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5 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

Nick Cutter's Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital

The man eating breakfast certainly looked like Nicholas Cutter. He had the same pale skin.

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8 hrs ago | Nerve News

Indian nurses who survived Iraq look for jobs in Gulf

Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 - Less than four weeks after Sunni insurgents freed them in Iraq, the nurses who returned home after days of terror are already looking for new jobs in the Middle East.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Nation

The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/29-Jul-2014/the-trap-cult-thinking-and-conflict-in-the-middle-east For news details Read on : The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East John Bell - In mid-June, I wrote an article about the attachment to identity in the Middle East and its deadliness in our times.

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News24

.com | Ramadan killings leave 15 dead in Baghdad

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants driving in vehicles near the central Iraqi city of Tikrit.

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Daily Kos

The Rise of ISIS

"I'll see you guys in New York." - Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, current leader of ISIS terrorist group, said to U.S. Army Reservists from Long Island on the day of his release from custody in 2009 It's rare that you can accurately describe a group as "evil", but the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is one of those rare exceptions.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Al Bawaba

The 'oil curse' just became more real: how oil smuggling in ...

Considering its spread across the Syria-Iraq border, its grip over oilfields there and its growing economic activity, the Islamic State will "transform into an economic giant with assets of billions of dollars", he added.

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The Peninsula

THe NR Eye: Nri groups pitch in aid for distressed workers

Provincial governments in India and some non-resident Indian philanthropists are increasingly pitching in into the effort of ensuring the welfare of the most vulnerable among Indians working on foreign soil.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

'It's going to be a river of blood'

This Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, shows a displaced Christian girl who fled the violence in Mosul with her family, in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul.

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Free Republic

Masror Barzani: ISIS preparing for a major confrontation with...

The National Security Council adviser in Kurdistan Region , Masror Barzani has warned from reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria 'ISIS' is preparing for a major confrontation with Peshmerga forces, and called on the United States to provide direct military assistance to the region that is fighting the extremist threats alone.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

World briefs: Beheadings cited in Syria

Militants with the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State seized control of a military base in northern Syria late Thursday, beheading dozens of soldiers and displaying their headless bodies, activists said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama ignored intel warnings on Iraqi terrorist surge, experts claim

Sabah al Nasseri explains that ISIS was able to take control of Mosul, Tikrit, and Baiji due to the weak state that arose from the occupation, and places it in the context of U.S. policy towards the Arab revolutions There are many who believe Obama gives more thought to his next golf swing than he gives to the problems and fears of the American ... (more)

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International Business Times

ISIS Forces Female Genital Mutilation in Iraq - UN

A Christian woman, who fled from the violence in Mosul two days ago, holds her daughter as her baby sleeps at a school in Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region June 27, 2014.

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McClatchy

Russia delivers combat aircraft to Iraq; experts wonder whether it will help or hurt

Mi-35 helicopter gunships and Su-25 fighter-bombers were hastily added in June to a multibillion-dollar arms deal that had been signed before militants from the Islamic State stormed through northern and central Iraq, eventually driving the crumbling Iraqi army to the gates of Baghdad.

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The Wichita Eagle

Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

In this Monday, March 30, 2009 file photo Sahwa, or Awakening Council members stand guard at a checkpoint in the Azamiyah area of north Baghdad, Iraq.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

AlertNet

Aid agency roundup: Desperation in Iraq as hospitals shelled

Smoke rises from a Shiite mosque after it was destroyed in a bomb attack by militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in the city of Mosul, on July 23, 2014.

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Washington Times

State Department indicates Nouri al-Maliki's days numbered as Iraq prime minister

The State Department on Thursday all but showed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki the door, saying he had been particularly hard to work with.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Nerve News

India rescues 58 more nurses from troubled Iraq

India has rescued 58 Indian nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an extremely difficult operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit.

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Daily Times

Iraq MPs stall presidential vote as violence rages

BAGHDAD: Iraqi lawmakers on Wednesday postponed choosing a new president for their ailing country while air strikes, suicide car bombs and summary executions yielded their daily grim crop of bodies.

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The Long War Journal

Ansar al Islam claims new attacks on official Twitter feed

Ansar al Islam , a jihadist group based in northern Iraq, claimed a string of new attacks in a series of tweets between July 13 and July 21. In one tweet, AAI implied that it had a hand in the death of Major General Najm Abdallah al Sudani, who served as the commander of the Iraqi army's Sixth division until he was killed earlier this month.

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Xinhuanet

Iraqi security forces kill over 100 rebels

Iraqi security forces battling Sunni insurgent groups killed a total of 110 militants across the country, security sources said on Wednesday.

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