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Investigators believe a failed Iraqi asylum seeker who was dragged back to Germany after admitting to the murder of a 14-year-old girl also twice raped an 11-year-old child, officials said Tuesday.
A suicide bombing Sunday targeting a warehouse in Kirkuk where ballot boxes from Iraq’s May elections were stored wounded 19 people, days before a vote recount, a security source said.
A car bomb attack targeted an election candidate in Iraq’s contested Kirkuk city on Sunday, killing one person and wounding 11, a security official said.
President Barack Obama is urging Turkey to continue pulling its troops out of Iraq in a bid to resolve the dispute between the two countries.
President Barack Obama on Monday said the U.S.-led coalition is making progress against Islamic State militants in both Iraq and Syria, as he delivered an update on the campaign aimed at reassuring Americans worried about the spread of extremism-fuel terrorism.
President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to accelerate the U.S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State in both Syria and Iraq, implicitly acknowledging that progress has been too slow as the extremist group expands its reach with deadly attacks beyond the Middle East.
US President Barack Obama hailed a vote Wednesday by British lawmakers to join the air campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria.