US military role in Iraq raises combat questions
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House and the Pentagon are grappling with how to explain what American military forces are doing and could do in Iraq as they battle the Islamic State militants....

Attacks kill at least 11 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A suicide car bombing on a security post outside Baghdad and explosion on a crowded commercial street in the Iraqi capital killed at least 11 people Wednesday, officials said....

First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters....

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."...

Iraqi PM renounces British citizenship by law
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has renounced his British citizenship since assuming office last week, three government officials close to the premier said Sunday....

After Iraqi battles, residents choose displacement
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GWER, Iraq (AP) -- Misspelled graffiti on walls pockmarked by bullets and torn up propaganda stickers make up the few remaining traces of the Islamic State group in this northern Iraqi ghost town after Kurdish forces finally managed to free it from militant control....

Boehner promises support to new Iraqi leader
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Speaker John Boehner on Friday promised Iraq's prime minister that the House will provide the new government in Baghdad the U.S. assistance necessary to defeat Islamic militants....

Obama to send 475 additional troops to Iraq
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is sending 475 more U.S. troops into Iraq to supplement an existing American military presence that is helping Iraqi security forces battle Islamic State militants and secure diplomatic facilities....

Official: Fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The fighting between Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants will delay even further the planned start of Iranian natural gas exports to neighboring Iraq, Iran's oil minister was quoted as saying Wednesday....

US airstrikes in Iraq hit Islamic State vehicles
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military says it launched five more airstrikes in support of Iraqi government troops and Sunni tribesmen protecting the Haditha Dam against fighters of the Islamic State group that controls parts of northern and western Iraq....

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