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# Iraq

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Wife of British taxi driver captured by Islamic State pleads with captors to release him
France is the first nation to join the US in attacking Islamic State...
US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time
Countries to support Iraq by "any means necessary" against Islamic State
German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial
Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact
White House makes it official: The US is at war with Islamic State
CIA triples its estimate of the number of Islamic State fighters
US authorises $25m in military aid to help Iraq fight IS
John Kerry travels to Middle East to hold anti-IS talks
Steven Sotloff's family speak out for the first time since his death
Obama vows US 'will not be intimidated' by Islamic State jihadists
US journalist Steven Sotloff 'beheaded by Islamic State' in newly released video
Opinion: Croke Park war plane stunt betrayed the history of the GAA
Joe Murray
Amnesty: IS have carried out "acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale"
Irish and UK authorities to launch new terrorist flight watchlist
Breakthrough against IS: Iraqi troops reach town of Amerli, ending 2-month siege
'We will go home one day': Yazidis determined to return to their temples and normal lives
UK increases terror threat level from "substantial" to "severe"
Islamic State releases another beheading video
Opinion: Dramatic change is needed in American foreign policy – the people have no appetite for war
Larry Donnelly
Obama okays spy planes over Syria... but no airstikes yet
James Foley wrote a letter to his family while in captivity and it's beautiful
Opinion: The killing and imprisonment of journalists should concern us all
Kirsten Roberts
Opinion: The murder of James Foley will backfire spectacularly on Isis
Colm O'Mahony
Urgent action needed to avoid "massacre" in Iraq
To pay or not to pay? James Foley's death underscores an agonising dilemma
Islamic State will "have to be defeated" says America's top general
Reports: 70 killed as Shiite militiamen open fire at Sunni mosque
Read the chilling email IS militants sent to James Foley's parents
Opinion: 'I ate leaves and grass to stay alive' – Iraqi families pushed from their homes by ISIS
Donatella Rovera
ISIS militants holding James Foley captive asked for a ransom of $100m
James Foley's family asks kidnappers to spare hostages after video of alleged beheading
Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
Pope Francis has endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants in Iraq
Kurdish troops take towns from Islamic State, advance on key dam
Dozens of Yazidi villagers 'massacred' in Iraq
Some EU countries will be arming Kurdish fighters in Iraq - but Ireland won't be one of them
Iraqi PM throws in the towel on his bid to stay in power