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Daesh Drone Kills Two Kurdish Fighters, Wounds Two French Soldiers

BAGHDAD/PARIS, Oct 12  – A booby-trapped drone launched by Daesh militants killed two Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and wounded two French soldiers earlier this month north of the Daesh-controlled city of Mosul, Kurdish officials said on Wednesday. The drone blew up when Peshmerga fighters tried to lift it after it crashed to the ground, Jabbar al-Yawar, secretary general

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Iraq Preparing to Push Daesh Away from Oil Region

BAGHDAD, March 16 – Kurdish Peshmerga forces, an Iran-backed Shi’ite militia and Iraq’s army will launch an offensive soon to push Daesh fighters away from the northern oil region of Kirkuk, a state newspaper reported on Wednesday. The operation would bring the combined forces closer to Mosul, the largest Iraqi city still held by Daesh,

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