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On the Ground with the Elite Iraqi Troops Fighting to Free Mosul from ISIS

At day break on Monday morning Iraqi soldiers gathered on a quiet suburban street in the east of the city of Mosul, laughing and joking as they prepared to go into battle with Islamic State fighters. 1,092 more words

The Role of General James Mattis in the Fallujah and Haditha Massacres

Nermeen Shaikh and Amy Goodman speak to Aaron Glantz, a senior reporter at Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. Glantz covered the siege of Fallujah as an unembedded journalist during the Iraq War, and… 25 more words

USA

21 Jan - 2 Miles

We will be completing 2 miles tomorrow in honour of the following servicemen:

Rifleman Vincent Windsor aged 23, of 2nd Battalion The Rifles. Killed in Iraq in 2004. 13 more words

Running

US Intelligence Summed Up Obama's Presidency

According to US intelligence sources, during Obama’s presidency 117 civilians were killed in different countries along CIA and Pentagon’s special operations. It was reported by Associated Press on Friday. 97 more words

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Spotlight: Marina Jaber - the master of art of activism

Iraqi women cyclists took to the streets of Baghdad in the country’s first “female bike marathon” in a show of defiance and solidarity. Dozens of women got on their bikes after a photo went viral showing an Iraqi woman riding through Baghdad’s streets with the message: “I am society.” 156 more words

Art

Iraq and the dialogue of after the victory العراق وحوار ما بعد الانتصار

Written by Nasser Kandil,

In a pre-emptive smart initiative, the institute of the Iraqi Dialogue headed by the Sheikh Humam Hamoudi, the member in the body of the Head of Representatives in cooperation with the University of Baghdad, the Iraqi Parliament and, and with a remarkable participation from each of the President of the Republic, the Speaker of the Parliament, the Prime Minister, and the heads and the representatives of the main political components has called for a conference under the title of Iraq and the Dialogue after the victory, and in conjunction with a permanent search in the corridors of the Iraqi politics about the settlement’s  items that affect issues that were a matter of suspicion and fear to debate among the Iraqis for a decade ago. 901 more words

USA

ISIS Terrorists Recruit European Youth Through Social Networks

Terrorists are actively using social networks and online messengers to propagandize its activity and recruit young European people who are unhappy with their lives.

According to German mass media, while speaking with teenagers (who hasn’t formed as personality yet) recruiters attract them with Islamist ideology.   89 more words

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