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  1. Iraq reaches breaking pointRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | China Daily

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

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  2. In Turbulent Iraq, Children Bear the Brunt of WarRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    In January, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visited the Kawrgosik Refugee Camp near Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, where more than 200,000 refugees from Syria are being hosted by the regional government.

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  3. Tanker Waits With Kurdish Crude Near Texas After ClearanceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    An oil tanker floating off the coast of Texas is waiting to unload its cargo of oil from the Kurdish region of Iraq after receiving clearance yesterday.

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

    3 hrs ago | 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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  5. France offers asylum to Iraqi ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    An Iraqi Christian woman fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul, sits inside the Sacred Heart of Jesus Chaldean Church in Telkaif near Mosul, in the province of Nineveh, July 20, 2014.

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

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    PARIS: France said yesterday it was ready to help facilitate asylum for Christians in Iraq displaced by a jihadist onslaught, saying it was "outraged" by their persecution.

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  7. Coast Guard Clears Tanker With Kurdish Oil to Unload Near TexasRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    An oil tanker floating off the coast of Texas has received clearance to unload its cargo of oil from the Kurdish region of Iraq.

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  8. In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their visionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    An Iraqi arrives to douse a burning vehicle on July 25, 2014 after a car bomb exploded on a parking near the entrance of al-Mustafa Shiite mosque, killing at least 3 people and wounding 12 others in a southern district of the disputed northern city of Kirkuk.

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  9. Oil smuggling finances new caliphate in IraqRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    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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  10. Partition of Iraq is not a good ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    The idea of partitioning Iraq is once again getting traction . It may of course happen.

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  11. Kurdish independence: How did we get here?Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Groong

    Monitor July 27 2014 Kurdish independence: How did we get here? by Badr Sudki Translated by Cynthia Milan Al-Hayat Posted July 27, 2014 There is a new trend, as cliche as it may be, among the Kurdish cultural elite.

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  12. The Case for an Independent KurdistanRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | American Thinker

    The state of Iraq as we once knew it is in shambles. ISIS continues to occupy vast swaths of Iraq, sectarian conflicts are on the rise, and the Maliki government cowers in Baghdad while the barbarians batter the gates.

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  13. Iraqi Kurds: A nation in waitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    Ever since Sunni Islamic militants occupied much of northern and western Iraq, threatened Baghdad and proclaimed a new caliphate, the world has been grappling with the possibility that the Iraqi state may disintegrate along sectarian and ethnic lines - with Iraq's Kurdish minority leading the way.

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  14. A nation in peril: Iraq's struggle to hold togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Armed tribal fighters take part in a mission to secure an area from militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , in the Hamrin mountains in Diyala province July 25, 2014.

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  15. A nation in peril Iraq's struggle to hold togetherRead the original story

    Sunday | Express India

    Summary 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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  16. Football pitches emerge as new battlegrounds for control of IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The battle for the control of Iraq has now its reflections on the football pitch, with different groups having different views on the 'beautiful game' Iraqi Shi'ite youths play football in the streets of Baghdad.

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  17. Iraq's oil exports drop 9% m/m to 73mn barrels in June 2014 [IntelliNews - Weekly Reports]Read the original story

    Sunday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Halted oil production and exports from the Kirkuk region amid the security turmoil related to the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria cut Iraqi oil exports by 9% m/m to 72.8mn barrels in June, reversing a 6.3% monthly growth in May, data from state-owned Oil Marketing Company showed on July 25. Oil proceeds also fell to USD ... (more)

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  18. Iraq, a nation in perilRead the original story

    Sunday | Mail & Guardian

    Iraqi Shi'ite Turkmen families, fleeing the violence in Tal Afar, west of Mosul, rest at a temporary shelter in Kanaan.

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  19. The 'oil curse' just became more real: how oil smuggling in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Al Bawaba

    Considering its spread across the Syria-Iraq border, its grip over oilfields there and its growing economic activity, the Islamic State will "transform into an economic giant with assets of billions of dollars", he added.

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  20. In Iraq's disputed northern territory, minorities embrace Kurdish controlRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    Until recently, Baraq Taqan Ali split his time between two homes and two wives in what was a unified Iraq.

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