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# Tikrit

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# Tikrit
Mass graves containing hundreds of soldiers found in Iraqi city
Forensic teams are examining the remains.
# Tikrit
Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there
The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.
# stronghold
Iraqi troops are throwing everything they've got at Islamic State
It’s in a bid to take back the key stronghold of Tikrit.
# Iraq
Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.
# Insurgency
Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.
# Iraq
Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
They have already captured a large swathe of northern and north-central Iraq, prompting as many as half a million people to flee their homes.
# Iraq
At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq
Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence