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Feb 11, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

NEAR ZUMAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Some members of Iraq's Yazidi minority are turning on their Arab neighbours, staging deadly reprisals against Sunni villagers they believe collaborated in atrocities inflicted by Islamic State on their community. Yazidis returning to their northern home area of Sinjar are uncovering one mass grave after another, evidence of Islamic State's ...

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Feb 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON – AFP: Kurdish forces backed up by U.S.-led airstrikes have recaptured territory from Islamic State jihadis near the strategic city of Mosul in northern Iraq, the American military said Monday. The advance is the latest push by Kurdish forces around Mosul, considered a crucial battleground for an eventual major counteroffensive against the Islamic State group ...

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Feb 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — The trial was set to begin Monday at Camp Lejeune for a Marine who vanished in Iraq a decade ago and then wound up in Lebanon. Defense attorneys maintain Cpl. Wassef Hassoun was kidnapped in 2004 by insurgents and later became tangled up in Lebanese courts. But prosecutors allege Hassoun fled ...

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Feb 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

CHUCK TODD, MEET THE PRESS: Yesterday, I spoke with Secretary of State John Kerry from Munich and I started by asking him about whether we are winning in our goal of diminishing and eventually destroying ISIS. JOHN KERRY, SECRETARY OF STATE: I believe we are on the road to, yes I absolutely do. I think the ...

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Feb 6, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Karak, Jordan (CNN) - Two days after news emerged that ISIS had burned a captive Jordanian pilot to death, the Middle Eastern nation hit back, and is promising more. Fighter jets carried out airstrikes Thursday, then returned to fly over the home of the slain 27-year-old pilot, Lt. Moath al-Kasasbeh, in the village of Ay in ...

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Feb 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The gruesome killing of a Jordanian pilot who had crashed in Islamic State territory laid bare a problem of the U.S.-led coalition — there's no sure way to rescue an airman who's down behind enemy lines. Now, in response, the U.S. has moved search-and-rescue aircraft closer to the battlefield, defense officials said ...

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Feb 3, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

#IS has burned 2 Iraqis alive in #Anbar #Iraq for being soldiers in Iraqi Army.— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) February 3, 2015

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Feb 2, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: An Iraqi man has shot and killed seven ISIS militants in an act of revenge for his son who was executed by the terrorist group, local media reports. Basil Ramadan, said to be in his 60s, used an AK-47 to gun down a group ...

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Feb 1, 2015 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

BAGHDAD (AP) — When Islamic State group militants invaded the Central Library of Mosul earlier this month, they were on a mission to destroy a familiar enemy: other people's ideas. Residents say the extremists smashed the locks that had protected the biggest repository of learning in the northern Iraq town, and loaded around 2,000 books ...

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Jan 31, 2015 No Comments ›› The Assassin

Iraqi Mod has released the following footage showing numerous air strikes on IS terrorists. The air strikes were conducted by the Iraqi air force targeting IS terrorists in Anbar.

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Jan 31, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Hill: The Pentagon said Friday that a chemical weapons expert with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was killed on killed Jan. 24 by a coalition airstrike in Iraq. U.S. Central Command described the expert, Abu Malik, as a "terrorist." Officials said he was a chemical weapons engineer who worked ...

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Jan 31, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Wrap: “American Sniper” has overtaken “Saving Private Ryan” as the top domestic grossing war movie of all time. The Clint Eastwood drama starring Bradley Cooper has so far earned $217.1 million at the U.S. box office, surpassing Spielberg’s film, which earned $216.5 million in 1998. The Eastwood drama added 180 theaters in its ...

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Jan 29, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jan 29, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

“Burn them or drown them, we don’t want them.” - Foreign governments to Iraqi officials Excerpted from Fox News: Dozens of dead bodies of foreign ISIS recruits are piling up in Iraqi hospitals because their home countries don’t want them and local cemeteries won’t take them either, according to a high official in the nation’s Interior ...

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Jan 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from The Star Com: Attacks on Canadian soldiers in Iraq are spurring political trouble for the Conservative government as opposition leaders say the mission is proving closer to combat than was sold to Canadians. On Monday, the Canadian military revealed that special forces soldiers in Iraq on a mission to train local fighters came under ...

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Jan 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Muqdadiyah (Iraq) (AFP) - Iraqi forces have "liberated" Diyala from the Islamic State jihadist group, retaking all populated areas of the eastern province, a top army officer said on Monday. "We announce the liberation of Diyala from the (IS) organisation," Staff Lieutenant General Abdulamir al-Zaidi said. Iraqi forces have regained "complete control of all the cities and ...

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Jan 24, 2015 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Michael Moore says he fought to save soldiers' lives just like Chris Kyle did, by protesting against the war, because Jesus was against the war, so so was he. So he and Chris were, you know, doing the same thing, saving the lives of American troops, you know, being heroes, him and Chris. Except, in ...

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Jan 23, 2015 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard

I was in Ramadi. We were not fighting "Iraqis". We were fighting the original ISIS who at the time were called "Al Qaeda in Iraq." When Chris Kyle said "I hate the damn savages I've been fighting" he was talking about those early ISIS jihadis who no one in their right mind disputes as being ...

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Jan 23, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Jan 23, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States and Iraq are preparing to retake Iraq's second-largest city Mosul from the Islamic State group by this summer, The Wall Street Journal reports. A group of Kurdish fighters and other Western-trained forces should be ready to launch the offensive by the spring or summer, the head of the US military's ...

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Jan 22, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

“I’m not sure how much time President Obama will devote to the very serious threats facing this nation, but I think Americans in such uncertain times, first and foremost crave some safety, and security, and they’re craving leadership. They want a leader who will tell them the truth, that will actually be willing to face ...

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Jan 19, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Ottawa (AFP) - Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State fighters in Iraq in recent days, in the first confirmed ground battle between Western troops and IS, a senior officer said Monday. The Canadians came under mortar and machine gun fire while training Iraqi troops near front lines and shot back in what Canadian special ...

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Jan 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 29 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in a 24-hour period, the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement on Saturday. Sixteen strikes around seven Iraqi cities destroyed vehicles, buildings, equipment and fighting positions, as well as hitting units belonging to Islamic State, ...

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Jan 1, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from Mashable: Reports that Islamic State militants in Mosul have contracted Ebola swirled though Iraqi media sources on Wednesday. World Health Organization officials said they haven't confirmed the cases, but the organization has reached out to offer assistance. Three outlets reported that Ebola showed up at a hospital in Mosul, a city 250 miles north ...

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Jan 1, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Post: In Iraq’s western Anbar province, more than 300 U.S. troops are posted at a base in the thick of a pitched battle between Iraqi forces, backed by tribal fighters, and well-armed Islamic State militants. The militants, positioned at a nearby town, have repeatedly hit the base with artillery and rocket fire ...

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