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Analysis: Here's what I learned from 3 years reporting in Iraq - PBS NewsHour


PBS NewsHour

Analysis: Here's what I learned from 3 years reporting in Iraq
PBS NewsHour
Videographer Alessandro Pavone has been reporting in Iraq for the past three years since the Islamic State group took control of the Northern city of Mosul in the summer of 2014. He recounts some of the key moments on the front lines.
Iraq acknowledges abuses committed against civilians in Mosul campaign Eyewitness News
Iraq government may prosecute those behind abuses in Mosul Washington Post
Thousands flee as air raids hit ISIL-held Tal Afar Aljazeera.com
Al-Monitor  - Anadolu Agency  - Firstpost
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Can anyone stop Iran from taking over Iraq? - The Independent


The Independent

Can anyone stop Iran from taking over Iraq?
The Independent
Mosul is back in the Iraqi government's hands and the war against Isis seems to finally be approaching its end. This is the good news. But one of the by-products of the campaign is that Iran's reach now extends even deeper throughout Iraq and seems ...
What post-ISIS Iraq can do for peace Christian Science Monitor
Saudi, Iraqi leaders 'draw closer' after Sadr meeting Aljazeera.com
Riyadh pushing for a strong, independent Iraq gulfnews.com
Hindu Business Line
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Christians in Iraq are 'on the brink of extinction.' Here's what faith groups are doing to fix that - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Christians in Iraq are 'on the brink of extinction.' Here's what faith groups are doing to fix that
USA TODAY
U.S. and Iraqi forces drove ISIS out of the region last fall, but the string of historic Christian towns in the northern tip of Iraq that have now been liberated stand in varying states of destruction. The towns now face a “critical need over these ...

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Iraq parliament backs trade minister, ends grilling over graft - Daily Mail


Arab News

Iraq parliament backs trade minister, ends grilling over graft
Daily Mail
BAGHDAD, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Iraq's parliament on Thursday voted to end its grilling of acting Trade Minister Salman al-Jumali over corruption allegations that mostly stemmed from a ministry deal to import Indian rice in 2016. Out of 202 members of ...
Iraq Parliament votes to end its grilling of acting trade minister Arab News

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What is it like to be a fixer in Iraq? - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

What is it like to be a fixer in Iraq?
Aljazeera.com
Erbil - Every day, dozens of stories are published from the front lines of the war in Iraq. And each day, local fixers put their lives on the line to help journalists tell these stories. Without their assistance in securing access and translations, it ...

Iraq Asks UN To Help Investigate IS 'Crimes Against Humanity' - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty


RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Iraq Asks UN To Help Investigate IS 'Crimes Against Humanity'
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Iraq has asked the United Nations to assist it with gathering evidence of possible "crimes against humanity" committed by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group. In a letter released on August 16, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafaari said ...
Iraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State The Spokesman-Review
7 killed in IS attack on Iraq base The Hindu
Iraq seeks UN resolution to investigate IS The Manila Times
Reuters  - Arab News
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New Iraq JV With Arab States Eyes Global Oil Trade - OilPrice.com


New Iraq JV With Arab States Eyes Global Oil Trade
OilPrice.com
A new joint venture between Iraq and its Arab partners will allow coordinated transport, storage and trade of crude oil and refined products around the world, according to a new report by Reuters. The move comes as Iraq becomes increasingly active in ...
Iraq sets up oil shipping, trading joint venture Reuters

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ISIS seen as biggest threat in world despite expected defeat in Iraq, new research reveals - Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

ISIS seen as biggest threat in world despite expected defeat in Iraq, new research reveals
Express.co.uk
However, the terror group has a crumbling hold on territories in Iraq. Iraq's Defence Ministry has completed preparations for retaking Tal Afar, ISIS' last stronghold in the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh. The Iraqi Defence Ministry has said it is ...

Pentagon: US soldiers killed in Iraq were casualties of artillery "mishap" - CBS News


CBS News

Pentagon: US soldiers killed in Iraq were casualties of artillery "mishap"
CBS News
WASHINGTON -- A Pentagon spokesman says the two U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Iraq were casualties of a U.S. artillery "mishap. The soldiers have been identified as 22-year-old Sgt. Allen L. Stigler Jr. of Arlington, Texas, and 30-year-old Sgt. Roshain E.
Brooklyn sergeant among two killed in Iraq mortar accident New York Daily News
Arlington soldier killed during "artillery mishap" in Iraq FOX 4 News
Pentagon identifies the two young soldiers, aged 22 and 30, who were killed in Iraq by an artillery 'mishap' during ... Daily Mail
WRAL.com  - Reuters  - WTVD-TV  - Operation Inherent Resolve
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Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 years - Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 years
Aljazeera.com
Sohaib al-Rawi, the governor of Iraq's southwestern Anbar province, whose staff was on hand for the ceremonies, said the Iraqi government had deployed troops to protect the desert route leading to Arar and called its opening a "significant move" to ...
Iraq's Shiites Test Iran Foreign Affairs
Shiite Iraq Cleric Key Player in Sunni Attempts to Curb Iran Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia- Iraq border to reopen after 27 years to boost trade Rudaw

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