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US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- U.S. airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, U.S. and Iraqi military officials acknowledged Tuesday, but they denied the rules for avoiding civilian casualties have been loosened despite a recent spike in civilian casualties....

US coalition investigating reports of deadly Mosul airstrike
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western neighborhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul that allegedly left more than 100 civilians dead last week, according to a statement given to The Associated Press on Friday....

At Baghdad rally, Iraq cleric threatens to boycott elections
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric addressed thousands of anti-government protesters who filled the streets of downtown Baghdad on Friday, threatening to boycott the country's upcoming provincial elections if the committee overseeing the vote is not overhauled....

The Latest: Meeting with Iraqis, Trump criticizes Iran deal
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the Iraqi prime minister's visit to Washington (all times local):...

West Mosul battle looks to be deadliest yet for Iraqis
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MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- As Iraqi forces pushed into southwestern Mosul, four Islamic State fighters moved into Omar Khudair's home and took up positions on the roof....

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