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Mosul (Iraq)

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  • Islamist fighters reportedly attempting to encircle Baghdad

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq's dire situation has gone from bad dream to nightmare in two weeks of fighting that have seen Sunni Muslim gunmen assert control over a growing area, including, Kurdish officials said Tuesday, at least two towns that lie on a crucial...
  • Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead

    Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead
    AMMAN - Syrian jets bombed rebel-held eastern areas close to the Iraq border Saturday after Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier.  Five raids killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more when bombs hit residential areas in...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Absent foreign policy exacerbated crisis in Iraq

    As we consider the fall of Mosul, Iraq, to terrorists last week and the threat they pose to Baghdad, we must concede: We had been warned. Just months after the impact of the U.S.-led surge in Iraq was being realized, then-U.S. ambassador to Iraq Ryan...
  • Trudy Rubin: Time to put focus on Iraq

    For more than a year, Mideast analysts have warned about an al-Qaida offshoot that was creating a virtual state in eastern Syria and western Iraq, where it trained European and American recruits. The Obama team failed to focus on this virulent threat to...
  • Rebeldes destruyen estatuas de poetas y una tumba de un filósofo en Irak

    MOSUL Irak (Reuters) - Rebeldes islamistas suníes que tomaron control de franjas del norte de Irak la semana pasada han destruido símbolos del patrimonio de la ciudad de Mosul, incluyendo estatuas de iconos culturales y la tumba de un filósofo...
  • Some residents returning to Iraqi city held by Islamic militants

    Some residents returning to Iraqi city held by Islamic militants
    A bus headed to the Iraqi city of Mosul on Friday was nearly filled to capacity as many residents returned home just days after fleeing an attack by Islamic militants who overran security forces. The driver, Muhsen Kanaan, laughed and scoffed at the...
  • Insurgents attack Iraqi oil refinery at Baiji

    Antigovernment militants launched an attack Wednesday on Iraq's largest oil refinery, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki assured the nation that resurgent Iraqi forces would triumph against terrorism. Meanwhile, officials in India confirmed that 40 Indian...
  • Iraq's largest refinery ablaze as militants, government fight for control

    IRBIL, Iraq Skirmishes over Iraq's largest oil refinery left part of the facility ablaze Wednesday as Islamic militants battled Iraqi security forces for control. Iraqi state television reported that security forces remained in control of the refinery...
  • 40 Indian workers kidnapped amid violence in northern Iraq

    Forty Indian construction workers were abducted near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul as they attempted to flee a violent rampage by an Al Qaida splinter group, officials said Wednesday. The Indian nationals were working for the Baghdad-based Tariq Noor...
  • Iraqi appears in Guantanamo court on war crimes charges

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba An Iraqi prisoner who the U.S. has said reported to one of the Taliban released in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was being charged in the war courtWednesday. Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi, 53, got to Guantanamo in 2007 from CIA...
  • Obama to meet with congressional leaders as clashes continue in Iraq

    Obama to meet with congressional leaders as clashes continue in Iraq
    Forces loyal to the Iraqi government repulsed an insurgent attack on a provincial town northeast of Baghdad, state media reported Tuesday, as White House officials announced that President Obama would meet with congressional leaders to discuss the...