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08/08/2014 12:05 pm ET Updated Aug 08, 2014

Iraq Dominates Newspaper Front Pages

Iraq dominated the headlines on Friday, as the U.S. began targeted airstrikes against ISIS militants there.

In a statement on Thursday night, President Obama announced that he has authorized airstrikes to cut off the militant group's advance across Iraq, as well as humanitarian airdrops of food and water for Iraqi refugees. Here's how some newspapers covered the news the next morning (all images courtesy of the Newseum):

iraq front page

iraq front page

iraq front page

iraq front page

iraq front page

iraq front page

iraq front page

Most newspapers played the news straight, but the New York Daily News just couldn't resist a pun:

iraq front page

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