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Baghdad Police Find 15 Dead in Bloody Start to Muslim Holiday

Baghdad police find 15 dead in bloody start to Muslim holiday

Fears have been growing of a relapse to the dark days of sectarian civil war which peaked in 2006-2007 since Sunni militants seized large swathes of the north last month, building on gains by comrades made in the west of Iraq. Iraq's U.S.-trained ... Reuters Africa, 1 hour ago
Kuwait Times

Iraq Militants Blow Up Shiite Shrine

MOSUL -- Sunni militants from the Islamic State group that controls large parts of Iraq have blown up a Shiite shrine in the city of Mosul, an official and witnesses said Saturday. The militants destroyed the Nabi Shiyt (Prophet Seth) shrine in ...
 AINA1 day ago Maliki loses credibility as Sahwa withers Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption  Kuwait Times2 days ago Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption  Sify3 days ago In Iraq, Sunni tribal militias undermined by corruption, left vulnerable to extremists  FOXNews.com3 days ago

Militias that fought U.S. now lead charge against Sunni militants

By , BAGHDAD — Iranian-trained Shiite militias that accounted for a significant portion of U.S. combat deaths during the Iraq war are now at the leading edge of the Shiite-led Iraqi government's battle to repel the Sunni militants who ...
 Washington Post1 week ago Militias that fought U.S. lead fight against Sunni militants  Washington Post1 week ago In Iraq, Former Militia Program Eyed for New Fight  NDTV1 month ago Iran opposes US action in Iraq  Asian Age1 month ago

Iraq militants capture another town

Baghdad: Sunni militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province, the fourth to fall in two days, officials said Sunday, in what is shaping up to be a major offensive in one of Iraq's most restive regions. The officials said the militants ...
 Sify1 month ago Iraq requests military aid from Russia to hold off ISIS jihadists  Nine MSN4 days ago Iraq militia parades as insurgents seize crossing  Himalayan times1 month ago
Boston Globe

As Iraq's government tries to rally, Islamic State consolidates grip

BAGHDAD — Trying to piece together a new government to confront a Sunni militant offensive and growing internal strains, Iraqi leaders on Thursday selected a well-regarded Kurdish politician to be the country's new president. Although the post is ...
 Boston Globe2 days ago

Sabbagh supporters seek his release, warn against persecuting Sunnis

TRIPOLI, Lebanon: Tripoli was on edge for a second day Monday following the arrest of a top militia leader and the killing of a terror suspect linked to the firing of rockets into Israel, security sources told The Daily Star. Tensions ran high in ...
 Lebanon Daily Star6 days ago
Chicago Tribune

Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces

_ He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the long American-led occupation. Now he is ready to take up arms against the Iraqi government that he once ...
 Chicago Tribune1 week ago

Heavy fighting rages over town north of Baghdad

Government forces and allied Sunni tribal fighters battled to dislodge militants from a small town north of Baghdad on Monday, while two car bombs in the capital killed at least seven people, officials said. The clashes in Duluiyah are part of the Islamic ...
 Sify1 week ago Iraq militants launch fresh raid on oil refinery  Deccan Herald1 month 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
Business Insider

Iranian commanders on front line of Iraq's fight

A powerful Iranian general has emerged as the chief tactician in Iraq's fight against Sunni militants, working on the front lines alongside 120 advisers from his country's Revolutionary Guard to direct Shiite militiamen and government forces in the smallest ...
 Sify1 week ago Top Iranian Commanders Are On The Front Lines Of Fighting In Iraq  Business Insider2 days 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 ...
 Outlook2 weeks ago Iraq Forces Executed 250 Sunni Prisoners: Human Rights Watch  NDTV2 weeks ago
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