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ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

Jul 25, 2014

ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

The emergence of the al Qaeda offshoot, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has so far allowed President Bashar al-Assad to present himself to the world as a bulwark against Sunni Islamist radicals #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #ConnectTheDots #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS
Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

Jul 25, 2014

Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

The Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), took over large swathes of the country last month and has begun imposing its extreme Salafist interpretation of Islam. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS
Iraq Govt suggests India should ask captors to release Indians as Ramzan gift

Jul 24, 2014

Iraq Govt suggests India should ask captors to release Indians as Ramzan gift

With 41 Indians languishing in captivity in Iraq for the last 45 days, government todaysuggested that Parliament should issue an appeal to the captors to release them as a "Ramzan gift" before Eid next week. #India #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Iraq #Ramzan #Ministry of External Affairs
Iraq crisis India rescues 58 more nurses through land route

Jul 24, 2014

Iraq crisis India rescues 58 more nurses through land route

India has rescued 58 more Indian nurses from violence-hit Iraq in an "extremely difficult" operation, days after rescuing 46 Indian nurses who were in the control of the Sunni jihadists in Tikrit. #World #NewsTracker #Iraq #Ministry of External Affairs #Tikrit #Mosul
Did US jump the gun in blaming Russia for downing of MH17?

Jul 23, 2014

Did US jump the gun in blaming Russia for downing of MH17?

Has the US-led western community once again jumped the gun and shot off its mouth before having clinching evidence of Russias alleged involvement in downing of MH17? #Barack Obama #Russia #ConnectTheDots #USA #Vladimir Putin #Iraq War #Ukraine #Weapon of mass destruction #Malaysia Airlines #MH17 #Buk missile #Downing of MH17 #Buk missiles

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Did US jump the gun in blaming Russia for downing of MH17?

Jul 24, 2014

60 dead in Iraq after attack on prisoner convoy

BAGHDAD — Gunmen attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad on Thursday, setting off a gunbattle with troops in which scores of prisoners and eight soldiers were killed, brutally underscoring Iraq’s instability as lawmakers convened to elect a new p... #Iraq #Baghdad
Did US jump the gun in blaming Russia for downing of MH17?

Jul 24, 2014

ISIS militants order female genital mutilation in northern Iraq: U.N.

Terrorists have ordered all girls and women living in and around Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said on Thursday... #Iraq #United Nations #Mosul
Did US jump the gun in blaming Russia for downing of MH17?

Jul 25, 2014

In Iraq, Sunni tribal militias undermined by corruption, left vulnerable to extremists

Wisam al-Hardan's cellphone rang late into the night... #Iraq #Baghdad
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