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  1. U.S. bars Kurdish oil from entering Texas portRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The U.S. has barred a shipment of Kurdish crude oil from reaching the Texas coast amid concerns independent oil sales from Kurdistan could further weaken Iraq's fragile central government as it struggles to contain a Sunni military offensive.

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  2. Iraq is already splitting into three statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Windsor Beacon

    Ever since U.S. forces invaded Iraq and toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, the U.S. government has worried that Iraq would splinter into three states - each representing the feuding religious and ethnic factions the dictator held together through his iron rule.

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  3. 40 Million Bush Fans Can't Be Wrong:Read the original story

    Yesterday | BrothersJudd Blog

    Billed as "Irbil's newest jewel that glitters under one of the region's largest glass domes," the Family Mall is a Western-style shopping arcade a few miles from the Kurdistan regional capital's city center.

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  4. France to facilitate asylum for Iraq's ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Star

    Iraqi displaced families, who fled violence in the northern city of Tal Afar, gather at Khazer refugee camp near the Kurdish checkpoint of Aski kalak, 40 km west of Irbil on July 27, 2014.

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  5. 'They are Savages,' say Christians Forced to Flee Mosul by IsisRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Free Republic

    Iraqi Christians who were forced to flee the northern city of Mosul under threat of forced conversion or execution by jihadists have spoken of their terror as churches were turned into mosques and their homes and property confiscated.

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  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Lucianne.com

    ... operating beyond the constitutional bounds of presidential power, Mr. Obama's strategy is to push the bounds Irbil, Iraq - Each day, Kurdish security forcesA in northern Iraq skirmish with fearsomely armed Islamic State militants along their new, ...

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  7. World briefs: Beheadings cited in SyriaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... activist with the Masar Press Agency. "Every government soldier they capture they execute immediately," he said. IRBIL, Iraq - The Iraqi government Friday said Russia has begun delivery of attack helicopters and warplanes as part of an arms deal ...

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  8. Iraq's Kurds want U.S. help tohold off Islamic State extremistsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Lucianne.com

    IRBIL, Iraq - Each day, Kurdish security forcesA in northern Iraq skirmish with fearsomely armed Islamic State militants along their new, nearly 650-mile border.

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  9. Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozensRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government.

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  10. Middle East and State Department Diary - 25 July 2014Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    I have seen no confirmed reports, however, of Hamas using force to keep people in targeted areas so they can serve as human shields - and perhaps sway world opinion by boosting the body count.

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  11. New Iraqi president faces task of unifying his countryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Post-gazette.com

    Iraq's Parliament on Thursday elected a soft-spoken Kurdish Islamic scholar as president amid hopes - and some uncertainty - that he will be able to save this oil-rich country from dismemberment at the hands of a radical Islamist army.

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  12. FGM threat to 4m women in rebel-held IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Scotsman.com

    THE Islamic State militant group is reported to have ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, a United Nations official revealed yesterday.

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  13. Purge of minorities re-draws northern Iraq mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Daily Star

    KABERLI: A new map is being drawn across the plains of northern Iraq as Sunni militants of ISIS purge the rural landscape of religious and ethnic minorities that have co-existed for hundreds of years.

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  14. Iraq's new President Masoum: a warrior and an intellectualRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Daily Star

    ... on July 24, 2014, after he was elected by an overwhelming majority in the Parliament. AFP PHOTO / ALI AL-SAADI IRBIL, Iraq: Quiet and bookish, Iraq's President-elect Fouad Masoum is different from jocular incumbent Jalal Talabani, but sharp ...

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  15. Threats force Iraqi Christians to flee cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... militants in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which seized the city in a blitz offensive last month. IRBIL, Iraq - Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul under threat from Islamic extremists described Tuesday leaving behind ...

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  16. UN: Iraq Likely to Face Severe Food Shortage Because of ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Voice of America

    This image posted on a militant news Twitter account on June 12, 2014 shows militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , raising their flag at an army base in Ninevah Province, Iraq.

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  17. Kurdish politician named Iraqi presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The China Post

    Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum was named Iraq's new president on Thursday hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the country's leaders as they struggle to form a new government.

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  18. Iraqi 'Islamic State' jihadists deny ordering genital mutilation of all womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Raw Story

    Jihadi extremists who have taken over the Iraqi city of Mosul have denied ordering families to have their daughters undergo female genital mutilation in order to prevent "immorality" or face severe punishment, as claimed by a senior UN humanitarian official on Thursday.

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  19. Official: Iraqi request for U.S. airstrikes 'under active consideration'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Marine Corps Times

    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Brett McGurk testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

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  20. Iraq elects Kurdish politician as presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician as the nation's new president on Thursday, hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the country's leaders as they struggle to form a new government.

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