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  1. US attack on IS killed 105 civilians in Iraq

    Clickittefaq.com - World 05.26 / 04:57 clickittefaq.com
    The United States has admitted that at least 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in an air strike it carried out in Mosul in March. US Central Command (CentCom) said it had targeted two snipers from so-called Islamic State (IS) with what it called a “precision-guided munition”. However, the strike detonated explosives that militants had placed…
  2. Audit Shows US Failed To Track $1 Billion In Arms Transfer To Iraq

    Eurasiareview.com - World 05.26 / 04:40 eurasiareview.com
    The US army failed to account for military equipment and vehicles worth more than $1 billion that were intended…
  3. Thousands Kidnapped for Use as Human Shields; 83 Killed in Iraq

    Original.antiwar.com - Politics 05.26 / 04:31 original.antiwar.com
    ISIS kidnapped thousands of people in Anbar to use them as human…
  4. Audit: U.S. Army Loses Track of $1 Billion-Plus Worth of Weapons, Other Equipment in Iraq

    Breitbart.com - Politics 05.26 / 02:29 breitbart.com
    The U.S. Army has lost track of more than $1 billion worth of weapons and other equipment destined for local allies combating the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) in Iraq, including an Iran-allied group of Shiite fighters, reveals a…
  5. Iraq Considers Massive Oil Hedge

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 05.26 / 01:07 iraq-businessnews.com
    By John Lee. The head of the State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) has reportedly suggested that Iraq is interested in creating an oil price hedging program that would lock in prices for future trades far in advance. Falah Al Amri is quoted as saying: “We will not rush. This is a long process … We […
  6. Iraq Tech Ecosystem Map 2017

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 05.26 / 01:07 iraq-businessnews.com
    By Lara Saeed (pictured), Managing Editor, Bite.Tech. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Over the past 6 months, we at Bite.Tech have been mapping out the startup ecosystem in Iraq which consists of all the stakeholders who directly add value and and drive …
  7. Iraq’s Christians demand Reconstruction of Religious Sites

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 05.26 / 01:07 iraq-businessnews.com
    By Wassim Bassem for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  A new era has started in the northern Ninevah Plains, known for its ethnic and religious diversity, following the expulsion of the Islamic State (IS). IS took over the …
  8. Iraq’s Future Generations risk being Left Behind

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 05.26 / 01:07 iraq-businessnews.com
    Without urgent investment in education, Iraq’s future generations risk being left behind The future of Iraq, its economic security and prosperity depends on increasing investment in education today. And while the price of investing in Iraq’s education sector is high, failing to do so will cost the nation far more in the future. “The Cost [R…
  9. New Fund Launched to Help Persecuted Assyrians Suffering Genocide in Iraq

    Aina.org - Technology 05.25 / 23:41 aina.org
    Christians faced persecution all over the world last year for living out their faith and continue to live under threat of genocide in the Middle East and North…
  10. The Pope and Trump Discuss Protection of Christians in Iraq

    Aina.org - Technology 05.25 / 23:41 aina.org
    Among the topics discussed by Catholic leader Pope Francis and US President Donald Trump was the persecution and protection of dwindling minority communities in the Middle East like that of the…
  11. Pastor in Iraq slams critics of Franklin Graham whose charity provides aid to displaced families

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 05.25 / 22:42 christiantimes.com
    An American pastor, who has spent some time in Iraq to see the destruction of Christian cities in the region, has denounced the critics of Franklin Graham, noting that his charities have spent millions of dollars to provide aid to displaced families in the Middle…
  12. Video: Independence of Kurdish Iraq is likely a question of ‘not If, but when’ – US general

    Rinf.com - U.S. 05.25 / 22:19 rinf.com
    The independence of Kurdish Iraq is just a matter of time. That’s the message from the head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency. The announcement comes … Via…
  13. The U.S. Killed 105 Civilians In Iraq, But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It

    Elitedaily.com - Politics 05.25 / 21:02 elitedaily.com
    On Thursday, the U.S. military admitted an airstrike it conducted in Mosul, Iraq on March 17, 2017 killed at least 105 civilians. U.S. Central Command (CentCom) said it was targeting two ISIS snipers with a “precision-guided munition,” but the strike inadvertently detonated explosives the militants had placed in the building, BBC News reports. In the […] The U.S. Killed 105 Civilians In Iraq, But Hardly Anyone Is Talking About…
  14. Iraq investigating elite unit accused of human rights violations in Mosul campaign

    The Iraqi government said it has begun an investigation into one of its elite police units amid allegations that security forces have committed human rights abuses, including torture, rape and extrajudicial killings, in the battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State militants. The inquiry…
  15. Iraq's Sinjar heats up again as PMU closes in

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 05.25 / 19:23 al-monitor.com
    The world's attention has turned back to Iraq's Sinjar as Iranian-backed Popular Mobilization Units approach during operation to liberate Mosul and Yazidi loyalties worry…
  16. Three U.S. Army Veterans return to Iraq in seek of adventure, skiing and closure

    Freeskier.com - Lifestyle 05.25 / 18:54 freeskier.com
    Here at FREESKIER, we post a lot of lighthearted content—stuff that’s often laid-back, but encourages you to live a happy and healthy life. Today, however, we bring you something a bit different: a short film produced by The North Face and Stept Productions about three Iraqi War veterans who returned to the country with ski […] The post Three U.S. Army Veterans return to Iraq in seek of adventure, skiing and closure appeared first on Freeskier M…
  17. US Fails to Track Arms Transfer to Iraq

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 05.25 / 17:39 albawaba.com
    The US army failed to account for military equipment and vehicles worth more than $1 billion that were intended for the Iraqi government forces, according to a 2016 audit by the Pentagon's inspector general. © Copyright Andolu Ajansi read …
  18. US: 100-plus civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

    DetroitNews-World 05.25 / 17:31 detroitnews.com
    A U.S. bomb that dropped on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul killed more than 100…
  19. Chaldean Cultural Center and History Museum Spans Iraq to Detroit

    Aina.org - Technology 05.25 / 17:15 aina.org
    The Faith and Church Room welcomes visitors in the Chaldean Cultural Center and History Museum at the Shenandoah Country Club. ( Donna Agusti)WEST BLOOMFIELD -- Being persecuted for their religion didn't stop…
  20. US: More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

    Myfoxspokane.com - Washington (WA) 05.25 / 17:04 myfoxspokane.com
    By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.S. bomb…