War in Iraq

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 2 U.S. Service Members Killed, 5 Injured In Northern Iraq
The troops died during combat operations, the military said. The mission against ISIS in the region is investigating the incident, which doesn't appear to have been due to enemy contact.
Document Ancient Iraqi Art On Display In Italy At Venice Biennale
The Iraqi Pavilion at the Venice Bienniale places ancient artwork saved from extremist destruction alongside work by contemporary artists as a way to make sense of the country's complicated history.
Document An Iraqi-Kurdish-Israeli Dumpling Soup Makes Its Way To America
To make kubeh soup, braised beef is stuffed into semolina and ground bulgur dumplings. Brought to Israel by immigrants, this time-consuming dish has become one of the nation's culinary treasures.
Document Iraqis Remain Displaced 1 Year After Fallujah's Liberation From ISIS
A year after ISIS was forced from Fallujah, the Iraqi city is still impoverished and extensively damaged. Many families languish in displaced camps because they're suspected to have ties to ISIS.
Document U.S. Appeals Court Tosses Ex-Blackwater Guard's Conviction In 2007 Baghdad Massacre
Nicholas Slatten was convicted of murder in connection with the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians and sentenced to life in prison. The court also ordered that three other former guards be resentenced.

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