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Iraqi PM celebrates in Mosul, but battle ongoing

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- The Latest on developments in the fight for Mosul in Iraq (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has been...

Islamic militant attack in Egypt’s Sinai kills 23 troops

Islamic militants in Egypt's Sinai unleashed a suicide car bomb and dozens of masked and heavily armed gunmen on a remote security outpost Friday, killing at least 23 soldiers and wounding 33, officials said.
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Hobby Lobby fined $3M for smuggling Iraq religious artifacts

Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi religious artifacts smuggled from the Middle East.

US shoots down Syrian Air Force fighter

The U.S. military says it has shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants.
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Meet ‘Bedouin Bob’ at book signing this week

Veteran, Former AP War Correspondent, and Author Bob Dvorchak says the soldiers of the 82nd airborne gave him and unfettered look at what it was like to be dug in and waiting for Operation Desert Storm to begin.

Fort Bragg soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says an American soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated during a patrol outside Mosul. Officials...

US command: Mosul airstrikes were at the request of Iraq

A review of airstrikes indicates that the U.S.-led coalition struck fighters and equipment of the Islamic State group west of Mosul at the request of Iraq.
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Trump privately signs revised travel ban

President Donald Trump has signed a revised travel ban that temporarily halts entry to the U.S. for people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas and suspends the country's refugee program.

Federal judge bars deporting travelers with valid visas

Federal judge in New York bars U.S. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by Trump order.

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