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  • Pro-Iraqi government forces push Tikrit offensive after U.S. airstrikes

    Pro-Iraqi government forces push Tikrit offensive after U.S. airstrikes
    Pro-Iraqi government forces Thursday relaunched their offensive to remove Islamic State extremists from the city of Tikrit shortly after U.S. airstrikes requested by the country’s officials hit the area.
  • Chest-thumping patriotic videos get Iraqis pumped

    Chest-thumping patriotic videos get Iraqis pumped
    The seller's fingers dance across the stacks of discs crowding his table, his words racing as he foists one DVD after another on a customer. "You should see this one, and definitely take this one," he says. "Oh, and I just got this one today. Brand new....

    Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli

    Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli
    Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by militias defeated...

    U.S.-led warplanes hit militants in Syria and Iraq 27 times this week

    U.S.-led warplanes hit militants in Syria and Iraq 27 times this week
    U.S.-led warplanes launched 27 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria this week, officials said Friday. The three-day attack by jets and drones was focused on militants in Syria’s second-largest city, Aleppo; the embattled...

    Iraqi military helicopter shot down by Islamic State near Samarra

    Iraqi military helicopter shot down by Islamic State near Samarra
    An Iraqi military helicopter has been shot down by Islamic State militants near the Sunni-dominated city of Samarra, killing the two pilots. The Sunni extremists also were reported on the verge of taking a western Iraq town from poorly equipped government...