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IS 'cancer' must go: Obama
Bangladesh Daily Star

IS publicizes video footage on beheading of U.S. reporter

Islamic State, the Sunni Muslim militia, on Tuesday publicized on the Internet video images in which a U.S. reporter is being beheaded. The move has been taken by IS as retaliation for the U.S. military's airstrikes on Saturday and Sunday on ..., 1 day ago
US reveals failed bid to rescue hostages Yahoo! News, 13 hours ago
Stars and Stripes

Iraqi forces advance towards Tikrit

Iraqi forces Tuesday launched a major offensive to recapture the militant-seized city of Tikrit, the capital of the Sunni-dominant province of Salahudin, a security official said. Dozens of military vehicles, backed by tanks, armoured vehicles ...
 NewKerala.com2 days ago 20 IS militants killed in Iraq clashes  ProKerala.com7 hours ago Iraqi forces halt operation to retake Tikrit from insurgent militants days ago 1st LD: Iraqi forces fight to retake Tikrit from insurgent militants days ago

'US intervention in Iraq will only benefit ISIS militants'

The situation in Iraq is worsening every day. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a Sunni militant outfit, is on a rampage capturing one city after another and fighting pitched battles with US-trained government forces and Iran-backed armed Shia militias to secure major oil fields and strategic towns. The ISIS wants to establish an Islamic caliphate across Iraq and Syria. Experts believe peace is unlikely to return anytime soon in the conflict-hit country. In this backdrop Iraq has sought the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Yazidi 'King Peacock' Militia 'Kills 22 Isis Militants in Sinjar'  Yahoo! Singapore13 hours ago US bombs militants in Iraq as crisis worsens  Sify1 week ago

Iraq army, Shiite militias 'extrajudicially executed' Sunni detainees

Evidence is emerging of reprisal killings of 50 Sunni detainees in the custody of Iraqi forces and Shiite militias as retaliation for militant takeover of parts of Iraq in the last three weeks, said Amnesty International. Survivors and relatives ...
 Middle East Eye6 hours ago Militants blitz through Iraq's western desert  Sify1 month ago Militants seize more Iraq towns as US warns on spillover  Deccan Herald1 month ago Iraqi forces battle Sunni militants in northern Iraq  Prokerala2 months ago

Shiite cleric urges Iraqis to defend country

Iraq's Shiite clerical leadership Friday called on all Iraqis to defend their country from Sunni militants who have seized large swaths of territory, and a U.N. official expressed "extreme alarm" at reprisal killings in the offensive, citing reports of ...
 Sify2 months ago Iraqi prime minister's focus is to defend Baghdad  Sify1 month ago Iraqi PM's focus, for now, is to defend Baghdad  Sify1 month ago Can Iraq's New Prime Minister Keep the Sunnis on Side?  Time1 day ago
Irish Times

Kurds retake key dam, Sunnis hit IS

BAGHDAD Iraqi Kurdish fighters backed by US warplanes retook the country's largest dam from IS militants on Sunday, as Sunni tribesmen and security forces fought the militants west of Baghdad. The recapture of Mosul dam marks the biggest prize ...
 Kashmir Observer3 days ago Kurds vow to play hardball on grievances in efforts to reach Iraqi political consensus  Irish Times2 days ago Obama ready for 'precise' military action in Iraq  Middle East Eye2 days ago Twitter quietly suspends ISIS accounts  CBC2 days ago

Key Events on Sunni Militants Surge in Iraq

A timeline of key events in Iraq as the Islamic State extremist group, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, started to grab land in the Sunni heartland of western and northern Iraq. April 30 — Iraq holds its third ...
 ABC News3 days ago
Middle East Eye

Baghdad political rally blasts kill dozens ahead of polls

Twin bombings by a powerful Sunni militant group against a Shiite political rally in Baghdad killed 33 people and wounded more than 100 Friday as the country gears up for parliamentary elections next week. Reports also emerged early Saturday of a ...
 Middle East Eye1 day ago The guys who hold the key to stability in Baghdad  GlobalPost2 days ago Long flight from Sunni militants leads Iraqi Turkmens to Baghdad  Reuters India6 days ago Heavy fighting rages over town north of Baghdad  Sify1 month ago

Saddam`s allies moved his corpse, fearful Shi`ite militias would harm it: Tribal leader

Executed former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's Sunni tribal allies moved his body from a family plot eight months ago, fearful that Shi'ite militias would harm it, a tribal leader told Reuters on Wednesday. The caution paid off for Saddam's supporters and ...
 Zee News2 weeks ago Saddam's allies moved his corpse, fearful Shi'ite militias would harm it  First Post.com2 weeks ago

Iraqi Forces Executed 255 Sunni Prisoners: HRW

ity forces and allied Shiite militias executed at least 255 Sunni prisoners as... Iraq: Kurds Take Over Two Northern Oil Fields Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of... Russians Sing Praises of Crimea ...
 Outlook1 month ago Iraq Forces Executed 250 Sunni Prisoners: Human Rights Watch  NDTV1 month ago
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