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Suicide bombing, shootouts kill 55 in Iraq

Suicide bombing, shootouts kill 55 in Iraq

Oct 15, – The escalation comes as Iraqi forces are getting ready to launch an offensive to take back Mosul, the last Iraqi city still under control of Islamic State, in northern Iraq. Around 55 people were killed in Iraq in attacks on Saturday that targeted a Shi’ite Muslim gathering, a police check-point and the […]

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Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Aug  21, – It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since Islamic State fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014. Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi’ite soldiers […]

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Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria

Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria

May 25, –In Palmyra, the Syrian air force launched strikes at buildings captured by Islamic State, whose occupation of the city has raised fears that the insurgents will destroy its famed Roman ruins. Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi on Monday as security forces and Shi’ite paramilitaries renewed efforts to retake the western Iraqi […]

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