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An Iraqi perspective on the recent elections

...parliament. As many feared, violence preceded and followed the announcement as deadly attacks in Baghdad and the province of Diyala brought March to a close, and bombers targeted the Iranian, German, Egyptian and Syrian embassies this weekend and attacked...
Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held

...crowded marketplace in Iraq's eastern Diyala province. The mostly-Shiite victims...regulate Daesh's terror from destabilizing Diyala security."A number of towns were captured...Security forces were out in full force across Diyala on Saturday, with dozens of new checkpoints...
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Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad

...Kirkuk, which the Kurds have long sought to incorporate into their self-rule region.Control of Kirkuk and Kurdish pockets in Diyala province and elsewhere have been at the heart of tension between the Kurdish region and the Baghdad government, and the Kurds...
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Stryker brigade to return from Iraq

...4,000-member brigade that deployed last September will return in August and September. The brigade has been deployed in the Diyala Province. During the January elections soldiers built barriers and provided security at polling sites.
Over 1,000 Strykers expected to return

...000-member 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team should be back at Fort Wainwright. They have been on a year-long deployment in the Diyala province in Iraq. Flights are scheduled today, Thursday, Friday and Saturday this week, each bringing up to 300 soldiers...
Young sons welcome parents home from Iraq

...their father and mother, Staff Sgt. Ramiro Carrasco and Sgt. 1st Class Melanie Carrasco. The couple spent a year on Iraq's Diyala province with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Arctic Wolves. For the past year, the Carrasco...
Fort Wainwright welcomes new Stryker commander

...2006 after a lengthy and distinguished Army career. He recently oversaw the 12-month deployment of the 1-25th to Iraq's Diyala province, for which he was awarded the Legion of Merit. Maj. Gen. William Troy, the commander of U.S. Army Alaska...
Fort Wainwright brigade completing Iraq return the end of the month, and others escorting equipment are due in November. The brigade was deployed in the northern Iraq province of Diyala and conducted anti-insurgency operations to stabilize the region and support the government.
Nearly all of 1st Stryker brigade back at Wainwright

...4,000-member brigade will remain out with equipment being shipped back to the United States. The Strykers worked in the Diyala province in northern Iraq, running counter-insurgency operations and working with Iraqi security forces. The Fort Wainwright...
Outside Editorial: Bush needs to answer for Iraq

...Iraqi civilians. The answer, of course, is the Iraqis. They're the most qualified. Sunni tribal leaders in Al Anbar and Diyala provinces are already on the job, supported by the United States. Iraqis have the language, intelligence and understanding...


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