Carnage at Baghdad Mall; 57 Killed in Iraq
On Friday the last 280 members of the Iranian exile group, Mujahideen
al-Khalq (M.E.K.), were relocated
from their home at Camp Liberty/Hurriya near Baghdad to the country of Albania.
The group had been a source of controversy and the target of attacks for many
years. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed
his satisfaction with the completion of the move, which the United Nations
had been working on for the last three years.
Relatives of more than 200 suspected Islamic State militants
to abandon their homes in Dhuluiya. In Hit, 170 families have
been given until Sept. 12 to do likewise. The Ministry of Migration and
Displacement condemned the actions, which may have more to do with settling
scores than punishing militants.
The Netherlands announced the country
would continue its training mission in Iraq through 2017.
At least 57 were killed and 60 were wounded:
In Mosul, militants executed
four men who were former Iraqi army officers.
A senior militant official
and five companions were killed in an airstrike on Tal Afar.
militants were killed in an airstrike on Haditha.
An airstrike on Hit left two