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Germany: no Iraq combat troops or weapons to PKK
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BERLIN (AP) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel has ruled out sending German combat troops to Iraq and is dismissing suggestions her country could send weapons to the separatist Kurdish PKK movement....

UK appoints security envoy to Iraqi Kurdistan
LONDON (AP) -- Britain has appointed a security envoy to Iraq's Kurdistan region as part of efforts to defeat militants of the Islamic State group....

Kurds protest in Paris against Islamic State group
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PARIS (AP) -- Hundreds of ethnic Kurds marched in Paris on Saturday to demand more international support for civilians in Iraq facing assaults by Islamic State militants....

Iraq family's flight reveals depth of Sunni grief
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- For nearly a decade Abu Omar has been fleeing Iraq's many conflicts, but they always seem to catch up to him....

Iraq museum inaugurates 2 halls of statues
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Iraqi National Museum inaugurated two renovated halls adorned with life-size stone statues on Thursday, highlighting the rich history of a country once again shattered by war....

US launches more airstrikes in Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. aircraft are continuing their assault on Islamic State militants in Iraq, conducting six airstrikes overnight to help solidify Iraqi and Kurdish forces' efforts to retake and maintain control of the Mosul Dam....

As US airstrikes in Iraq grow, details stay thin
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants. But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin....

A buyer's market at gun bazaar in Kurdish town
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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- There suddenly are deep discounts available at the once-thriving gun bazaar in Irbil....

Key events on Sunni militants surge in Iraq
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- A timeline of key events in Iraq as the Islamic State extremist group, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, started to grab land in the Sunni heartland of western and northern Iraq....

UN undertakes polio vaccination campaign in Iraq
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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The United Nations said Monday it was undertaking a mass polio vaccination campaign in Iraq, hoping to reach millions of children as the highly contagious virus crosses from Syria into neighboring countries....

Iraq Video
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Killer Blue: Baptized by Fire
Refugees at Home: The Iraqi Displaced
Iraq Casualties Since March 2003
Five Years in Iraq
Father's Injury Molds Children's View of the War
Americans Share How War Has Changed Their Lives
Coming Home Wounded: Personal Video Stories
IEDs: Insurgents' Weapon of Choice
A Look at the U.S. Military's Attack Drone
Latest Photos From Iraq