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Sniper's bullet flew for ten seconds at speed of 792mph

The elite Canadian soldier was so far away that the bullet took almost ten seconds to reach its target and a military source said the shot was taken during an IS attack on Iraqi forces.

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Canadian sniper shatters world record for the longest confirmed kill in history

A Canadian soldier in Iraq has killed an Islamic State militant from more than three kilometres away.

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	Canadian sniper kills an ISIS fighter from TWO MILES away

Canadian sniper kills an ISIS fighter from TWO MILES away

The bullet was fired from a McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle set up on a high-rise building, thought to be near Mosul in northern Iraq. It took 10 seconds to travel the 2.14 miles towards the terrorist.

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Medieval Mosul mosque where Islamic State declared 'caliphate' blown up

Medieval Mosul mosque where Islamic State declared 'caliphate' blown up

The Iraqi Army releases a photo it says shows Islamic State militants have blown up the centuries-old Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared their "caliphate" three years ago.

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Islamic State blows up medieval Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

Islamic State blows up medieval Mosul mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

The Iraqi Army releases a photo showing Islamic State militants have blown up the centuries-old Grand al-Nuri Mosque of Mosul where leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared their "caliphate" three years ago.

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	ISIS has detonated the famous al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

ISIS has detonated the famous al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

ISIS is reported to have blown up the mosque in Mosul, Iraq, where its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the terror group's so called caliphate in 2014, an Iraqi officer has said.

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Battle for Mosul: al-Nuri Mosque where Islamic State declared caliphate destroyed

Iraq says IS destroyed its own spiritual headquarters, while IS blames US air strikes.

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	US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

A US fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday. It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of US troops.

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	U.S. shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

U.S. shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

A US fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday. It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of US troops.

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Facing old foes: Could the fall of IS 'caliphate' be the start of Iran-US war?

The US and Iran have been able to tolerate each other in the Iraqi theatre. But what happens once Islamic State's strongholds in Raqqa and Mosul fall?

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Philippines siege: The terrorist 'caliphate' on Australia's doorstep

Australia has 1000 troops in the Middle East and a squadron of jets fighting to crush the "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq. It's time for Australia to take extra precautions nearer home.

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	Oldest HSC student is an Iraqi refugee who fled ISIS

Oldest HSC student is an Iraqi refugee who fled ISIS

Hekmat Alqus Hanna, 50, is the oldest student to sit for the HSC exam this year. The father-of-three is repeating his studies so he can again work as a general physician after immigrating from Iraq.

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	Oldest HSC student Iraq refugee Islamic State

Oldest HSC student Iraq refugee Islamic State

Hekmat Alqus Hanna, 50, is the oldest student to sit for the HSC exam this year. The father-of-three is repeating his studies so he can again work as a general physician after immigrating from Iraq.

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	Iraq army launches assault on final ISIS stronghold

Iraq army launches assault on final ISIS stronghold

The Iraqi army (pictured) has driven ISIS militants out of all but a handful of neighborhoods in Mosul, Iraq, after launching a massive operation to retake the city last October.

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	The FINAL battle for Mosul begins

The FINAL battle for Mosul begins

The Iraqi army (pictured) has driven ISIS militants out of all but a handful of neighborhoods in Mosul, Iraq, after launching a massive operation to retake the city last October.

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Oldest HSC student in 2017 is a 50-year-old Iraq refugee and medical doctor

Hekmat Alqus Hanna is the oldest student taking the exams this year. A humanitarian refugee from Iraq, he is determined to be a doctor again.

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'Final chapter': Iraqi forces launch assault against IS in battle for Mosul

'Final chapter': Iraqi forces launch assault against IS in battle for Mosul

Iraqi forces storm the Islamic State-held Old City of Mosul, in an assault they hope will be the "final chapter" in the nine-month old campaign to seize the militants' stronghold.

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	David Eubank runs through gunfire in Mosul to save a child

David Eubank runs through gunfire in Mosul to save a child

David Eubank, 56, pulled off the daring rescue recently in the embattled northern Iraq city, where allied forces have been on a grinding offensive to re-take the city from ISIS for the past eight months.

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	Iraqi immigrants rushed to hospital in East Grinstead

Iraqi immigrants rushed to hospital in East Grinstead

Two men are believed to have been taken to hospital after 16 people - all believed to be Iraqi nationals - were found today in the back of a lorry in East Grinstead, Sussex Police have said.

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	Two men hospital 16 Iraqis back lorry in East Grinstead 

Two men hospital 16 Iraqis back lorry in East Grinstead 

Two men are believed to have been taken to hospital after 16 people - all believed to be Iraqi nationals - were found today in the back of a lorry in East Grinstead, Sussex Police have said.

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Islamic State snipers shooting families fleeing siege of Mosul

Islamic State snipers shooting families fleeing siege of Mosul

About 100,000 civilians remain trapped behind Islamic State lines in Mosul with a US-backed government offensive to recapture the Iraqi city entering its ninth month, the United Nations refugee agency says.

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Iraq, US sceptical over claims Russian planes could have killed IS leader

Iraq, US sceptical over claims Russian planes could have killed IS leader

Moscow says its forces may have killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air strike in Syria last month, but Washington says it can't corroborate the death and Western and Iraqi officials are sceptical.

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Socceroos' World Cup hopes boosted by Japan-Iraq draw

The Socceroos' bid for direct World Cup qualification has been boosted by Asian rivals Japan being held to a 1-1 draw against Iraq in Tehran.

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Socceroos hoping for Japan World Cup slip

Deadlocked with Australia and Saudi Arabia in World Cup qualifying, Asian football powerhouse Japan have a chance to break free at the top of Group B when they come up against Iraq.

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	Ransom behind countries

Ransom behind countries' decisions to cut ties with Qatar

The hefty ransom reportedly secured the release of 26 members of a falconry party (pictured),including members of Qatar's royal family, who were kidnapped by jihadis in Iraq in December 2015.

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Australian foreign fighters will have no escape from Islamic State heartland, US vows

The United States has vowed there will be no escape for Australian foreign fighters from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq under its new approach of hemming in the Islamic State terror group and killing its fighters, known as "annihilation".

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	Loughborough masseur recorded customers with spy clock

Loughborough masseur recorded customers with spy clock

Iraq War veteran Matthew Yates, 38 (left), recorded himself giving full-body massages to the women who were either naked or partially clothed using a camera hidden inside a clock (right).

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Please explain Iraq invasion

Dennis Richardson tells us John Howard was very good at receiving advice he didn't like.

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Pleasese explain Iraq invasion

Dennis Richardson tells us John Howard was very good at receiving advice he didn't like.

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Melbourne girl Zynab Al Harbiya killed in Islamic State terrorist blast at Baghdad ice-cream parlour - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Melbourne girl Zynab Al Harbiya killed in Islamic State terrorist blast at Baghdad ice-cream parlour - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Family friend Sama Hadad said while they were at the ice cream parlour it was targeted by a suicide car bomb.

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	Baghdad bombing Melbourne victim

Baghdad bombing Melbourne victim's family remains strong

The family of the 12-year-old Melbourne girl killed in a car-bombing attack on an Iraqi ice cream parlour on Tuesday say they will not bow down to extremists.

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Australian girl Zynab Al Harbiya killed in attack at Baghdad ice-cream parlour

An Australian girl was killed in a bombing at an ice-cream parlour in Iraq.

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Australian girl among Iraq blast victims

Australian girl among Iraq blast victims

At least 26 people are killed in two IS car bombings in Baghdad, one targeting an ice cream shop.

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Australian girl Zynab AlHarbiya killed in attack at Baghdad ice-cream parlour

An Australian girl was killed in a bombing at an ice cream parlour in Iraq.

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Australian girl Zaynb Al Harbeya killed in attack at Baghdad ice-cream parlour

An Australian girl was killed in a bombing at an ice cream parlour in Iraq.

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	ISIS car bomb an ICE CREAM parlour in Baghdad 

ISIS car bomb an ICE CREAM parlour in Baghdad 

Horrifying footage showed the explosion tearing through the packed district in the Iraqi capital just after midnight as families sat at restaurants and cafes to break their fasts in Ramadan.

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	ISIS to be run out of Mosul by June 10th

ISIS to be run out of Mosul by June 10th

Iraqi security forces have claimed they will liberate the city of Mosul by June 10 - just under a fortnight. Military progress has slowed as an unknown number of ISIS fighters defend the old city area.

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	Iraqi commandos filmed executing suspected terrorists

Iraqi commandos filmed executing suspected terrorists

WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: Members of an elite Iraqi unit that has earned praise from the United States were photographed committing violence on the detainees.

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	Elite Iraqi commandos filmed executing innocent people

Elite Iraqi commandos filmed executing innocent people

Members of an elite Iraqi unit that have earned praised from the United States were photographed torturing and executing suspected ISIS operatives in the northern city of Mosul earlier this year.

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Ex-Iraqi security contractor Steven Burke appeals jail sentence for assault on Mosman dog walker

Steven Burke has appealed a nine-month jail sentence over an attack and "racial slurs" on a woman dog walker.

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	Iraqi security Steven Burke jail racial attack Asian woman

Iraqi security Steven Burke jail racial attack Asian woman

Former Iraqi security guard Steven Burke, 34, was jailed on Monday for a racially-motivated attack on a woman walking her dogs in an affluent suburb on Sydney's lower north shore on October 3.

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	Iraqi soldier rammed bulldozer into ISIS car bomb in Mosul

Iraqi soldier rammed bulldozer into ISIS car bomb in Mosul

The dramatic video, shot from the driver's point of view, is said to show an Iraqi soldier driving through the dusty and rubble strewn streets of Mosul, where he comes across an ISIS car bomb.

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	Iraqi soldier rammed bulldozer into ISIS car bomb Mosul

Iraqi soldier rammed bulldozer into ISIS car bomb Mosul

The dramatic video, shot from the driver's point of view, is said to show an Iraqi soldier driving through the dusty and rubble strewn streets of Mosul, where he comes across an ISIS car bomb.

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	ISIS

ISIS 'on the brink of total defeat in Mosul'

A massive operation to retake Iraq's second biggest city was launched nearly seven months ago and has been backed by US-led air strikes.

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'Drawing its last breath': Iraqi forces corner IS as Mosul battle approaches endgame

'Drawing its last breath': Iraqi forces corner IS as Mosul battle approaches endgame

US-backed Iraqi forces push deeper into the last pocket of Mosul controlled by Islamic State as the battle for the city approaches its end after seven months of gruelling urban combat.

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Battle for Mosul: When the fighting ends, the real test begins

Battle for Mosul: When the fighting ends, the real test begins

The Iraqi military says the battle for Mosul has entered its final phase, but what comes next will be crucial to the international battle against the Islamic State group, writes Middle East correspondent Matt Brown.

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	Government boosts spending to fight ISIS in Syria and Iraq

Government boosts spending to fight ISIS in Syria and Iraq

The Turnbull government is providing more money to fight terrorism both at home and abroad, while making another raid on Australia's foreign aid program - taking more than $300 million.

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Australian nurses witness heartbreak and hope at Mosul in war-torn Iraq

Australian medical professionals have witnessed heartbreak and hope in war-ravaged northern Iraq while delivering much-needed humanitarian relief.

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	Iraqi refugee used asylum seekers to stage bus crash

Iraqi refugee used asylum seekers to stage bus crash

An Iraqi asylum seeker allegedly staged minibus crash to rip off Australian insurance companies $1.2 million after using refugees from Christmas Island Detention Centre as passengers.

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	Iraqi refugee, 35, used asylum seekers to stage bus crash

Iraqi refugee, 35, used asylum seekers to stage bus crash

An Iraqi asylum seeker allegedly staged minibus crash to rip off Australian insurance companies $1.2 million after using refugees from Christmas Island Detention Centre as passengers.

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