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  1. Oil smuggling finances Islamic State's new caliphateRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Trend

    Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq last month and are now selling crude oil and gasoline from them to finance their newly declared "caliphate".

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  2. Islamists smuggle oil to finance their newly declared 'caliphate'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Islamic State militants seized four small oilfields when they swept through north Iraq last month and are now selling crude oil and gasoline from them to finance their newly declared "caliphate", Reuters reported.

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  3. What's Wrong with the Breakup of Iraq?Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The unintended consequence of the U.S. Iraq war, the so-called Arab Spring, and the Syrian conflict is the collapse of the post-World War I partition of the Ottoman empire by the British and the French.

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  4. Baghdad bombings claim at least 22 livesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNN

    ... Kurdish Peshmerga forces, along with Iraqi special forces, deploy their troops and armored vehicles outside of Kirkuk, Iraq, on June 12. Children stand next to a burnt vehicle during clashes between Iraqi security forces and ISIS militants in Mosul ...

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  5. Middle East Diary - 22 July 2014Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

    While conventional states try to win hearts and minds abroad before necessarily resorting to military force, the jihadist group is also achieving its aims by psychological means - backed up by a reputation for extreme violence.

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  6. UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.

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  7. Iraq's output and refining capacity unaffected by violence, oil minister saysRead the original story

    Monday | Azzaman Online

    The minister dismissed reports that the violence, which has shut down the country's oil facilities in the north, was impacting the country's export and refining capacity.

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  8. Iraqi Turkmens 'left for dead' in desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Thousands of Turkmen refugees who fled ISIL violence in Telafer are being abandoned to their fate under 50 degrees of hot weather in the desert A humanitarian tragedy is unfolding in Iraq as Turkmens who fled the advance of the feared Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are now succumbing to the region's scorching summer sun as refugees.

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  9. Ihsanoglu slams AKP's foreign policy, urges 'silent diplomacy' to get resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    With less than three weeks to go to the polls, presidential candidate Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu continued his criticism of the government's foreign policy, especially in the Middle East, arguing that the language used in foreign policy should be distinct from that used in domestic policies.

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  10. Brent Oil Bull Bets Fall Most Since January as Iraq Fears EaseRead the original story

    Monday | The Washington Post

    Hedge funds and other money managers cut net bullish bets on Brent crude by the most since January as concerns eased that Iraq's oil output will be disrupted by a militant uprising.

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  11. UN chief decries Islamic State's ultimatumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Jazeera

    Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, has condemned the persecution of Iraqi Christians by Islamic State fighters, saying it may constitute a crime against humanity.

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  12. In Iraq, rise of Islamic State deals blow to Christian populationRead the original story

    Monday | Los Angeles Times

    Displaced Christians who fled Mosul pray at a church in the town of Qaraqosh, Iraq.

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  13. Iraq: The minorities of Nineveh PlainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newsday

    The conflict in Iraq is often framed as a struggle between Shias and Sunnis and Arabs and Kurds - but the country is home to a number of minority groups who find themselves caught in the violence and in political bargains beyond their control.

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  14. .com | Persecution of Iraqi Christians a 'crime' - BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    The apparent downing of a Malaysian passenger jet and the loss of nearly 300 lives could be a game changer in the Ukraine crisis, piling pressure on key players, especially Russia.

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  15. Convert To Islam, Pay Tax Or Face Death, Christians In Mosul ToldRead the original story

    Sunday | Groong

    CONVERT TO ISLAM, PAY TAX OR FACE DEATH, CHRISTIANS IN MOSUL TOLD The National, UAE July 20 2014 July 20, 2014 BAGHDAD // The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Islam, pay a tax or face death.

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  16. Under Threat, Iraq's Christians Flee City Of MosulRead the original story

    Sunday | Groong

    UNDER THREAT, IRAQ'S CHRISTIANS FLEE CITY OF MOSUL Associated Press Online July 19, 2014 Saturday 7:22 PM GMT by SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press; RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press BAGHDAD BAGHDAD - The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Islam, pay a tax ... (more)

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  17. Iran balks at Kurdish statehood threatsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Free Republic

    As Iraq continues to disintegrate, its powerful eastern neighbor, Iran, struggles to keep up with a wide range of issues and threats.

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  18. Under threat, Iraq's Christians flee MosulRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Baghdad a The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Islam, pay a tax or face death.

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  19. Faith in Iraqi Government Falls Sharply in Sunni RegionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | Gallup.com

    In Iraqi provinces predominantly occupied by Sunni Muslims, there has been a marked loss of faith in the government.

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  20. Islamic State offers ultimatum to Iraqi Christians: convert, pay or face deathRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Toronto Star

    Members of an Iraqi Christian family fleeing violence arrive in the village of Qaraqosh.

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