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3 Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper

3 Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapperALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Adil Hasan and his wife, Enas Ibrahim, came to the U.S. in 2008 as refugees from Iraq, and have been living peacefully in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., ever since.



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Iraqis remove bodies from rubble in west Mosul

Iraqis remove bodies from rubble in west MosulIraqi civil defence forces and volunteers removed bodies from the rubble of houses on Sunday in a west Mosul area where air strikes reportedly took a devastating toll on civilians. Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still trapped, caught between advancing Iraqi forces and the Islamic State group jihadists that they are fighting to defeat. Iraqi officials and witnesses said air strikes killed civilians in the Mosul al-Jadida area in recent days, but the number of victims — said by some to number in the hundreds — could not be independently confirmed.



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After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vital

After ISIS: For Iraqis, reconciliation in Mosul will be challenging, and vitalThe colonel is a quintessential Iraqi military man: shaved head, bushy black mustache, and very proud of how the Iraqi Army has rebuilt and “proved it is professional” in the fight to oust the Islamic State from Mosul. Like many in Iraq, the colonel is wary that the challenges of reconciliation and winning the peace in Mosul and across the complex ethnic mosaic of Nineveh Province will be harder than winning the war. Recommended: How much do you know about the Islamic State?



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Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western Mosul

Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western MosulBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began.



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