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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Obama Officials Pin Blame For ISIS On Iraqi Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States finally seems to have identified the party responsible for failing to halt the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq: the ...

Iraqi Air Force Accidentally Delivers Supplies To ISIS Militants

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Iraqi pilots mistakenly delivered food, water and ammunition to Islamic State militants on a recent mission that was meant to supply the...

Jennifer Bendery

Not Much Debate As Congress Girds For War With ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's a rare day in Washington when lawmakers in both parties agree on something. But when it comes to the Islamic State, members of Cong...

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...

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...

Sam Stein

Obama Tells Congressional Leaders He's Concerned About Iraq Airstrikes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama expressed skepticism about launching airstrikes on terrorist targets in Iraq during an meeting with congressional...

Iraq Militants Push Battle Closer To Baghdad

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Sunni insurgents pushed further into a province northeast of Baghdad, laid siege to a police station and battled pro-government Shiite...