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46 min ago | DNA India

Suicide attacks kill at least 17 in Iraq after mosque shooting

Two suicide bombers in Iraq killed at least 17 people in apparent revenge attacks after a major assault on a Sunni mosque heightened sectarian tensions.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

KIII

Iraqi Forces Make Gains Against ISIS, Official says

Kurdish and Iraqi armed forces made gains against ISIS fighters in northeastern Iraq on Friday, taking back several villages as they surrounded the large ISIS-held town of Jalawla, a spokesman for Kurdish forces said.

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Times Herald

Islamic State goes beyond a terror group with its tactics

In confronting Islamic State militants in Iraq, the United States and its allies are facing, for the first, a terrorist group equipped like a conventional army.

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USA Today

Islamic State goes beyond a terror group with its tactics

In confronting Islamic State militants in Iraq, the United States and its allies are facing a terrorist group equipped like a conventional army for the first time.

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The First Post

What is it like to live under Islamic State rule

Reports of executions, rape and intimidation have streamed out of Iraq since Islamic State militants took over swathes of territory in the north.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

National Review Online

Krauthammer: Time to Stop ISIS

He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.

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The Oregonian

Land mine ban advocate speaking in SW Portland Thursday night

This Oct. 9, 2003 file photo shows soldiers from the U.S. Army's 720th Military Police Battalion watching as a mine sweeper look for weapons in a hole they dug during a raid on a farmland just outside Tikrit, Iraq.

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CNN

What it will take to beat ISIS

"We need long-term to take out ISIS' leadership, to degrade their operational capabilities, to cut off their financing sources, to go after them in a comprehensive way to cut off their ability to do the things we've seen them do."

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Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

By the Numbers: Days 'til Rosh Hashanah: 35 Days 'til Maine's Camden Windjammer Festival : 8 Average American's net worth before and after the Great Bush Recession, respectively: $88k, $56k Growth in net worth in the 95th percentile during the same period: 14% Increase in home construction in July, an eight-month high: 15.7% Percent of home ... (more)

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Dear Kitty

Iraq, from 2003 war to 2014 ISIS

In the past few days Al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have seized control of Mosul, Iraq 's second largest city, as well as Tikrit and Dhuluiya.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Xinhuanet

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq likely to continue

U.S. air power helped Kurdish fighters retake a major Iraqi dam from terrorists over the weekend, but the Islamic radicals are still a formidable force in the embattled nation, and the United States may well stay in the fight for the foreseeable future, experts say.

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NEWS.com.au

'Evil' Chinese cult operating in Australia

IT'S been branded an 'evil cult' with members facing murder charges for brutally bashing a woman at a McDonald's.

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Washington Examiner

Obama faces difficult decisions as airstrikes continue in Iraq

An F/A-18C Hornet takes off for Iraq from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS... After withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011, Obama now must decide whether to stretch the limited rationales he's given for airstrikes or pull back and risk allowing fighters with the Islamic State to secure more territory.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Iran giving 'advice' to Iraq Kurds battling IS jihadists

Iran is providing advice to Iraqi Kurds fighting Islamic State jihadists, Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Wednesday .

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MilitaryCity.com

Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants are appealing to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the U.N. prepared to launch a massive aid push to help Iraqis uprooted by the extremists.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

Iraqi Forces Launch Offensive to Take Back Tikrit

After failing once before, Iraqi forces appear determined to retake the northern city of Tikrit from Islamic State militants.

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NEWS.com.au

Serial killer sisters face execution

TWO sisters who kidnapped 13 children and ran a gang of thieves before murdering five of them are facing execution after their appeal bid was rejected.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Cameron urged to be clear over Iraq strategy

FORMER military top brass have raised warnings about the crisis in Iraq as David Cameron headed to a Cornish beach on his second holiday of the summer.

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ABC News

IS releases journalist beheading video in a message to the US

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Islamic State militants have released a video which purportedly shows them beheading an American journalist.

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Yahoo!

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

Islamist militants fighting in Iraq released a video on Tuesday which purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley and U.S. officials said they were working to determine its authenticity.

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