30 Jun '14, 5am

US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit: The US military has started flying armed drones over Baghda...

The US military has started flying armed drones over Baghdad to defend American troops and diplomats as Iraqi forces took their fight against Sunni insurgents to the strategic militant-held city of Tikrit. Iraq’s top Shiite cleric urged the country’s leaders to unite, after Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki conceded political measures are needed to defeat the offensive that has killed more than 1,000 people and overrun major parts of five provinces. In further fallout, the president of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region said there was no going back on his ethnic group’s self-rule in disputed territory, including the divided northern oil city Kirkuk, now defended against the militants by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters. International agencies also raised alarm bells over the humanitarian consequences of the fighting, with up to 10,000 people having fled a northern Christian town in re...

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defencetalk.com 23 Jun '14, 6am

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