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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.

    Iraqi military helicopter shot down by Islamic State near Samarra

    An Iraqi military helicopter has been shot down by Islamic State militants near the Sunni-dominated city of Samarra, killing the two pilots. The Sunni extremists also were reported on the verge of taking a western Iraq town from poorly equipped government...

    U.S.-led warplanes hit militants in Syria and Iraq 27 times this week

    U.S.-led warplanes hit militants in Syria and Iraq 27 times this week
    U.S.-led warplanes launched 27 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria this week, officials said Friday. The three-day attack by jets and drones was focused on militants in Syria’s second-largest city, Aleppo; the embattled...