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Iraq may have just turned the corner from chaos to stability - Washington Examiner


Washington Examiner

Iraq may have just turned the corner from chaos to stability
Washington Examiner
Sitting in the United States, it's easy to give up on Iraq. Television cameras don't lie. When they capture the aftermath of terrorist bombings, beheadings, or Shiite militiamen carrying banners of Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, it's easy to ...

British troops training Iraqi soldiers will guard Iraq HQ as ISIS crumbles - The Sun


The Sun

British troops training Iraqi soldiers will guard Iraq HQ as ISIS crumbles
The Sun
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said: “By training Iraq forces we are helping with the long-term stability of the country and our own security here at home.” He insisted the fight against IS was not over but added: “As the nature of the coalition ...
Iraq's security dilemma and the intractable problem of the PMF Open Democracy
UK Forces Will Be Sent 'Outside The Wire' In Iraq As Islamic State Retreats Forces Network

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Abadi tells Tillerson: PMF is hope of Iraq and region - Aljazeera.com


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Abadi tells Tillerson: PMF is hope of Iraq and region
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has rejected a call by Washington for Iranian-backed fighters to leave Iraq at a meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Baghdad. Tillerson made the unannounced visit to the Iraqi capital on Monday came ...
Iraq rebuffs Tillerson call to disband Iran-backed militias - BBC News BBC News
Tillerson Visits Iraq to Chilly Reception Over His Remarks on Iran-Backed Militias New York Times
Tillerson urges Iraq, Kurds to resolve conflict through dialogue Reuters
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After ISIS: Hope in Iraq and new storm clouds in Syria - New York Post


New York Post

After ISIS: Hope in Iraq and new storm clouds in Syria
New York Post
Three years ago, the Islamic State controlled more than 40 percent of Iraq and a similar-sized chunk of Syria. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's evil caliphate was larger than Great Britain or the combined area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Today, ISIS ...
British troops will be sent OUTSIDE their base in Iraq on new force protection duties as coalition forces step up ... Daily Mail
With Islamic State out of Iraq, US loses remarkably unified coalition Washington Times
British troops to operate 'outside the wire' in Iraq following ISIS defeats in Mosul and Raqqa strongholds Mirror.co.uk
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Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visits to Afghanistan, Iraq - Washington Post


Washington Post

Secretary of State Tillerson makes unannounced visits to Afghanistan, Iraq
Washington Post
KABUL — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made back-to-back, unannounced visits to Afghanistan and Iraq on Monday, flying into both countries under great secrecy out of concern that he might be a target for militants. As his day looked likely to ...
Long day of diplomacy: Tillerson visits Afghanistan, Iraq ABC News
Tillerson makes surprise trips to Iraq, Afghanistan on 1 day Chicago Tribune
Tillerson Makes Unannounced Visits to Afghanistan and Iraq Bloomberg
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Tillerson arrives in Iraq after rebuke from Baghdad over paramilitaries - Reuters


Reuters

Tillerson arrives in Iraq after rebuke from Baghdad over paramilitaries
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived on Monday in Iraq, hours after the government rebuked him for calling on it to send home Iranian-backed paramilitary units that helped defeat Islamic State and capture the Kurdish-held ...

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Oil attempts gains following Iraq output disruptions - MarketWatch - MarketWatch

Iraq asks BP to boost oil production from Kirkuk: spokesman - Reuters


Reuters

Iraq asks BP to boost oil production from Kirkuk: spokesman
Reuters
The oil minister discussed reactivating a deal signed in 2013 with BP to revive Iraq's northern Kirkuk oilfield and help Baghdad arrest a huge decline in output from Kirkuk and increase production to higher levels, said Jihad. Kirkuk is one of the ...
How Will Northern Iraq Affect Oil? Seeking Alpha

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Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq > U.S. ... - Department of Defense


Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq > U.S. ...
Department of Defense
SOUTHWEST ASIA, Oct. 23, 2017 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 25 strikes consisting of ...

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Iraq, the Kurds and me: What went wrong in Kirkuk? - Salon


Salon

Iraq, the Kurds and me: What went wrong in Kirkuk?
Salon
The KRG, as it is known, is an autonomous region of Iraq, but many people there want much more than that. On Sept. 25, the KRG held a referendum on independence in which 93 percent of voters affirmed their desire to break away from Iraq. Baghdad's ...
Kurds accuse Baghdad of troop build-up on region border | Iraq ... Aljazeera.com
UPDATE 1- Iraq builds up forces south of Kurdish oil export pipeline - security sources Reuters
How Iraq crushed the Kurds' dream of independence New Statesman
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