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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Yazidi refugees lose faith in Iraq, seek protection from Islamic State

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

    ... and children under the ground. They were alive. I still hear their screams. They were trying to keep their heads up to keep breathing," said car repairman Dawud Hassan, 26. "Iraq is finished ... Turkey or Syria extended a lifeline in the face of Islamic State. "They tied the hands of one woman to the back of a car and her legs to another car and they split her into two," he ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Islamic State fighters extend gains in north Iraq as tens of thousands flee

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:45pm by Reuters

    ... in Nineveh, and last month set a deadline for Christians to leave the provincial capital Mosul or be killed. The death toll from car bombings in crowded markets in Shi’ite areas of Baghdad climbed ... the Kurds. Some were taken away by the executed former dictator’s intelligence agents. Now they are on the defensive again. A string of car bombs tore through busy shopping streets in several Baghdad ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Town on front line of fight to defend Kurdish capital from jihadis hunkers down

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by MCT

    ... the Kurdish government's feared internal security branch, the Asayesh, more heavily armed than usual, could be seen checking cars. One Kurdish security official admitted that the Asayesh ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Christians join refugee rush into Kurdistan to escape jihadist ultimatum

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... proclaimed "caliphate", Christians squeezed into private cars and taxis to beat the noon deadline. "Some families have had all their money and jewellery taken from them at an insurgent ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Kerry presses Maliki as Iraq loses control of Syrian, Jordanian borders

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 05:25pm by Reuters

    ... looked at an Iraqi official and said, “How are you?” The meeting lasted one hour and 40 minutes, after which Kerry was escorted to his car by Iraq’s Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari. As Kerry got ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    ISIL chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: 'invisible sheikh' who's top dog of jihad

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:24am by WASHINGTON POST, Reuters, AP

    ... with a series of deadly car bombings. But as Golani grew strong in Syria and rejected an edict to merge his forces under Baghdadi's command, Baghdadi launched a war against the Nusra Front, leading ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Obama warns of US action as jihadists push on towards Baghdad

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:34am by Reuters in Baghdad

    ... with the situation”. In Mosul, ISIL staged a parade of American Humvee patrol cars seized from a collapsing Iraqi army in the two days since its fighters drove out of the desert and overran the city. At Baiji, ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Save the Children charity appeals for rapid response over Mosul exodus

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 10:46pm by GDN

    ... and a million people had left Mosul. "It's simply too early to understand the magnitude of the operation, but our people are seeing thousands of cars heading from Mosul to Iraqi Kurdistan. ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Six car bombs hit Baghdad as US lawmakers slam Maliki

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Five people killed as bombings follow spate of attacks in Iraqi capital on Wednesday that left 33 dead Six car bombs ripped through Baghdad killing five ... in April, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has taken a hard line. The bloodshed has continued unabated, with half a dozen car bombs going off across Baghdad from about 5pm Hong Kong time onwards. ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Car bombs kill dozens in Shiite districts of Baghdad

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 07:44pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Baghdad Car bombs exploded in several predominantly Shiite Muslim neighbourhoods of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 54 people and wounding dozens, police and medical sources said. The deadliest single attack took place in Sadr City, where a man parked a white car packed with explosives near a place where day labourers had gathered. The vehicle blew up soon ...




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