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  • Islamic State leader exhorts fellow Sunnis to join him

    Islamic State leader exhorts fellow Sunnis to join him
    The secretive head of the Islamic State militant group has made what appears to be his first public appearance, purportedly speaking from a mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a video posted online Saturday. The video, uploaded by...
  • UN: Islamic State executed imam of mosque where al-Baghdadi preached

    GENEVA The Islamic State's executions of 13 Sunni Muslim clerics last month in Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, were a move by the radical Sunni movement to silence moderate voices among Iraq's Sunnis, and they deserve greater attention than they've...
  • India says 46 nurses held in Iraq are free

    India says 46 nurses held in Iraq are free
    More than 40 nurses who had been held in insurgent-held territory in Iraq were freed Friday, cheering relatives and many others across India who had closely followed reports of their captivity. Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman for the External Affairs...
  • Iraqi Parliament won't meet until August; insurgents kill key general

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq's hopes of regaining control of nearly half the country from Sunni extremists suffered dual setbacks Monday, with the Iraqi Parliament once again failing to form a new government as insurgents killed a top military officer who was leading...
  • Líder de Estado Islámico habría aparecido en público en Irak

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Un hombre que supuestamente sería el líder del grupo militante musulmán Estado Islámico habría hecho su primera aparición pública en una mezquita en el centro de Mosul, la segunda mayor ciudad de Irak, según una filmación en video subida...
  • A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq

     A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq
    Mahmoud Saeed is leaving Chicago soon, going home to the wreckage of Iraq. He'll travel light. Four suits, he thinks. A few of his hundred or so hats. Some photos of Jackie and Samir. Going back to Iraq right now may seem like a crazy thing to...
  • Peter Arnett: In Baghdad, we could see the fall of Saigon all over again

    Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...
  • How 2 shadowy ISIS commanders designed their Iraq campaign

    IRBIL, Iraq The attack in Mosul wasn't particularly surprising, according to Wameed, an Iraqi soldier who'd been assigned to the city's main highway that night. It began June 9 with suicide bombers in cars and machine gun fire directed at checkpoints...
  • Más de 2.400 iraquíes murieron en junio debido a violencia: ONU

    BAGDAD (Reuters) - Más de 2.400 iraquíes, en su mayoría civiles, murieron en junio ante el avance de extremistas suníes en el norte del país que generó la peor violencia en años, dijo el martes Naciones Unidas. Insurgentes suníes liderados por el...
  • Trudy Rubin: Iraqi leader must step aside

    Having ignored Iraq since 2009, the Obama team is now desperately trying to devise a way to prevent its total collapse and to roll back the jihadi state newly established on a third of Iraqi territory. The only slim hope of doing either requires the...
  • Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history

    Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history
    The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian conflict have shrunk Iraq's...