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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Syrian bombing of ISIL extremists in Iraq complicates situation for Washington

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 06:00pm by MCT

    ... the administration has "no reason to dispute" the reports of Syrian air strikes in Iraq. "The solution to the threat confronting Iraq is not the intervention of the Assad regime," Earnest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541048/syria-carried-out-iraq-border-strike-militants-prime-minister-nuri-al
  2. News - World - IRAQ

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

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

    ... on Tuesday. The militant offensive allowed Iraqi Kurds to take control of disputed territory they want to incorporate into their autonomous region over Baghdad’s strong objections. Security forces ...

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

    Kurdish troops seize and then defend Iraq's fourth-biggest oil field

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:16pm by BLOOM

    ... "Currently all disputed areas are inside the Kurdistan region or protected by the region's forces," Yawar said. "It is not possible that the Iraqi government return and fill these huge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535197/kurdish-troops-seize-and-then-defend-iraqs-fourth-biggest-oil-field
  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Kurds seize Kirkuk after Iraqi army flees as Sunni militants advance on Baghdad

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 05:15pm by AFP

    ... their prize A major offensive by jihadists is allowing Iraqi Kurds to take control of disputed territory that Baghdad has long opposed them adding to their autonomous northern region. With federal ... said the crisis may mean the Kurds "could end up gaining further control over territory disputed with Baghdad by bolstering its security forces around places such as Kirkuk and Tuz ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530875/kurdish-forces-full-control-oil-city-kirkuk-after-iraq-army-flees
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Everything changes for Kurds as they occupy vacuum left by Iraqi forces fleeing jihadists

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

    ... mountainous provinces, under a settlement that awards them a fixed 17 per cent of Iraq’s total oil wealth. But disputes remained  over the authority to issue oil exploration rights, and over the  ... as peshmerga – or “those who confront death” – have effectively resolved the main disputes in the Kurds’ favour. “All these areas are going to be incorporated into the region,” said Jabbar Yawar, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1533102/everything-changes-kurds-they-occupy-vacuum-left-iraqi-forces-fleeing
  6. News - World - IRAQ

    US trial begins for Blackwater guards involved in death of 14 Iraqis in 2007

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 09:18pm by AP

    ... wanted the guards tried in a local court, were outraged. "The core disputed issue in this prosecution is self-defence- whether the defendants believed that deadly force was necessary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1529413/us-trial-begins-blackwater-guards-involved-death-14-iraqis-2007
  7. 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

    ... controls a nation-size area of land is relatively unknown and enigmatic. Much of what is known of Baghdadi's history is unconfirmed, while other information is disputed to such a degree ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1532606/isil-chief-abu-bakr-al-baghdadi-invisible-sheikh-whos-top-dog-jihad
  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Suicide truck bomb kills 9 as Iraq unrest spikes

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... Saddam and install a stable, democratic ally in the Middle East but instead unleashed brutal violence and endless political disputes. The attacker detonated the tanker truck at a police ... security, but are not yet fully able to protect the country’s borders, airspace and maritime territory. Figures compiled by AFP and based on reports from security and medical officials, meanwhile, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1204782/suicide-bomber-kills-7-police-hq-iraqs-tikrit
  9. News - World - IRAQ

    US sends Hellfire missiles to help Iraqi forces in battle against al-Qaeda

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 10:50am by Associated Press in Baghdad

    ... toppling in the 2003 US-led invasion. Iraq’s current Shiite-led Iraqi government, which has strengthened ties with Tehran, considers their presence in the country illegal. A disputed September ... Baghdad denies involvement, with officials saying an internal dispute was to blame. Meanwhile, a bomb attached to a bus killed three civilians and wounded six in the southern Baghdad neighbourhood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1390786/us-sends-hellfire-missiles-help-iraqi-forces-battle-against-al-qaeda
  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Six killed in Iraq violence

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 07:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... And the body of a local council member who was kidnapped the day before was found south of Kirkuk, a disputed northern city. He was shot in the head and his body bore signs of torture. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1297562/six-killed-iraq-violence

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