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Islamic State overwhelms Iraqi forces at Tikrit in major defeat
Miami Herald

Islamic State overwhelms Iraqi forces at Tikrit in major defeat

IRBIL, Iraq -- Islamic State gunmen overran a former U.S. military base early Friday and killed or captured hundreds of Iraqi government troops whod been trying to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, the worst military reversal Iraqi troops ... Miami Herald, 4 days ago

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Iraqi army remains on defensive as extent of June debacle becomes clearer

IRBIL, Iraq -- Five weeks after Islamist fighters stormed across northern and western Iraq in a surprise offensive that nearly reached the outskirts of the Iraqi capital, virtually every captured location remains firmly in rebel hands, while the ...
 Miami Herald1 week ago
Radio Free Europe

Signs of Wealth Abound in Irbil as Economy Booms

Capital of northern Iraq's Kurdistan region is undergoing a major transformation. VOA's Jeffrey Young reports from Irbil on the changes
 VOA News6 days ago Iraqi PM: Kurds' Capital Militant Base  Radio Free Europe1 week ago Iraqi PM Says Kurdish Capital Becoming Base For Islamic Militants  Big News Network1 week ago
Miami Herald

Expansion of secret facility in Iraq suggests closer U.S.-Kurd ties

IRBIL, Iraq -- A supposedly secret but locally well-known CIA station on the outskirts of Irbil's airport is undergoing rapid expansion as the United States considers whether to engage in a war against Islamist militants whove seized control of half ...
 Miami Herald1 week ago 'Secret' facility in Iraq suggests closer U.S.-Kurd ties  MSN News1 week ago Iraq Parliament to Meet on Sunday  GlobalSecurity.org2 weeks ago Iraqi parliament to meet early next week  Sify2 weeks ago
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Iraq rift between Kurds, Baghdad heats up over oilfield takeover

Kurdish forces seized control of Iraq's northern oilfields Friday as tensions continue to increase between Irbil and Baghdad, "Members of the moved to secure the oilfields of Bai Hassan and the Makhmour area," the KRG said in a statement. ...
 Albawaba1 week ago Iraqi federal authorities dismayed at Kurdish Peshmerga seizure of Kirkuk oilfields  Kuwait News Agency1 week ago

Baghdad grounds Kurdish cargo flights after ministers boycott

BAGHDAD/IRBIL: Kurdish ministers boycotted Iraq's caretaker Cabinet and authorities in Baghdad halted cargo flights to two Kurdish cities Thursday in an escalating feud between the Kurds and the Shiite-led central government. The dispute, linked to ...
 Lebanon Daily Star1 week ago
Kashmir Observer

Kurds calls for vote on independence

IRBIL: Massoud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq, appears to have moved the country closer to partition after asking MPs to form a committee to organise an independence referendum. An MP from the Kurdistan ...
 Kashmir Observer2 weeks ago Bishops discuss rescue plan for Christians in north Iraq  ChurchTimes3 weeks ago Kerry Meets Iraq's Kurdish Leaders in Push for Reforms  Angola Press4 weeks ago Iraq crisis: Kerry in Irbil for talks as crisis rages  The Guardian Nigeria4 weeks ago
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CNN

Russian bombers, advisers arrive in Iraq to aid in fight against ISIS

IRBIL, Iraq -- The battle for Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit stretched into a third day Sunday with both the Iraqi government and Islamist insurgents reporting heavy loss as five jet fighters Iraq purchased from Russia arrived. The head of ...
 Miami Herald3 weeks ago Battle for Tikrit continues as Iraqi government pushes back against ISIS  Miami Herald3 weeks ago Iraqi commandos and Shiite militias battling to retake Tikrit  Miami Herald3 weeks ago Iraq crisis: Russian fighter jets arrive as Iraq military battles ISIS  Gnom.es3 weeks ago
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Lebanon Daily Star

Barzani declares new reality and a new Iraq

IRBIL, Iraq: The top Kurdish leader in Iraq warned visiting Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday that a rapid Sunni insurgent advance has already created a new reality and a new Iraq, signaling major difficulties for U.S. efforts to promote unity ...
 Lebanon Daily Star4 weeks ago Kerry in day 2 of Iraq crisis talks  Politico4 weeks ago Kurdish leader cites 'new reality' in Iraq  Lebanon Daily Star4 weeks ago Kurdish leader cites `new reality` in Iraq  ZeeNews.com4 weeks ago
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Miami Herald

More signs of Iraq disintegration as Kurds call for independence vote, Islamists solidify position

IRBIL, Iraq -- Iraq appeared closer to its long-predicted disintegration Thursday as Kurdish leaders ordered steps to hold a referendum as soon as possible on self-rule for their oil-rich territory and Islamist extremists improved their military ...
 Miami Herald2 weeks ago Kurds press for independence, jihadists solidify position  Manila Times2 weeks ago Sunni militants consolidating control of western Iraq frontier  Boston Globe4 weeks ago Iraqi militants 'seize towns and border crossings'  ITV.com4 weeks ago
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