Ned Parker

Reuters News Service

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Baghdad Bureau Chief for Reuters; former freelance journalist; former Baghdad Bureau Chief for Los Angeles Times

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The world is waiting for tonight’s speech by President Obama on his strategy for a new coalition against the extremist Islamic State.

US Lays Diplomatic Groundwork for Action Against Islamic State

The world is waiting for tonight’s speech by President Obama on his strategy for a new coalition against the extremist Islamic State.

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As Iraq heads into parliamentary elections on Wednesday, the country is slipping back into civil war. Dozens of people have died at a campaign rally and polling sites.

The Iraq We Left Behind, Is It a Democracy?

As Iraq heads into parliamentary elections on Wednesday, the country is slipping back into civil war. Dozens of people have died at a campaign rally and polling sites.

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Al Qaeda militants in Iraq, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, have fought to seize control of Fallujah and Ramadi in Anbar Province, where at least 100 American troops were…

Al Qaeda Is Making a Comeback

Al Qaeda militants in Iraq, known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, have fought to seize control of Fallujah and Ramadi in Anbar Province, where at least 100 American troops were…

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