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The incident is one of the most serious in recent months targeting an areas where US forces are present in Iraq.
"This honor is not just for me," he told the audience at the AJC Global Forum. "It is for all Iraqis who stand up against the fascists and the Iranian threat."
Maliki was the leader of Iraq during a period of intense sectarianism, when pro-Iranian forces were largely seen as increasing their hold on Baghdad.
"The Prophet ordered us to get rid of statues and relics."
Al Arabiya reports that coalition received intel on Islamic State locations; Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reportedly en route to area.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
At least 11,602 civilians were killed and 21,766 wounded in 2014, according to UN figures, which also cited January as one of the deadliest months in recent years, with over 1,300 killed in terrorist acts.
Prime Minister Abbot dismissed the reports as "fanciful" but reaffirmed commitment to work with allies to act against threats.
“We may not have spoken about Iraq before, but we have a limited presence because of the sensitive phase that Iraq is going through.”
"There will be a major counter offensive on the ground in Iraq," says Gen. John Allen.
Israeli family among bidders for infamous noose.
Soldiers to serve "in a non-combat role, to expand our advise and assist mission and initiate a comprehensive training effort for Iraqi forces," the Pentagon announced on Friday.
By MICHAEL WILNER,REUTERS
Friday session chaired by Secretary Kerry is open to Iranian participation, US says; Obama not opposed to meeting with Rouhani.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Over the decade since the invasion of Iraq, Republicans and Democrats alike have learned the hard way the limits of the US’s ability to effect change.
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