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Two killed, 200 wounded in Iraqi protests after police open fire

02 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD At least two people were killed and 200 wounded in clashes in Iraq on Tuesday as security forces used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrations over unemployment, corruption and poor public services.

UPDATE 2-Two killed, 200 wounded in Iraqi protests after police open fire

02 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD, Oct 1 At least two people were killed and 200 wounded in clashes in Iraq on Tuesday as security forces used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrations over unemployment, corruption and poor public services.

Iraqi police open fire, use tear gas and water cannon to disperse Baghdad protests

01 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD, Oct 1 Police used tear gas, water cannon and live fire to disperse demonstrators in Baghdad on Tuesday, wounding several people as thousands of Iraqis rallied in protest against unemployment, government corruption and poor services.

Iraqi forces face tough resistance from IS in final Tal Afar battle

28 Aug 2017

AL-'AYADIYA/BAGHDAD Iraqi forces said they faced tough resistance on Monday from Islamic State fighters driven out of the city of Tal Afar to a small town where they had "nothing to lose" by fighting to the end.

Iraqi forces retake most of Tal Afar from Islamic State: military

27 Aug 2017

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi forces have retaken almost all of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in the country's northwest, the Iraqi military said on Sunday. | Video

Islamic State stronghold Tal Afar about to fall, says Iraqi military

26 Aug 2017

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi forces raised the national flag on Saturday in the heart of Tal Afar, Islamic State's stronghold in the country's northwest, and said they were poised to take full control of the city after a week-long offensive. | Video

Iraqi forces say they have broken through Islamic State lines in Tal Afar

25 Aug 2017

TAL AFAR, Iraq Iraqi government forces broke through Islamic State's lines inside Tal Afar on Friday, reaching the old city center and the neighborhood around the Ottoman-era citadel, according to a military statement.

U.S. soldiers celebrate thanksgiving in a military base north of Iraq

25 Nov 2016

BAGHDAD U.S. troops celebrated Thanksgiving at an Iraqi army base in Qayyara, some 60 km (38 miles) south of Mosul, where a U.S.-led coalition is helping Iraqi forces battle Islamic State. | Video

U.S. soldiers celebrate thanksgiving in a military base north of Iraq

24 Nov 2016

BAGHDAD U.S. troops celebrated Thanksgiving at an Iraqi army base in Qayyara, some 60 km (38 miles) south of Mosul, where a U.S.-led coalition is helping Iraqi forces battle Islamic State.

Iraqi army closes in on Islamic State militants near Falluja

28 Jun 2016

FALLUJA, Iraq Iraq's army sought on Monday to eliminate Islamic State fighters holed up in farmland west of Falluja to keep them from launching a counterattack on the city, a day after the government declared victory over the militants there. | Video

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