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An Iraqi fighter from the popular mobilisation unit keeps position in al-Nibaie area, north-west of Baghdad, on May 27, 2015, during an operation aimed at cutting off Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Anbar province. (AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Suicide Attacks In Iraq’s Anbar Kill 17 troops

As Iraqi forces gathered for a major new offensive to try to take back the sprawling Sunni heartland of Anbar province, Islamic State militants struck first, unleashing a wave of suicide bombings that killed at least 17 soldiers.

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Iraq Announces Launch Of Operation To Drive ISIS Out Of Western Anbar Province

Iraq has announced the launch of an operation to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) out of the western Anbar province, where the extremists captured the provincial capital earlier this month.

05/26/2015

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Clinton: I See ‘No Role Whatsoever’ For US Ground Forces In Iraq

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees “no role whatsoever” for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants.

05/25/2015

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Donald Trump: ‘This Country Is A Hellhole’

Billionaire Donald Trump continues to tease a potential presidential run.

05/21/2015

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Jeb Bush: ‘I’m Not Gonna Be In The Witness Protection Program’

Bush also told those during a business roundtable at Pease International Tradeport that he will not hide from his family’s name.

05/21/2015

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500 Dead In ISIS Killing Spree In Ramadi

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody purge Monday after capturing the strategic city of Ramadi.

05/19/2015

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White House: Ramadi Capture By Islamic State A ‘Setback’

Islamic State forces have captured the key Iraqi city of Ramadi after fierce fighting.

05/18/2015

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - UNDATED:  (FILE PHOTO)  Officials say they believe government forces killed Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri.  
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Iraqi Officials Believe Saddam’s Top Deputy Killed

He was the last member of Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the “king of clubs” on the U.S. military’s deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives.

04/17/2015

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Islamic State Militants Seize Villages Near Ramadi In Iraq

The Islamic State extremist group launched an offensive Wednesday in Iraq’s western Anbar province, capturing three villages near the provincial capital of Ramadi in what was the most significant threat to the city by the Sunni militants to date.

04/15/2015

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Biden Claims Momentum In Fight Against Islamic State In Iraq

Vice President Joe Biden is setting the stage for the Iraqi prime minister’s visit to Washington by claiming momentum in the battle against Islamic State militants.

04/09/2015

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