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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 07:54 am
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