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  1. Kurds Control Iraq Internet Due to Baghdad BureaucracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Voice of America

    Iraq's reliance on Kurdistan for Internet connectivity due to Baghdad bureaucracy has put the northern autonomous region in control of three-quarters of Iraqi networks. This runs contrary to what Baghdad had sought from state control of fixed infrastructure within its jurisdiction, and the situation has spooked private investors and neutered Internet development outside Kurdistan, which sets its own rules.


  2. Iran and world powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline, seek extension, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... found themselves on the same side on the battlefield against Sunni Muslim militants from Islamic State, especially in Iraq where both Washington and Tehran provide military support to the Baghdad government. But without a nuclear deal, two countries ...


  3. Correction: Iraq-Bombing Baghdad storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WALB-TV Albany

    In a story Nov. 25 about security in Baghdad, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of Iraq's Interior Ministry spokesman. His name is Saad Maan Ibrahim, not Maan Saad.


  4. Impoverished Lebanese city is target for IS groupRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | My Mother Lode

    ... out an enclave in north Lebanon along the lines of the Islamic State group's self-declared "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq. A security official said both groups are actively trying to recruit among disaffected youth in impoverished areas of northern ...


  5. City seeks to get handle on local homeless situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

    ... lingering trauma from three years of active military duty with the Army National Guard, including a tour in Baghdad, Iraq. But "home" is a relative term for the 37-year-old veteran, since most of his time here has been spent living out of his ...


  6. Turkish court issues gag order on inquiry into corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... news of the abduction of dozens of Turkish citizens, including diplomats, in Mosul by militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In February, a ban was imposed on the publication of reports relating to a search of two trucks ...


  7. Andy Oram ReportsTHE Network Neutrality Debate: it All Depends on What You FearRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2010 | American Reporter

    It took 19 months, but as President Obama addressed the American people tonight on the end of the U.S. combat role in Iraq, it was clear to me that the young Illinois Senator had grown into the job a majority of Americans entrusted to him. The usual suspects of conservative punditry thought he was dull, or disconnected or distracted.


  8. Baghdad's Shahbandar cafe provides a culture amid crisisRead the original story

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Khalid Ali Mustapha and his friends were arguing. Not about the issues of the day, like the latest Islamic State atrocity or how plummeting oil prices and corruption are straining Iraq's exchequer.


  9. The sixth anniversary of 26/11 attacksRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    On the sixth anniversary of 26/11 attacks, India faces primarily two kinds of jihadist terror threats. One, as a society, it is witnessing the birth of self-radicalizing Muslim youth who are attracted to the jihadist call of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria led by Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi.


  10. Overnight News Digest: "Killing in the Name" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... Muslims escaping the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS, which has brutally murdered Shiites and other non-Sunnis. Iraq's Shiites drove many Sunni Muslims from their homes in 2006-2007, leading to the segregation of many neighborhoods in Baghdad ...


  11. As OPEC faces tough test, lower oil prices loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    In this Dec. 13, 2009, file photo, oil personnel work at the Rumaila oil refinery, near the city of Basra, Iraq. OPEC's purpose is to coordinate oil output to keep prices high and stable, to maximize member countriesa TM revenue but make sure global demand for oil stays strong.


  12. The WilliesLET'S Help the Kurds - and Redeem OurselvesRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... negotiated the end of the Vietnam War. President Obama has sworn that no American ground combat troops will re-enter Iraq as a result of the startling and lightning-fast advance of the forces of the Fifth Caliphate known as ISIS. But there are ...


  13. Iraq to overhaul Baghdad security to stop bombingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Baghdad's neighborhood of Gorayaat, a small Shiite enclave on a bend in the Tigris River, exemplifies the failures of Iraq's security agencies trying to protect the capital from attacks by the Islamic State. The district has been a target for years, hit by so many bombings, suicide attacks, rockets and mortars that residents have lost count.


  14. Could Hagel resignation signal shift in US strategy against Islamic State?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Does the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel signal that the Obama administration is planning to change its strategy in its fight against the Islamic State? The stepping down of key officials is often a prelude to such changes in policy, and the White House has been struggling to defend its approach in Iraq and Syria , where the Islamic State, also known as IS, ISIS, or ISIL, continues to control vast swaths of territory. "There is no connection between the secretary's resignation announced yesterday and the strategy that we're pursuing against ISIL in Iraq and Syria - no connection whatsoever," Rear Adm.


  15. Australian Airstrikes Pounded ISIS Underground Caves And Bunkers, Kill 100 ISIS MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    Smoke rises over Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 18, 2014. A U.S.-led military coalition has been bombing Islamic State fighters who hold a large swathe of territory in both Iraq and Syria, two countries involved in complex multi-sided civil wars in which nearly every country in the Middle East has a stake.. 2 comments

  16. ISIS Shows Training of Child Warriors as Young as 4; Two Men Stoned to Death For Being Gay [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    Fighters from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant hold their weapons as they stand on confiscated cigarettes before setting them on fire in the city of Raqqa April 2, 2014. The new footage opens with a slow motion scene of two lines of armed fighters running in the desert.


  17. McCormick receives Silver StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Point Pleasant Register

    ... that day as he lead the defense of thee separate convoys running critical ammunition supplies to the Green Zone in Iraq. James is the third living West Virginian to receive the Silver Star in the current war and his honors include. Silver Star, ...


  18. Jacob's Light packs final shipment for U.S. troops, ending 10 years of contributionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Dorine Kenney has sought meaning in the death of her son, Army Spc. Jacob Fletcher, by helping other combat soldiers since he was killed in the first months of America's 2003 invasion of Iraq.


  19. Engelhardt: Iraq War 4.0?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... about full-scale invasions, long-term occupations, and nation-building programs, first in Afghanistan and then in Iraq. In both countries, that power quickly succeeded in its stated objective of "regime change," only to find itself mired in deadly ...


  20. Dozens reported dead as Syrian airstrikes hit militant 'capital'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... the Islamic State group said several of its members were killed in Tuesday's airstrikes, without giving details. In Iraq, the Islamic State group blew up the al-Nasir convent in the northern city of Mosul, which has been controlled by the militants ...