Archived Topic: Iraq Archived Topic: Iraq

Archived Topic: Iraq

An explosion following an airstrike is seen in the Syrian town of Kobani from near the Mursitpinar border crossing in the southeastern town of Suruc, in Turkey's Sanliurfa province, on Wednesday. Yannis Behrakis/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The family of Ibrahim Abid, who was killed when guards employed by security company Blackwater opened fire at Baghdad's Nisour Square in 2007, visits his grave on Dec. 9, 2008. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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After The Blackwater Convictions, A Book On Iraq's Nightmarish Reality

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Turkey Is A 'High-Maintenance Ally' In Fight With ISIS

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Line Between Islamist Militants And ISIS Blurs In Egypt

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Iraqi policemen patrol Abu Ghraib, 25 miles west of Baghdad, in June. Islamic State militants have captured many cities and town in western Iraq this year. The government still controls Abu Ghraib, but the militants are nearby and local tribes are also restive. Karim Kadim/AP hide caption

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Iraq's Abu Ghraib Is Back In The News, Now As A Front-Line Town

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Former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaves federal court in Washington in June. Slatten on Wednesday was found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Aza Betwata (left) and his brother Mirwan (center) left Holland to join the Kurdish peshmerga fighting against ISIS militants in northern Iraq. Though the brothers come from a family of fighters, Aza had just two days of training — his brother must show him how to strip and clean his rifle. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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Kurds Leave Life In Europe To Fight ISIS In Their Iraqi Homeland

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A family passes through Maktab Khaled in northern Iraq, the last Kurdish checkpoint before they make their way to Kirkuk. ISIS-controlled territory lies less than a mile away. Leila Fadel/NPR hide caption

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The Artificial Boundary That Divides Iraq

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ISIS Threat Is 'Extremely Worrying' Says Counter-Insurgency Expert

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James Foley Memorial Set In His New Hampshire Home Town

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In Iraq, Anbar Province Remains Fiercely Contested

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White House Sharpens Focus On ISIS Moves In Anbar Province

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