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At least 33 people, including 29 women, have been killed in an attack by gunman against a housing complex in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police says, Press TV reported.
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Nusra leader Abu Muhammad Al Jolani, who rarely appears in public, on Friday wished his militants the "glad tidings" of an Islamic Emirate that aims at implementing Sharia, a strict Islamic law, the Aleppo Media Center said.
9 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.
12 hrs ago | The Indian Express
Militants overran the Shiite-majority towns of Al-Tawakul and Al-Zarkush in the province, displacing local residents.
16 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
Iraqi officials are airlifting some 4,000 volunteers to an embattled city west of Baghdad to help bolster government forces locked in a running battle with Sunni militants there, authorities said Saturday.
Followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attend open-air Friday prayers in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, July 11, 2014.
To the villagers who fled, Zowiya is now a graveyard for all they've ever known.
The Afghan Taliban have urged Muslims to avoid extremism and remain united, a message apparently aimed at the Islamic State , which recently declared an Islamic caliphate in territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.
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The Iraqi soldier says he abandoned the army last week in despair. And while he still plans to fight he will not rejoin the unit he deserted in the western city of Ramadi.
Ali Hassan's body is broken, courtesy of a sniper who blew holes in the soldier's left leg and left hand.
"Terrorist groups have seized control of nuclear material at the sites that came out of the control of the state," says a Tuesday letter from the Iraqi ambassador to the U.N., who explained that it "can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction."
Iraqi Kurdish protesters deploy a giant flag of their autonomous Kurdistan region during a demonstration July 3 to claim for its independence outside the Kurdistan parliament building in Arbil, in northern Iraq.
Interviews with an Iraqi politician who'd been briefed on details of the siege and accounts from residents who live near the refinery indicate that the Islamic State's fighters and their tribal allies now control virtually all of the 300-acre refinery at Baiji, with the exception of the compound, which contains the facility's main switches and ... (more)
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 08:35 pm
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