Tikrit

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Tikrit

(tɪˈkriːt)
n
(Placename) a town in N central Iraq on the River Tigris; birthplace of Saladin and Saddam Hussein. Pop: 28 900 (2002 est)
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Tikrit, Iraq, Dhu-AlHijjah 22, 1437, Sep 24, 2016, SPA -- At least eight people were killed and 23 other injured on Saturday in three back-to-back suicide attacks at a security checkpoint in Iraq, police said.
Analysis of the main chemical components of the explosive compositions which were retaken from the terrorists near the cities of Tikrit, Iraq, and Kobani, Syria, as well as further identification of the producing companies showed that they were either made in Turkey or supplied there without right of reexport," Vitaliy Churkin pointed out.
TIKRIT, Iraq -- The government declared victory in Tikrit on Wednesday over extremists of the Islamic State group, and it warned the militants holding other Iraqi provinces that they would be the next to fall.
In this file photo, militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) taking aim at captured Iraqi soldiers wearing plain clothes after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq.
TIKRIT, Iraq (TAP) - All 46 Indian nurses abducted by the Islamis State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL) from Tikrit, Iraq, were released by ISIS militants on Friday, Indian media reports said.
Militants of al-Qaida-inspired ISIS with truckloads of captured Iraqi soldiers after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq
This image posted on a militant website appears to show militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with captured Iraqi soldiers wearing plain clothes after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq
TIKRIT, Iraq Tue Mar 4, 2014(Reuters) - Gunmen in military uniform broke into the city council and court house in Samarra in northern Iraq on Tuesday, holding the facility for four hours until police and army stormed the compound, the mayor and police officials said.
The first device will remain here, while the second will be installed at Tikrit, Iraq, to aid with training there.
Lisa Mayo, a flight nurse assigned to the 362nd Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation light, directs her crew while picking up new patients aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft during an aeromedical evacuation mission in Tikrit, Iraq.
David, who is now based in Tikrit, Iraq, working in private security, completed tours of duty in Iraq, Kosovo and Cyprus during his 10-year army career.