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3 hrs ago | Stanford

ISIS terrorist group is a potential threat to U.S., Stanford scholar says

Stanford terrorism expert Martha Crenshaw says the terrorist group known as ISIS poses a danger to the U.S. in the future if it grows more powerful.

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7 hrs ago | CNN

Exclusive: Inside Baghdad hospital

Ali Hassan's body is broken, courtesy of a sniper who blew holes in the soldier's left leg and left hand.

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9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Iraqi Kurds slam 'hysterical' PM

Iraq's Kurds said on Thursday Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was "hysterical" and not fit to run the country, further dimming the prospect of a new leadership uniting to face jihadist fighters.

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14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

In Iraq, death toll rises among Shiite recruits battling insurgency

The Valley of Peace cemetery in Najaf, Iraq, is the resting place of Shiite Muslims.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Iraqi forces poised for Tikrit, clashes continue in key areas

Baghdad: Iraqi forces brace for a major offensive to retake control of Tikrit city, as the troops continued to battle insurgent groups across the country, security sources said on Tuesday.

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The Bayonet

Campaign hopes fallen Soldier will receive MoH

Almost nine years after his death, the Family, friends and fellow Soldiers of Sgt.

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Reuters

Fifty-three blindfolded bodies found in Iraq as political leaders bicker

Iraqi security forces found 53 corpses, blindfolded and handcuffed, south of Baghdad on Wednesday as Shi'ite and Kurdish leaders traded accusations over an Islamist insurgency raging in the country's Sunni provinces.

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Real Clear Politics

The Battle for Baghdad

Shock at the disintegration of the army in Mosul and other Sunni-majority districts of northern Iraq is still determining the mood in Baghdad weeks later.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

News24

.com | Iraq says 'terrorists' seize chemical arms site

Japan's government has approved a reinterpretation of the war-renouncing constitution to allow greater use of military force to defend other countries.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Iran sends three fighter jets to Iraqi government

Deepening its involvement in the crisis in Iraq, Iran has sent three Russian-made attack planes to the Iraqi government that could be deployed against the Sunni militants who have wreaked havoc on Iraqi military forces, the New York Times reported Tuesday, citing unnamed U.S. and Iraqi officials.

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The Standard

Bombings kill eight in Iraq

Bombings north of Baghdad killed eight people on Tuesday, police and a doctor said, as Iraq struggles to regain ground overrun in a major jihadist-led offensive.

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Merced Sun-Star

Let justice be served in Syria and Iraq

Justice may appear to be the least likely survivor of the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, but history teaches us that investigations and prosecutions of atrocities like those sweeping through these nations can still be achieved despite political obstacles.

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The Miami Herald

Iraq Watch: Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombings, ...

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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Al Bawaba

At least eight killed in bomb attacks near Iraq's capital

Bomb attacks in Iraq's capital have left civilians wounded or dead almost daily over the past year At least eight people were killed north of Iraq's capital Tuesday as Baghdad officials attempt to counter the jihadist offensive sweeping the country, according to Agence France Presse.

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International Business Times

Baby's Size Depends on Mother's State of Physical Health

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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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rediff.com

'Don't know if I'll ever get my 4 months' salary that Iraq govt owes me'

Although Lesima Jerose Monisha is relieved that her worst days are over after she along with her 45 colleagues returned to India from warn-torn Iraq, she has no idea whether she'll ever get her four-and-half-months' salary that the Iraqi government owes her.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, India, Medicine, Nursing,

The Indian Express

Back from Iraq, a nurse despairs: ailing parents and financial crunch

When the Iraqi government promised her a salary of Rs 40,000 per month, she didn't hesitate to take up the offer.

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KMIZ

'No reason to doubt' it's al-Baghdadi

The United States "has no reason to doubt" the authenticity of a video that purports to show ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi delivering a sermon at the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, two U.S. officials said.

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Truthdig

The 5 Most Alarming Developments in Iraq

But it isn't clear who was flying the planes! The U.S. denies it was Americans, and the spokesman for the Baghdad government said he did not know anything about it.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Iraq political and military fightback stumbles

Iraqi forces struggled to regain ground lost last month to jihadist-led militants and politicians remained divided on Monday despite mounting pressure to unite and agree on a new leadership.

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