Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Fort Hood shooter wants to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    ... Yeah, sure, whatever. I've got an idea: let's make Hasan's wish come true by providing him with air transportation to Iraq, and then kicking his ass out of the plane at 30,000 feet wearing a backpack stuffed with high explosives, bacon, and pictures ...

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  2. Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Click Orlando

    ... -- the religious ruler -- over what he calls the Islamic State that he says stretches from western Syria to eastern Iraq. "I formally and humbly request to be made a citizen of the Islamic State," Hasan wrote in the letter, according to Fox News. ...

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  3. U.S. history in Mideast hampers hopes for anti-ISIS coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    ... for a variety of reasons. They haven't forgotten the lampooning of the so-called "coalition of the willing" in the Iraq War. They still doubt the U.S. commitment to intervene in Syria, or they simply don't share the U.S. panic over the Islamic ...

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  4. Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salina Journal

    ... to the extremist group, which has terrorized rivals and civilians alike with widely publicized brutality in Syria and Iraq as it seeks to expand a proto-state it has carved out on both sides of the border. In southern Syria, meanwhile, gunmen ...

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  5. tamps down prospect of strikes in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Connecticut Post

    ... a range of Pentagon options for confronting the Islamic State group. The U.S. is already striking militant targets in Iraq, and administration officials have said the president was considering similar action in neighboring Syria. Obama's decision to ...

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  6. Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Connecticut Post

    President Barack Obama speaks the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq.

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  7. Defeat ISIS by Letting Syria LooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Cato Institute

    ... in 7th century Islam to pose a dire threat to America. After promising to strictly limit the military mission in Iraq, the president is preparing to expand the war to Syria, where the administration is working to overthrow the Assad government - ...

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  8. Islam: why different sects?Read the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    ... Ali was massacred along with his family in what is the most holy of Shia sites in the citiy of Karbala in modern-day Iraq. Those of the Shi'a prefer using the term' Imam' to 'Caliph' when referring to their religious leaders, which is why Iran and ...

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  9. Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernautRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | KMIR 6

    As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight.

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  10. Will Shia Divisions Hamstring Iraq?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2014 | CFR.org

    Interviewee: Mohamad Bazzi, Associate Professor of Journalism, New York University Interviewer: Mohammed Aly Sergie , Senior Online Writer/Editor August 29, 2014 Iraq's next prime minister Haider al-Abadi must maintain the support of the country's powerful Shia factions while he builds a new administration and attempts to reverse the sectarian ... (more)

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  11. 4 Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes with militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... itants with the Islamic State group have waged a fierce offensive this year across large swaths of northern and western Iraq. The U.S. military launched airstrikes in northern Iraq on Aug. 8 to help Iraqi and Kurdish forces curb the militant threat.

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  12. Tanker's signal resumes, indicates it's still nearbyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

    ... the right to broker all deals for Iraqi crude. The Kurdistan Regional Government says it rightfully owns the oil. Iraq sued to stop the cargo from being offloaded in the United States. At Baghdad's request, a U.S. magistrate in July ordered U.S. ...

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  13. Fort Worth Shooter Asks ISIS Leader to Become 'Citizen' of Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    ... - the religious ruler - over what he calls the Islamic State that he says stretches from western Syria to eastern Iraq. "I formally and humbly request to be made a citizen of the Islamic State," Hasan wrote in the letter, according to Fox News. "It ...

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  14. Capital Journal Daybreak: Obama Cools Talk of Strikes Against Islamic ...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    OBAMA: NO IMMINENT ESCALATION AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE: President Barack Obama signaled the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against Islamic State extremists in Iraq or Syria, stressing the need to counter the group's advance while formulating a broader strategy to protect U.S. interests and allies.

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  15. Vatican Denies Pope Under ISIS ThreatRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News Max

    ... admission earlier this month that "it is licit to stop the unjust aggressor," referring to U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq. At the time, the pope was rigorous with his comments, saying "I underscore the verb 'stop.' I don't say 'to bomb' or 'make ...

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    12 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    ... itants with the Islamic State group have waged a fierce offensive this year across large swaths of northern and western Iraq. The U.S. military launched airstrikes in northern Iraq on Aug. 8 to help Iraqi and Kurdish forces curb the militant threat.

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  17. ISIS beheads Kurdish soldier in Iraq: ReportRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has reportedly released a video showing the beheading of a Kurdish man in order to warn the Iraqi forces ...

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  18. ISIS Threatens US with TerrorismRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Schneier on Security

    But in several telephone conversations with a Reuters reporter over the past few months, Islamic State fighters had indicated that their leader, Iraqi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, had several surprises in store for the West.

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  19. Has Hillary Ever Been Right?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... Assad's army, ISIS might be in Damascus today, butchering Christians and Alawites and aiding the Islamic State in Iraq in overrunning Baghdad. But if the folly of attacking Assad's army and weakening its resistance to ISIS terrorists is apparent to ...

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  20. ISIS militants decapitate four 'Israeli Mossad spies' in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... The filmed killings are reminiscent of images posted online by militant group Islamic State, which has seized parts of Iraq and Syria. This has led to suggestions that Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis might have been inspired by the group, notorious ...

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