Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Iraq hopes to avoid carve-up as it elects Kurdish scholar Fouad Massoum presidentRead the original story

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Iraq's parliament has elected a moderate Kurdish Islamic scholar as president amid cautious hopes that he will be able to save the country from being carved up by jihadists.

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  2. ISIS attacks Christian villages east and north of MosulRead the original story

    Yesterday | Azzaman Online

    Militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant have mounted several attacks on a string of Christian villages in the vicinity of the city of Mosul, which they invaded last month.

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  3. You Might Have Missed: Drones in Iraq, U.S.-China, and HackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CFR.org

    ... Hawaii on June 30, 2014. (Gentry/Courtesy Reuters) Allegedly filmed in the skies over Anbar, south of Mosul, in Iraq, the video below shows what clearly seems to be an MQ-1 Predator. As some analysts noticed the aircraft appears to be armed with ...

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  4. Time running out for Christians in IraqRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    In fact, it might already have run out. The Christians in Mosul have already fled, and those remaining in Nineveh and other areas of Iraq have until Saturday to make their choice to pay jizya, convert, or be put to death.

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  5. Islamic State terrorists...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Catholic.org

    ... belongs to the muslims not infidels like you". Both men are typical of the terrorists that are fighting to carve up Iraq and Syria to establish their own country run according to the most barbaric interpretations of Sharia law. Recently, their ...

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  6. Eclectic Rant: What's Wrong with the Breakup of IraqRead the original story

    Yesterday | Berkeley Daily Planet

    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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  7. Iraqi Cleric Urges Leaders Not to 'Cling' to PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric made a thinly veiled appeal to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to step down, calling upon political leaders Friday not to "cling" to their posts at the expense of political stability as lawmakers struggle to form a new government that can tackle rising violence in the country.

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  8. Social Media alone will not stop Christian persecution in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Christians are fleeing northern Iraq by the thousands following an ultimatum issued by ISIS demanding that Christiasn convert to Islam, pay a tax or be killed for their faith.

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  9. Officials: ISIS blows up Jonah's tomb in IraqRead the original story

    Yesterday | WPTV Local News

    ... by a whale or fish in both the Islamic and Judeo-Christian traditions. Militants belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, planted explosives around the tomb and detonated the explosion remotely Thursday, civil defense officials ...

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  10. Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Air Force Times

    ... Islamic State group overpowered the military and the Sahwa, seizing control of most of the Sunni-dominated areas of Iraq. The jihadis have systematically killed dozens of former Sahwa leaders, forced others to flee and recruited the remaining foot ...

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  11. Blasts targeting Shiites in Kirkuk kill fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    ... mosque in a southern district of the disputed northern city of Kirkuk July 25, 2014. (AFP Photo/Marwan Ibrahim) KIRKUK, Iraq: A series of blasts outside Shiite prayer halls killed four people and wounded 19 others Friday in the northern Iraqi city ...

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  12. Video Shows Islamic State Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb Of JonahRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... NPR's Leila Fadel reports that video of the explosion quickly spread online and residents of the city and across Iraq were angered by the destruction. "'Islamic State completely destroyed the shrine of Nabi Yunus after telling local families to stay ...

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  13. Turned to dust': holy warriors blow up Tomb of Jonah, the biblical prophetRead the original story

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    The new jihadist rulers of Iraq's northern city of Mosul have destroyed one its most well-known shrines - the Tomb of Jonah.

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  14. US congratulates new Iraqi leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The United States on Thursday threw its weight behind the newly elected president of Iraq, Fuad Masum, and urged him to form a "cohesive government" to help fight Islamic militants.

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  15. Experts Say ISIS's Female Genital Mutilation Order Is FakeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Gawker

    Yesterday, the U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Iraq warned reporters that ISIS - the Sunni militant group taking over Iraq and Syria - had ordered 4 million women and girls in Mosul to undergo genital mutilation.

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  16. Video: Islamic State Tells Iraqi Women: Wear Full Veil Or Face Harsh PunishmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | ClipSyndicate

    Islamic State, the al-Qaeda offshoot that seized large swathes of northern Iraq last month, has warned women in the city of Mosul to wear full-face veils or risk severe punishment.

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  17. Iraq's top cleric urges leaders not to 'cling' to powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Iraq's top Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has urged political leaders to refrain from clinging to their posts - an apparent reference to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who is considered a polarizing figure who has fueled sectarian tensions.

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  18. .com | A Step in the Right Direction, but the War against injustice is far from over aRead the original story

    Yesterday | News24

    ... Islamic scholars and leaders who have denounced their actions as non-Islamic. At the very same time, Christians in Iraq, who is most arguably one of the oldest Christian communities in the World and who's numbers were more than a million strong ...

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  19. IS tightens its sectarian rule as Iraq taps new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    People pick through the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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  20. ISIS: We Didn't Order Genital MutilationUN's explosive claim challenged.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Beast

    We're not ones to take the word of ISIS over the United Nations, but the Islamists are denying a U.N. claim that they've ordered all women in the Iraqi city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation.

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