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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Saudi Arabia’s top cleric says terrorism has no place in Islam

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:07pm by AP

    ... been their first victims. Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh also said in his public statement on Tuesday that terrorism had no place in Islam, and that the danger of extremists lay ... pressing clerics to publicly condemn Islamic extremist groups since the government made it illegal for citizens to fight in conflicts abroad. Clerics who do not condemn terrorism in traditional ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Amnesty accuses Islamic State of ‘systematic ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 05:23pm by AFP

    ... a campaign of terror in areas under its control in Syria and Iraq, which it has declared an Islamic “caliphate,” carrying out decapitations, crucifixions and public stonings. The breakthrough ... and abductions’ Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Islamic State fighters of “systematic ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq, as Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by US air ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    How Islamic State transformed itself into a wealthy and well-organised force

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 10:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq are selling oil from fields and refineries they control to local communities and smugglers, augmenting their existing ample ... a potential key target of US counter-terrorism operations, spends much of his time between locations in Iraq and Syria, including the eastern Syrian city of Raqqa. Reuters ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Suicide bomber attacks Iraqi spy HQ as America brands Foley's death a 'terror attack'

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 06:15pm by AGENCIES

    ... of responsibility for the blast, but suicide  bombings are a hallmark of Sunni jihadists, including those loyal to the  Islamic State (IS) group. The attacks came a day after Shiite militiamen machine-gunned nearly 70 Sunni worshipers at a village mosque in Diyala Province, raising the prospect of revenge attacks as politicians try to form a government capable of countering Islamic State ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills dozens

    Posted May 27th 2013, 11:11pm by AP

    ... Baghdad Associated Press in Baghdad 58 people unrest and bombings in Baghdad and across northern Iraq, in a wave of violence that has raised fears of a return to sectarian conflict in the country Follow @SCMP_News Attacks in the Baghdad area and northern ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq’s new PM Haidar al-Abadi aims to detoxify poisoned chalice

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 08:37pm by Reuters

    ... to bridging differences than Maliki, who was pushed out of office last month with a third of his country in the hands of Islamic State. But behind the scenes, many say it will take more than a change ... has to make the Sunnis happy to turn them against Islamic State. He has to make us very, very happy. He has to make the Americans happy, he has to make the Iranians happy," the politician ...

  7. News - China Insider - IRAQ

    Purported photos of 'Chinese Islamic State fighter' emerge online

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Photos of a purported Chinese man fighting for the powerful Islamic militant group, the Islamic State, have raised eyebrows in both Iraq and China since ... the man as “Chinese daash”- daash being an acronym for “The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria”, or Isis. In one photo the captured militant is seen being guarded by an Iraqi soldier. Another photo ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Pope Francis backs use of force to protect Iraqi religious minorities

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 08:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press aboard the papal plane Pope backs use of force to protect Iraqi minorities Pope Francis said efforts to stop Islamic militants from attacking religious minorities in Iraq ... on militants of the Islamic State group, who have captured swathes of northern and western Iraq and northeastern Syria and have forced minority Christians and others to convert to Islam or flee ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Feels like defeat: US air force bombs US-made army kit to foil Islamic State

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:46pm by Reuters

    ... of a United States war plane, seconds before it explodes in a flash of light. That August 16 strike in northern Iraq, shown in video released by the US military, killed an unknown number of Islamic ... York. "It's incredibly discouraging." When Iraqi soldiers abandoned bases in large numbers ahead of Islamic State's advance across northern Iraq in June, they left behind ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    US military tried to rescue journalist James Foley before Islamic State beheading

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:05am

    ... and other US hostages held in Syria by the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials and reports said on Wednesday. The IS released a video on Tuesday showing Foley’s on-camera beheading, a murder ... United States attempted a rescue operation recently to free a number of American hostages held in Syria by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (IS),” Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John ...




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