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Islamic State's second in command killed by Iraqi forces

Iraqi forces killed the Islamic State's second ... The control of Tikrit was later retaken by the Iraqi army. Islamic State terrorists have been committing ... Soldiers of the Iraqi army have been engaged in heavy fighting with the militants on different fronts ...

06/09/2014 - 07:37 - comment 0

How sectarian tensions and a corrupt Iraqi army paved the way for the ISIL takeover

The corrupt nature of the Iraqi army and the revenge ... a vengeful Iraqi army will do if it retakes the city. Past experience, based on what happened in Mosul ... force, but if the Iraqi army tries to take it back tens of thousands of Sunni will fight to defend it. ...

15/06/2014 - 12:47 - comment 0

Hundreds queue in Iraq to fight ISIL extremists

Hundreds of Iraqi volunteers have queued near an army recruitment center in Baghdad to join the Iraqi ... yesterday, ... [gathering in] the recruitment centers to volunteer and join the Iraqi army,” said a senior army ... queued near an army recruitment center in Baghdad to join the Iraqi forces in their fight against ...

13/06/2014 - 05:00 - comment 1

Iraq PM warns of "long war" against Al Qaeda

in “victory.” “The Iraqi army and tribesmen are defending the Iraqi people and their holly places, mosques, ... that the Iraqi army is “sectarian,” expressed their disdain if Iraqi army intervened, compelling the government ... The Associated Press reported that the Iraqi army on Wednesday seized control of a town near Fallujah in Anbar ...

16/01/2014 - 07:52 - comment 0

The last thing the world needs? How Iraq's insecurity is endangering everyone's oil security

in the Levant. Of course, the seizure of Kirkuk also raises the risk a of longer war with the Iraqi army ... with Iran, Kuwait, Turkey and the US. As insurgents besiege the largest Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji, the future of Iraq as a sovereign state and the second-largest Arab oil ...

24/06/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Iraqi army kills 40 ISIS fighters in Fallujah

this week. According to a statement by the Iraqi Defense Ministry, the 39th Brigade of the Iraqi army ... Brigade of the Iraqi army, reinforced by the Iraqi air force ... The Iraqi armed forces, working with tribal fighters ...

31/01/2014 - 13:07 - comment 0

Two Japanese reporters shot dead in Baghdad area as Polish army denies reports on abusing Iraqi detainees

investigators that two Iraqi captives had been "injured by the Polish Army."     On its part, the Polish army denied media reports on Friday that its troops had abused Iraqi detainees in their occupation ... and their translator and driver who are both Iraqis came under attack in a Baghdad suburb on Thursda ...

18/05/2010 - 14:13 - comment 0

Iraqi army fights IS in north Baghdad

of the capital Baghdad, which has been under siege for over two months. Iraqi army is engaged in fierce fighting with the IS militants north of the capital, Baghdad. The Iraqi army ... headlines, Iraq) Iraqi army is engaged in fierce fighting with the IS militants north of the capital, ...

17/09/2014 - 11:10 - comment 0

Sisi reshuffles top Egyptian army posts sparking renewed presidency rumours

reshuffled top regional army posts on Monday, including the heads of Egypt's second army ... Al-Sisi reshuffled top regional army posts on Monday , including the heads of Egypt's second army ... Wasfy, the commander of the second army, was replaced with Major General Mohamed El-Shahat, the second ...

18/03/2014 - 08:46 - comment 0

Protesters break into Iraqi oil field

police and the state-run Southern Oil Co. said. Iraqi oil police called in the army to help restore ... Southern Oil Co. said.Iraqi oil police called in the army to help restore order after the protesters ... Police sources said the protesters trashed the offices of an Iraqi company hired by Samsung Engineering ...

04/03/2013 - 13:36 - comment 0