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  • Islamic militants accused of war crimes in northern Iraq offensive

    Fighters from an Al Qaeda-spawned militia now controlling much of northeastern Iraq allegedly committed summary executions, rapes and kidnappings this week while seizing the city of Mosul, the United Nations' human rights chief said Friday. Navi Pillay,...
  • Islamic militants advance toward Baghdad; Iran vows to aid Iraq

    Islamic militants took control of two more cities in northeastern Iraq on Friday, prompting a senior cleric in the violence-plagued country to call on Shiite Muslim followers to take up arms against the invaders. Fighters from the resurgent Al Qaeda...
  • Iraq unraveling as top Shiite cleric issues call to arms

    ISTANBUL The likely breakup of Iraq into feuding ethnic and sectarian bastions accelerated Friday as Iraq's senior Shiite Muslim cleric broke years of support for the central government and decreed that every able-bodied Shiite man had a religious...
  • The U.S. Bet On Maliki Led To Iraq Disaster

    The stunning gains this week by Iraq's Sunni insurgents carry a crucial political message: Nouri al-Maliki, the Shiite prime minister of Iraq, is a polarizing sectarian politician who has lost the confidence of his army and nation. He cannot put a...
  • Maliki dice al Ejército que los insurgentes suníes serán derrotados

    BAGDAD (Reuters) - El primer ministro iraquí, Nuri al Maliki, dijo a oficiales del Ejército en la ciudad de Samarra que van a llegar voluntarios para ayudar a derrotar a integristas islámicos que han avanzado rápidamente por territorio suní hacia...
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  • Obama rules out sending ground troops to Iraq

    As Islamic militants pushed closer to Baghdad, President Obama on Friday ruled out sending American ground troops into Iraq or engaging in any long-term military campaign, saying, "We're not going to allow ourselves to be dragged back in." Obama said he...
  • Iraq's government appears powerless to defend against Islamists' advance

    ISTANBUL The long-predicted dissolution of a centrally controlled Iraq ruled from Baghdad appeared closer to reality on Thursday as radical Islamist fighters advanced through the country with little interference from what remained of Iraq's disintegrating...
  • Washington agrees Iraq needs help, but many see few options

    WASHINGTON Despite some expressions of concern in Congress and a pledge from President Barack Obama that "all options are on the table" for ways to help Iraq's government beat back a determined advance by Islamist fighters, there were few signs Thursday...
  • Iraq Kurds seize Kirkuk; Sunni militants surge toward Baghdad

    Iraq Kurds seize Kirkuk; Sunni militants surge toward Baghdad
    Iraqi Kurdish forces took control of the northern oil city of Kirkuk earlier Thursday, after government troops abandoned their posts in the face of a triumphant Sunni Islamist rebel march towards Baghdad that threatens Iraq's future as a unified state....
  • Al Qaeda-linked militants seize more territory in northern Iraq

    Al Qaeda-linked militants seize more territory in northern Iraq
    Militant Islamists seized more territory in northern Iraq on Wednesday, moving south toward Baghdad as government forces scrambled to regroup after losing control of the country’s second-largest city. Fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq...