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Iraq's economy hurt by IS war, low oil prices

...Karim al-Aboudi's family has seen Iraq's economy boom with oil wealth and bust...mirror those facing business owners across Iraq. As the country battles the Islamic State...And while austerity cuts have helped Iraq fund its military effort against the extremists...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/iraqs-economy-hurt-war-low-oil-prices
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...joined Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq have returned home in the past two years...itinerary."With the conflicts in Syria and Iraq in particular, there has been a radicalization...citizens are currently with extremists in Iraq and Syria, a number that has climbed steadily...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18
Nation and World
Army captain awarded Medal of Honor

...occurring.Florent Groberg, 32, is the 10th living service member awarded the nation's highest honor for battlefield bravery in Iraq or Afghanistan.Four people were killed in the attack, and several others were wounded. As families of the victims and some...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-13/army-captain-awarded-medal-h
Nation and World
Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq

...range of topics, and spoke at length about Iraq and his frustrations as a commander who...take more aggressive military action in Iraq, saying the solution lies with political...said the U.S. could probably go into Iraq with enough force to defeat the Islamic...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-12/top-general-us-should-consider-embed
Regional News
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...IS would see as a holy war in Syria and Iraq.Coming soon after the Islamic State group...not restricted to the conflict zone in Iraq and Syria," said Bilal Saab, a resident...S.-led airstrikes against IS in both Iraq and Syria. The group has also said it...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-16/paris-attacks-signal-move-to
Nation and World
As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...unintentionally tapped into frustration in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria with what many see...Friday a suicide bomber struck a funeral in Iraq, killing at least 21. Both attacks were...civilians a month last year, according to Iraq Body Count, a U.K.-based group that...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/world-mourns-paris-many-mide
Nation and World
My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...preserving our freedom. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 certainly wasn't. Nor was the...lacks the fortitude to admit that invading Iraq was an unmitigated disaster. His father's...decision to use military force against Iraq after Saddam Hussein's forces invaded...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-11-13/my-turn-dissenting-view-veterans-day
Opinion
Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...where 89 people died, mentioned Syria and Iraq during their rampage. Of the hundreds...bombing suspected IS targets in Syria and Iraq and also has troops fighting Islamic militants...attacks on suspected IS targets in Syria and Iraq, saying France's air power was "of...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-15/eiffel-tower-goes-dark-franc
Nation and World
2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...S.-led military campaign against the Islamic State extremist group, which controls large areas of neighboring Syria and Iraq.The unprecedented assault inside a Jordanian security compound also raised questions about the kingdom's image as an island...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/2-americans-among-5-killed-r
Nation and World

...House spurned a call for an immediate pullout of troops from Iraq in a 403-3 vote hastily arranged by the GOP that Democrats...killed more than 50 worshippers at a pair of Shiite mosques in Iraq. Eight months after Robert Blake was acquitted at a criminal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-11-18
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