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Iraq: 40 Shiite paramilitary fighters killed in US airstrikes

A paramilitary Hashd Shaabi unit on Tuesday said that the U.S. forces pounded its posts near the border with Syria and killed dozens of its militants, warning that the attack will not go without punishment. The U.S. forces carried out “heavy bombardment on Monday morning on the posts of Sayyd al-Shuhadaa Brigades in Akashat area near the border with Syria. ...

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Iraq: ISIS bombs 845 year-old al-Nuri mosque

So-called Islamic State (IS) has blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraqi forces say. The ancient landmark with its famous leaning minaret was where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a “caliphate” in 2014. However, IS claims that US aircraft destroyed the complex, in a statement issued by its news outlet Amaq. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ...

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