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Corporate Media Largely Silent on Trump’s Civilian Death Toll in Iraq

Baghdad (FAIR) – Earlier this week, human rights group Amnesty International issued a lengthy report accusing US-backed forces of “repeated violations of international humanitarian law, some of which may amount to war crimes,” in Mosul, Iraq, causing the deaths of at least 3,700 civilians. Neither this report, nor the broader issue of the civilian toll in the US war against […]

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Mosul VS Aleppo: US Bombs ‘good’, Russian Bombs ‘bad’; ISIS ‘bad’, Al-Qaeda ‘good’

Washington D.C. (TD) – The West’s selective indignation concerning Syrian and Russian conduct of the battle of Aleppo, in contrast to Iraqi and US conduct of the battle of Mosul, is not an only an offence against reason and truth. It also excuses Al-Qaeda, which was as responsible for the suffering in Aleppo as ISIS […]

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Mosul Liberated, What Next?

Mosul (SCF) – On July 9, Mosul was declared liberated from the Islamic State (IS). Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in the city to announce the mission’s success. After nine months of fierce and grueling fighting and human suffering, the terrorists lost the city, which has been their stronghold for the last three years. Around 915,000 residents […]

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ISIS Fighters Trapped in One Square Mile of Mosul

Baghdad (Duran) – ISIS fighters in Mosul now trapped by Iraqi army in just a few streets of the Old City but still in contact with ISIS leadership. Over the last 24 hours the Iraqi army has reduced the tiny ISIS controlled pocket in the Old City of Mosul further in size, that it now spans just one […]

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IS Destroys Historic Mosul al-Nuri Mosque in Pathetic Act of Desperation

Baghdad (GPA) – Yesterday, in an obvious act of desperation, the Islamic State demolished the historic Great Mosque of al-Nuri in the old city of Mosul. The terror group carried out the controlled implosion of the medieval Mosque as Iraqi forces came within 165 feet of it’s location. The mosque is where IS leader Abu […]

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Civilians Lack Food, Water, Medicine as Mosul Battle Mounts: UN

Mosul (Tasnim) –  Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by Iraqi government troops to take the northern city. Up to 200,000 people still live behind Daesh lines […]

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Media Ignores US and Allies’ Use of Chemical Weapons

Mosul (GPA) – Accusing an entity of using chemical weapons is a serious charge. Using chemical weapons on enemy troops and civilian populations is certainly a war crime deserving of punishment. So why aren’t the US government and their allies held accountable in the same way the Syrian government is? The international community rushed to blame […]

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Desperate and Losing Ground, IS Claims Multiple Bombings in Baghdad

(GPA) Baghdad – As the Islamic State (IS) is losing the battle for Mosul in Iraq and more territory in Syria the group has seemingly reverted to more traditional acts of terror, most likely out of desperation. Since mid-October, the operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul by American special forces, Iraqi military, and […]

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ISIS Flees Mosul, Leaves Behind Saudi And Turkish Weapons

(GPA) Mosul – The Islamic State (IS) is losing more territory around Mosul each day. As the Shia militias aiding the Iraqi army clean up the area, they’re discovering what many suspected all along, the weapons IS were using to maintain their stronghold were supplied by some of the United States’ closest partners in the […]

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Geopolitics Alert Weekly | Everything You Need to Know

Offensive to Liberate Mosul US-coalition (Turkish, Kurdish, Iraqi, and US) troops launched the long-awaited offensive to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul, which has been under IS control since 2014. The Kurds are currently faced with not just a resistance but full blown military attack. Just south of Mosul, IS launched an offensive in the […]

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