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3 hrs ago | The Age
Sectarian violence ... A volunteer with the Iraqi security forces stands next to the wreckage of a vehicle belonging to the Islamic State in Adhaim, a village in Diyala province, where the massacre of over 60 Sunni worshippers took place.
8 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize power away from Baghdad.
12 hrs ago | New York Daily News
Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.
16 hrs ago | SFGate
Iraqi premier-designate Haider al-Abadi meets with Pastor Farouk Yousuf in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
20 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric has called on the country's leaders to settle their differences in a "realistic and doable" manner and swiftly form a new government, badly needed in the face of a growing Sunni insurgency.
21 hrs ago | CNews
LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley held hostage in Syria.
A U.S. defense attorney said Thursday that a Marine accused of deserting his unit a decade ago in Iraq was kept in Lebanon for eight years while he faced a military trial there.
U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but the well-resourced Islamic State militants can be expected to regroup and stage a new offensive, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
The Iraqi National Museum inaugurated two renovated halls adorned with life-size stone statues on Thursday, highlighting the rich history of a country once again shattered by war.
A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.
In this June 17, 2011 photo, journalist James Foley receives applause from students at the Christa McAuliffe Regional Charter Public School in Framingham, Mass.
The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.
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U.S. military commanders in the Middle East are urging the Pentagon to intensify the air war against ISIS targets in Iraq, two Defense Department officials said Wednesday.
U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad.
Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War.
After splitting evenly two months ago, a majority of Americans now support U.S. air strikes in Iraq but without additional credit to Barack Obama for ordering them.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 09:45 pm
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