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What Islamic State's radical version of Islam is doing to Syria's Muslims
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What Islamic State's radical version of Islam is doing to Syria's Muslims

Options of either dying or accepting radical islam are now laid out in stark religious terms by Islamic State who are trying to carve out their own state in Syria and Iraq.

Iraq: Car bomb blasts kill 51 in Baghdad neighbourhoods
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Iraq: Car bomb blasts kill 51 in Baghdad neighbourhoods

A string of car bombs tore through busy shopping streets in several Baghdad neighbourhoods on Wednesday night.

Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas
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Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

That area in southern Lebanon is a stronghold of the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, which has battled Israel numerous times. However, past fire from Lebanon has been blamed on radical Palestinian factions in the area and Hezbollah has not been involved in the ongoing offensive.

Iraq's only antidote: Oust PM Maliki, form a federal state
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Iraq's only antidote: Oust PM Maliki, form a federal state

Iraq is at a delicate stage. Left on its own, it can fragment and breakdown into fiefdoms of anarchy and violence with spill-over effects.

Has the unrest in Iraq caused a bizarre shift in middle east relations?
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Has the unrest in Iraq caused a bizarre shift in middle east relations?

as Iraq's other immediate neighbors — Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Turkey — bolster their defenses, the new fighting threatens to unravel a byzantine balance of Mideast alliances and enmities that the United States long has sought to manage.

Syria bombs militants in Iraq, Kerry warns other nations to stay out
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Syria bombs militants in Iraq, Kerry warns other nations to stay out

Syrian warplanes bombed Sunni militants' positions in Iraq. John Kerry warned against the threat and said other nations should stay out.

India, Iraq to set up joint committee for evacuation of stranded Indians
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India, Iraq to set up joint committee for evacuation of stranded Indians

The MEA also said that India and Iraq would set up a Joint Committee, which would handle issues immigration issues and facilitate evacuation.

AD 632 to June 2014: Charting the Iraq crisis through history
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AD 632 to June 2014: Charting the Iraq crisis through history

Chaos in Iraq, a diverse nation that stands as a buffer zone between the mostly Sunni Mideast and mostly Shiite Iran, is troubling around the world.

Timeline: Tracking ISIS' onslaught in Iraq over the last two weeks
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Timeline: Tracking ISIS' onslaught in Iraq over the last two weeks

Here is a timeline of all the key events in the ongoing crisis in Iraq.

ISIL's second front: How the militant outfit is taking on social media
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ISIL's second front: How the militant outfit is taking on social media

As ISIL militants advanced on the ground, they also did so on microblogging site Twitter, where users posted a near-constant stream of updates and photos.

Iraq unrest: Will ISIS target India? Map shows group's chilling plan
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Iraq unrest: Will ISIS target India? Map shows group's chilling plan

The ISIS' brisk onslought in Iraq comes two years after the United States withdrew troops from Iraq and left the war-torn nation in the hands of a Shi'ite government led by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

Indians abducted in Iraq unharmed, remain govt's top priority: MEA
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Indians abducted in Iraq unharmed, remain govt's top priority: MEA

MEA spokesman also said that some Indian nationals are not in the conflict zones but there are issues with their documents, visa or contracts.

John Kerry arrives in Baghdad, holds talks with Iraqi PM
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John Kerry arrives in Baghdad, holds talks with Iraqi PM

Obama has offered to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq, but has so far not backed air strikes as requested by Baghdad.

Iraq: Sushma Swaraj to meet Indian envoys to discuss crisis
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Iraq: Sushma Swaraj to meet Indian envoys to discuss crisis

The militants, led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized the towns of Rawa and Ana after taking the Al-Qaim border crossing on Saturday

Iraq insurgency: Militants seize two more towns, kill 21
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Iraq insurgency: Militants seize two more towns, kill 21

The militants, led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seized the towns of Rawa and Ana after taking the Al-Qaim border crossing on Saturday, residents said.

Iraq: 21 killed by militants in two towns during two days of violence
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Iraq: 21 killed by militants in two towns during two days of violence

Militants killed 21 leaders in the western Iraq towns of Rawa and Ana during two days of violence, officers and doctors said.

Iraq's western desert falls to ISIL control, Baghdad under threat
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Iraq's western desert falls to ISIL control, Baghdad under threat

Sunni militants have blitzed through the desert of western Iraq, capturing four towns and three border crossings.

Shiite cleric calls on Iraqis to defend country
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Shiite cleric calls on 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 UN official expressed "extreme alarm" at reprisal killings in the offensive, citing reports of hundreds of dead and wounded.

Baghdad: 19 killed in bombings across the city
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Baghdad: 19 killed in bombings across the city

A wave of car bombings in mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad killed 19 people on Tuesday

Beirut suburb on high alert after wave of bombings
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Beirut suburb on high alert after wave of bombings

The once-bustling Shiite suburb's streets are quiet and its residents on high alert after a series of six blasts, the first of which was in July, killed at least 57 people.