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Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western Mosul
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began....

Iraq says proven oil reserves rise to 153 billion barrels
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq says new exploration has revealed an additional 10 billion barrels of oil, bringing its total proven reserves to 153 billion barrels....

Iraqi forces launch push to take western Mosul from IS
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began....

Iraqis risk all to spy on Islamic State militants in Mosul
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MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi intelligence agent knew something was wrong. An Islamic State group member working for him as an informant in the city of Mosul called him on his mobile, but he didn't identify himself by the code name they always used in their communications. Then the informant started talking to him about selling his car....

Food is harder to find in west Mosul, say fleeing Iraqis
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KHAZER CAMP, Iraq (AP) -- Umm Mohammed decided to flee western Mosul after her husband told her the alternative was that they starve....

AP PHOTOS: Iraqis displaced from Mosul marry in refugee camp
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KHAZER CAMP, Iraq (AP) -- A bleak refugee camp in northern Iraq saw a rare outpouring of joy on Thursday as Hussein Danoon and Shahad Abed celebrated their wedding less than a month after fleeing the fighting in Mosul....

A family mourns son lost to fighting IS in Iraq's Mosul
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- Early on the morning of Dec. 12, Iraqi army Maj. Hamza Finjan led a raid on a small house in eastern Mosul that was being used as an Islamic State group base. Knowing the task would be dangerous, he told his personal bodyguards and driver - perks given to Iraqi officers - to stay behind....

Trump moves spark Iraqi anger, calls against future alliance
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- Reverberations from President Donald Trump's travel ban and other stances are threatening to undermine future U.S.-Iraqi security cooperation, rattling a key alliance that over the past two years has slowly beaten back the Islamic State group....

UK shuts down contentious probe into Iraq War abuse claims
LONDON (AP) -- The British government announced Friday that it is shutting down a contentious seven-year-old inquiry into allegations of abuse by U.K. troops in Iraq....

Residents can play soccer again in Mosul, without IS rules
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MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- After months of fighting, Mosul residents can finally practice their favorite game again at a soccer field in the eastern part of the city - and this time without the restrictions imposed by Islamic State group militants....

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