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Car bombings in Baghdad kill 11 people

Car bombings in Baghdad kill 11 people Car bombings in Baghdad kill 11 people
Irune Rengel | 20 May, 2017, 06:54

At least 11 people were killed in two blasts in the vicinity of Baghdad, another 20 were injured.

No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks, but the Islamic State (IS) militant group, in most cases, is responsible for most of such suicide attacks targeting the security forces and crowded areas, including markets, cafes and mosques across Iraq.

The attacks came as the Iraqi security forces backed by anti-IS worldwide coalition are carrying out a major offensive to drive out the IS militants from their major stronghold in the western side of Mosul in northern Iraq.

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ISIS now only holds a handful of neighbourhoods in Mosul, including the Old City where the most intense battles of the operation are expected to play out.

Coalition officials say they believe a few hundred IS fighters remain in Mosul, holding hundreds of thousands of civilians as human shields.

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The Justice Department said Mueller had resigned from his job at a private law firm to take the job of special counsel . Senator Grassley and I have invited FBI Director Comey to testify before the Judiciary Committee.

Iraqi commanders have said they hope to fully liberate the city before the holy month of Ramadan, which is to begin at the end of next week.

ISIS overran Mosul almost three years ago in a blitz that brought almost a third of Iraqi territory under the Sunni militant group's control.

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Temer se reunió con allegados para asistir a la divulgación de los audios en los que, al parecer, pactó el pago de un soborno al exdiputado preso Eduardo Cunha, del PMDB, para comprar su silencio .

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