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Iraqi PM Abadi: We must fight corruption like terrorism - Rudaw;

Iraqi PM Abadi: We must fight corruption like terrorism - Rudaw

RudawIraqi PM Abadi: We must fight corruption like terrorismRudawERBIL, Kurdistan Region--Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Saturday the security shall liberate “every span of Iraqi territory” from the Islamic State (ISIS) and completely expel the group from the country, adding that most air strikes are ...and more »

Iraq denies Turkish forces clashed with ISIS - Al-Arabiya;

Iraq denies Turkish forces clashed with ISIS - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaIraq denies Turkish forces clashed with ISISAl-ArabiyaTurkish army tanks are seen near the Turkish-Iraqi border town of Silopi in the Sirnak province, southeastern Turkey, Friday, Feb. 22, 2008. (File photo: AP). Reuters, Baghdad Saturday, 9 January 2016. Text size A A A. Iraq's joint operations command ...and more »

Iraqi Air Force Conducting 60% Of Sorties Against ISIS: PM Haider al-Abadi - NDTV;

Iraqi Air Force Conducting 60% Of Sorties Against ISIS: PM Haider al-Abadi - NDTV

NDTVIraqi Air Force Conducting 60% Of Sorties Against ISIS: PM Haider al-AbadiNDTVAn Aero L-159 ALCA jet flies at a military base in Balad, north of Baghdad on November 5, 2015. (Reuters photo). Baghdad: More than 60 per cent of sorties against ISIS in Iraq are carried out by the nation's air forces and about 40 per cent by the US ...and more »

Erdogan: Turkish troops needed in Iraq after attack - Al-Arabiya;

Erdogan: Turkish troops needed in Iraq after attack - Al-Arabiya

Al-ArabiyaErdogan: Turkish troops needed in Iraq after attackAl-ArabiyaShiite militia members and supporters carry a banner representing the Iraqi flag during a demonstration demanding the withdrawal of Turkish troops from northern Iraq, in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. (File photo: AP). AFP and Reuters, Ankara/Istanbul ...and more »

Iraq denies Erdogan claim of IS attack near Mosul - Deccan Chronicle;

Iraq denies Erdogan claim of IS attack near Mosul - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleIraq denies Erdogan claim of IS attack near MosulDeccan ChronicleTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan himself announced on television Friday that the Islamic State group had tried to infiltrate the base in the Bashiqa area. (Photo: Google Maps). Baghdad: Iraq on Saturday denied claims made by Ankara that its ...and more »

Turkish president says ISIS attack on Bashiq camp justifies troop deployment - Rudaw;

Turkish president says ISIS attack on Bashiq camp justifies troop deployment - Rudaw

RudawTurkish president says ISIS attack on Bashiq camp justifies troop deploymentRudawFootage from an aerial video of the Turkish base of camp Bashiqa captured by ISIS militants during their recent attack on the base. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region--Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that Turkey's deployment of combat troops in ...and more »

Erdogan says attempted IS attack vindicates Iraq deployment - NRT;

Erdogan says attempted IS attack vindicates Iraq deployment - NRT

NRTErdogan says attempted IS attack vindicates Iraq deploymentNRTSULAIMANI -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that the Islamic State (IS) militants' attack on a military base in Bashiqa proved that Turkey's decision to deploy troops there was justified. Turkey deployed a force protection unit ...and more »

Iraqi army challenges Turkey's account of 'Islamic State' clashes - Deutsche Welle;

Iraqi army challenges Turkey's account of 'Islamic State' clashes - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleIraqi army challenges Turkey's account of 'Islamic State' clashesDeutsche WelleTurkey's President Erdogan has said that Turkish forces and a Sunni militia killed 18 IS militants in northern Iraq, a claim the Iraqi military denies. Erdogan also defended the contentious Turkish deployment in Iraq. türkische Truppen im Irak. The ...and more »

Turkey claims to have foiled ISIS raid on training camp, Iraq denies any battle - RT;

Turkey claims to have foiled ISIS raid on training camp, Iraq denies any battle - RT

RTTurkey claims to have foiled ISIS raid on training camp, Iraq denies any battleRTTurkish forces foiled an attack on their training camp in Iraq, killing 18 jihadists, said President Erdogan in defense of an unauthorized military deployment. However, Iraq's military said no battles between Turkish troops and ISIS recently took place.and more »

Special forces target IS in Iraq's Hawija - Times of Oman;

Special forces target IS in Iraq's Hawija - Times of Oman

Times of OmanSpecial forces target IS in Iraq's HawijaTimes of OmanIraqi forces secure an area near the Grand Mosque in central Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, on January 8, 2016, after retaking the city from IS group militants. Photo - AFP. x. Iraqi forces secure an area near the Grand Mosque in central ...and more »

Erdogan says attempted Islamic State attack vindicates Iraq deployment - Reuters;

Erdogan says attempted Islamic State attack vindicates Iraq deployment - Reuters

ReutersErdogan says attempted Islamic State attack vindicates Iraq deploymentReutersTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends the opening session of the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann. By Tulay Karadeniz and Stephen Kalin | ANKARA/ ...and more »

Turkish soldiers kill 18 IS fighters attacking Iraqi base - Middle East Eye;

Turkish soldiers kill 18 IS fighters attacking Iraqi base - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeTurkish soldiers kill 18 IS fighters attacking Iraqi baseMiddle East EyeTurkish troops have killed 18 members of the Islamic State group after they launched an attack on a camp used to train Iraqi fighters outside the Iraqi city of Mosul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. Turkish forces have been using the Bashiqa ...and more »

Daesh attack on Bashiqa shows why Turkish troops are there, Erdoğan says - Daily Sabah;

Daesh attack on Bashiqa shows why Turkish troops are there, Erdoğan says - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahDaesh attack on Bashiqa shows why Turkish troops are there, Erdoğan saysDaily SabahTurkish soldiers deployed in the Bashiqa camp, located in the Northern Iraqi town of Mosul, on Thursday night deterred a second attack in almost a month by the Daesh terrorist organization, killing 18 terrorists, military sources said. Commenting on ...and more »

Special forces target Islamic State in Hawija, Iraq official says - Reuters;

Special forces target Islamic State in Hawija, Iraq official says - Reuters

ReutersSpecial forces target Islamic State in Hawija, Iraq official saysReutersSpeaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri speaks during an interview with Reuters in Baghdad, January 7, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily. By Stephen Kalin and Maher Chmaytelli | BAGHDAD. BAGHDAD Foreign special forces have been carrying ...and more »

Turkish troops in Iraq repel IS attack - BBC News;

Turkish troops in Iraq repel IS attack - BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish troops in Iraq repel IS attackBBC NewsTurkey says it has repelled an attack by the so-called Islamic State on its troops in Bashiqa in northern Iraq, killing 17 militants. There were no reported injuries or deaths on the Turkish side. Turkey deployed at least 150 troops into northern Iraq ...and more »

Daesh attempted to raid Turkey base in Iraq: Sources - Press TV;

Daesh attempted to raid Turkey base in Iraq: Sources - Press TV

Press TVDaesh attempted to raid Turkey base in Iraq: SourcesPress TVDaesh Takfiri terrorists have reportedly attempted to carry out an attack against a military base used by Turkish forces deployed to northern Iraq without Baghdad's approval. On Friday, unnamed Turkish military sources said Turkish soldiers had ...and more »

Turkish Troops Repel Islamic State Attack in Iraq - Voice of America;

Turkish Troops Repel Islamic State Attack in Iraq - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaTurkish Troops Repel Islamic State Attack in IraqVoice of AmericaTurkish troops on a training mission in northern Iraq have successfully fought off an attack by Islamic State fighters, Turkish officials said Friday. At least 17 Islamic State militants were killed in the late Thursday clashes at the Bashiqa military ...and more »

Turkish soldiers repel ISIS attack on Bashiq camp, killing 17 militants - Rudaw;

Turkish soldiers repel ISIS attack on Bashiq camp, killing 17 militants - Rudaw

RudawTurkish soldiers repel ISIS attack on Bashiq camp, killing 17 militantsRudawScreenshot of an ISIS video showing the group attacking the Turkish Bashiq camp with rockets. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Turkish forces at Iraq's Bashiq camp killed 17 Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Friday when the group attacked the camp with rocket ...and more »

Daesh attack on Turkish troops at Bashiqa camp in Northern Iraq prevented, 17 terrorists killed - Daily Sabah;

Daesh attack on Turkish troops at Bashiqa camp in Northern Iraq prevented, 17 terrorists killed - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahDaesh attack on Turkish troops at Bashiqa camp in Northern Iraq prevented, 17 terrorists killedDaily SabahTurkish soldiers deployed in the Bashiqa camp, located in the Northern Iraqi town of Mosul, deterred an attack on Friday morning by the DAESH terrorist organization. According to Turkish military sources, 17 terrorists were killed. Turkish military ...and more »

Raids on IS clear way to Mosul: Iraq - SBS;

Raids on IS clear way to Mosul: Iraq - SBS

SBSRaids on IS clear way to Mosul: IraqSBSIraqi parliamentary Speaker Salim al-Jabouri says special-forces raids are under way against the IS group in northern Iraq. Source: AAP. 8 Jan 2016 - 7:47 PM UPDATED 8 Jan 2016 - 8:35 PM. Special-forces raids on an Islamic State stronghold in northern ...and more »