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The Unintended Consequences Of The U.S. Campaign Against Islamic State

Reuters | Isabel Coles | Posted 09.09.2014 | World

SULEIMAN BEG, Iraq, Sept 9 (Reuters) - A small group of people pick through putrefying human remains laid out on plastic sheets by the side of a roa...

New Evidence Indicates ISIS Militants Killed 770 Captured Soldiers

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 09.03.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants from the Islamic State group carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi soldiers captured when the extremists overran ...

Australia To Fly Guns And Ammunition Into Iraq

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.31.2014 | World

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian military aircraft will soon fly guns and ammunition to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to help Kurds fight...

Iran Supplied Weapons To Iraqi Kurdish Forces

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2014 | World

By Isabel Coles ARBIL, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Iran has supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan President Masso...

11 Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now To Understand How ISIS Rose To Power

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment

Last month, the Islamic State jihadist group, formerly known as ISIS or ISIL, declared its sovereignty and promoted one of its leaders, Abu Bakr al-Ba...

Yazidi Survivors Say Militants Buried Victims Alive

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk DAYRABUN, Iraq, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Refugee Samo Ilyas Ali has nine children to feed but he can't focus on the future ...

Iraq's Third Largest Ethnic Group Is Also On The Run From The Islamic State

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

(Repeats story unchanged) * Charities support displaced in absence of functioning government * Hundreds of thousands up...

Obama Authorizes Airstrikes In Iraq Against Islamic Militants

AP | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama authorizes targeted airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic militants, along with airdrops ....

Iraq's Yazidis Face Extremist Militants Or Perilous Mountains

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

By Ahmed Rasheed and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD, Aug 5 (Reuters) - When the Islamic State made another dramatic push through northern Iraq...

Islamic State Extremists Enforce Strict Religious Laws In Iraqi Towns

USA Today | Anmar Al Shamary & Gilgamesh Nabeel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Religion

BAGHDAD — Police cars have been repainted to say “Islamic police.” Women are forbidden from wearing bright colors and prints. The homes of Shiit...

Islamic State Makes Major Gains In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

By Isra' al-Rubai'i BAGHDAD, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ordered his air force for the first time to back ...

Iraq: 'Terrorist Groups' Seized Nuclear Materials

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 9 (Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research a...

Islamic State Militants Round Up Potential Rivals

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2014 | World

BAGHDAD/MOSUL, Iraq, July 8 (Reuters) - One night last week, Islamic State militants in an SUV with tinted windows pulled up at the home of a forme...

'No One In Iraq Or Any Neighboring Country Will Be Safe From These Plans'

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister has warned that an extremist group's declaration of an Islamic state in territory it has seized in Iraq and Syr...