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1 hr ago | 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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1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Iraq police find 17 bodies, some bound, in Baghdad

Iraqi police found 17 bullet-riddled bodies in different areas of Baghdad, officials said Monday, raising fears of more sectarian bloodletting at a time of soaring tensions as other attacks around the capital killed 10 people.

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5 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

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8 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Government said to suppress evidence in Blackwater

The attorneys say the suppressed evidence consists of photographs of eight spent shell casings that would fit an AK-47 - the weapon of choice used by insurgents and Iraqi authorities.

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8 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Iraqi officials: 14 bodies found in Baghdad

Two police officers and a morgue official say the bodies were dumped in the streets and discovered late Sunday and early Monday.

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12 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

China says may have citizens fighting in Iraq

Muslim extremists from China's far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to participate in the upsurge of violence there, China's special envoy for the Middle East said on Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

20 killed in clashes and bomb attacks in Iraq

A total of 20 people were killed and some 15 others wounded in separate clashes and bomb attacks across Iraq, security sources said on Sunday, as the country continues to stave off a militant Sunni Islamist insurgency.

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CBS News

Islamic militants destroy historic mosque in Mosul

A bicyclist rides by the destroyed old Mosque of The Prophet Jirjis in central Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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WHTC

Tanker carrying Iraqi Kurdish oil anchored off Tex...

A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was anchored near the Port of Galveston, Texas, and must undergo a routine safety inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday before it can unload its cargo, an official said.

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The Indian Express

Shiite militia display ISIS fighters' bodies in Iraq city

Militiamen brought four bodies back and paraded through town in their cars, dragging the corpses behind them," said the police.

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DNA India

A nation in peril: Iraq's struggle to hold together

Salman Khaled has already lived through Baghdad's sectarian disintegration; with Iraq now splintering into Shi'ite, Sunni Arab and Kurdish regions, he says this time the survival of the country is at stake.

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The Wave

Doug Bandow: Stay out of this Iraq war

The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria represents a significant failure of U.S. policy.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Shock Video: Children Swear Allegiance to Islamic State's Caliphate

HBO's VICE News has released a chilling trailer for its new documentary "From ISIS to the Islamic State: Inside the Caliphate," showing young children pledging their allegiance to the ISIS leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi's Caliphate.

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ABC News

Seized Sunni Politician in Iraq Released

Ghalib al-Zamili said that Riyadh al-Adhadah is now back at home Saturday, a day after gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs took him from his home in Baghdad along with his four bodyguards.

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The Independent

Iraq crisis: Bishop of Baghdad warns end could be 'very...

Canon Andrew White is appealing for help after an Isis deadline for Christians to convert, pay or face death expired Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Iraqi police: Baghdad official taken by gunmen

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Sunni official taken by gunmen in Baghdad

Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad, police officers said Saturday.

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Wall Street Journal

Islamic State Erases Iraq's Cultural Heritage

Raw footage shows the Shrine of Yunus mosque in Mosul being blown up by Islamic State militants.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Peninsula

Top cleric signals to Maliki to step aside

Residents look at damage at the site of car bomb attacks in Baghdad's Karaada district, yesterday.

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Bellingham Herald

Russia delivers combat aircraft to Iraq

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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