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In this March 1, 2017 file photo, an Iraqi soldier inspects a recently-discovered train tunnel, adorned with an Islamic State group flag, that belonged to the former Baghdad to Mosul line, that was turned it to a training camp for IS fighters, in western Mosul, Iraq.
ISIS Violence   ISIS in Mosul   Mosul Operations   Photos   Wikipedia: Mosul offensive (2016)  
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'ISIS is finished in Mosul' - Iraqi military hopeful of regaining full control of city in coming days
The battle to wrest full control of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State will be over in a few days, the Iraqi military said on Monday, as elite counter-terrorism units fought militants among th... (photo: AP / Khalid Mohammed, FILE)
President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump shake hands following their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington
Donald Trump   Globalism   International Affairs   Photos   Wikipedia: Presidency of Donald Trump  
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Global Survey Shows Little Confidence In Trump's International Affairs
| Fewer than 3 in 10 responses found people around the world expressing confidence about the American President Donald Trump's ability at international affairs in a new survey from Pew Research Center... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
A gavel is a symbol of the authority and right to act officially in the capacity of a chair or presiding officer.  WorldNews.com 
US Judge Halts Deportation of 100 Iraqi Christians Over Torture Concerns
| US District Judge Mark Goldsmith temporarily blocked the deportation of over 100 Iraqi nationals in Michigan after their lawyers said they face persecution and torture in Iraq due to their religion ... (photo: Creative Commons / Activedia)
Detroit   Immigration   Iraq   Photos   Wikipedia: Chaldean Christians  
Kashmiri Muslim protesters hold (L-R) Islamic State (IS), Lashkar-e-Toiba, Pakistan flags and poster of IS chief Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi during a protest after Friday prayers outside Kashmirs grand mosque at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 21 August 2015. The talks between Indian and Pakistan National Security Advisors (NSA) scheduled on August 23 are at risk, following Indias hardening of stand against Pakistan for inviting Kashmiri separatist leaders for meeting its NSA Sartaj Aziz in Indian capital before his meeting with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval.  Topix 
If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer
If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were army officers under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein... (photo: WN / Imran Nissar)
Abu Bakr al Baghdadi   Islamic State   Photos   Saddam Hussein   Wikipedia : Islamic_State  
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 A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine sniper, 1st Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (1/8), 1st Marine Division (MARDIV), looks through a hole in a wall from the top of a building for suspicious insurgent activity in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while p WorldNews.com
Canadian Sniper Kills ISIS Fighter From 2.2 Miles Away in New World Record
| A sniper from Canada's Joint Task Force 2 set what appears to be a world record when he shot an ISIS fighter from 2.2 miles away, according to Fox News. | "The Canadian... (photo: USMC file/LCpl Trevor Gift)
Canada   Iraq   Photos   Wikipedia: Sniper rifle   World Record  
A soldier wit the Iraqi special aims at an Islamic State group position in west Mosul as fighting between Iraqi forces and the Islamic State group continues, Monday, April 24, 2017. Arabnews
Mosul ‘liberation’ in a few days: Iraqi PM
Author: Reuters Fri, 2017-06-23 05:20 ID: 1498171609429254200 IRBIL: The “liberation” of the city of Mosul from Daesh will be announced in a few days, Iraqi Prime Min... (photo: AP / Bram Janssen)
Daesh   Haider Al-Abadi   Mosul   Photos  
Defense Secretary James Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meet with members of the Australian and Japan Defense delegation during the 16th Shangri-La Dialogue Asia security conference in Singapore, June 3, 2017. Richmond Times Dispatch
US reassures Turkey over arms provided to Syrian Kurds
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials said Thursday that U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has written to his Turkish counterpart, reassuring him that arms provided t... (photo: US Navy / Dominique A. Pineiro)
Fikri Isik   James Mattis   Photos   Syrian Kurds   Wikipedia: Syrian KurdishIslamist conflict (2013present)  
IS destroys 840-year-old al-Nuri mosque in Mosul The Hindu
IS destroys 840-year-old al-Nuri mosque in Mosul
The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures on We... (photo: Via YouTube)
ISIS in Mosul   Mosul Airstrike   Wikipedia: Great Mosque of al-Nuri (Homs)   al-Nuri Mosque  
Children welcome Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces regaining control of Mishraq neighborhood after fight against the Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. WorldNews.com
UNICEF: Islamic State Targeting Children As Hostages in Mosul
| The United Nations said that more than 5 million children were in urgent need of aid across Iraq on Thursday, according to The Associated Press. | The U.N. children's a... (photo: AP / Hadi Mizban)
ISIS   Mosul   Photos   UNICEF   Wikipedia: Mosul offensive (2016)  
A view of Marawi City The Daily Telegraph
Pro-Islamic State militants storm school in southern Philippines as gun battle breaks out
Pro-Islamic State militants stormed a town and occupied a school in the southern Philippines early on Wednesday, a police officer said, on the same island where fighting ... (photo: Creative Commons)
ISIS   Philippines   Photos   Pigcawayan   Wikipedia: Marawi crisis  
Protesters assemble at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 after two Iraqi refugees were detained while trying to enter the country. WorldNews.com
Poll: Courts Are Correct In Blocking Of Trump's Travel Ban
| The Associated Press reports recent federal court rulings blocking U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban are increasingly meeting with approval of American citizen... (photo: AP / Craig Ruttle)
AP-NORC Poll   Executive Order 13769   Photos   Travel Ban   Wikipedia: Executive Order 13769  
 Over 300 Iraqi mortar rounds of Jordanian origin are disposed of in a large explosion by U.S. Army Special Forces and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit personnel on the hillsides near Mosul, Iraq April 16, 2003. Coalition forces are discovering and disposin The Charlotte Observer
French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast
A French video journalist and an Iraqi colleague have been killed in a mine blast while covering the operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul. State-owne... (photo: U.S. Air Force)
ISIS in Mosul   Journalist Killed in Blast   Mosul Mine Blast   Photos   Wikipedia: Battle of Mosul (2016present)  
A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Squadron 77 Mirage III-D aircraft taxis on the flight line while another Mirage is serviced. The jets are taking part in PITCH BLACK '88, a joint Australia-US Exercise emphasizing night flying. 		 		%lt;table Sydney Morning Herald
RAAF halts air strikes over Syria after Russia threat
The RAAF has halted air operations over Syria amid rising tensions with Russia, after the United States shot down a Syrian regime fighter jet. | Defence said in a stateme... (photo: US DoD)
Photos   RAAF   Syrian Civil War   US Air Force   Wikipedia: Royal Australian Air Force  
Iraq Reconstruction UN
- Iraq to rebuild al-Nuri mosque destroyed by IS
- Iraq plans to rebuild Historic Mosque
- Iraq to rebuild historic mosque destroyed by IS
- Involve Everyone in Production: Social Economy in Rojava
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- Iraq forces help hundreds of civilians escape Isis-held Mosu
- Israeli Airforce "Responds" to Projectile Launch B
- More Than 1000 Children Killed in Iraq in Three Years, Says
- Nearly One-Third of Iraqis Displaced by Daesh Fear Reprisal
Children welcome Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces regaining control of Mishraq neighborhood after fight against the Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.
UNICEF: Islamic State Targeting Children As Hostages in Mosul
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Terrorism Human Rights
- News Analysis: Military intervention not solution to conflic
- 'ISIS is finished in Mosul' - Iraqi military hopeful
- Iran uncovers huge arms depot of terror group: Intelligence
- The Breakdown: Ex-C.I.A. Chief Stirs War Debate in Australia
In this March 1, 2017 file photo, an Iraqi soldier inspects a recently-discovered train tunnel, adorned with an Islamic State group flag, that belonged to the former Baghdad to Mosul line, that was turned it to a training camp for IS fighters, in western Mosul, Iraq.
'ISIS is finished in Mosul' - Iraqi military hopeful of regaining full control of city in coming days
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- Once cheering diversity, Istanbul braces for Pride Week
- Once cheering diversity, Istanbul braces for Pride Week
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Refugees Arabic Headlines
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- Destroying Mosul’s Great Mosque: Islamic State’s symboli
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- Doha hotels hit hard during Eid holiday due to Arab sanction
- U.S. Senator To Block Further Arms Sales To Gulf Arab States
- Qatar accused of "military escalation" as inter-Ar
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to members of the press following a U.S.  China diplomatic and security dialogue at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., June 21, 2017
U.S. urges Arab states to reach resolution in dispute
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