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  • Boko Haram, ISIL, AQAP: The morphing terror threat abroad

    Boko Haram, ISIL, AQAP: The morphing terror threat abroad
    In Iraq, an al Qaeda splinter group is threatening Baghdad after seizing control of two cities. In Pakistan, the Taliban attacked a major airport twice in one week. And in Nigeria, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram was blamed for another mass...
  • Islamic militants advance toward Baghdad; Iran vows to aid Iraq

    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...
  • 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...
  • Some residents returning to Iraqi city held by Islamic militants

    Some residents returning to Iraqi city held by Islamic militants
    A bus headed to the Iraqi city of Mosul on Friday was nearly filled to capacity as many residents returned home just days after fleeing an attack by Islamic militants who overran security forces. The driver, Muhsen Kanaan, laughed and scoffed at the...
  • Obama rules out sending ground troops to Iraq

    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...
  • 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 ...
  • Iraqi leader threatens deserters with execution amid militant blitz

    Iraq's prime minister on Saturday threatened his nation’s troops with execution if they had abandoned their posts in the face of a blitz attack by Islamic militants who swept through northern provinces this week. Speaking to a group of army...
  • Thousands of Iraqi Shiites answer urgent call to fight militants

    Thousands of Iraqi Shiites answer urgent call to fight militants
    Thousands of Shiites from Baghdad and across southern Iraq answered an urgent call to arms Saturday, joining security forces to fight the Islamic militants who have captured large swaths of territory north of the capital and now imperil a city with a...
  • 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...
  • Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

    Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications
    Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees. The Sunni...