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2014/08/20 05:19
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But a team of Marines and Special Forces that helicoptered in has reported back that, with a corridor off the mountain opened up by U.S. air strikes, the humanitarian crisis is over. The few thousand...
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2014/08/19 23:28
2014/08/19 23:28
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A fighter with Kurdish forces known as the Peshmerga is on the front lines battling ISIS militants near Mosul on Monday, August 18. ISIS has taken over large swaths of northern and western Iraq as it...
2014/08/19 20:27
2014/08/19 20:27
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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take their positions behind a wall on the front line with militants from Tuz Khormato, 62 miles south of the oil rich province of Kirkuk, northern Iraq.AP TUZHURMATU, Iraq...
2014/08/19 11:56
2014/08/19 11:56
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Kirkuk, Iraq: Iraqi government troops and allied militiamen launched a major operation on Tuesday (Aug 19) to retake the city of Tikrit from Sunni militants, senior officials said. "The Iraqi army...
2014/08/19 05:28
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CWS launches appeal for Iraqis on World Humanitarian DayTuesday, 19 August 2014, 5:15 pmPress Release: Christian World Service 19 August 2014CWS launches appeal for Iraqis on World Humanitarian...
2014/08/19 05:21
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No more Mr. Nice Islamic State | GlobalPost Kirkuk, Iraq — When the Islamic State and a band of local Sunni militants took the city of Mosul in June, local resident Aiala was happy. Being a devout...
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2014/08/18 15:37
2014/08/18 15:37
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Extraordinary political insurance. too late for coverIf you don’t have political-risk insurance yet in Iraq, you may be out of luck Since the advance of ISIL into northern Iraq two months ago,...
2014/08/18 15:36
2014/08/18 15:36
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Were the American airstrikes on the forces of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) — carried out in the Kirkuk-Erbil region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq — primarily a pre-emptive intervention...
2014/08/18 15:34
2014/08/18 15:34
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Editor's note: Luay al-Khatteeb is visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, focusing on the geopolitics and political economy of the GCC and Iraq. He is the founder and director of the Iraq...
2014/08/18 12:28
2014/08/18 12:28
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Still image from video taken by a US Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft shows the oil tanker United Kalavyrta(Reuters/US Coast Guard) Turkey's energy minister has said exports of Iraqi Kurdish...
2014/08/18 11:21
2014/08/18 11:21
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Japanese 'mercenary' captured and interrogated at knifepoint by ISIS jihadists with British accents in Syria Video posted on YouTube shows interrogation of man named Haruna Yukawa Seen lying on...
2014/08/18 02:05
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President George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq gave U.S. and other Western oil companies a major stake in the country's giant oil fields, a foothold now threatened by the offensive launched by the...
2014/08/17 19:44
2014/08/17 19:44
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 25, 2014 file photo, Kurdish peshmerga fighters take positions on the front line with militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),...
2014/08/17 18:03
2014/08/17 18:03
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Militants told residents of the dam area to leave, said an engineer who works at the site and often comes into contact with the Sunni insurgents. Peshmerga spokesman Halgurd Hikmat said U.S....
2014/08/17 16:53
2014/08/17 16:53
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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against the formation of an independent Kurdish state in northern Iraq, saying such a move could result in more destabilization in the Middle...
2014/08/17 13:50
2014/08/17 13:50
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German foreign minister says independent Kurdish state would destabilise region BERLIN (Reuters) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against the formation of an independent...
2014/08/17 04:26
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The Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham controls thirty-five thousand square miles of land, an area the size of Jordan. The self-proclaimed caliphate stretches from the newly conquered towns along the...
2014/08/16 22:12
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Abu al-Mutasim, 18, from a Syrian border town in the province of Deir Ezzor, joined the rebellion against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in early 2012. He left his family home in Bahrain,...
2014/08/16 15:12
2014/08/16 15:12
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Iraq's political class has watched with fear and envy in the last fortnight as American jets have slowed the Islamic State extremist group's advance towards the Kurdish stronghold of Irbil. At the...
2014/08/16 09:11
2014/08/16 09:11
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PKK forces have joined the fighting in Iraq, a move some say could boost tension between Turkey and Iraqi Kurds. Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters have joined the fight against the Islamic State...
2014/08/20 05:19
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