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Islamic State killed 220 people, say witnesses, as mass graves discovered
Canberra Times

Islamic State fighters vow safe passage, then execute 220 Iraq...

BAGHDAD Islamic State militants executed at least 220 Iraqis in retaliation against a tribe's opposition to their takeover of territory west of Baghdad, security sources and witnesses said. Two mass graves were discovered on Thursday containing ... Japan Times, 13 hours ago

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Muslim News

Iraq: IS terrorists kills 30 Sunni tribesmen

BAGHDAD, (Xinhua): The Islamic State (IS) militant group executed more than 30 tribesmen in western Iraq on Wednesday, as government forces continue their offensive against the extremist militants across the country, security sources said. The ...
 Muslim News1 day ago 255 Iraqi tribesmen and police killed by IS  Nigeria Punch12 hours ago 255 tribesmen, police personnel killed by IS in Iraq  Siasat Daily16 hours ago Update: 255 tribesmen and police killed by IS militants in Iraq hours ago

ISIS frees 25 kidnapped Kurdish kids from Kobani

ISIS militants line up, shoot dead 30 Sunni men in Iraq town; U.S. strikes ISIS command node in Kobani; Masked men burn two Saudi consulate cars in Egypt; U.S. air-drops supplies to Iraqi tribe that lost village to ISIS. SUBSCRIBE TO HAARETZ See ...
 Haaretz1 day ago Iraq: Fearing uprising, Islamic State militants hunt ex-police  Indian Express14 hours ago Iraq officials: ISIS militants line up, kill 30 men  Lebanon Daily Star1 day ago Iraq officials: Islamic State group kills 30 men  Miami Herald1 day ago

Amnesty: Iraqi Shiites retaliating against Sunnis

Iraq's Shiite militias have abducted and killed "scores" of Sunni civilians in retaliation for the onslaught by the Sunni militant Islamic State group, Amnesty International said Tuesday, claiming that the attacks are supported by the Shiite-led government in ...
 Sify2 weeks ago IRAQ: Sunni and Shiite Unrest  Council On Foreign Relations7 hours ago IRAQ: Shiites  Council On Foreign Relations7 hours ago
Lebanon Daily Star

Iraqi military forces retake town seized by Islamic State in July

BAGHDAD — Iraqi soldiers backed by Shiite militias retook control Sunday of a Sunni town previously seized by militants, a rare victory for Iraqi security forces that have been battling to regain areas lost to the Islamic State group. A ...
 San Francisco Chronicle4 days ago Iraqi forces regain control of Sunni town  Lebanon Daily Star4 days ago
Helsinki Times

Iraq's victory over militants in Sunni town underlines challenges government faces

By , JURF AL-SAKHAR, Iraq — Iraq renamed this town on the banks of the Euphrates this week to reflect the triumph of its security forces here against Islamic State militants, who were driven out last week. Jurf al-Sakhar, or rocky bank, ...
 Washington Post2 days ago

For Iraq's Sunnis, Sectarian Militias Pose an Extra Threat

The traffic on the road to Tuz Khurmato, a town about an hour south of Kirkuk, was light on a recent morning when we set out to meet senior officials from the Kurdish security forces, the pesh merga. Their fortified bases, lean-tos flying various ...
 Human Rights Watch2 days ago Fighting IS, militias threaten Iraq's stability  Qatar Peninsula5 days ago

Absolute impunity: Militia rule in Iraq

In recent months, Shia militias have been abducting and killing Sunni civilian men in Baghdad and around the country. These militias, often armed and backed by the government of Iraq, continue to operate with varying degrees of cooperation from ... days ago Iraq govt exacting revenge on IS by helping Shia militias kill Sunni civilians?  ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago Revenge on IS? Iraqi Shia militias killing Sunni civilians in cold blood, says Amnesty  Zee News2 weeks ago Revenge for ISIS killings? Iraqi Shia militias murdering Sunni civilians in cold blood, says Amnesty  Zee News2 weeks ago
Times of India

Unlikely allies: US, Iran

Baghdad, Sept. 1: With American bombs raining down from the sky, Shia militia fighters aligned with Iran battled Sunni extremists over the weekend, punching through their defences to break the weeks-long siege of Amerli, a cluster of farming villages whose ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago US and Iran are unlikely allies in battle for Iraqi town  Times of India1 month ago US and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle  NDTV1 month ago

Jihadists’ moniker is problematic for many

Propaganda has been one of the core strategies of the Sunni militant group in Syria and Iraq that today calls itself the Islamic State and its name is very much a part of that. In July, the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announced its rebranding. He ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
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