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1 hr ago | Illawarra Mercury
Australia is a at "high state of readiness" to assist the United States with further airstrikes targeting Islamic State terrorists in Iraq, Defence Minister David Johnston says.
5 hrs ago | Tehran Times
President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani has said that once again Iran proved that it supports Iraq in "tough situation" without any expectation.
9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
A prosecutor urged a federal jury on Wednesday to convict four former Blackwater guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis.
10 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento
A mother's plea to the terrorists holding her son hostage: No individual should be punished for events he cannot control.
13 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
U.S. defence officials say the Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants.
13 hrs ago | The Advocate
The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.
14 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces in the country, an independent U.N. commission said Wednesday.
15 hrs ago | The Daily Star
BEIRUT: ISIS has announced that a Lebanese man carried out a suicide attack that killed 15 people in Baghdad Tuesday, the first case of its kind since the radical group expanded in Iraq.
A tanker loaded with $100 million of Kurdish crude oil cannot be delivered in Texas soon because of risks for buyers as Iraq mulls further legal challenges, so a month-long standoff will drag on, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.
News of renewed violence and airstrikes in her native Iraq brings the whole terrible nightmare back: the crash of a wall collapsing on her sleeping family.
The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday.
ISIS: People holding flowers stand in front of a photograph of James Foley, the freelance journalist killed by the IS group, during a memorial service in Irbil, 220 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug.24.
Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages, despite the posting of an Islamic State video last week depicting the beheading of a U.S. journalist, a Reuters-IPSOS Poll showed on Tuesday.
This image posted on a militant website on Saturday, June 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, appears to show militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant leading away captured Iraqi soldiers dressed in plain clothes after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq.
Vice President Joe Biden is calling top Iraqi leaders to call for the formation of a new government and encourage their opposition to the Islamic State group.
Four Blackwater security guards have rested their defense in the shootings that killed or wounded over 30 Iraqis seven years ago in Baghdad.
Iraq's prime minister-designate called on the country's numerous Shiite militias and tribes to come under government control and stop acting independently on Monday, as violence across the country killed at least 43 people in areas where the Muslim sect dominates.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:28 pm
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