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The Kurdish women fighting ISIS
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The Kurdish women fighting ISIS

(CNN)  ̶  The image of the braided Kurdish female fighter, donning military camouflage and taking up arms against the militant…
Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death over IS ties
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Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death over IS ties

A court in Iraq sentenced 16 Turkish women to death on Sunday after they were found guilty of belonging to…
German defense minister envisions expanded Bundeswehr role in Iraq
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German defense minister envisions expanded Bundeswehr role in Iraq

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday said the role of Germany’s armed forces in Iraq must evolve…
Iraqi army moves to secure planned oil route to Iran
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Iraqi army moves to secure planned oil route to Iran

Iraqi forces launched a security operation along a planned oil transit route to Iran on Wednesday, saying it was clearing…
France’s Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias
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France’s Macron calls on Iraq to dismantle all militias

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday called on Iraq to dismantle all militias, including the government sanctioned Iran-backed Popular Mobilization…
Fear of Iranian general left Iraqi Kurdish oil fields deserted
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Fear of Iranian general left Iraqi Kurdish oil fields deserted

When the Iraqi army and Iranian-backed Shi‘ite militia entered a key oil processing facility in Iraq’s north to retake it…
Kurds report Iraq attack south of oil export pipeline, Iraqis say no clashes
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Kurds report Iraq attack south of oil export pipeline, Iraqis say no clashes

Kurdistan regional authorities accused Iraqi forces of launching an attack on Tuesday towards the Turkish border, where a section of…
100,000 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials
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100,000 Kurds flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover: Kurdish officials

About 100,000 Kurds have fled Kirkuk for fear of sectarian reprisals since Iraqi government forces took over the city after…
Kurdish VP : Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face ‘Iraqi threat’
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Kurdish VP : Thousands of troops sent to Kirkuk to face ‘Iraqi threat’

Kurdish authorities have sent thousands more troops to the oil region of Kirkuk to confront “threats” from Iraq’s central government,…
Iraq launches offensive on Hawija, an Islamic State-held region near oil city Kirkuk
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Iraq launches offensive on Hawija, an Islamic State-held region near oil city Kirkuk

Iraq launched an offensive on Thursday to dislodge Islamic State from Hawija, west of the oil city of Kirkuk and…
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