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9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

No specific threat to homeland posed by ISIS,U.S. says

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand guard on the Jalawla front line in northeastern district of Baquba near the city of Khanaqin August 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Iraq, World News, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Nation

Iraqi aircraft strike militants near besieged town

KIRKUK, Iraq : Iraqi aircraft carried out strikes targeting militants in the Amerli area on Friday as security forces ready a major assault to break through to the besieged Shiite Turkmen town, officers said.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News

CNN

Report: ISIS waterboarded captives

At least four ISIS hostages in Syria were waterboarded during their captivity, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the treatment of the abducted Westerners.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Air Force

Gateway Pundit

Baby Boy Is Only Survivor of ISIS Bomb Attack

Two year-old Hassan is the last remaining member of his immediate family. ISIS murdered the boys parents and siblings in a suicide bomb attack in Kirkuk province.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US News, Conservative Political News

Deutsche Welle

A new NATO for an anxious age

In a guest piece for DW, Tate Nurkin of IHS Jane's Defence, says NATO face huge tasks at its Wales summit.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Iraq, Middle East, Afghanistan,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Daily Star

Iraqi forces retake villages on way to besieged town

KIRKUK: Iraqi security forces backed by volunteer militiamen Thursday retook several villages located on the way to the town of Amerli, which jihadists have besieged for months, officers said.

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Russia Taday

a Carrots and sticks: New Iraq crisis is part of US agenda to target Syria and Iran

By hook or by crook or by carrots or sticks, the US and its NATO and regional allies will not stop targeting Syria and Iran until they vanquish both.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Syria, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Israel, Opinion

The Daily Star

ISIS burn 3 Iraq oil wells as Kurds attack

Kurdish Iraqi peshmerga forces deploy their troops and armored vehicles on the outskirts of the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk, Iraq June 12, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Express India

US condemns terrorist attacks in Iraq

Summary The US has condemned the terrorist strikes in Iraq, which it said are meant to sow fear and division among the Iraqi people.

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The Daily Star

Iraq forces mass to break siege of Turkmen town

Iraqi Shiite volunteers from the University of Basra that have joined government forces to fight Sunni jihadists from ISIS take part in a graduation ceremony in Basra August 23, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheDenverChannel

American woman is being held hostage in Syria

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Related Topix: Lincoln, WA, Iraq, World News, Middle East,

The Daily Star

Iran gave weapons to Iraq's Kurds: Barzani

People gather near a damaged road surface at the site of a car bomb attack in the New Baghdad neighbourhood August 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Iraq,

Groong

CV Church presents 'History of Iraqi Armenian Churches' on Sunday 9/7/14

Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley-Education Committee 6252 Honolulu Ave. Lacrescenta, CA.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, La-Crescenta, CA,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CNN

ISIS Achilles' heel is defending what it has won

Displaced Iraqis receive clothes from a charity at a refugee camp near Feeshkhabour, Iraq, on Tuesday, August 19. They have been fleeing from the militant group ISIS, which has taken over large swaths of northern and western Iraq as it seeks to create an Islamic caliphate that stretches from Syria to Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Metal, Isis, US Military, US Air Force

Voice of America

Iraq's Abadi Hopeful on New Government; Suicide Bomber Kills Nine

Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi said on Monday he was optimistic about forming a new government soon with a "clear vision," but fresh bomb attacks in Baghdad and other cities underlined the country's deepening sectarian conflict.

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WESH-TV

Syria ready to work with U.N. to fight terror

The Syrian regime says it's ready to accept support from the United States and others working under the U.N. umbrella to fight "terrorists."

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The Daily Star

Bombings shut down telecoms operator Zain Iraq's network in Kirkuk

Members of Kurdish security forces stand during an intensive security deployment in southern Kirkuk, August 23, 2014.

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Al Bawaba

Baghdad suicide bomber kills at least 12 in Shiite mosque

Iraqis inspect the damage at an husseiniya, a Shiite place of worship, after a suicide bomber attacked worshipers during prayers on August 25, 2014.

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AlertNet

Car bomb in Shi'ite area of Baghdad kills seven-police

Firefighters spray water at the scene of a car bomb attack in Kirkuk, Iraq, August 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Switched

Counterterrorism Experts: U.S. Partnership With Assad May Be Necessary To Take Out ISIS

Two former top military and counterterrorism officials said on Sunday that the United States should be prepared to start working with the very dictator that the Obama administration said must leave office because of the humanitarian atrocities he has committed.

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