Iraq’s Shiite Militias Rename Their Offensive Against ISIS After Controversy

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Shiite Militias in Iraq on Wednesday renamed their operation to take back the Anbar province, amid criticism from the U.S. and Iraqis that their initial choice of a name was openly sectarian. The change comes a day after the Iraqi government launched a large-scale offensive to recapture the city of Ramadi from Islamic State forces. The Iranian-backed popular mobilization units, as the militias are called, declared that their code name for the fight against IS in Anbar would be “Labaik ya Hussein.” The name, which Agence France Presse translated as “We are at your service, Hussein,” raised alarm…

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Iraq’s Shiite Militias Rename Their Offensive Against ISIS After Controversy

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Shiite Militias in Iraq on Wednesday renamed their operation to take back the Anbar province, amid criticism from the U.S. and Iraqis that their initial choice of a name was openly sectarian. The change comes a day after the Iraqi government launched a large-scale offensive to recapture the city of Ramadi from Islamic State forces. The Iranian-backed popular mobilization units, as the militias are called, declared that their code name for the fight against IS in Anbar would be “Labaik ya Hussein.” The name, which Agence France Presse translated as “We are at your service, Hussein,” raised alarm…

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Soccer Fans In Latin America React To FIFA Corruption ChargesNPRSeveral of those indicted on corruption charges were from Latin America or the Caribbean. Most people from Brazil, the country that just hosted the World Cup, see the soccer leadership as ...

Iraq’s Shiite Militias Rename Their Offensive Against ISIS After Controversy

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Shiite Militias in Iraq on Wednesday renamed their operation to take back the Anbar province, amid criticism from the U.S. and Iraqis that their initial choice of a name was openly sectarian. The change comes a day after the Iraqi government launched a large-scale offensive to recapture the city of Ramadi from Islamic State forces. The Iranian-backed popular mobilization units, as the militias are called, declared that their code name for the fight against IS in Anbar would be “Labaik ya Hussein.” The name, which Agence France Presse translated as “We are at your service, Hussein,” raised alarm…

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Soccer Fans In Latin America React To FIFA Corruption Charges - NPR

Soccer Fans In Latin America React To FIFA Corruption ChargesNPRSeveral of those indicted on corruption charges were from Latin America or the Caribbean. Most people from Brazil, the country that just hosted the World Cup, see the soccer leadership as ...