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US Diplomat: IS Suicide Car Bomb Attacks, Sign of 'Desperation'

Suicide car bomb attacks on Iraqi security forces in the western Baghdad outskirts of Abu Ghraib that killed eight Monday are a sign of Islamic State (IS) desperation, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Stuart E. Jones told VOA Alhurra-Iraq. The blasts were targeting a security checkpoint. “We’re going continue to see Daesh make desperate attacks like they did today in Abu Ghraib, and that’s serious. They have to be addressed,” Jones said, using a derogatory name for IS. The blasts followed a...

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