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  • Watertown Native Killed In Iraq

    Watertown Native Killed In Iraq
    Army Pfc. Gebrah P. Noonan, of Watertown was killed in Iraq this week, according to the Associated Press. His remains arrived at Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Saturday, Sept. 25.
  • Islamic State frees 49 Turks held since June; Turkey says it didn't pay ransom

    ISTANBUL Forty-nine hostages seized in June by Islamist militants from the Turkish consulate in Mosul, Iraq, were freed early Saturday in northern Syria and brought back to Turkey, the Turkish government said. Turkey's MIT national intelligence agency,...

    Turkish spy agency negotiates release of Islamic State captives

    Turkish spy agency negotiates release of Islamic State captives
    Hostages from a Turkish consulate who had been held by the Islamic State in Iraq for more than three months were released Saturday morning and flown to Turkey, officials said. The release followed protracted negotiations by the Turkish intelligence...

    Turkey secures release of 49 hostages seized in northern Iraq

    Turkey secures release of 49 hostages seized in northern Iraq
    SANLIURFA Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish intelligence agents brought 49 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkey on Saturday after more than three months in captivity, in what President Tayyip Erdogan described as a covert...

    In Iraq, closing the gap between Obama's goal and means

    Discordant notes from the Obama administration last week were widely interpreted as a collision between a war-weary president and a gung-ho military. And it was easy to see why. President Obama ordered airstrikes against Islamic State militants, but...