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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Terrorists belonging to the ruthless and bloodthirsty Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , formerly known as al-Qaida in Iraq , are being blamed for destroying the burial sites of two well-known Biblical prophets, Jonah and Daniel, according to news reports in Israel and the Middle East on Sunday.
6 hrs ago | Daily Reporter
People inspect the destroyed old Mosque of The Prophet Jirjis in central Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, July 27, 2014.
10 hrs ago | WHTC
A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was anchored near the Port of Galveston, Texas, and must undergo a routine safety inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday before it can unload its cargo, an official said.
14 hrs ago | The Indian Express
Militiamen brought four bodies back and paraded through town in their cars, dragging the corpses behind them," said the police.
HBO's VICE News has released a chilling trailer for its new documentary "From ISIS to the Islamic State: Inside the Caliphate," showing young children pledging their allegiance to the ISIS leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi's Caliphate.
Andrew White, the vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq, told BBC Radio 4 that Christianity is coming to an end in the Middle Eastern country.
People walk through the rubble of the mosque of the Prophet Younis after it was destroyed in a bomb attack by militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIL, in Mosul.
Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.
Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad, police officers said Saturday.
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.
Mi-35 helicopter gunships and Su-25 fighter-bombers were hastily added in June to a multibillion-dollar arms deal that had been signed before militants from the Islamic State stormed through northern and central Iraq, eventually driving the crumbling Iraqi army to the gates of Baghdad.
The clean-up begins at the site of one of the car bombs that struck in the Baghdad neighborhood of Karrada.
People walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul.
Wisam al-Hardan's cellphone rang late into the night. He let it ring on and on. He couldn't bear to answer.
Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday , as Iraq's defence minister visited Moscow to press for equipment to thwart a jihadist offensive.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Brett McGurk testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 07:12 pm
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