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Tuesday Aug 19 | News24

.com | UN will provide aid for 500 000 Iraqis

The UN refugee agency said on Tuesday it was poised to mount a massive aid operation for 500 000 Iraqis driven from their homes by jihadist rebels.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

IRIN

Fleeing Yezidi Iraqis seek safety in Turkey

SILOPI, TURKEY, 18 August 2014 - As soon as he crossed the border into southeastern Turkey, Khudeda Khalaf downed a bottle of water and called his aunt's cell phone, praying that she and her family had made it to safety.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Sweden

Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABC News

United Nations adopts wide-ranging sanctions against Islamic State

Islamic State insurgents massacred some 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in a village in the country's north, according to officials, as the United Nations Security Council adopted their most wide-ranging response yet to the militant group.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Sweden, Terrorism

MySanAntonio.com

Seeing Iraq horror, Europe pledges aid and arms

German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen stands in front of a Transall transport aircraft of German Bundeswehr at the airfield Hohn in Alt Duvenstedt, about 100km north of Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Germany, Sweden,

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Why doesn't the world seem to care when Christians die?

A house in the Iraqi city of Mosul is tagged with the letter "Noon," the first letter of the word "Nasara," an Arabic term for Christians.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Israel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Sweden,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Reuters

TREASURIES-U.S. bond yields steady on Middle East, Ukraine jitters

U.S. government debt yields were little changed on Monday, hovering near recent lows as traders clung to their safe-haven bond holdings on anxiety about tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Sweden, Wyomissing, PA, Israel

The Washington Post

What happened in Iraq over the weekend

Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community cross the Iraqi-Syrian border. Iraq's president has named deputy parliament speaker Haider al-Abadi as Nouri al-Maliki's replacement .

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Juan Cole

The Cruel Jest of American "Humanitarian Aid" to Iraq

The United States of America has no claim on the language of "humanitarian aid" to Iraq after what it did to that country.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Sweden, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Mother Jones

Canadian Andre Poulin

In May, Moner Mohammed Abusalha, a 22-year-old American who had joined Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's extremist Sunni movement known as the Islamic State, drove a bomb-laden truck into a restaurant in northern Syria, killing dozens.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Sweden, Terrorism, Europe, Austria

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Daily Star

Jumblatt: Christians, Druze facing extinction

Progressive Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblatt says the Sunni leadership's moderation does not change the fact that the Sunni grass-roots are slipping into extremism.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Not much better than Bush3:43 pm

Especially when it comes to addressing the refugee crisis, Obama's Iraq track record doesn't mark much of an improvement over the mess his predecessor made.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Sweden, Opinion

Neme.org

Bucharest Biennale 2016

The Bucharest Biennale continues to build a strong partnership between Bucharest - a geocultural space where the political is reflected in all aspects of life-and the rest of the World.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Spillage of fruit preserves caused traffic jam

Drivers in western Sweden were stuck in a jam after a van shed its load of preserves and juices which led to major traffic problems.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Common Dreams

Not Much Better than Bush

President Barack Obama got it right when he declared: "There's no military solution inside of Iraq, certainly not one that is led by the United States."

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