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#Tikrit

# tikrit - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Mass graves containing hundreds of soldiers found in Iraqi city
# Tikrit
# Tikrit

Mass graves containing hundreds of soldiers found in Iraqi city

Apr 7th 2015, 9:29 AM 5,766 Views 12 Comments

Forensic teams are examining the remains.

# tikrit - Monday 16 March, 2015

Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there
# Tikrit
# Tikrit

Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there

Mar 16th 2015, 9:04 AM 13,960 Views 17 Comments

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

# tikrit - Monday 2 March, 2015

Iraqi troops are throwing everything they've got at Islamic State
# Stronghold
# Stronghold

Iraqi troops are throwing everything they've got at Islamic State

Mar 2nd 2015, 9:03 PM 13,156 Views 55 Comments

It’s in a bid to take back the key stronghold of Tikrit.

# tikrit - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown

Aug 19th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,842 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.

# tikrit - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
# Insurgency
# Insurgency

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them

Jun 29th 2014, 9:12 AM 9,709 Views 60 Comments

The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.

# tikrit - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

Militants seize Saddam's hometown, set sights on Baghdad

Jun 11th 2014, 9:22 PM 6,994 Views 75 Comments

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.

# tikrit - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Jun 13th 2012, 9:05 AM 571 Views 0 Comments

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence