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  • IRAQ: Allawi and Sadr make nice in Damascus

     
    Former Iraq Prime Minister Iyad Allawi and Shiite religious cleric Muqtada Sadr smiled at each other Monday like two old friends. They laughed and exchanged warm glances in Damascus, home of the Baath party, the political organization which rules Syria...
  • IRAQ: Nouri Maliki's uneasy alliance with Muqtada Sadr's movement

     
    The Iraq Shiite militia-turned-political movement nominally led by cleric Muqtada Sadr is paradoxically becoming Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki’s most dangerous political adversary as well as his most necessary ally.

    Iraq killings said to target 'emos' for nonconformist style

     
    Unconventional youths who call themselves "emos" have reportedly been threatened and killed in a recent round of attacks in Iraq, where their long hair and alternative style are seen as gay.

    Pro-Iraqi government forces push Tikrit offensive after U.S. airstrikes

    Pro-Iraqi government forces push Tikrit offensive after U.S. airstrikes
    Pro-Iraqi government forces Thursday relaunched their offensive to remove Islamic State extremists from the city of Tikrit shortly after U.S. airstrikes requested by the country’s officials hit the area. The offensive, which began early this month...

    Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli

    Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli
    Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by militias defeated...