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IRAQI government forces and associated militias have executed at least 255 Sunni prisoners in the past month, according to a report by Human Rights Watch.
An image from a video on a militant website purportedly shows Abu Bakr Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State insurgents, speaking at a mosque in Mosul, Iraq, telling Sunni Muslims to join what he called a battle to restore Islam's lost glory.
Baghdad: As Iraq's deadlocked Parliament was again unable to reach a deal to name a new speaker Sunday, Sunni militants carried out a raid near Baghdad, the Iraqi capital - a symbolically significant attack signalling their intent to move closer to the city.
'THIS is the fate of any prostitution' reads a message scrawled on the wall of one of two brothels raided by gunmen in Baghdad overnight, leaving 29 dead - mostly women.
At least 29 people have been shot dead in the Iraqi capital Baghdad in a building that police believe was being used as a brothel.
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.
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.
Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.
Militants overran the Shiite-majority towns of Al-Tawakul and Al-Zarkush in the province, displacing local residents.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 01:58 am
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