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  1. Oil and Terror: ISIS and Middle East EconomiesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Investopedia

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has made headlines with audacious land grab and terror tactics. But what will be the economic impact on the economies of the Middle East? No discussion of the region's economic state is possible without also discussing oil.

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  2. Iraqi Forces Clash With ISIS Fighters West of BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Switched

    ... exploded outside the house of Iraqi Intelligence Service member Abdulemir Asgar Kamal, damaging buildings in Kirkuk, Iraq on Aug. 20, 2014. (Ali Mukarrem Garip/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) A Peshmerga fighter flashes the sign for victory on top of ...

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  3. Islamic State advances against Yazidis on Iraq's Sinjar mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  4. Range Energy Resources Inc. (RGO) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    The company provides exploration of oil and gas resource properties. It owns interests in Khalakan Block in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq.

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  5. Seven Worst-Case ScenariosRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Outlook

    You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster - a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car - and then add, "What could possibly go wrong?" Such is the Middle East today. The U.S. is again at war there, bombing freely across Iraq and Syria, advising here, droning there, coalition-building in the region to loop in a little more firepower from a collection of recalcitrant allies, and searching desperately for some non-American boots to put on the ground.

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  6. Islamic State advances against Yadizis on Iraq's Sinjar mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    A man from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sits on the ground at Bajed Kadal refugee camp south west of Dohuk province August 15, 2014. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal ARBIL/BAGHDAD Oct 21 - Islamic State militants advanced on Iraq's Sinjar mountain on Tuesday, tightening a siege of thousands of stranded Yazidis, who called on the United States and its allies to act to avert more bloodshed.

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  7. To Fix Iraq: Administrative Federalism, not Tripartite DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Commentary Magazine

    Max Boot picks up on former Council on Foreign Relations boss Les Gelb's revival of Gelb's previous proposal to divide Iraq along ethnic and sectarian lines. Let there be no confusion: Gelb's idea is as bad an idea now as it was then.

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  8. ISIL attacks have a negative effect on energy projects: Turkish energy ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    Attacks committed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant have had a negative effect on energy projects around Kirkuk and Mosul, but oil shipments from Iraq have experienced no problems so far, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz has said Hurriyet Daily News reported "After the peshmerga [Kurdish forces of northern Iraq] retook control of some oil fields, oil shipments began to rise. Some 240,000 barrels of oil were shipped just yesterday, a dramatic rise from around 100,000 barrels before.

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  9. Iraq snapshotRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Common Ills

    Monday, October 20, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, the State Dept blows it again, Susan Rice is caught in another Sunday morning lie, for the second day in a row a suicide bomber detonates inside a Baghdad mosque, and much more.

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  10. The Artificial Boundary That Divides IraqRead the original story

    Monday | WNYC-AM New York

    A family passes through Maktab Khaled in northern Iraq, the last Kurdish checkpoint before they make their way to Kirkuk. ISIS-controlled territory lies less than a mile away.

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  11. Armenians of Iraqi Kurdistan - Taking Up Arms Against the Ongoing ISIL ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Horizon

    They're all towns and villages in Iraqi Kurdistan where Armenians are living today. Most speak Kurdish, but they still adhere to Christianity.

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  12. Sunni Arabs feel sting of discrimination in northern IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands guard near a bridge on the road between Irbil and Kirkuk in northern Iraq in late September. A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands guard near a bridge on the road between Irbil and Kirkuk in northern Iraq in late September.

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  13. Iraq's oil is fueling the world's worst terrorist groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Bawaba

    On the road between Kirkuk and Erbil, which cuts across the fault-line between Iraq proper and the semi-autonomous Kurdish region , convoys of tanker trucks can be seen travelling northwards. When you ask where they are headed, local cafA owner Fahmi says "They are smuggling oil to Turkey."

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  14. Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 19 Outside Baghdad MosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Switched

    ... exploded outside the house of Iraqi Intelligence Service member Abdulemir Asgar Kamal, damaging buildings in Kirkuk, Iraq on Aug. 20, 2014. (Ali Mukarrem Garip/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) A Peshmerga fighter flashes the sign for victory on top of ...

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  15. Iranian defense minister: Israel and ISIS pursuing same goals in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Jerusalem Post

    Brig.-Gen. Hossein Dehqan says that ISIS and Israel are two sides of the same coin, seeking to weaken the anti-Zionism resistance movements in Palestine, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq.

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  16. The Rivival Of The Partiya Karkeren KurdistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Daily Kos

    The PKK was founded [officially in 1978] in part by its most famous member Abdullah A-calan who is still in a Turkish prison since his capture in Kenya in 1999, some say with the aid of either the CIA or Mossad. He is also still their figure head.

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  17. Al-Qaeda urges Muslims to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | NEWS.com.au

    ISLAMIC State group jihadists are being trained by Saddam Hussein's former pilots to fly three fighter jets captured from the Syrian military. THESE men have come from all around the world, driven by the idea of an adventure in violence.

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  18. Seven Worst-Case Scenarios in the Battle with the Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Truthdig

    You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster - a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car - and then add, "What could possibly go wrong?" Such is the Middle East today. The U.S. is again at war there, bombing freely across Iraq and Syria, advising here, droning there, coalition-building in the region to loop in a little more firepower from a collection of recalcitrant allies, and searching desperately for some non-American boots to put on the ground.

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  19. 7 Bad Endings to the New Middle East WarRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Real Clear Politics

    You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster -- a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car -- and then add, "What could possibly go wrong?" Such is the Middle East today. The U.S. is again at war there, bombing freely across Iraq and Syria, advising here, droning there, coalition-building in the region to loop in a little more firepower from a collection of recalcitrant allies, and searching desperately for some non-American boots to put on the ground.

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  20. Best hope for Iraq is a loose confederationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Boston.com

    THERE IS little hope now of restoring a unified Iraq, let alone creating a new counterweight to Iran or Syria. Iraq is broken.

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