain conjured up the tale of Saddam Hussein's ...

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Vet traded Buffalo winters for heat of Iraq and mortars, RPGs - Buffalo News


Buffalo News

Vet traded Buffalo winters for heat of Iraq and mortars, RPGs
Buffalo News
After graduating from Hutchinson Central Technical High School, Chanthini Taylor-Dixon wanted to escape the cold Buffalo winters. College in Florida sounded like a great idea. But by her junior year at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in ...

The Brief: Austria votes, Raqqa, Iraq tension, Rohingya - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

The Brief: Austria votes, Raqqa, Iraq tension, Rohingya
Aljazeera.com
Austria votes today and the far right is expected to gain popularity. Find out everything you need to know here. We will be bringing you all the latest. In the Middle East, ISIL is being pushed from its former de facto capital in Syria, Raqqa. What's ...