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Pentagon chief: Iraqi strike may be 'mistake' by 2 sides - The Spokesman Review (registration);

Pentagon chief: Iraqi strike may be 'mistake' by 2 sides - The Spokesman Review (registration)

The Spokesman Review (registration)Pentagon chief: Iraqi strike may be 'mistake' by 2 sidesThe Spokesman Review (registration)Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi speaks to reporters at the defense ministry in Baghdad on Saturday. Al-Obeidi said he has launched an investigation into the killing of 10 Iraqi soldiers in an apparent American airstrike. By Lolita C. Baldor ...and more »

US friendly fire… with friends like that who needs enemies? - RT;

US friendly fire… with friends like that who needs enemies? - RT

RTUS friendly fire… with friends like that who needs enemies?RTFinian Cunningham (born 1963) has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages. Originally from Belfast, Ireland, he is a Master's graduate in Agricultural Chemistry and worked as a scientific editor for ...and more »

Pentagon chief addresses possible friendly fire strike - CBS News;

Pentagon chief addresses possible friendly fire strike - CBS News

CBS NewsPentagon chief addresses possible friendly fire strikeCBS NewsLast Updated Dec 19, 2015 9:38 AM EST. ABOARD THE USS KEARSARGE -- The American airstrike that may have killed a number of Iraqi soldiers on Friday seems to be "a mistake that involved both sides," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday.and more »

Mourning for Iraq's coalition air strike victims - BBC News;

Mourning for Iraq's coalition air strike victims - BBC News

BBC NewsMourning for Iraq's coalition air strike victimsBBC NewsFunerals have taken place for some of the nine Iraqi service personnel who were accidentally killed in an air strike by the US-led coalition. The US military said it happened "despite co-ordination with Iraqi security forces on the ground". It took ...and more »

US air strike 'mistake' led to Iraq military deaths: Carter - Yahoo News;

US air strike 'mistake' led to Iraq military deaths: Carter - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsUS air strike 'mistake' led to Iraq military deaths: CarterYahoo NewsWashington (AFP) - US-led coalition forces appear to have been responsible for air strikes that mistakenly killed several Iraqi soldiers, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Saturday. The strike appears to have been "a mistake that involved both sides ...and more »

Iraqi soldiers may have been hit by coalition friendly fire - CNN;

Iraqi soldiers may have been hit by coalition friendly fire - CNN

CNNIraqi soldiers may have been hit by coalition friendly fireCNN(CNN) The U.S.-led coalition will investigate after the Iraqi military said its forces suffered casualties from friendly fire during airstrikes on ISIS positions. The coalition, which offered condolences for "the unfortunate loss of life" of Iraqis on ...and more »

Islamic State In Iraq: US Airstrike That May Have Killed Iraqi Soldiers Seemed To Be 'Mistake' By Both Sides ... - International Business Times;

Islamic State In Iraq: US Airstrike That May Have Killed Iraqi Soldiers Seemed To Be 'Mistake' By Both Sides ... - International Business Times

International Business TimesIslamic State In Iraq: US Airstrike That May Have Killed Iraqi Soldiers Seemed To Be 'Mistake' By Both Sides ...International Business TimesRTX1Z3VN U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Saturday mistakes on both sides likely led to a friendly-fire incident that appears to have left about 10 Iraqi troops dead. Above, Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani (left) shakes hands ...and more »

Ash Carter Confirms Airstrike Hit Iraqi Troops by Accident - Wall Street Journal;

Ash Carter Confirms Airstrike Hit Iraqi Troops by Accident - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAsh Carter Confirms Airstrike Hit Iraqi Troops by AccidentWall Street JournalA deadly airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State this week hit Iraqi forces by accident, Defense Secretary Ash Carter assured Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday. Iraqi Brigadier Saad Maan said nine soldiers and one ...and more »

US Airstrike Killed Iraqis by Accident, Officials Say - New York Times;

US Airstrike Killed Iraqis by Accident, Officials Say - New York Times

New York TimesUS Airstrike Killed Iraqis by Accident, Officials SayNew York TimesMourners carried the body of one of the soldiers killed in the strike near Falluja on Friday. Credit Haidar Hamdani/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. ABOARD THE U.S.S. KEARSARGE — An airstrike that mistakenly killed Iraqi troops on Friday was ...and more »

Pentagon chief calls friendly fire strike 'a mistake,' sends condolences to Iraq - Los Angeles Times;

Pentagon chief calls friendly fire strike 'a mistake,' sends condolences to Iraq - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPentagon chief calls friendly fire strike 'a mistake,' sends condolences to IraqLos Angeles TimesDefense Secretary Ashton Carter called Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi by phone from this U.S. ship Saturday to send his sympathies over an airstrike from a coalition warplane that killed nine Iraqi soldiers, the first friendly-fire deaths since the ...and more »

US reports 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - Reuters UK;

US reports 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - Reuters UK

Reuters UKUS reports 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and SyriaReuters UKMen walk on rubble from buildings damaged in air and missile strikes in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus, Syria December 13, 2015. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh. WASHINGTON The United States and its allies staged 20 strikes against Islamic State ...and more »

US Airstrike Apparently Killed Iraqi Security Forces - Newsweek;

US Airstrike Apparently Killed Iraqi Security Forces - Newsweek

NewsweekUS Airstrike Apparently Killed Iraqi Security ForcesNewsweek1219_ash_carter U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, shakes hands with the president of Iraq's Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, in Erbil, Iraq December 17. Carter on Saturday said U.S. forces appear to have carried out an airstrike that killed ...and more »

“ISIS Air Force”: US Airstrike Takes Out Battalion of Iraqi Troops Who Were Battling ISIS - Center for Research on Globalization;

“ISIS Air Force”: US Airstrike Takes Out Battalion of Iraqi Troops Who Were Battling ISIS - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on Globalization“ISIS Air Force”: US Airstrike Takes Out Battalion of Iraqi Troops Who Were Battling ISISCenter for Research on GlobalizationISIS terrorists have often lamented, “if only we had an air force to provide air cover when we are fighting in the field.” Yesterday they got their wish (again). The dubious US-led 'Anti-ISIL Coalition' continues to spiral out of control. As Iraqi ...and more »

Pentagon calls Iraq attack 'mistake by both sides' - Press TV;

Pentagon calls Iraq attack 'mistake by both sides' - Press TV

Press TVPentagon calls Iraq attack 'mistake by both sides'Press TVUS Defense Secretary Ashton Carter claims that the death of a number of Iraqi troops in a US airstrike against purported Daesh (ISIL) positions appeared to be a mistake involving both American and Iraqi forces. The airstrike was “a mistake that ...and more »

Iraq Blames US Friendly Fire for Killing 9 Troops - NBCNews.com;

Iraq Blames US Friendly Fire for Killing 9 Troops - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comIraq Blames US Friendly Fire for Killing 9 TroopsNBCNews.comBAGHDAD — Nine Iraqi soldiers were killed when U.S.-led coalition warplanes mistakenly struck the troops near the ISIS-controlled city of Fallujah, Iraq's defense minister said on Saturday. Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi ordered an ...and more »

Iraqi soldiers killed by US coalition friendly fire - BBC News;

Iraqi soldiers killed by US coalition friendly fire - BBC News

BBC NewsIraqi soldiers killed by US coalition friendly fireBBC NewsAn air strike by the US-led coalition during an offensive against the so-called Islamic State killed nine Iraqi soldiers, including an officer, Iraq's defence ministry has confirmed. Coalition strikes were called in to support an advance by ground ...and more »

Pentagon chief admits 'mistake' as air strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been carried out by a US plane - Daily Mail;

Pentagon chief admits 'mistake' as air strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been carried out by a US plane - Daily Mail

Daily MailPentagon chief admits 'mistake' as air strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been carried out by a US planeDaily MailU.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says an American airstrike that may have killed a number of Iraqi soldiers seems to be 'a mistake that involved both sides.' Carter has called Iraq's Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, to express condolences. Carter ...and more »

'These Kinds of Things Happen': A US Airstrike Accidentally Killed Nine Iraqi Soldiers - VICE News;

'These Kinds of Things Happen': A US Airstrike Accidentally Killed Nine Iraqi Soldiers - VICE News

VICE News'These Kinds of Things Happen': A US Airstrike Accidentally Killed Nine Iraqi SoldiersVICE NewsA US aircraft appears to have mistakenly carried out an airstrike that killed Iraqi security forces near the city of Fallujah, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday. The Iraqi Minister of Defence Khaled al-Obeidi said earlier that nine ...and more »

Air strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been by US plane: Carter - Reuters;

Air strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been by US plane: Carter - Reuters

ReutersAir strike that killed Iraqi soldiers appears to have been by US plane: CarterReutersON BOARD THE USS KEARSARGE A U.S. aircraft appears to have mistakenly carried out an air strike that killed Iraqi security forces near the city of Fallujah, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Saturday. The Iraqi Minister of Defence Khaled al ...and more »

US: Airstrike that killed 10 Iraqi soldiers was 'a mistake that involved both sides' - Washington Post;

US: Airstrike that killed 10 Iraqi soldiers was 'a mistake that involved both sides' - Washington Post

Washington PostUS: Airstrike that killed 10 Iraqi soldiers was 'a mistake that involved both sides'Washington PostBAGHDAD — An airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition this past week killed 10 Iraqi troops, the Iraqi government said Saturday, in an apparent friendly fire incident in which the U.S. defense secretary says both sides shared responsibility. Iraqi Defense ...and more »