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1 hr ago | The Indian Express
ISIS was first formed by Abu Musaab al Zarqawi in 2003. At the age of 23, Zarqawi went to Pakistan, only to find that the Soviet Union had already pulled out of Afghanistan.
6 hrs ago | Boston.com
Residents inspect the damage left by car bombs that killed 21 in the predominantly Shi'ite neighborhoods of Sadr City and al-Ameen on Thursday .
10 hrs ago | Daily Mail
The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant represents a significant failure of U.S. policy.
The oil tanker SCF Byrranga, which was renamed the United Kalavryta in March 2014 and is currently off the coast of Texas with a cargo of Kurdish crude oil, is seen off the Isle of Arran, Scotland in this handout photo taken February 21, 2014.
A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war may be involved in a second conflict in the region.
A former Blackwater security guard says he decided to tell the truth about his role in the shooting of 32 Iraqi civilians in a Baghdad square because he wants to move on with his life, even though it might mean he probably will go to prison.
In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, a generator owner inspects his community generator that was destroyed after a bombing in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq.
The United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $700 million deal, officials said Tuesday, as Washington tries to help Baghdad retake ground captured by Sunni militants.
As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare to resist that they will be rounded up and killed.
Iraq's Kurdish region has the right to keep selling oil as long as the Baghdad government keeps cutting its budget, the head of the Kurdish parliament's energy committee said on Tuesday, as an oil cargo off Texas was set to be seized at Baghdad's request.
Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant destroyed a bridge north of Baghdad that Iraqi forces used as a key supply line.
A month after the founding of the so-called Caliphate in Iraq and Syria, it's richer, better armed, more durable-and dangerous-than ever before.
FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith just arrived in Baghdad after a long absence since his last film " Gangs of Iraq " in 2007.
An electrician works on the roof of a shop in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the background is the Crooked Minaret on Feb. 4, 2003.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 01:31 pm
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