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The Star
Russia delays start of UN probe of Syria gas attacks -envoysUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia is delaying the launch of an international in
Russia delays start of UN probe of Syria gas attacks -envoys
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapon attacks in Syria, U.N. Security Council diplomats said on Wednesday, though Moscow's U.N. envoy said the holdup... Read more
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Reuters
Russia delays start of U.N. probe of Syria gas attacks: envoysUNITED NATIONS Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation
Russia delays start of U.N. probe of Syria gas attacks: envoys
Reuters / Posted 5 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapon attacks in Syria, U.N. Security Council diplomats said on Wednesday, though Moscow's U.N. envoy said the holdup was for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia delays start of UN probe of Syria gas attacks -envoysUNITED NATIONS: Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation
Russia delays start of UN probe of Syria gas attacks -envoys
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
UNITED NATIONS: Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapon attacks in Syria, U.N. Security Council diplomats said on Wednesday, though Moscow's U.N. envoy said the holdup was for... Read more
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Denver Post
Rogin: David Petraeus' plan to defeat Islamic State won't workFormer CIA Director David Petraeus this week confirmed that he is urging Obama
Rogin: David Petraeus' plan to defeat Islamic State won't work
Denver Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Former CIA Director David Petraeus this week confirmed that he is urging Obama administration officials to try to peel off some fighters from the radical al-Nusrah group, to join the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS. But Petraeus's explanation does... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The man trying to bring Iraq back from the brinkOPINION: Islamic State,Iraq,Haider alAbadi Mohamad Bazzi looks at the things
The man trying to bring Iraq back from the brink
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 hours ago
OPINION: Islamic State,Iraq,Haider alAbadi Mohamad Bazzi looks at the things prime minister Haider al-Abadi needs to get right in Iraq. On 16 August, an Iraqi parliamentary report named Iraq’s... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
The true nature and intentions of ISIL or ISISFeature Article of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 The ISIL also known as ISIS is an
The true nature and intentions of ISIL or ISIS
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
Feature Article of Tuesday, 1 September 2015 The ISIL also known as ISIS is an organization formed out of existing extremist organizations in Syria and Iraq and later expanded to other parts of the world. From 2014 it has done a lot of damage to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Petraeus explains jihadist vs. ISIS adviceIt was an arresting headline in The Daily Beast on Monday: "Petraeus: Use al Qa
Petraeus explains jihadist vs. ISIS advice
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted yesterday
It was an arresting headline in The Daily Beast on Monday: "Petraeus: Use al Qaeda to fight ISIS." The report didn't quote retired Gen. David Petraeus directly, but suggested he had told associates that he supports using "so-called moderate members... Read more
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The Jewish Press
ISIS Video Claims Burning of Four Men Fighting with Iran-Backed ForcesISIS victims who fought with an Iranian-backed group and who were burned alive.
ISIS Video Claims Burning of Four Men Fighting with Iran-Backed Forces
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
ISIS victims who fought with an Iranian-backed group and who were burned alive.Photo Credit: Screenshot The Islamic State (ISIS) has posted a new gruesome video showing four men in orange jumpsuits being burned alive while hanging upside down from a... Read more
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The Atlantic
The West Point Professor Who Contemplated a CoupAs the incoming Editorial Board, we want to address concerns regarding Mr. Brad
The West Point Professor Who Contemplated a Coup
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
As the incoming Editorial Board, we want to address concerns regarding Mr. Bradford’s contention that some scholars in legal academia could be considered as constituting a fifth column in the war against terror; his interpretation is that those... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Iraq retakes territory from Islamic State: army The Iraqi government says it has recaptured the desert area to the west of Sa
Iraq retakes territory from Islamic State: army
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
The Iraqi government says it has recaptured the desert area to the west of Samarra from Islamic State forces, and says the operation will move down to recapture Anbar. Jillian Kitchener reports. For... Read more
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The Manila Times
Europe urged to strike at ISAugust 31, 2015 7:45 pm Australia says air campaign can help with migrant cris
Europe urged to strike at IS
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 31, 2015 7:45 pm Australia says air campaign can help with migrant crisisSYDNEY: Australia on Monday urged more European nations to begin air strikes against Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as a way of... Read more
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Independent
Isis releases graphic video showing four men burning alive in 'act of vengeance'Issued by the militant group’s media arm and claiming to be filmed in Anbar pro
Isis releases graphic video showing four men burning alive in 'act of vengeance'
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Issued by the militant group’s media arm and claiming to be filmed in Anbar province, the footage shows four men apparently from Iraq’s popular resistance forces (militia), “confessing” individually to the camera. The men are then strung up by their... Read more
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The China Post
Australia urges more European nations to join IS air strikes SYDNEY, AFP Australia on Monday urged more European nations to begin air str
Australia urges more European nations to join IS air strikes
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
SYDNEY, AFP Australia on Monday urged more European nations to begin air strikes against Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as a way of tackling the escalating refugee crisis gripping... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Australia urges more European nations to join IS air strikesSYDNEY - Australia on Monday urged more European nations to begin air strikes a
Australia urges more European nations to join IS air strikes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
SYDNEY - Australia on Monday urged more European nations to begin air strikes against Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as a way of tackling the escalating refugee crisis gripping the continent. Over 40 percent of the people currently seeking... Read more
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The Manila Times
Australia urges more European nations to join IS air strikesAugust 31, 2015 11:25 am SYDNEY: Australia on Monday urged more European natio
Australia urges more European nations to join IS air strikes
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
August 31, 2015 11:25 am SYDNEY: Australia on Monday urged more European nations to begin air strikes against Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as a way of tackling the escalating... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Australia urges more European nations to join Islamic State air strikesSYDNEY: Australia on Monday (Aug 31) urged more European nations to begin air s
Australia urges more European nations to join Islamic State air strikes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SYDNEY: Australia on Monday (Aug 31) urged more European nations to begin air strikes against Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq as a way of tackling the escalating refugee crisis gripping the continent. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said... Read more
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Independent
Yazidis rescued from Isis need action from Britain, says former Iraqi MP Ameena Saeed Hasan“Their voices stay with me,” the Yazidi activist and former Iraqi MP told The I
Yazidis rescued from Isis need action from Britain, says former Iraqi MP Ameena Saeed Hasan
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
“Their voices stay with me,” the Yazidi activist and former Iraqi MP told The Independent, her eyes filling with tears. After the calls came silence, until earlier this year when Isis was forced out of Sinjar, and a string of pits was discovered.... Read more
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International Business Times
Isis in Iraq: 'Iraqi Rambo' Abu Azrael filmed slicing Islamic State fighter with sword like 'kebab' Footage has emerged of the "Iraqi Rambo" Abu Azrael carving the flesh from the
Isis in Iraq: 'Iraqi Rambo' Abu Azrael filmed slicing Islamic State fighter with sword like 'kebab'
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Footage has emerged of the "Iraqi Rambo" Abu Azrael carving the flesh from the body of a charred Islamic State (Isis) fighter. Ayyub al-Rubaie, who goes by the nickname Abu Azrael – "Father of Azrael" – burned the man alive and hung his body from an... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — August 29Hi, everyone. This is Mary Behrens, Forrest’s mother. I am a little late doing
Letters to the editor — August 29
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Hi, everyone. This is Mary Behrens, Forrest’s mother. I am a little late doing this, but finally ... Anyway, I want to thank all of you who made “Forrest’s Rd.” possible. Thank you to all the slightly over 2,000 people who signed our petition and,... Read more
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The Age
US hails Iraq's prime minister Haider al-AbadiIraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and US President Barack Obama meet in Was
US hails Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and US President Barack Obama meet in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Washington: President Barack Obama has hailed Iraq's prime minister as the kind of leader who could finally unite a fractious nation,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US hails Iraq's prime minister Haider al-AbadiIraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and US President Barack Obama meet in Was
US hails Iraq's prime minister Haider al-Abadi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and US President Barack Obama meet in Washington on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Washington: President Barack Obama has hailed Iraq's prime minister as the kind of leader who could finally unite a fractious nation,... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yetCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calli
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East. Yet even as the Wisconsin governor predicts a... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yetCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calli
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East. Yet even as the Wisconsin governor predicts a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yetCHARLESTON, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling fo
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East. Yet even as the Wisconsin governor predicts a "generational... Read more
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Yahoo News
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is cal
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet
Yahoo News / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Iraqi Prime Minister orders improved access to Green Zone for civiliansIraq's Prime Minister is ordering the military to prepare to open Baghdad's hea
Iraqi Prime Minister orders improved access to Green Zone for civilians
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
Iraq's Prime Minister is ordering the military to prepare to open Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" to all civilians. The area, also known as the International Zone, is home to the U.S. and British embassies along with Iraqi government... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yetCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calli
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East. Yet even as the Wisconsin governor predicts a... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yetCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calli
Walker: More Iraq combat, but no more boots on ground, yet
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is calling for U.S. forces in Iraq to engage in direct combat to defeat "radical Islamic terrorists" in the Middle East. Yet even as the Wisconsin governor predicts a... Read more
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Aljazeera
Video of celebrity Iraq fighter slicing body goes viralVideo has emerged of a high-profile Iraqi commander of a Shia milita slicing th
Video of celebrity Iraq fighter slicing body goes viral
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
Video has emerged of a high-profile Iraqi commander of a Shia milita slicing the charred body of an alleged fighter from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The video of Abu Azrael, translated from Arabic as "Father of the Angel of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Iraq opening green zone to all citizensBAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to op
Iraq opening green zone to all citizens
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
BAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to open Baghdad's heavily fortified "green zone" to all civilians. The area, also known as the international zone, is home to the U.S. and British embassies along with Iraqi... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Iraq opening green zone to all citizensBAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to op
Iraq opening green zone to all citizens
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 5 days ago
BAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to open Baghdad's heavily fortified "green zone" to all civilians. The area, also known as the international zone, is home to the U.S. and British embassies along with Iraqi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Iraq opening green zone to all citizensBAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to op
Iraq opening green zone to all citizens
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
BAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to open Baghdad's heavily fortified "green zone" to all civilians. The area, also known as the international zone, is home to the U.S. and British embassies along with Iraqi... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Baghdad US embassy to be more accessible to publicBAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to op
Baghdad US embassy to be more accessible to public
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
BAGHDAD (CNN) - Iraq's prime minister is ordering the military to prepare to open Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" to all civilians. The area, also known as the International Zone, is home to the U.S. and British embassies along with Iraqi... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Iraqi PM orders better Green Zone accessIraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered security forces to make Baghda
Iraqi PM orders better Green Zone access
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered security forces to make Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, where the United States and several other Western embassies are situated, more accessible to civilians. The announcement Friday comes... Read more
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BBC News
Will a Turkish border deal block IS recruits?Fifteen months after the jihadists of so-called "Islamic State" overran Mosul a
Will a Turkish border deal block IS recruits?
BBC News / Posted 5 days ago
Fifteen months after the jihadists of so-called "Islamic State" overran Mosul and announced their controversial "caliphate", measures are in train that could seriously disrupt their supply of recruits. In co-ordination with Washington and other NATO... Read more
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EuroNews
Shiite Iraqi militia fighting ISIL advances towards RamadiFighters from Hashid al-Shaabi, a mainly Shiite paramilitary force battling Isl
Shiite Iraqi militia fighting ISIL advances towards Ramadi
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
Fighters from Hashid al-Shaabi, a mainly Shiite paramilitary force battling Islamic State militants in Iraq, say they are advancing near Ramadi in Anbar province. Iraqi government forces and various militias are fighting the jihadist group also... Read more
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FOX News
Pentagon watchdog probing whether anti-ISIS campaign analysis alteredThe Defense Department's inspector general is investigating whether intelligenc
Pentagon watchdog probing whether anti-ISIS campaign analysis altered
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
The Defense Department's inspector general is investigating whether intelligence reports about the progress of the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against ISIS in Iraq have been "skewed" to be more optimistic. The New York Times first reported that at... Read more
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FOX News
Pentagon watchdog reportedly probing whether anti-ISIS campaign analysis alteredThe Defense Department's inspector general reportedly is investigating whether
Pentagon watchdog reportedly probing whether anti-ISIS campaign analysis altered
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
The Defense Department's inspector general reportedly is investigating whether intelligence reports about the progress of the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against ISIS in Iraq have been altered to be more optimistic. The New York Times reported... Read more
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Mashable
Australia's prime minister accused of requesting to bomb SyriaAustralia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been accused of requesting to join a
Australia's prime minister accused of requesting to bomb Syria
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been accused of requesting to join airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria, despite advising the public it was at the insistence of the U.S. government. Despite the Australian government advising it... Read more
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The Washington Times
MARK MOYAR: Democrats could pay for success of ISISThis past week, Jeb Bush drew fire from Democrats and even some Republicans for
MARK MOYAR: Democrats could pay for success of ISIS
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
This past week, Jeb Bush drew fire from Democrats and even some Republicans for pinning the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) on the Obama administration’s withdrawal of American troops from Iraq in 2011. Supporters of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bersih and the dangers of protests and revolutions – Sebastian Loh Published: 26 August 2015 8:17 AM Imagine if the year were 2019 and the prme
Bersih and the dangers of protests and revolutions – Sebastian Loh
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 26 August 2015 8:17 AM Imagine if the year were 2019 and the prme minister of Malaysia was PKR's Mohamed Azmin Ali, the Federal opposition coalition having won a historic... Read more
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Northern Star
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
Northern Star / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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Queensland Times
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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News Mail
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocitiesFORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the Uni
Carr calls for Aussie air strikes to stop mass atrocities
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
FORMER Labor foreign minister Bob Carr has argued Australia should join the United States' air strikes over Syria because it has a "moral obligation" to stop Islamic State committing mass atrocities against civilians. The Federal Opposition is still... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Military expert Kilcullen says Australia would add weight and capability to fight ISIS in SyriaAM - 26/08/2015 Listen to Wednesday's program AM is Australia's most informa
Military expert Kilcullen says Australia would add weight and capability to fight ISIS in Syria
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
AM - 26/08/2015 Listen to Wednesday's program AM is Australia's most informative morning current affairs program. AM sets the agenda for the nation�s... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Israel and the Kurds, a Clandestine Love Affair of Regional OutcastsKurdish Female YPG FightersPhoto Credit: Free Kurdistan / https://www.flickr.co
Israel and the Kurds, a Clandestine Love Affair of Regional Outcasts
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
Kurdish Female YPG FightersPhoto Credit: Free Kurdistan / https://www.flickr.com/photos/112043717@N08 (JNi.media) That Israel is a country surrounded by hostile neighbors is hard to deny. However, Israel does have a few friends in the Middle East,... Read more
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