Baghdad

Type: City
Name: Baghdad
Country: Iraq
Latitude: 33.330002
Longitude: 44.439999
population: 5,672,516
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 3 reports

Australia says deploying warplanes to join Iraq campaign

BAGHDAD: Australian warplanes are being deployed to the Middle East to join the US-led campaign of air strikes on jihadist targets in northern Iraq, Defence Minister David Johnston said on Monday (Sep 22)."We will provide a number of military platforms, ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - 56 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Despite Airstrikes, ISIS Appears to Hold Its Ground in Iraq

BAGHDAD — After six weeks of American airstrikes, the Iraqi government’s forces have scarcely budged Sunni extremists of the Islamic State from their hold on more than a quarter of the country, in part because many critical Sunni tribes remain on the ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Islamic State urges attacks on U.S., French citizens, taunts Obama

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other ... [Published Truth - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 9 reports

Warning Intelligence Update: ISIS Attacks Baghdad

by Ahmed Ali and the ISW Iraq Team http://iswiraq.blogspot.in/ On September 18, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) launched a complex attack likely targeting the Adala (Justice) Prison in Baghdad's Kadhmiyah neighborhood in northern Baghdad. ... [Published IntelliBriefs - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Islamic State at a glance: who they are, where they came from and what they want

The extreme Islamic group known as ISIL, ISIS or, more recently, simply as Islamic State, has rapidly moved to control and destabilise Iraq, sweeping in from Syria in the north and routing large numbers of Iraqi troops. The US now considers them a serious ... [Published Brisbane Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

US tries to keep options in ISIS fight

As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region's web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad: in the future, U.S. President Barack Obama has ruled out a combat ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 3 reports

Baghdad Operations cleanse the village of Karaghol in Yusufiya

BAGHDAD / NINA / Baghdad Operations Command announced on Sunday the cleansing of the village of Karaghol one of the strongholds of the IS in Yusufiya.The Command said in a press statement that "a joint force of Divisions 14 and 17 and the Baghdad Operations ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 4 reports

Shia Iraqis protest against US interference

–Thousands of Iraqis have rallied in central Baghdad against a US-led military campaign targeting fighters from the group known as ISIL.Followers of Shia cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, called on the Iraqi government to reject US interference in the battle against ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Protests in Baghdad Against US 'Occupation'

Supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr burn US flags in protestSupporters of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr burn a US flag during a protest at al-Tahrir Square, Baghdad, demanding the government prevents the US troops entering Iraq(Ahmed Saad/Reut ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 20 2014]
Entities: Baghdad, Protest, Iraq
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 4 reports

Baghdad protests against US troop presence in Iraq

Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad today to protest against US military presence in their country as US President Barack Obama said he plans to make his case against Islamic State (IS) militants at the United Nations General Assembly next week in a ... [Published Voice of Russia - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 5 reports

Iraqis protest US campaign against ISIS terrorists

BAGHDAD (CBS) - Thousands of supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr held a rally in Baghdad on Saturday to protest against the United States' military campaign in Iraq against the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.The rally took place after al-Sadr ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 3 reports

ISIS suspected in Baghdad attacks that kill 36

BAGHDAD (CBS) - A series of bomb and mortar shell attacks in and around Baghdad killed at least 36 people, Iraqi officials said on Thursday, in an assault that underscored the threat posed to the Iraqi capital by marauding Islamic militants that have ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - Sep 20 2014]

Quotes

"However, if Iran is willing to join the international community to defeat Isil, then we will work with them on that but will be clear that you cannot take one approach in Baghdad and another in Damascus. You need a political solution in both if you are serious about defeating Isil."
Baghdad (AsiaNews) - "If you can kill a disbelieving American or European - especially the spiteful and filthy French - or an Australian, or a Canadian or any other disbeliever [. . .] including the citizens of the countries that entered into a coalition against the Islamic State[1], then rely upon Allah, and kill him" said Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, an Islamic State spokesman...
On the one hand, he "closed the door on a dark decade of US war in Iraq. Now he has opened (it) again" said the Times

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Islamic State: David Cameron to meet Iran’s Pre... [Published The Independent - 37 mins ago]
IRAQ - FRANCE As IS spokesman call on supporter... [Published DailyMe.Com - 41 mins ago]
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In a Town Assailed by Islamic State, All Unite ... [Published HighBeam Research - 51 mins ago]
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Blackwater founder: We could have fought ISIS i... [Published Russia Today - 1 hour ago]
Tony Blair has forgotten the lessons of his own... [Published Abu Dhabi National - 1 hour ago]
Call to assist Iraqi, Syrian displaced people, ... [Published Aswat al Iraq - 1 hour ago]
Sunnis will get their armies [Published NOW News - 1 hour ago]
Despite Airstrikes, ISIS Appears to Hold Its Gr... [Published Austin American Statesman - 1 hour ago]
As ISIS Threats to U.S. Get Louder, Where Are A... [Published REASON Online - 1 hour ago]
What Is Khorasan? Syrian Jihadist Group As Dang... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 1 hour ago]
France rules out air strikes in Syria [Published Sharenet - 2 hours ago]
As ISIS Threats to U.S. Get Louder, Where Are A... [Published Hit & Run - 2 hours ago]
Dem Congress hopeful: Long-term strategy for Is... [Published Washington Times - 2 hours ago]
Iraq official: 40 soldiers killed, 68 captured ... [Published New York Daily News - 2 hours ago]
"I have a picture of what I estimate to be a si... [Published Althouse - 2 hours ago]
Australia says jets to help with air strikes ag... [Published AlertNet - 2 hours ago]
Barzani, Hakeem discuss difference with Baghdad [Published Aswat al Iraq - 2 hours ago]
Peak Oil Review - Sept 22 [Published Resilience - 2 hours ago]
Commander: Iran will Give Crushing Response to ... [Published Fars News Agency - 2 hours ago]
Allies train Iraqi Kurdish forces [Published MSN UK - 2 hours ago]
Canon tells of IS terror in Iraq [Published Liphook Herald - 2 hours ago]
Iraq military official: 40 soldiers killed in c... [Published MyMotherLode.com - 2 hours ago]
ABC, NBC Ignore Leon Panetta’s Criticism of Oba... [Published Media Research Center - 2 hours ago]
Nujaifi Condemns / Daash / crime in Saqlawiyah ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 2 hours ago]
America’s Never-Ending War [Published Project Syndicate - 3 hours ago]
Iraq: Displaced Iraqis plug response gaps [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Australia Preparing to Join Iraq Air Campaign [Published Naharnet - 3 hours ago]
Arms Control and International Security: Interv... [Published Ein News - 3 hours ago]
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As ISIS Threats to U.S. Get Louder, Where Are A... [Published Hit & Run - 2 hours ago]
<p><img alt="" height="188" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/zevans@reason.com/obama-end-iraq.jpg?h=188&w=250" title="Or don't.|||White House" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt;The Obama administration is hashing out itsthree-year war strategy ...
"I have a picture of what I estimate to be a si... [Published Althouse - 2 hours ago]
"And she's lying on the ground and her head is gone. This could be an American child; it could be a European child. It could be a child anywhere. And this is the mentality of the group that we are so concerned with. They have killed thousands. They are ...
Iraq: Displaced Iraqis plug response gaps [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: IRINCountry: Iraq ERBIL, 22 September 2014 (IRIN) - As Iraq’s 1.8 million internally-displaced persons (IDPs) realize they may not return home for many months, growing numbers are looking for voluntary or paid work to help their fellow homeless. ...
Islamic State Urges Attacks on U.S., French Cit... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 3 hours ago]
By Yara Bayoumy BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State urged its followers on Monday to attack citizens of the United States, France and other countries which have joined a coalition to destroy the ultra-radical group. Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad ...
Warning Intelligence Update: ISIS Attacks Baghdad [Published IntelliBriefs - 14 hours ago]
by Ahmed Ali and the ISW Iraq Team http://iswiraq.blogspot.in/ On September 18, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) launched a complex attack likely targeting the Adala (Justice) Prison in Baghdad's Kadhmiyah neighborhood in northern Baghdad. ...
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Car bombs kill 19, wound 43 in Baghdad [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 11 2014]
Kurdish forces pound Islamic State militants no... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 28 2014]
Iraq urges global action against Islamic State,... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 24 2014]
German aid for Iraq as Foreign Minister arrives... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 16 2014]
Car bomb attacks kill 21 in Baghdad [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 31 2014]
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Crisis in Iraq: Oil and troubled water [Published Platts - News - Aug 19 2014]
Minister of Health of Iraq Invites Internationa... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 22 2014]
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