Eighteen Killed in Daesh Attack North of Iraq’s Tikrit

By Ghazwan Hassan TIKRIT, Iraq, Sept 25 – Eighteen people, including two children, were killed on Saturday when militants shot at a checkpoint north of Tikrit and then set off two bombs at the entrance to the Iraqi city in attacks later claimed by Daesh. It was the first such assault since Tikrit, 150 km (95

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As Daesh is Pushed Back in Iraq, Worries About What’s Next

By Jonathan Landay, Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, April 12 – As U.S.-led offensives drive back Daesh in Iraq, concern is growing among U.S. and U.N. officials that efforts to stabilize liberated areas are lagging, creating conditions that could help the militants endure as an underground network. One major worry: not enough money is

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