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Fallujah violence: Iraq to probe human rights violations as thousands flee city in two days

UN official said, there had been about 90,000 people in Fallujah, and between 42,000 and 43,000 have now fled including about 4,000 on Sunday and 3,300 on Monday.

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June 11, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Swaran Singh Panel

Prime Minister Indira Gandhi told the Soviet Union that nonaligned India “will be with you in the quest for peace”.

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Watch: In new video, Islamic State threatens to blow up Egypt’s ancient pyramids

The Islamic State released a video this week claiming to have blown up the 2,800-year-old Nabu temple in Iraq, devoted to the Babylonian god of wisdom.

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Iraqi forces push deeper into Islamic State-held Fallujah

IS has held control over Fallujah for over two years and it holds symbolic significance for the millitant outfit

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Two years on, no word on 39 Indians kidnapped by IS in Iraq

Harjeet Masih, who escaped, believes that the terror group killed them all.

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Iraq forces push into streets of Islamic State-held Fallujah

The drive to recapture the first city to be lost from government control in 2014 came as fighting also raged in neighbouring Syria, leaving huge numbers of civilians exposed.

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Iraq forces preparing for Fallujah battle: PM spokesman

Iraqi forces have in recent days been massing around Fallujah, a city just 50 kilometres west of Baghdad and which has been out of government control since January 2014.

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Islamic State group attack and bombings leave 29 dead across Iraq

The attack on the gas plant started at dawn with a suicide car bomber hitting the facility’s main gate in the town of Taji, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Baghdad.

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Islamic State forces kill US soldier in Iraq

He is the third American killed in direct combat since a US-led coalition launched a campaign against the jihadist group in 2014.

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Iraq: Triple car bombings in Baghdad kill 14, including some Shi’ite pilgrims

The group said in an online statement distributed by supporters that a suicide bomber had targeted pilgrims in the Dora neighbourhood adjacent to Saydiya.

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Iraq: Twin bomb blasts in Samawah kill at least 32, Islamic State claims responsibility

“The hospitals have received 33 dead,” a senior official in the Muthanna health department, which covers Samawa, told AFP.

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Iraq: Car bomb targeting Shiite pilgrims kills 23 in Baghdad

IS claimed the attack and said it was carried out by a suicide bomber who detonated a vehicle laden with three tonnes of explosives.

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Iraq shuts Al-Jazeera bureau for ‘instigating violence’

Iraq’s Communications and Media Commission (CMC) sent the Al-Jazeera Media Network a letter informing it of a March 24 decision to withdraw the bureau’s licence and close its office for one year.

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US to send 217 additional troops to Iraq to help fight against Islamic State

The US President’s instructions to his national security team have been to reinforce the successful elements of US campaign

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G7 backs intensified fight against IS in Iraq, Syria

“Terrorism is an urgent global security threat that requires international collaboration and unified responses,” they said in a statement at the end of a two-day meeting in the Japanese city of Hiroshima.