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Ancient Christian population of Mosul flees Islamic State

Jul 20, 2014

Ancient Christian population of Mosul flees Islamic State

among the country's most mixed. Waves of attacks on Christians since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein eroded its once sizeable
Iraqi president Talabani returns home from Germany

Jul 20, 2014

Iraqi president Talabani returns home from Germany

former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's government. Founder and secretary general of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, a main Kurdish political party in
Convert to islam, pay religious tax or die ISIS tells Christians in Iraq

Jul 19, 2014

Convert to islam, pay religious tax or die ISIS tells Christians in Iraq

topple Saddam Hussein have seen those numbers collapse.The resident of Mosul who saw the Islamic State announcement estimated the city's Christian
Convert, pay tax, or die, Islamic State warns Christians

Jul 19, 2014

Convert, pay tax, or die, Islamic State warns Christians

.S.-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein have seen those numbers collapse.The resident of Mosul who saw the Islamic State announcement estimated the city
Iraq Sunni insurgency seeks end to Shi'te political domination

Jul 17, 2014

Iraq Sunni insurgency seeks end to Shi'te political domination

, imprisonment and disappearance of thousands of Sunnis.Ex-army officers and loyalists of executed former dictator Saddam Hussein's Baath party went as far as
Iraq names moderate Sunni parliament speaker in move to break political deadlock

Jul 16, 2014

Iraq names moderate Sunni parliament speaker in move to break political deadlock

Minister Nuri al-Maliki.Iraq's army and allied Shi'ite militia launched an assault to retake the executed former dictator Saddam Hussein's home city Tikrit
Iraqi slaughter swells crowded Shi'ite cemetery

Jul 15, 2014

Iraqi slaughter swells crowded Shi'ite cemetery

Mohammad Sadr, killed four years before the 2003 U.S. invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.Saddam's overthrow ended decades of state suppression of Iraq
Bodies found north of Baghdad as Sunni insurgents turn on each other

Jul 15, 2014

Bodies found north of Baghdad as Sunni insurgents turn on each other

intensification of infighting between the Islamic State and other Sunni groups, such as supporters of former dictator Saddam Hussein, which rallied behind the al
Iraq headed for chaos unless politicians unite, U.N. says

Jul 12, 2014

Iraq headed for chaos unless politicians unite, U.N. says

.Under a system created after the removal of Saddam Hussein in 2003, the prime minister has always been a member of the Shi'ite majority, the speaker of
Endless wait for kin of two Bengal workers abducted in Iraq

Jul 12, 2014

Endless wait for kin of two Bengal workers abducted in Iraq

vicinity of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's home, in Awja village to the west of the Tigris river."He told me he was working near Hussein's home