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ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 00:38
Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay.
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Él le regaló una bicicleta a una niña refugiada; 24 años después, ella pudo darle las gracias

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:00
Mevan Babakar era una refugiada de 5 años en los Países Bajos cuando recibió un regalo que cambió su vida. Las redes sociales le ayudaron a encontrar al hombre que se lo dio.
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For ISIS Children, Returning Home to Europe Meets Resistance

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:00
The children with the best chance of repatriation have been orphans. Even in countries officially committed to the task, it’s slow going.
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Defiant Former Blackwater Contractor Again Sentenced to Life

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:04
A federal judge sentenced Nicholas Slatten for murdering an Iraqi citizen, which prosecutors said prompted the shooting of dozens of Iraqis in Baghdad.
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He Gave a Bike to a Refugee Girl. 24 Years Later, She Got to Thank Him.

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:51
Mevan Babakar was a 5-year-old refugee in the Netherlands when she received a present that changed her life. Social media helped her find the man who gave it.
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Fue deportado a Irak, un país que no conocía, y dos meses después murió

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 18:04
Jimmy Aldaoud falleció en un departamento de Bagdad después de pasar días vomitando sangre y rogando que lo regresaran a Detroit, donde vivió siempre hasta que fue deportado en junio.
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ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later.

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 01:27
Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit area from infancy until he was deported in June.
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Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf

NY Times Iraq - Sun, 08/04/2019 - 12:48
State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign crew.
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ISIS, Eyeing Europe, Could Launch Attacks This Year, U.N. Warns

NY Times Iraq - Sat, 08/03/2019 - 17:52
Less than five months after its military defeat in Syria, the group is considering attacks designed to “exacerbate existing dissent and unrest” in European nations.
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‘Her Eyes Were Full of Fear.’ Turkey Repatriates Children of ISIS Followers.

NY Times Iraq - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 12:00
The country is allowing some of the wives and children of the terror group’s loyalists to return home from Iraq.
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She’s 14, Disabled From a Bomb Blast and One of Iraq’s Top Table Tennis Players

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 20:09
Najla Imad Lafta survived a bomb placed under her father’s car but was missing three limbs and saw little point in life. Then she discovered a sport in which she excels.
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A Navy SEAL Platoon Is Pulled From Iraq Over Misconduct Reports

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 07/26/2019 - 01:12
In a rare move, commanders abruptly sent a whole unit home after the latest in a series of reports of rogue conduct in the elite force.
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She Didn’t Act Like a Rape Victim

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 07/22/2019 - 19:01
Rape victims must yell, cry and fight, says the Army that trained us for years to be silent, strong and obedient.
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U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 02:46
The Treasury Department cited human rights abuses when announcing the penalties, which are partly tied to the Trump administration’s campaign against Iran.
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Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:56
The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers.
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It’s Nancy Pelosi’s Parade

NY Times Iraq - Sat, 07/06/2019 - 20:30
“If the left doesn’t think I’m left enough, so be it,” she told me.
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While I Was on Deployment, a Learning Disability Nearly Broke Me. But I Persevered.

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 12:00
Growing up around veterans inspired me to serve my country, but life on the ground in Iraq was more stigmatizing than I anticipated.
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Navy SEAL Chief Accused of War Crimes Is Found Not Guilty of Murder

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 07/03/2019 - 00:37
The chief was convicted of a single charge for posing with the dead body of an ISIS captive.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Tries to Rein in Militias, and Their Grip on Economy

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 02:34
Adil Abdul Mahdi ordered restrictions on the activities of armed groups, some of them linked to Iran, but enforcement remains a question.
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We Want to Hear About Your Thanksgivings Spent in War Zones

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 06/27/2019 - 17:26
Tell us about your experiences and memories of celebrating this most American holiday while deployed in a conflict zone.
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