Iraq: On the frontline with Islamic State - BBC News

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The Iraqi Army says it is now pushing back Islamic State fighters from around Baghdad, and the city will not fall. With no foreign troops in combat on the ground in Iraq, the army has the job of following up on coalition airstrikes to halt IS advances. A series of setbacks in the summer had raised questions about the army's ability and morale to do this and take the fight to IS. Our World Affairs John Simpson, has been with the Iraqi Army to the frontline with Islamic State about twenty miles south west of Baghdad:


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Hi guys I'm SSGT MICHAEL iraqi army 17th division I serve in this place We were lack for for supplieย And when we get IED or attach from ISIS nobody came to help us Even the iraqi commander Seems a hero in this video He is a coward He oppend many hols to isisย  to come here I never see with us in the battles

Author โ€” Mal Ik

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first time ive seen a reporter not wearing ``please shoot me im blue`` UN blue plate carrier and helmet

Author โ€” can nack

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They will remember all our hero Saddama, Gaddafi
Respect from South Africa๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Author โ€” Abongile Zwe

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The point of blowing up the bridge was to prevent the army from following in their Humvees ๐Ÿ™„

Author โ€” Kurt Love

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Hah the new iraqi army is so fancy now :D

Author โ€” Angel Yotov

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BBC supports terrorists just like all other UK tools

Author โ€” Legends Destroyer

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ุงู„ู„ู‡ู… ุงู†ุตุฑ ุงู„ู…ุฌุงู‡ุฏูŠู† ููŠ ุงู„ุนุฑุงู‚ ูˆุณูˆุฑูŠุง ูˆูู„ุณุทูŠู†##@**""ุงู„ู„ู‡ู… ุขู…ูŠู† ุงู„ู„ู‡ู… ุฅู† ุนุฏูˆู‡ู… ุนุฏูˆูƒ ูˆุงุฎุฐู„ู‡ู… ูŠุง ุฑุจ ุงู„ุนุงู„ู…ูŠู†

Author โ€” Faafiyaha diinta channel

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is that DSHK? Mounted on the top of the humvee?

Author โ€” ahmad baliyo

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Why coming in the muslim country go back America dog army

Author โ€” Tufail Khan

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the entire world are fighting these guys in Toyota pick up truck something is not adding up.

Author โ€” Waranish

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Iraq was fine till you thugs went there.

Author โ€” paul hutchins

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we ll meet on judgement day Allah will show u justice

Author โ€” i.m.bachcha silent

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Do you think you can face ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ wait and see fools..

Author โ€” Frank Lincoln

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There is no isis before sadam
When Saddam ruled Iraq is peace place to be

Author โ€” Yusuf Gorod

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this madness will end when the u.s and it's allies stop helping what they rebels in Syria because they have a sanctuary in Syria to train and prepare then they attack iraqi regions

Author โ€” Ayman A

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You remember Saddam warning you Iraqi people during the trials ....haha ...anyway its life

Author โ€” Mwangi Irungu

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ุฅู†ู‡ุง ู…ู†ุทู‚ู‡ ุงู„ูŠูˆุณููŠุฉ ููŠ ุจุบุฏุงุฏ ุนุดูŠุฑู‡ ูƒุฑุงุบูˆู„ ุงู†ู‡ุง ู…ุฏู…ุฑุฉ ุจุงู„ูƒุงู…ู„

Author โ€” WMWMWM WMWMWM

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They were there looking for binliner.... the fact they were there long after it was claimed binliner was killed indicates maybe he wasn't killed after all?

Author โ€” Public Public

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The reporter and the military talks so kiddish..

Author โ€” Saleem Patla

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The human cost is frightening the cultural destruction is unforgivable, God Bless those who fight to destroy ISS.

Author โ€” Bob Karigan