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1 hr ago | Nerve News

Indian Muslim youth being drawn into Iraqi conflict

Hundreds of Indian Muslim youth, mostly from poor and vulnerable backgrounds, are lining up for visas at the embassies of some of the Gulf and Middle East nations with the aim of joining the 'jehad' in Iraq, according to diplomatic sources.

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Migrants who travel to Britain from outside Europe for NHS treatment will be charged 150 percent of the cost in a new crackdown on welfare tourism to be unveiled by ministers today.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Hindustan Times

Spotlight on Kerala nurses What prompts them to leave India

On Kottayam's streets, the coconut palms are in shock, not a gust of wind moves their leaves.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Nation

Can Islam and Buddhism coexist peacefully in SE Asia?

In India new Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in a religious ceremony before taking office; in Indonesia Islamist parties supported presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto, a general with tainted human rights record; in Ukraine Jews are fleeing resurgent anti-Semitism; in Britain Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that the UK is a ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Seattle Times

Expansion of ‘secret’ CIA post suggests closer U.S.-Kurd ties

A supposedly secret but locally well-known CIA station on the outskirts of Irbil's airport is undergoing rapid expansion as the United States considers its options in Iraq, where Sunni militants have seized control in many regions.

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Rediff.com

Alarming case of Indians joining ISIS war in Iraq

Intelligence Bureau warns that the movement of Saudi Wahabi preachers in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, if left unchecked, will lead to more Indians being brainwashed and eventually joining ISIS founder Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's militia.

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The Globe and Mail

No Arab democracy without Arab democrats

The sentencing of Egyptian-born Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy to seven years in prison by a court in Cairo is but one sad and alarming result of the collapse of the so-called "Arab Spring."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

'On the Road to Samarra...' NY Times

From this point on boundaries are constantly shifting, with the Iraqi government's control extending only a little beyond the side of the road, and sometimes not even there.

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AlertNet

INSIGHT-Bruised Iraqi army leans on Shi'ite militias, volunteers

Volunteers, who have joined the Iraqi army to fight against militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant , stand at attention as they gather in Baghdad July 8, 2014 REUTERS/Ahmed Saad BAGHDAD, July 10 - The Iraqi soldier says he abandoned the army last week in despair.

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Times of Oman

A job well done indeed

In what can be termed as a diplomatic coup, the Indian government has secured the release of all 46 nurses from the clutches, albeit benign, of the ISIS fighters in Iraq.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KAUZ

Oil on 2-week slide even with Mideast turmoil

Investigators have identified a juvenile as a suspect for intentionally starting a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near San Diego in May. Investigators who spent weeks examining photos and tips from the public have identified a juvenile as a suspect for intentionally starting the most destructive of nearly a dozen wildfires that ripped ... (more)

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News Max

Chuck Hagel: Iraq Extremists Are 'Imminent' Threat to US

Sunni Muslim extremists on a land-grab and terror rampage in Iraq are an "imminent" threat to the United States and "every stabilized country on earth," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warns.

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Tehran Times

U.S. has requested cooperation with Iran over Iraq: official

TEHRAN Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Washington has sent many massages to Iran over the past three weeks, requesting that Tehran cooperate with the U.S. on the Iraqi crisis.

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News Max

US Embassy Adviser: Iraq's Maliki Increasingly Dictatorial

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is "increasingly dictatorial" and the United States made a mistake by supporting his second term, Ali Khedery, the senior advisor at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, told Newsmax TV Wednesday.

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Canada.com

Pentagon says armed drones now flying over Baghdad to protect US troops and civilians

The U.S. has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect U.S. troops that recently arrived to assess Iraq's deteriorating security, the Pentagon said.

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The Raw Story

Iraqis feel betrayed by bickering leaders amid raging Sunni Islamist insurgency

Iraq may be fracturing along sectarian and ethnic lines, but its people are uniting in anger and disbelief at protracted political haggling over government posts amid a raging Sunni Islamist insurgency.

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South Wales Argus

First person feature Edward Hayes of Beechwood, Newport

The Newport gardener, Eddie Hayes, who recently found fame through a 26ft flower tower in his garden, speaks to Laura Lea about a whole life of innovative projects and a do-it-yourself attitude.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

25 Iraq evacuees return to West Bengal

Kolkata: After suffering from terror, non-payment and starvation for several months, a group 25 people of West Bengal have returned to their home state from strife-torn Iraq via New Delhi.

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Forbes.com

3 Entrepreneurs Capitalizing on the World's Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Market

ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Western Star

Deer Lake native working in the oil industry in Iraq

The Deer Lake native said he's always looking for "something different," and that adventuresome spirit led him to getting his pilot's licence and travelling to other parts of the world.

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