War in Iraq

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Transporting Guard soldiers, equipment is no easy task

Minnesota National Guard soldiers charged with transporting thousands of soldiers and their equipment have already been working for more than half a year on logistics for the upcoming deployment by the First Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division to Kuwait.

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Document ISIS Beheads 81-Year-Old Scholar Who Tried To Protect Antiquities
Archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad was killed in Palmyra, Syria, after he reportedly refused to answer ISIS's questions about where ancient artifacts were hidden.
Document U.S. Investigates Reports ISIS Used Chemical Weapons In Attack On Kurds
The United States is investigating reports that self-declared Islamic State fighters used a chemical agent, possibly mustard gas, in an attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq earlier this week.
Document Iowa State Fair Goers Grill Jeb Bush On Brother's Role In Iraq
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush campaigned at the Iowa State Fair on Friday and took questions at the Des Moines Register's Soapbox. He was asked about the Iraq War.
Document ISIS Claims Responsibility As Scores Killed In Baghdad Truck Bomb
The suicide bomb hit a major marketplace in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad.
Document ISIS Claims Responsibility For Baghdad Market Bombing
The Iraqi Interior Ministry says more than two dozen people were killed Thursday. The attack was claimed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

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