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  1. Islamic State video wages psychological war on Iraqi soldiersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Islamic State, the al Qaeda spin-off that seized wide swathes of Iraq almost unopposed last month, has released a video telling Iraqi soldiers who may still have some fight in them that they risk being rounded up en masse and executed.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Navy Times

    An armed Sunni militiaman wearing an Iraqi Army patch, left, and a U.S. Army soldier patrol in Samarra on Oct. 6, 2010.

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  5. Iraq postpones vote for president, delaying power-sharing dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | DNA India

    Iraq's parliament, which had been due to elect the country's president on Wednesday, postponed the vote by a day, delaying the formation of a power-sharing government urgently needed to confront a Sunni Muslim insurgency.

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  6. Iraq's parliament postpones vote for president as violence ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Daily Star

    People walk through the rubble of a Shiite mosque after it was destroyed in a bomb attack by militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant in the city of Mosul, July 23, 2014.

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  7. Iraq MPs stall presidential vote as violence ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Daily Times

    BAGHDAD: Iraqi lawmakers on Wednesday postponed choosing a new president for their ailing country while air strikes, suicide car bombs and summary executions yielded their daily grim crop of bodies.

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  8. Iraqi security forces kill over 100 rebelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Xinhuanet

    Iraqi security forces battling Sunni insurgent groups killed a total of 110 militants across the country, security sources said on Wednesday.

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  9. Islamic State says carried out Baghdad suicide bombingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | AlertNet

    Residents stand among debris at one of the scenes of car bomb attacks that struck Baghdad July 19, 2014.

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  10. Iraq haggles over new president as violence ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Iraqi lawmakers were to choose a new president for their ailing country Wednesday as air strikes, suicide car bombs and summary executions yielded their daily grim crop of bodies.

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  11. Karabakh to see power price hike from Aug. 11: Armenian suppliers to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Major consumers will be affected by the electricity tariff hike to enter force August 11, while the remaining subscribers will have the price increase subsidized by the government, the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan said, according to ARKA.

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  12. July 23 marks 21st anniv. of Aghdam (Akna) liberationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    Liberation of Shushi in 1992 decreased but didn't eliminate the threat to the towns of Nagorno Karabakh Republic.

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  13. Sarik Andreasyan's "American Heist" to vie for Toronto Fest prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Sarik Andreasyan's "American Heist" starring Adrien Brody and Hayden Christensen will vie for main prize of the Toronto Film Festival.

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  14. Foreign Minister slams Azeri diversions at meeting with Osce MGRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian met with the OSCE Minks Group Co-Chairs Igor Popov, James Warlick and Pierre Andrieu and the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk during his working visit to Brussels.

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  15. Police chief once accused of negligence in Dink case arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A former Istanbul police intelligence chief who was recently in row with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ErdoAYan was among the 69 officers detained as part of a criminal probe into allegations of "espionage" and "illegal wiretapping," as the total number of officers in custody rose to 102 on Wednesday, July 23, Hurriyet Daily News ... (more)

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  16. Microsoft reports 7% fall in second quarter profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    The company said profit during the March to June period was $4.6bn compared with $4.97bn during the same period last year.

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  17. Islamic State claims responsibility after bombing kills 33 in BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Islamic State militants claimed responsibility on Wednesday, July 23, for an overnight suicide bombing in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad which killed 33 people, one of the deadliest recent attacks in the Iraqi capital, Reuters reports.

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  18. VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying From Neglect in Miami, Nick Cutter Survived IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... screams. Nick was on the fifth floor of the Miami Veterans Affairs Hospital, but his mind was still in Samarra, Iraq. He tore past three half-asleep roommates and into an empty, halogen-lighted hallway. Then he ducked into another room and shook ...

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  19. Militant gains highlight 'aggressive' use of water as weapon of warRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Stars and Stripes

    Militants from the Islamic State now control or threaten key facilities on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, generating fears that the Al-Qaeda splinter group could turn off the taps to the Shiite south of Iraq, sparking a massive humanitarian crisis.

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  20. ISIS gains highlight 'aggressive' use of water as weapon of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Militants from ISIS now control or threaten key facilities on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, generating fears that the Al-Qaeda splinter group could turn off the taps to the Shiite south of Iraq, sparking a massive humanitarian crisis.Last month's ISIS-led offensive across Iraq saw it overrun cities and battle for oil refineries as the ... (more)

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