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U.S. Export Bank, Expiring June 30, May Be Revived In Senate Vote

The supporters of the U.S. Export-Import Bank have enough votes in the Senate to revive it and will get a chance to do so, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said June 29. More

Iraqis Killed In Anbar Province

At least 18 civilians were killed and dozens wounded in violence on June 28 across Iraq's western Anbar Province. More

Blasts Kill 10 In Baghdad

At least 10 people were killed in bombings in Baghdad on June 27. More

Hundreds Killed In Grisly Attacks Tied To Islamic State

A gunman killed dozens of people at a Tunisian beach resort, a suicide bomber blasted away dozens more at a mosque in Kuwait, and Islamic militants massacred hundreds of civilians in separate battles in Syria and Somalia June 26. More

Iraqi Pilot Dies In Arizona Training

The body of an Iraqi general killed when his military fighter jet crashed into the Arizona desert during a night training mission has been found near the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. officials said June 26. More

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IS 'Water War' Dries Marshes In Southern Iraq

Islamic State is keeping water from the marshes in southern Iraq in a move that is reminding people of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's actions in the 1990s -- as Shi'ite tribes and animals suffer. More
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Iraqi Battle Plans Altered By IS Capture Of Ramadi

The fall of Ramadi to Islamic State (IS) militants has changed the way Iraq is trying to confront the Sunni-led extremists -- with Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia fighters being brought in to defend Sunni tribal lands.

Photogallery Mobilizing For Mosul: Czech Scholars Work To Save Town's Heritage

A team of Czech archaeologists has embarked on a project to try and map the impact of the Islamic State group's destructive activities in Mosul, Iraq.
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