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What is Russia’s Lavrov doing in Iraq? - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 06 Feb 2023
Russia’s Foreign Minister is in Iraq after an important trip to South Africa last month ... The US occupied Iraq after 2003 and many Americans died in Iraq fighting an insurgency. The US continues to partner with Iraq against ISIS ... The US is building a large consulate in northern Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region.
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Turkiye 'neutralizes' 3 PKK terrorists in northern Iraq

Middle East Monitor 05 Feb 2023
Turkish security forces "neutralized" three PKK terrorists in northern Iraq, the National Defense Ministry said on Saturday, Anadolu reports.
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Ex-US Marine, 33, is killed in Russian missile attack in Ukraine while evacuating civilians from ...

The Daily Mail 05 Feb 2023
He is one of at least seven Americans to have died in Ukraine since the Russian invasion in February 2022 ... After settling temporarily in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, he went to northern Iraq to oversee medical training operations ... saying ... Since 2017, he participated in Global Response Medicine operations in Iraq, Yemen, Syria, and Poland ... .
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South Jersey humanitarian killed while helping people in Ukraine

Burlington County Times 04 Feb 2023
A South Jersey man who went from the U.S ... Reed traveled in 2015 to northern Iraq, where he led medical teams with Kurdish military forces fighting to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State ... It says Reed, who worked on an ambulance as a paramedic, had participated since 2017 in GRM missions in Iraq, Yemen, Syria and Poland ... .
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Russian shelling kills US medical volunteer in Ukraine (An American hero)

Democratic Underground 04 Feb 2023
Russian shelling kills US medical volunteer in Ukraine ... The Guardian article By Maya Yang. Fri 3 Feb 2023 16.02 EST ... Reed arrived in Ukraine in the second week of January ... Reed went on to begin medical training operations in northern Iraq .During his time as a medic in Iraq, Reed treated more than 10,000 patients at various trauma stabilization points.
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Wounded veterans and their families learn lessons on and off the slopes in Vail

Vail Daily 04 Feb 2023
Sometimes you have to do hard things. For Jacob Sevy, a Senior Master Sergeant with the U.S ... “My first deployment was to Iraq, and I did two tours in Iraq and several rotations in Afghanistan, Syria, Northern Africa, then a bunch down in South America with some narcotic type of stuff and training with all of our partner forces down there,” Sevy said.
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UN envoy: Iraq's new leaders must keep fighting corruption

Times Union 03 Feb 2023
special envoy for Iraq urged ... When IS fighters swept into northern Iraq in 2014 the militants massacred thousands of Yazidi men and enslaved an estimated 7,000 women, including Nadia Murad, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaign to end sexual violence as a weapon of war.
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Iraq’s new leaders must keep fighting corruption: UN envoy 

Arab News 03 Feb 2023
The UN special envoy for Iraq ... When IS fighters swept into northern Iraq in 2014 the militants massacred thousands of Yazidi men and enslaved an estimated 7,000 women, including Nadia Murad, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaign to end sexual violence as a weapon of war.
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S. Korean court sentences ex-minister to 2 years in prison

The Associated Press 03 Feb 2023
special envoy for Iraq urged ... When IS fighters swept into northern Iraq in 2014 the militants massacred thousands of Yazidi men and enslaved an estimated 7,000 women, including Nadia Murad, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaign to end sexual violence as a weapon of war.
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Russian shelling kills US medical volunteer in Ukraine

The Observer 03 Feb 2023
In late 2015, during the peak of the global “war on terror” against the Islamic State (IS), Reed went on to begin medical training operations in northern Iraq ... During his time as a medic in Iraq, Reed treated more than 10,000 patients at various trauma stabilization points.
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American aid worker killed in Ukraine, groups say

Sandhills Express 03 Feb 2023
It said he also went to Northern Iraq, where he led medical teams with the Kurdish Peshmerga, and then with the Iraqi Special Forces for the duration of the battle for Mosul ... GRM Deputy Director Andrea Leiner said in a statement.Pete Reed assists wounded in Mosul, Iraq.
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Commentary: Israel and Iran are in a state of escalation, with the US on the ...

Hastings Tribune 02 Feb 2023
Iran and its ongoing nuclear program. By its own actions, Israel has forced the subject on the agenda ... And in February 2022, a swarm of Israeli drones, purportedly launched from northern Iraq, hit an Iranian drone factory in Kermanshah; sources at the time said that dozens of Iranian drones were destroyed in the attack ... The aim ... The U.S ... .
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Kurdish officials: Rockets hit Turkish base in northern Iraq

San Francisco Chronicle 01 Feb 2023
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A cluster of rockets targeted a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Wednesday, officials from northern Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region said ... Turkish military involvement in northern Iraq dates back to the war against the Islamic State group, which controlled much of the area.
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Rockets hit Turkish base in northern Iraq: Kurdish officials

The New Arab 01 Feb 2023
A cluster of rockets targeted a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Wednesday, officials from northern Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region said ... Turkey has been conducting military operations in northern Iraq since 2019, with both ground and air forces, to battle the banned ...
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Rockets hit Turkish military base in northern Iraq

Middle East Online 01 Feb 2023
IRBIL - A cluster of rockets targeted a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Wednesday, officials from northern Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region said ... Turkey has been conducting military operations in northern Iraq since 2019, with both ground and air forces, to battle ...

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