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British EOD Technician Dies During Bomb Disposal

By Simon Kent.  An unnamed British Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician has been killed while trying to defuse an improvised explosive device (IED) in Ramadi, the mayor of the town has announced. The contractor was employed by US contracting firm Janus. Although cleared of fighters of the self declared Islamic State, Ramadi has been left […]

Rare Attack Hits Yusifiyah

By Simon Kent. An improvised explosive device has killed at least 9 people and injured many more in the town of Yusifiyah, about 20km south of Baghdad. The town used to be part of what was once called the "triangle of death" along with nearby Mahmudiyah and Iskandariyah, and was once the scene of almost […]