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7 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Bombs at marketplaces near Baghdad kill 15 people

BAGHDAD — A series of bomb attacks struck marketplaces near Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 15 people, Iraqi officials said as security forces recaptured parts of a strategic Sunni oil town north of the capital from Islamic State militants. Iraq is embroiled in its worst crisis since the 2011 withdrawal of U.S. troops in the wake of a blitz ...

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10 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Germany ready to train Iraq's Sunnis as well as Kurds to fight IS

TEMPLIN Germany (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that Germany was ready to help train Sunni Muslim soldiers in Iraq to fight Islamic State insurgents in addition to aid it is already giving to Iraqi Kurdish fighters. Merkel praised Baghdad for appointing a Sunni defense minister alongside Shi'ites and Kurds as part of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's efforts ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Iraqi Tribal Leaders' Pleas For Help Before Massacre Were Ignored

By Michael Georgy and Raheem Salman BAGHDAD, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Iraqi tribal leader Sheik Naeem al-Ga'oud and his men once helped U.S. Marines drive al Qaeda out of their Anbar Province stronghold. He doesn't even put up a brave face when it comes to his current enemy the militants of Islamic State. This week the al Qaeda offshoot massacred ...

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14 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group is conducting a purge, killing dozens of former policemen and soldiers living in areas of Iraq under its control, in a campaign apparently aimed at preventing any uprising against its extremist rule. Former officers have been gunned down in their homes, rounded up ...

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16 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Iraq's top Shi'ite calls on Baghdad to help Sunni tribes after killings

By Raheem Salman BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's most senior Shi'ite cleric called on the government on Friday to rush to the aid of Sunni tribes battling Islamic State, after the militant group executed at least 220 tribesmen west of Baghdad this week. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani's comments show how the threat posed by Islamic State, which follows an ultra-hardline version ...

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