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2014/10/31 22:57
2014/10/31 22:57
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WASHINGTON: US officers are drafting plans to deploy American military advisers to Iraq's western Anbar province and to help arm Sunni tribes to fight Islamic State (IS) militants, officials said on...
2014/10/31 22:57
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2014/10/31 20:52
2014/10/31 20:52
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U.S.-led air strikes hit Islamic State positions around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Friday in an apparent bid to pave the way for heavily-armed Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces to enter from...
2014/10/31 14:20
2014/10/31 14:20
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Iraq's top Shi'ite calls on Baghdad to help Sunni tribes after killings * Sistani reacts to discovery of mass graves in Anbar * Insurgency forces Shi'ites to address Sunni concerns * Washington...
2014/10/31 13:45
2014/10/31 13:45
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Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani's comments show how the threat posed by ISIS, which follows an ultra-hardline version of Sunni Islam, has pushed some Shiites and Sunnis to overcome their sectarian...
2014/10/30 22:49
2014/10/30 22:49
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States needs to expand a limited advise-and-assist mission in Iraq into embattled Anbar province, where some Iraqi forces are isolated and in defensive positions...
2014/10/30 10:50
2014/10/30 10:50
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Iraqi Kurdish leader says prepared to send more forces to Kobani if asked Arbil Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdistan is prepared to deploy more forces to the Syrian border town of Kobani if asked, the...
2014/10/30 09:27
2014/10/30 09:27
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U.S. says working with Iraqi Kurdistan to stop Islamic State oil smuggling SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States is working closely with the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government to clamp down on oil...
2014/10/29 02:29
2014/10/29 02:29
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WHO is the real Rehana? And what is the Kurdish defender’s true story? It seems claims of her life, death — and body count — may have been greatly exaggerated. Hints of her true identity have been...
2014/10/29 01:16
2014/10/29 01:16
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SANLIURFA (TURKEY) - The first Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters bound for the battleground Syrian town of Kobane arrived in neighbouring Turkey early Wednesday, a Turkish official told AFP. Kurdish...
2014/10/28 22:17
2014/10/28 22:17
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World News Update, what you need to know THOUSANDS of mourners have lined the streets of the Canadian city of Hamilton for the funeral of a soldier killed last week in an attack in the centre of the...
2014/10/28 20:29
2014/10/28 20:29
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Robel Phillipos departs federal court after he was convicted in Boston Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 on two counts of lying about being in the dorm room of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
2014/10/28 18:21
2014/10/28 18:21
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Oh what a lovely war! Remarkable video shows ISIS fighters strolling right up Turkish border checkpoint for a relaxing chat with guards Amateur footage shows militants casually wandering up to...
2014/10/28 16:58
2014/10/28 16:58
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Kurdish peshmerga troops flash the V-sign of victory as they drive through Arbil on October 28, 2014, bound for Syria's Kobane | View photo - Yahoo News Kurdish peshmerga troops flash the V-sign of...
2014/10/28 04:46
2014/10/28 04:46
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By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen outside the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State...
2014/10/25 14:28
2014/10/25 14:28
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Kurdish forces retake north Iraqi town from Islamic State Arbil Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish forces retook the northern Iraqi town of Zumar and several nearby villages from Islamic State early on...
2014/10/25 14:15
2014/10/25 14:15
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MURSITPINAR—Iraq’s Kurds unveiled plans Friday to send fighters to help defend the Syrian border town of Kobane, amid uncertainty over a separate deployment of Syrian rebels announced by...
2014/10/25 01:21
2014/10/25 01:21
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In March 2014, I interviewed Sister Hatune Dogan, a Turkish-born nun who is a member of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church under the Holy See of Antioch. She and her family were forced to leave...
2014/10/24 17:07
2014/10/24 17:07
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MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, United States: The Iraqi army is still months away from staging a major offensive to retake ground lost to the Islamist State group and is regrouping after suffering...
2014/10/23 18:03
2014/10/23 18:03
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Thick smoke from an airstrike rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. (Levend Ali, AP) Arbil - Syrian Kurdish factions have signed a deal...
2014/10/22 04:46
2014/10/22 04:46
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Smoke and flames rise following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobane, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province on October...
2014/10/31 22:57
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