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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    With new US planes slow to arrive, Iraq seeks remnants of Saddam's air force to bomb ISIL

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 05:20pm by WASHINGTON POST

    ... in the country during they Gulf war, Iraqi officials say. Iran argued that they amounted to reparations for the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. Despite the sensitivities, Iran now looks likely to return them, ... that were flown to Iran by fleeing Iraqi pilots during the 1991 Gulf war. If delivered, they would join second-hand fighters from Belarus and Russia to create a ragtag air force that Prime Minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542427/us-drones-fly-over-baghdad-iraq-battles-insurgents-control-tikrit
  2. News - World - IRAQ

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Amerli London-based Amnesty cites harrowing accounts from survivors of massacres, accusing the jihadists of ‘war crimes, including mass summary killings ... the jihadists of “war crimes, including mass summary killings and abductions”. “The massacres and abductions being carried out by the Islamic State provide harrowing new evidence that a wave of ethnic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583764/amnesty-accuses-systematic-ethnic-cleansing-iraq
  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Pope Francis backs use of force to protect Iraqi religious minorities

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

    ... 'stop'. I'm not saying 'bomb' or 'make war', just 'stop'. And the means that can be used to stop them must be evaluated." The pope also said he and his ... significant because the Vatican has vehemently opposed any military intervention in recent years. Pope Paul VI famously uttered the words, "War never again, never again war", at the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577013/pope-francis-backs-use-force-protect-iraqi-religious-minorities
  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

    ... Reuters in Washington US jets bombing US-made army kit 'feels like defeat' The grainy black-and-white footage shows a military vehicle, a small dark mass in the crosshairs 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581233/feels-defeat-us-air-force-bombs-us-made-army-kit-foil-islamic-state
  5. News - World - IRAQ

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

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 10:05am

    ... war. The Post said that it was believed that Sotloff was also among the group being held that included Foley. IS, also known as ISIL, considers Washington its arch enemy and has overrun large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1578297/us-attempted-rescue-islamic-state-hostages-syria
  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Maliki clings to power in Iraq, saying he’ll await court ruling on who’s PM

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... that can unite warring factions after eight years that drove Sunnis to revolt over what they say was Maliki's sectarian bias. Maliki has built up a network of commanders in the armed forces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1573686/maliki-clings-power-iraq-saying-hell-await-court-ruling-whos-pm
  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

    ... mission dimensions that we once were in, in Iraq," he added, referring to the eight-year war that cost more than 4,400 US lives and soured the American public on military involvement in Iraq. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572939/more-us-troops-sent-northern-iraq-only-temporary-aid-mission
  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Cathay Pacific says it has stopped flying over Iraqi airspace

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:44am by AFP, Lana Lam

    ... as well as war-torn Syria, he said. The US Federal Aviation Administration banned US civilian flights over Iraq just hours after US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in Iraq. Abu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570270/cathay-pacific-among-airlines-now-avoiding-iraqi-airspace
  9. News - World - IRAQ

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

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

    ... the United States to be dragged into fighting another war in Iraq. American combat troops will not be returning to fight in Iraq, because there’s no American military solution to the larger crisis ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1568982/obama-orders-targeted-air-strikes-humanitarian-aid-drops-iraq
  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Kurdish peshmerga militia fails to stop Islamic State's advance

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:24pm by MCT

    ... "No one is doing what Isis [the Islamic State] is doing," said Jessica Lewis, a research director at the Washington-based Institute for the Study of War. "Isis thins out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569518/kurdish-peshmerga-militia-fails-stop-islamic-states-advance

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