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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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Iraqi security forces battling Sunni insurgent groups killed a total of 110 militants across the country, security sources said on Wednesday.
Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq last month and are now selling crude oil and gasoline from them to finance their newly declared "caliphate".
Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 10:54 am .- According an Italian Catholic new organization, Pope Francis made a phone call to Patriarch Ignatius Youssef III Younan over the weekend to reassure him of his continued prayers for Iraqi Christians.
At least 117 militants, including 111 alone in a western Iraqi province, were killed in series of clashes between security forces and Sunni militant groups as government tries to wrestle back rebel-held areas, security sources said.
Bullets hit the walls like rain on a windshield. Nick fired his .50-cal at anything that looked like a man.
The death of three Israeli teenagers in the last week of June and one Palestinian boy on 2 July triggered the now familiar pattern of Israeli air strikes into Gaza and retaliation by the Hamas through a rain of indiscriminately fired rockets.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 06:15 am
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