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Sunni Militants

Iraq Militants Strike Air Base, Seize Oilfields

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

* Mortars hit "Camp Anaconda" * 40 U.S. special operations personnel in Iraq * Government troops battle fighters for con...

Western Officials See Bleak Outlook For Iraqi Military

The New York Times | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD — As Iraqi Army forces try to rally on the outskirts of Baghdad after two weeks of retreat, it has become increasingly clear to Western offi...

Iraq Remains On Edge As Insurgent Advance Slows

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

(Adds details on U.S. aircraft carrier, paragraph 4, airstrike on Kurdish forces, paragraphs 11-13, White House comment on Obama, paragraphs 21-22) ...

BLOODY THURSDAY: Iraq Bombings Kill Dozens

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

(Reuters) - Bomb attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim areas of Iraq killed at least 73 people and wounded scores on Thursday, police and hospital sources ...

The Sunni-Shia Conflict in Iraq

Nathan Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gonzalez

Tuesday's deadly coordinated bomb attacks against soft targets in Iraq bear the mark of a simmering Sunni insurgency. But the Sunni-Shia conflict has very little to do with personal religious grudges.

US: Al Qaeda In Iraq "Killing Off" Former Allies

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Video provided to CNN shows an al Qaeda in Iraq firing squad executing one-time allies -- fellow Sunni extremists -- who were not loyal enough to the ...