23 Dec '14, 5am

Task force denies reports #US engaged in ground combat with #IslamicState in #Iraq

Task force denies reports #US engaged in ground combat with #IslamicState in #Iraq

In this file photo from Sept. 28, 2008, infantry Marines make sure their weapons are in working condition at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. Shawn Coolman/U.S. Marine Corps Related 1,000 soldiers from the 82nd Airborne headed to Iraq Approximately 1,000 paratroopers from the Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to Iraq early next year to help the Iraqi security forces take on the Islamic State, the Pentagon announced Friday. US cautious about ramping up airstrikes in Iraq Despite Iraqi calls for more bombing against Islamic State militants, U.S. military officials have indicated that they’re not inclined to ramp up operations — at least not in the near term. Kurdish fighters face resistance from Islamic State in Iraq Kurdish fighters in Iraq pushed deeper Monday into the town of Sinjar, held by the Islamic State group, but are facing stiff resistance from the Sunni mili...

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