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Posts Tagged ‘Iraq’

July 18th, 2017 - 1:03 am § in Foreign Affairs, Hypocrisy, Religion

Is The Caliph Dead?

DESPITE RUSSIAN AND IRAQI SOURCES, KURDISH SECURITY SAYS CALIPH IS STILL ALIVE Even more than the fall of the supposed capital of ISIS caliphate, the death of Baghdadi, the DAESH claimant to be the Caliph, would be historic. Sources in Russia and now in Iraq said Baghdadi has now been killed.  Beca[...]

March 14th, 2017 - 12:20 am § in Misc.

Obama’s Strategy Against ISIS in Iraq Pays Off: Mosul is falling to Iraqi Troops.

IN MOSUL, A HEAVY BUT NOT CRUSHING BLOW TO ISLAMIC STATEMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Iraqi troops have surrounded western Mosul and military leaders vow it’s only a matter of time until they crush the last major stand of the Islamic State group in Iraq. But the militants are positioning themselves[...]

November 19th, 2016 - 9:20 am § in Misc.

The Battle of Mosul

IRAQI TROOPS FACE STIFF RESISTANCE FROM IS IN EASTERN MOSULMOSUL, Iraq (AP) – Iraqi troops faced stiff resistance Saturday from Islamic State militants as they pushed deeper into eastern Mosul, backed by aerial support from the U.S.-led international coalition, a senior military commander said[...]

November 8th, 2016 - 1:25 am § in Misc.

DAESH Mass Graves Found

IRAQI EXPERTS PROBE MASS GRAVE SITE FOUND NEAR IS-HELD MOSULBAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi investigators are probing a mass grave that was discovered the previous day by troops advancing further into Islamic State-held territory near the city of Mosul. Associated Press footage from the site shows bones [...]

November 6th, 2016 - 5:12 pm § in Misc.

Iraq: last town south of Mosul Falls

Iraqi forces retake last town south of Mosul 11-06 15:46 Iraqi security forces advancing northward along the Tigris River towards Mosul on Saturday recaptured the last town south of the city. Iraq launches anti-IS operation in west of Mosul[...]

October 31st, 2016 - 8:59 pm § in Misc.

Halloween in Iraq

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June 21st, 2016 - 7:37 am § in Misc.

DAVID PRESTON: The Battle for Fallujah: Herosim of Iraquis

David Preston  These guys have the courage of despair, like the Russkies at Stalingrad. You could say: Oh, they’re just fighting cuz they have to, that doesn’t take courage. –But it still does, you see, because these guys can’t call in airstrikes or get medivacked when they go d[...]

April 30th, 2016 - 11:45 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Iraq falling?

PARLIAMENT SEIZED: PROTESTERS STORM BAGHDAD GREEN ZONE[...]

April 20th, 2015 - 8:07 am § in America

Mickey of Colorado Fights Alongside Kurds

Mickey of Colorado Is A Modern Lawrence of Arabia Mickey stands out, the former Colorado biker is now a Sergeant Major in the Peshmerga.  His blond hair and blond goatee are covered in combat by a death’s head balaclava, like the masks worn by the Isis warriors. The name tape on his military [...]

April 13th, 2015 - 7:26 pm § in Misc.

Blackwater guards get prison for Iraq killings

Four Blackwater contractors involved in a 2007 Baghdad shooting incident that left 17 Iraqis dead, including a 9-year-old boy, and 20 wounded were sentenced to prison today. They were convicted in a U.S. federal court last fall after years of legal battles. One got life for murder; three others got [...]