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Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi

Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in … Continue reading

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Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group

Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaida group BAGHDAD (AP) – The city center of Iraq’s Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, police said Saturday, yet another … Continue reading

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Rapid-fire attacks across Iraq kill 55 people

Rapid-fire attacks across Iraq kill 55 people BAGHDAD (AP) – A rapid series of attacks spread over a wide swath of Iraq killed at least 55 people on Thursday, targeting mostly security forces in what Iraqi officials called “frantic attempts” … Continue reading

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Dozens die as 14 bombs explode across Baghdad

Dozens die as 14 bombs explode across Baghdad Attacks ratchet up sectarian tensions at a time when many Iraqis were already worried about security BAGHDAD — A wave of bombings ripped across Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 65 … Continue reading

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Elated, last US troops leave Iraq, ending war

Elated, last US troops leave Iraq, ending war KHABARI CROSSING, Kuwait (AP) – The last U.S. soldiers rolled out of Iraq across the border into neighboring Kuwait at daybreak Sunday, whooping, fist bumping and hugging each other in a burst … Continue reading

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