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Iraq crisis

Iraqi officials say bombs have struck marketplaces near Baghdad, killing at least 9 people - @AP

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US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says initial progress by Iraqi and Kurdish fighters against Islamic State militants is encouraging, but only 'first steps' - live video

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Mass grave of Iraqi Sunnis opposed to Islamic State found in Ramadi, police and security officials say - @Reuters

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Editor's note: Reuters is reporting a mass grave has been found of Iraqis opposed to Islamic State, citing unnamed security officials. Waiting for more details including location of the suspected killings. - Sean

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Islamic State militants lined up and shot 30 Sunni men on a main street in town west of Baghdad, provincial council official says - @AP

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US conducted 14 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq against Islamic State militants on Tuesday and Wednesday - @CENTCOM statement

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US forces staged 4 airstrikes on Islamic State militants in Syria today and allies joined 9 strikes in Iraq - @CENTCOM statement

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US Department: We would welcome Turkish efforts to facilitate the crossing of Iraqi Peshmerga to Kobani; talks ongoing - @HannahAllam

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US conducts 4 air strikes in Syria, 7 in Iraq against Islamic State militants on Sunday and Monday, military says - @Reuters

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Update: Suicide bomber kills at least 27 near Iraq's Jurf al-Sakhar, a day after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area - @Reuters

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Suicide car bomber hits checkpoint south of Baghdad, killing 11, Iraqi officials say - @AP

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US and partner nations launched 12 airstrikes in Iraq targeting Islamic State fighters, US Central Command says - @Reuters

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Iraqi forces retake 4 villages from Islamic State militants after victory near Baghdad - @Reuters

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US forces, allies conducted 22 airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq on Friday and Saturday - @CENTCOM statement

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Kurdish Peshmerga forces retake northern Iraqi town of Zumar, several nearby villages from Islamic State insurgents, security sources say - @Reuters

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Central Command reports US military forces conducted 6 airstrikes on Islamic State targets in Syria Thursday and Friday; US and partner nation military forces conducted 12 airstrikes in Iraq - @NBCNews

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Iraq crisis

US Secretary of state John Kerry says the US is seeking more information to determine whether chemical weapons were used in Iraq - @Reuters

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US to investigate report Islamic State militants used chlorine gas against Iraqi police, officials say - @nytimes

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Turkey's President Erdogan says he has been informed that 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters will enter Kobani via Turkey - @Reuters

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Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid fight against Islamic State militants in Kobani, marking region's 1st military foray into Syria's war - @Reuters

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