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Mosul (Iraq)

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  • The capture of Mosul: Terror's new headquarters

    The capture of Mosul: Terror's new headquarters
    So absolute was the rout of Iraq's army in Mosul that soldiers stripped off their uniforms in the street and fled. The bodies of those left behind, some mutilated, were strewn amid burned-out troop carriers. Roughly 1,500 jihadists from the Islamic...
  • Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants

    Thousands of Iraqi Shiites join military to turn back ISIS militants
    Thousands of young Iraqi Shiite Muslims volunteered for military service Saturday and an American aircraft carrier headed toward the Persian Gulf in efforts to counter the blitz attack by Sunni militants sweeping through Iraq's northern provinces. The...
  • Iraqi forces ready to strike after Obama offers advisers

    Iraqi forces ready to strike after Obama offers advisers
    Iraqi forces were massing north of Baghdad on Friday, aiming to strike back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send military advisers to stiffen government resistance. Iraq's senior Shi'ite religious cleric...
  • Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead

    Syrian jets bomb eastern rebel towns near Iraq, at least 16 dead
    AMMAN - Syrian jets bombed rebel-held eastern areas close to the Iraq border Saturday after Sunni fighters seized a border post on the Iraq-Syria frontier.  Five raids killed at least 16 people and injured dozens more when bombs hit residential areas in...
  • Iraqi PM: Sunni insurgents will be defeated

    Iraqi PM: Sunni insurgents will be defeated
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki told army officers in the city of Samarra that volunteers were arriving to help defeat Islamist militants who have swept through Sunni Muslim territory towards Baghdad. "Samarra will not be the last line of defence,...
  • Kerry says U.S. help will only work if Iraqi leaders unite

    Kerry says U.S. help will only work if Iraqi leaders unite
    Secretary of State John Kerry said U.S. assistance to Iraq, which is seeking to repel a stunning militant advance, would only work if Iraqi leaders overcame deep divisions, the State Department said on Saturday. Kerry spoke with Iraqi Foreign Minister ...
  • 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...
  • Insurgentes suníes capturan importante ciudad de Irak, Gobierno busca declarar estado de emergencia

    Insurgentes suníes capturan importante ciudad de Irak, Gobierno busca declarar estado de emergencia
    Insurgentes radicales suníes tomaron control el martes de gran parte de la segunda mayor ciudad de Irak, al invadir una base militar y liberar a cientos de prisioneros en un ataque espectacular contra el Gobierno iraquí liderado por chiíes, que pidió al...
  • The Week in Pictures | June 9 – 15, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin this week’s installment of the Week in Pictures in Brazil, where the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicks off as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed...
  • Iraq's prime minister calls for state of emergency after Mosul attack

    Islamic militants in Iraq overran the city of Mosul on Tuesday, gaining control of Nineveh   provincial headquarters, the airport, two television stations and other facilities, authorities said. The militants, who were affiliated with the Al Qaeda...
  • U.S. focus is on boosting Iraqi forces, not air strikes

    U.S. focus is on boosting Iraqi forces, not air strikes
    The White House signaled on Wednesday that it was looking to strengthen Iraqi forces to help them deal with an insurgency rather than to meet what one U.S. official said were past Iraqi requests for U.S. air strikes. An Obama administration official who...