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Iraq: Fearing uprising, Islamic State militants hunt ex-police

The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule.

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Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops.

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Iraq government forces, militias take control of strategic town Jurf al-Sakhar

Iraqi government forces and Shi’ite militias took control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar.

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Islamic State jihadists again besiege Iraq’s Mount Sinjar

The Islamic State jihadist group has again surrounded Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq.

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US considering Iraqi request for more military advisers

Senior US officials are considering an Iraqi request for more American military advisers.

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Spain to train Iraqi troops to fight Islamic State

Spain will begin training Iraqi forces later this year to battle Islamic State fighters.

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US congratulates Iraq on new defence, interior ministers

Congratulating Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was a “very positive step forward”.

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Barack Obama reviews strategy in Iraq and Syria against ISIL

Six airstrikes took place near Kobani in Syria where reports indicate they successfully struck three IS buildings.

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Militant attacks in Iraq’s Baghdad kill at least 38 people

The heavily guarded capital has been under nearly daily attacks by Sunni militants who have overrun vast areas in western and northern Iraq since early this year.

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Istanbul rattled by signs of Islamic State support

Pins bearing the militants’ black-and-white flag are on sale at a jihad-themed bookstore near the Istanbul University campus.

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Kurds thwart Islamic State in Kobani; Turkey boosts involvement

IS poured in reinforcements and fired at least 11 rocket-propelled grenades into the town centre, said the Britain-based monitoring group.

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Triple suicide bombing in Iraq kills 22 Kurds

The attack took place in Qara Tappah, in the eastern Diyala province about 120 kilometers (75 miles) northeast of Baghdad.

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Kurdish forces urge more air strikes on Kobani as IS tightens grip

A group that monitors the Syrian civil war said the Kurdish forces faced inevitable defeat in Kobani.

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Canadian Parliament authorizes air strikes in Iraq against ISIS

The motion authorizes air strikes in Iraq for up to six months and explicitly states that no ground troops be used in combat operations.

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Syrian border town of Kobani poised to fall to militants, warns Turkish president

The outgunned Kurdish fighters struggling to defend Kobani got a small boost from a series of U.S.-led airstrikes against the militants.