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“The implementation of this threat would represent a change in the rules and an attempt by Tel Aviv to expand the map of the game,” the Arabic website Al-Jarida wrote.
Death of Hezbollah commander marks an escalation in Iran’s role in Iraq
The move is seen by residents as a ploy to blur the lines between militants and civilians in the event of an offensive by government forces.
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Thirteen of the strikes were near the Iraqi cities of Ramadi, Baghdadi, Bayji, Fallujah, Makhmur, Mosul, Sinjar and Tal Afar.
Officials with the Ministry of Health in Iraq announced Thursday that the first list of names identified in the tragedy will be released next week.
Iraqi officials said Iraqi security forces had also withdrawn from their side of the crossing known as as al-Waleed in Iraq and al-Tanf in Syria.
The jihadist organization, in control of vast swathes of Iraq as well as Syria, is now under the leadership of Abu Alaa al-Afri, a former physics teacher and al-Qaida veteran.
The mere sight of Douri, a wiry man with a red mustache who often wore a military beret, terrified Iraqis who endured what was known as the Republic of Fear.
Kurdish forces have been waging a bitter fight against the Islamic State, videotaping their victories to combat jihadist propaganda.
"Whenever we are able in a piece of land to remove the signs of idolatry and spread monotheism, we will do it," one fighter can be heard saying.
Iraqi forensic teams began excavating 12 suspected mass grave sites thought to hold the corpses of soldiers massacred by ISIS.
The amateur page showed a map of the world dotted with Islamic State's trademark Arabic insignia and was crafted by Socialkit, a program that lets users produce do-it-yourself social networks.
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