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  1. Is secularism the answer to Iraq's woes?Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Al Bawaba

    Christians gather for a church service in Iraq. While in previous years Iraq's diverse ethnic and religious groups largely coexisted, recent conflicts have worked to divide Iraqis along stark sectarian lines.

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  2. Iraqis, Afghans who served U.S. troops wait to come hereRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    He knew when two men showed up at his front door to threaten him in 2006 that his family would continue living in danger because of the three years he spent as an interpreter for U.S. forces in Iraq, including some of the most violent years of the war. " said to my parents and my family that we know your son was in the U.S. forces so when we catch him we will kill him," Frodo said.

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  3. Bombings kill 19 people around BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

    A series of attacks, mainly car bombs, in Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens Saturday, authorities said. Police officials said the deadliest attack occurred Saturday night when a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in Baghdad's western neighborhood of Amil, killing nine people and wounding 24 others.

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  4. Syrian dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    FOR SOME time now two major Muslim forces have been fighting for control over the Fertile Crescent. On the one hand, the radical Sunni ISIS wants to set up an Islamic Caliphate in Iraq, Syria and beyond; on the other, Shi'ite Iran aims to establish a "Shi'ite Crescent" in much the same space that would include a Shi'ite regime in Baghdad, a pseudo-Shi'ite Alawite regime in Damascus and the Shi'ite militia Hezbollah ever more prominent in Lebanon.

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  5. Dynamics of terrorism and violence in Arab regionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    By Shafiq Zafer Al Ghabra The belief that the Islamic State is going to disappear or its members are going to invade the Gulf is an exaggeration. The speech given by the US Defence Ministry in Kuwait some days ago is also a contribution to this overstated propaganda.

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  6. I Hate The WarRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Common Ills

    Oh, my goodness! Oh, my gosh! Women and children sold as sex slaves in Falluja! ARA News reports ! Or 'reports' the laughable Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights says is happening. Is it happening? That Ministry is a propaganda ministry existing in a climate in which Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi repeatedly laments in public that the Iraqi government is losing the propaganda war to the Islamic State.

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  7. What makes America greatRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Is America really that great? Or is the United States just like any other nation? Outsiders tend to be the best judge of character, and Nick Adams, a best-selling Australian author and political commentator, gives an outsider's view of the USA. On Fox News today for Independence Day , they are asking people "what makes America great? Or, "why are you proud to be an American?" Typical answers are "opportunity to succeed" or "freedom of speech" but they are missing the most fundamental point of what set America apart which is far more profound.

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  8. Travel: Expanding Kurdistan horizonsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Yes, Islamic State is only40 km. from the city, but as one local put it, "they might as well be on the other side of the world" thanks to "a wall of Peshmerga soldiers."

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  9. Iraqi military say they've destroyed Islamic State campRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iraq's Air Force carried out air strikes, destroying an Islamic State based near Kerbala, south of Baghdad --- the Defense Ministry said. Rough Cut ROUGH CUT Iraq said on Saturday that its army aviation force have destroyed a camp south of the capital Baghdad used by the militants of the Islamic State to carry out attacks against the holy Shi'ite city of Kerbala and the capital Baghdad.

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  10. Kurdistan needs help to preserve its Jewish heritageRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    A blue tin with Hebrew letters and a candle stood inside the ruins of a synagogue in the centuries-old town of Al Qosh. It told me that Jews return to Iraq to remember their dead, and their heritage of over 3,000 years.

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  11. Bombings kill 19 people in and around BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | India.com

    A series of attacks, mainly car bombs, in Iraq killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens, authorities said. Police officials said the deadliest attack occurred Saturday night when a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in Baghdad's western neighborhood of Amil, killing nine people and wounding 24 others.

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  12. Partick Buchanan: Europe's real existential crisisRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    However the Greek crisis ends, whether with Athens leaving the eurozone, or submitting and accepting austerity at the dictates of its creditors, the European Union appears headed for an existential crisis. Greece borrowed and spent beyond its means, like New York City in the '70s, and Detroit, Illinois, and Puerto Rico today.

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  13. Al-Qaida and Islamic State target AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The civil war in Syria has clearly been the main trigger for the changes in the Australian jihadist arena since 2012. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his wife Margie place flowers at the makeshift memorial for the hostage victims of the Sydney cafe siege.

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  14. Sat-dayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Saudi Press Agency

    BAGHDAD, Ramadan 18, 1436, Jul 5, 2015, SPA -- Iraqi authorities say bombings targeting public places have killed 15 people in and around Baghdad.

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  15. SAS wage secret warn against ISIS in Syria as forces step up attack operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Small units of SAS soldiers were ghosted into position weeks ago to back up comrades secretly battling ISIS thugs trying to spread their evil reign Crack British special forces have stepped up operations inside war-torn Syria to prepare for UK airstrikes against Islamic State fanatics. Small units of SAS soldiers were ghosted into position weeks ago to back up comrades secretly battling ISIS thugs trying to spread their evil reign.

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  16. Stories of those who servedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. Saturday, the United States of America celebrates its official birthday.

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  17. I was a fallible patriot: I served during Iraq, and so wanted to believe and strike firstRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salon

    Twelve years ago I supervised the launch of four U.S. Air Force tankers into the late afternoon sky from a base 30 miles north of Cambridge, England. Then night came, and somewhere in that darkness, thousands of miles away, our tankers refueled the bombers that would push into Iraqi airspace and drop their bellies full of explosives across Mesopotamia.

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  18. America's July 4 military nightmare: With our recent history,...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Salon

    At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Private First Class Harold B. Smith had just sixteen more minutes of the Korean War to survive before the cease-fire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. You can imagine this twenty-one-year old marine from Illinois, out on combat patrol that evening, looking at his watch. Smith didn't have to be in Korea.

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  19. Mccain warns of growing IS presence in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    Senator John McCain warns that foreign fighters ''attracted to the ISIS banner'' are arriving in Afghanistan, urges the U.S. to scale back plans to leave. Deborah Gembara reports With the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan lower than it has been in a decade, some worry the country could fall into the hands of Islamic State fighters.

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  20. The former SAS soldier whose experiences in Iraq turned him into an anti-war campaignerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Soldier Ben Griffin lifts the lid on the brutal scenes in Iraq that led to him going home on leave one day - and never going back A decorated Welsh former SAS soldier has told of how he walked out of the armed forces - and now campaigns for peace. Ben Griffin said he quit the Army after dragging Iraqi civilians from their beds while on operations in the Gulf, where he felt British soldiers were being used as "secret police".

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