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2014/10/21 22:18
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The extremist group ISIS shares a territorial "footprint" with an earlier and now-disbanded grassroots effort to battle Sunni jihadists in Iraq. Al Qaeda in Iraq, ISIS's predecessor, had been...
2014/10/21 22:18
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2014/10/21 19:20
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Six CF-18 Hornets from CFB Cold Lake deployeded to the Middle East Tuesday morning to help in the fight against ISIS. OPERATION IMPACT FACT BOX:  * Canadian fighter pilots in CF-188 Hornets...
2014/10/21 06:24
2014/10/21 06:24
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Defending Iraq: A fighter with the Shiite Imam Ali Brigade guards its headquarters in Baghdad. Photo: Kate Geraghty Baghdad: In a city awash with blood and gore, it borders on precious for the...
2014/10/20 21:16
2014/10/20 21:16
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Countering the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq requires solutions that are mainly political, not military. New Zealand emergency aid would do more good in the Middle East than military...
2014/10/20 04:28
2014/10/20 04:28
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... State’ Sectarianism is Not CoincidentalFriday, 17 October 2014, 4:52 pmColumn: Ramzy BaroudThe Missing Context: ‘Islamic State’ Sectarianism is Not Coincidentalby Ramzy BaroudOctober 16,...
2014/10/19 07:53
2014/10/19 07:53
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Britain has imposed financial sanctions on a former Qatari government adviser for funding terrorists in Iraq, as the UK government faces criticism over its ties with the Arab state. The UK Treasury...
2014/10/18 23:09
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Questions are also being asked about why it took 10 months to include al-Nuaymi on the Treasury sanctions list when the US blacklisted him as long ago as December. Ministers are now facing calls to...
2014/10/17 19:05
2014/10/17 19:05
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If you're nervously watching the stock market gyrations and worrying about your declining portfolio or pension fund, part of the blame should go to America's neocons who continue to be masters of...
2014/10/17 11:48
2014/10/17 11:48
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This piece originally appeared on You know the joke? You describe something obviously heading for disaster — a friend crossing Death Valley with next to no gas in his car — and then add, “What could...
2014/10/17 08:45
2014/10/17 08:45
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Al-Nusra Front fighters parade at the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp to denounce Israels military offensive on the Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.Photo: Rami Al-Sayed/Getty Images Many of us, when we...
2014/10/17 08:03
2014/10/17 08:03
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Consider this comical scene described by Peter Van Buren, a former US diplomat, who was deployed to Iraq on a 12-month assignment in 2009-10. Van Buren led two Department of State teams assigned with...
2014/10/17 08:03
2014/10/17 08:03
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When Iraq’s speaker of parliament Salim Al-Joubouri invited Sunni dignitaries for discussions on proposed US plans to forge a local National Guard to fight the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group last...
2014/10/16 13:53
2014/10/16 13:53
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Late in the summer of 2013, President Barack Obama pulled back from his announced plans to use unilateral military force against Syria and stated that he would instead seek Congress’s approval. “I...
2014/10/16 04:10
2014/10/16 04:10
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... and this unprecedented threat “appears to have emerged from nowhere,” Nikolic suggested, reflecting either an extraordinary naivety for someone with his track record, or a convenient bout of...
2014/10/16 02:20
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The Islamic State is increasingly struggling to justify its sanctioning of slavery, extortion, smuggling and murder against scholars and religious leaders who say the extremist group’s Mafia-style...
2014/10/14 03:44
2014/10/14 03:44
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The extreme Islamic group known as ISIL, ISIS or, more recently, simply as Islamic State, has rapidly moved to control and destabilise Iraq, sweeping in from Syria in the north and routing large...
2014/10/13 14:18
2014/10/13 14:18
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The Qatari government employed an al-Qaeda money man despite him being officially designated a terrorist by the US. Salim Hasan Khalifa Rashid al-Kuwari channeled hundreds of thousands of dollars to...
2014/10/13 11:16
2014/10/13 11:16
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The U.S.-backed plan for an Iraqi National Guard to recruit and support Sunnis fighting Islamic State, a linchpin of President Barack Obama’s strategy, faces an immediate political test and an...
2014/10/12 23:05
2014/10/12 23:05
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A YEAR ago Islamic State (IS), was considered little more than a disorganised moderately armed dusty rabble of Sunni extremists pitching street battles in the rubble of civil war-wracked Syria. But...
2014/10/12 17:28
2014/10/12 17:28
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Fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) have taken over large swathes of Iraq.Reuters Islamist militants in Iraq have taken over a military complex containing a stockpile of old...
2014/10/21 22:18
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