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  1. 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 were legitimate but added the international community- and not just one country- should decide how to intervene. The pope was asked on Monday if he approved of the unilateral US air strikes ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

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

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

    ... Reuters in Dayrabun Tens of thousands of displaced and frightened people from the minority sect are demanding they be evacuated to safer places in Europe Yazidi refugees lose faith in Iraq Refugee Samo Ilyas Ali has nine children to feed but he can't ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

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

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

    ... Abadi's own Shiites that he has the steel to protect them from fighters bent on their annihilation. "He has to make Maliki happy. He has to make the [Shiite religious leadership] happy. He ... are responding to help them defend themselves, protect citizens and push back [Islamic State] advances," it said. Cameron has said that Britain was considering arming Kurdish forces. Britain joins ...

  4. 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

    ... at least 20 Humvees, and one mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle. ...

  5. 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

    ... headquarters is protected by concrete blast walls, but the security  forces on guard at its entrance on an often-crowded intersection are easy  targets for attack. There was no immediate claim ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Kurdish forces recapture key Iraqi dam as US, Britain step up support

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... of Raqa on Sunday, a monitoring group said. US President Barack Obama told Congress that the “limited” airstrikes he has authorised on Iraq to retake its largest dam from militants protected US ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ

    More US troops sent to northern Iraq, but only on temporary aid mission

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 09:32pm by AP

    ... They would also assist in the ongoing effort to evaluate the use of air strikes as part of the mission to protect the Yazidis from attacks by Islamic State militants. Hagel referred to the 130 ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Obama vows more air strikes in Iraq 'if necessary' as IS targets bombed

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:04am by AFP

    ... in Iraq US President Barack Obama on Saturday vowed to continue air strikes against Iraqi jihadists if needed to protect US diplomats and military advisers. Speaking in his weekly address, Obama said that he had authorised the strikes in Iraq to protect US personnel serving in the northern city of Arbil. ”And, if necessary, that’s what we will continue to do,” he said. In a speech ...

  9. 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

    ... "genocide" of the Yazidi religious sect and conduct targeted strikes on Islamic State fighters who have been seizing territory in northern Iraq. The limited operation was also aimed at protecting ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Islamic State insurgents seized nuclear materials, Iraq warns the UN

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 09:46am by Reuters

    ... to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material on Monday, said the International Atomic Energy Agency. The convention requires signatory states to protect nuclear facilities and material, ...




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