Soldiers Go From Iraq To Afghanistan

Soldiers who just returned from Iraq are among several thousand being ordered to Afghanistan in six months as part of a mission designed to beef up Afghan forces ahead of a planned 2014 U.S. military withdrawal, officials said.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Canadian soldiers exchange fire with Islamic State - Spokesman-Review.com
    TORONTO – Canadian soldiers opened fire on Islamic State group extremists in Iraq over the last week in what was apparently the first ground
    01/20/2015 - 3:25 pm | View Link
  • Canadian soldiers forced to defend themselves in firefight in Iraq: ... - 660 News
    ... during a recent battlefield planning exercise in Iraq, the military revealed on Monday. It also acknowledged its soldiers have helped Kurdish...
    01/20/2015 - 9:13 am | View Link
  • Canadian Soldiers Exchange Fire With IS In Iraq - Big News Network
    RFE Tuesday 20th January, 2015 Canadian soldiers have opened fire on Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq over the last week in what a general called ...
    01/20/2015 - 6:39 am | View Link
  • Canadian soldiers directing air strikes in Iraq - Miami Herald
    Canadian Soldiers Exchange Fire With Islamic State - Wall Street Journal
    01/20/2015 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • Chilcot report on Iraq war delayed until after general election - Big News Network
    The Guardian Tuesday 20th January, 2015 Tony Blair meets soldiers in Basra, Iraq, in 2005. The former PM insists he is not to blame for the delays to ...
    01/20/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Canadian Soldiers Are Directing Anti-ISIS Airstrikes In Iraq
    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian special forces in northern Iraq have been helping Kurdish peshmerga fighters by directing coalition airstrikes against Islamic State extremists — work generally considered risky because it means they are close to the battle against the group. The Canadians' efforts complement those of the United States, which has conducted the vast majority of the airstrikes against the ...
    01/20/2015 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • Canadian soldiers directing air strikes in Iraq
    TORONTO (AP) - Canadian special forces in northern Iraq have been helping Kurdish peshmerga fighters by directing coalition airstrikes against Islamic State extremists - work generally considered risky because it means they are close to the battle against the group.
    01/20/2015 - 5:53 pm | View Link
  • Canadian soldiers directing air strikes in Iraq
    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian special forces in northern Iraq have been helping Kurdish peshmerga fighters by directing coalition airstrikes against Islamic State extremists — work generally considered risky because it means they are close to the battle against the group.
    01/20/2015 - 5:40 pm | View Link
  • Stephen Harper misled Canadians about Iraq role, Thomas Mulcair says
    OTTAWA—Prime Minister Stephen Harper misled Canadians when he vowed that soldiers in Iraq would not be engaged in combat, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair said Tuesday after revelations that troops have been directing airstrikes and even fired on extremists. “He told Canadians they would not be involved in combat. He did not tell the truth,” Mulcair said. The NDP leader was reacting to a Monday update ...
    01/20/2015 - 12:47 pm | View Link
  • Canadian soldiers forced to defend themselves in firefight in Iraq: general
    Canadian troops exchanged fire with Islamic State extremists during a recent battlefield planning exercise in Iraq, the military revealed on Monday. It also acknowledged its soldiers have helped Kurdish forces by directing coalition air strikes.
    01/20/2015 - 8:30 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • National American Legion commander concerned about over-medicating wounded soldiers
    Other areas of concern he listed included the weakening of defense priorities in the post-Iraq and Afghanistan military. That includes areas such as pay, housing and benefits. “We hope there’s a concern for all in Congress that the military remains ...
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  • Live! 2 soldiers, UN peacekeeper killed in Israel-Hezbollah clashes
    The setback for Islamic State in the war-ravaged town near the Turkish border did not mean "anyone is declaring mission accomplished" in the international campaign against the group, that has taken over parts of Syria and Iraq, the official said.
    01/28/2015 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • Iraqis support soldiers through blood donations
    The available stocks satisfied the total need for blood to treat wounded troops and popular mobilisation participants hurt in the on-going fighting against the "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL), as well as emergency medical cases and people ...
    01/28/2015 - 5:30 am | View Link
  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Photos Purportedly Show Child Soldiers' Training Camp
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    01/27/2015 - 10:55 pm | View Link
  • Bill Shorten pays a surprise visit to Australian soldiers in Iraq
    ‘It was heartening to see the constructive, positive role our men and women are playing in this complex and multifaceted battle,’ opposition leader says Bill Shorten says it was an honour to stand with the troops in Iraq to belatedly mark Australia Day.
    01/27/2015 - 8:53 am | View Link
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    01/28/2015 - 2:31 pm | View Website
  • May 2007 abduction of U.S. soldiers in Iraq
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    01/28/2015 - 6:31 am | View Website
  • Soldiers' Angels
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    01/27/2015 - 7:33 pm | View Website
  • Last Goodbye: US Soldiers from Iraq War
    A video I made about the dead US Soldiers and their funerals. It's a tribute to the ultimate sacrafice they have made for their family, friends and ...
    01/27/2015 - 5:10 pm | View Website
  • Soldiers telling the Truth about Iraq --what you won't hear
    Soldiers telling the Truth about Iraq --what you won't hear THIS BLOG WAS STARTED BY SPC. DOUGLAS BARBER. IT IS DEDICATED TO HIS MEMORY AND TO THE CAUSE ...
    01/27/2015 - 12:52 pm | View Website
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