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Mosul (Iraq)

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  • Iraqi forces aim to capture Mosul: spokesman

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces are planning an assault on the northern city of Mosul, hoping to retake it from Islamic State fighters, the spokesman for the country's counter-terrorism unit said on Monday. "The new tactic of launching a quick attack...
  • Intensified U.S. bombing in Iraq appears to give Kurds boost at dam

    Intensified U.S. bombing in Iraq appears to give Kurds boost at dam
    Kurdish Iraqi fighters took back much of a strategic dam in northern Iraq as the United States stepped up its bombardment of Islamic militant positions in the region, Kurdish officials said Sunday. In comments to news agencies and on Iraqi television,...
  • White House: Obama authorized U.S. strikes on Mosul Dam in Iraq

    EDGARTOWN Mass. (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. air strikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, and that the action was consistent with his goal of protecting U.S....
  • Beyond Kurdish territory, Iraq asks for more US help against Islamic State

    BAGHDAD As U.S. warplanes tilt the battlefield against Islamic militants in Kurdish-controlled territories, Iraqis in the rest of the country are growing resentful that the U.S. is not intervening more forcefully to protect Arabs who have been fighting...
  • Iraq militants kill 80 in village, capture hundreds, reports say

    Iraq militants kill 80 in village, capture hundreds, reports say
    Islamic State militants killed scores of Yazidi men in a remote northern village and took hundreds of women and children captive, according to unconfirmed reports by Iraqi officials on Saturday. The militants had surrounded the village of Kocho for 10...
  • Iraq massacre reported as U.S. strikes target militants at Mosul dam

    In a significant expansion of the air campaign in Iraq, U.S. warplanes and armed drones launched airstrikes Saturday near the Mosul dam in the first joint operation with Iraqi and Kurdish ground forces attempting to retake the strategic northern...
  • U.S. launches airstrikes near strategic dam in northern Iraq

    U.S. warplanes launched airstrikes near Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday in a joint operation with Iraqi and Kurdish troops to retake the strategically important facility from militants, a senior U.S. official said. U.S. fighter jets and armed...
  • Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late

    Iraqi Christians in San Diego County fear U.S. airstrikes are too late
    EL CAJON, Calif. — One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the devil." The passage had a...
  • Maliki clings to power in Iraq despite criticism

    BAGHDAD Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki in an unusual midnight address likened some of his political opponents to terrorists and announced that he would take the country's president to court over alleged constitutional violations. His...
  • U.S. strikes continue against Islamic State in Iraq

    BAGHDAD More American air strikes pounded Islamic State positions in Northern Iraq on Sunday while lawmakers in Baghdad struggled to choose a prime minister to lead them in forming a new government. U.S. Central Command reported that piloted and unmanned...
  • As militants overrun Christian communities in northwest Iraq, thousands are forced to flee

    IRBIL, Iraq They have gone from comfortable lives in historic towns and villages in Iraq's parched Nineveh plains to the precarious existence of refugees unsure about their next meal and where they will spend the night and even whether they belong in this...