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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Kerry urges Kurds to save Iraq from collapse amid urgent crisis talks

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 05:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Arbil Diplomatic talks take place in Arbil as Iraqi government troops battle Sunni insurgents for control of key oil refinery US Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday, urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country. Iraqi security forces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539621/kurds-warns-john-kerry-new-iraq-arbil-talks
  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Narendra Modi in first foreign policy crisis over missing workers in Iraq

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... policy crisis in Iraq India's new government was yesterday struggling to make headway in its first foreign crisis as it tried to secure the release of 40 construction workers being held ... it hard for New Delhi to work out who to interact with. "Handling a crisis like this is a tough task. With the fighting spreading, even evacuating people by road is not an option," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1536324/narendra-modi-first-foreign-policy-crisis-over-missing-workers-iraq
  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Tony Blair says Iraq crisis not his fault, urges action

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 07:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Sunday it was “profoundly wrong” to think that the 2003 Anglo-US invasion of Iraq helped stoke the current crisis ... made things worse, Blair told British TV that the Iraq crisis would have happened regardless of his actions. “You can carry on debating about whether it was right or wrong what we did in 2003 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1533413/tony-blair-says-iraq-crisis-not-his-fault-urges-action
  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Divided Iraq parliament postpones session to begin forming government

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Iraqi MPs delay forming cabinet A crucial parliamentary session to begin the process of forming a government was delayed and an Iraqi general was killed yesterday as solutions to the country's worst crisis in years appeared increasingly distant. The developments highlighted bickering among political leaders despite calls for unity to see off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1549224/divided-iraq-parliament-postpones-session-begin-forming-government
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Militants free Indian nurses trapped by offensive in Iraq

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:43am by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Militants free Indian nurses in Iraq Forty-six Indian nurses trapped by a swift militant offensive that has overrun swathes of Iraq were freed yesterday. Their captivity, along with the capture of 39 other Indian workers in Mosul, left authorities in Delhi scrambling to secure their release in the first foreign crisis for the new government of Prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547091/militants-free-indian-nurses-trapped-offensive-iraq
  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Top Shiite cleric calls for unity government in Iraq

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:23pm by AFP, AP

    ... and a Sunni Arab has been the speaker of parliament. But little progress on deciding the posts has been made in the face of the crisis. "No one should think of division as a solution to the current crisis," said Karbalai. "The solution that preserves the unity of Iraq and the rights of all its components according to the constitution is already there, and can be agreed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542040/top-shiite-cleric-calls-unity-government-iraq
  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq boosted by Russian jets as it pursues counter-attack on ISIL militants

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... offensive by militants, led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), that has killed more than 1,000 people and sparked a humanitarian crisis with hundreds of thousands ... the country’s Shiite majority, has urged political leaders to quickly form a government after parliament convenes on Tuesday. Maliki, who has publicly focused on a military response to the crisis, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543022/iraq-boosted-russian-jets-it-pursues-counter-attack-isil-militants
  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr vows to ‘shake the ground’ under Sunni ISIL jihadists

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Cleric vows to 'shake the ground' under jihadists Powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has vowed to "shake the ground" under the feet of advancing Sunni militants, as Iraqi premier Nouri al-Maliki warned rivals against exploiting the crisis to sideline him. Sadr, whose movement long battled US forces during Washington's nearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541123/shiite-cleric-moqtada-al-sadr-vows-shake-ground-under-sunni-isil
  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Violence in Iraq threatens crucial oil reserves, may lead to price hike

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:29am by AFP

    ... of the crisis. But they are nowhere near what analysts predict they could reach if Iraq stops exporting. "In an 'ugly' scenario, where the bulk of Iraqi supply is lost, the price of Brent ... for supplies. The Iraq crisis has also turned the spotlight onto exports from the autonomous region of Kurdistan, which Baghdad says are illegal as it claims the sole right to develop and export Iraqi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538581/violence-iraq-threatens-crucial-oil-reserves-may-lead-price-hike
  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq PM Maliki rejects unity government as militants bolstered by Syrian al-Qaeda

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 07:07pm by AFP

    ... and extremists,” said Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman. In a televised address, Maliki ruled out forming a national emergency government to confront the crisis. “The call to form a national emergency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1540433/militants-attack-iraq-air-base-us-deploys-special-forces

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