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After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital

Added: 22.03.2017 21:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The colonel is a quintessential Iraqi military man: shaved head, bushy black mustache, and very proud of how the Iraqi Army has rebuilt and “proved it is professional” in the fight to oust the Islamic State from Mosul. Like many in Iraq, the colonel is wary that the challenges of reconciliation and winning the peace in Mosul and across the complex ethnic mosaic of Nineveh Province will be harder than winning the war. Recommended: How much do you know about the Islamic State?

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Tillerson Calls on Allies to Do More in Fight Against ISIS

Added: 22.03.2017 17:03 | 1 views | 0 comments

Mr. Tillerson noted that about 75 percent of the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had been undertaken by the United States.


US tells allies to do more to pressure Islamic State group

Added: 22.03.2017 15:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United States on Wednesday urged coalition partners to step up efforts to defeat Islamic State militants as top officials from 68 nations gathered in Washington to assess the fight to retake Iraq's second largest city and advance on the extremists' self-declared Syrian capital.


Trump administration to host first anti-ISIL meeting

Added: 22.03.2017 14:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

US to host first meeting under Trump administration of 68 countries working to defeat ISIL in Iraq and Syria.

Tags: Syria, Iraq

Peter Bergen: Will Iraq survive victory over ISIS in Mosul?

Added: 21.03.2017 22:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

In a tea room in Sulaimani's old bazaar that's dense with the smoke of scores of cigarettes, bunches of grizzled, middle-aged men -- some wearing traditional Kurdish baggy trousers, other wearing suits without ties -- are arguing furiously about the great question of the day:

Tags: ISIS, Iraq

Iraqi prime minister on Trump, oil and building bridges

Added: 21.03.2017 20:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

Haider al-Abadi also discusses President Trump's travel ban


Iraqi prime minister on relationship with Trump, ISIS fight

Added: 21.03.2017 20:14 | 5 views | 0 comments

President Trump welcomed Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to the White House for the first time since taking office. Iraq was included in Mr. Trump's original temporary travel ban, but now, the two men will need to work together. Margaret Brennan sat down with al-Abadi in an interview you'll see only on "CBS This Morning."


Iraqi prime minister on Trump, oil and building bridges

Added: 21.03.2017 16:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

Haider al-Abadi also discussed President Trump's travel ban


Iraqi forces try to bring civilians out of east Mosul, U.S. pledges more support

Added: 21.03.2017 13:33 | 0 views | 0 comments

Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul's Islamic State-held Old City on Tuesday so that troops could clear the area, but militant snipers hampered the effort, Iraqi officers said.


Kurds in Iraq ring in the new year

Added: 21.03.2017 12:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

The ancient festival of Newroz marks the first day of spring and the vernal equinox.

Tags: Kurds, Iraq

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