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  1. Nova Scotia donates $50,000 to help Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Syrian refugees wait at a tent at Kawergost refugee camp in Irbil, 350 kilometres north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday. Around 34,000 Syrians, the vast majority of them Kurds, have fled the region over a five-day stretch and crossed the border to the self-ruled Kurdish region of northern Iraq.


  2. Muslim Activist Anjem Choudary Freed On BailRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | LBC 97.3

    Controversial preacher Anjem Choudary, who is awaiting trial accused of inviting support for the terror group Islamic State, is being released from custody. It is alleged that Choudary committed an offence related to Islamic State's status as a "proscribed terrorist organisation" - support for the group is banned in the UK.


  3. Iraq's top cleric demands real steps in fighting corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Clean up crews planned to go into the Mississippi River on Friday in Kentucky after a collision between two tow boats caused an oil spill that prompted the closure of that part of the river. Clean up crews planned to go into the Mississippi River on Friday in Kentucky after a collision between two tow boats caused an oil spill that prompted the closure of that part of the river.


  4. Iraqi army raids militia headquarters suspecting link to Turkish abducteesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iraqi security forces raided the Baghdad headquarters of a powerful Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia overnight, security sources and officials said on Friday, following suspicions that Turkish hostages were being held in the area. Gunmen in military uniform seized 18 Turkish workers on Wednesday from a sports stadium they were building in northeastern Baghdad, in what Ankara said appeared to have been a targeted kidnapping.


  5. Bi-Polar Disorder: Obama's Environmental Bait-and-Switch PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    We live in strange Orwellian, Islamophobic, and eco-cidal times. A comrade from the great burning Northwest tells me the following story: "I had a Sunday dinner a few weeks ago at the house of my dad's and stepmom's neighbors.


  6. Donald Trump: Simple questions the Presidential hopeful hasn't been able to answerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    Heather Saul is a digital reporter for The Independent, currently working on the People desk. She has written news and features across a number of topics, paying particular attention to the activities of Isis and events in Iraq, Syria, Iran and Saudi Arabia.


  7. Drowned Syrian boy photo joins long list of impactful news imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... detainee standing on a box with a bag on his head and wires attached to him in the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad, Iraq. (The Associated Press) Abu Ghraib, an Iraqi prison west of Baghdad, was known for torture and deplorable living conditions ...


  8. Top 4 Issues Saudi King Salman will discuss in first visit to Obama's White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Saudi King Salman is meeting Friday with President Obama , Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and National Security Adviser Susan Rice. King Salman had declined to attend Obama's Gulf Summit in May, apparently over anger at the negotiations with Iran over its civilian nuclear energy program, and issue that will undoubtedly preoccupy the Friday summit.


  9. Eleven killed in explosions in Baghdad areaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Iraqi security and medical officials say at least 11 people have lost their lives and more than two dozen sustained injuries after a series of bomb explosions ripped through commercial districts in and around the capital, Baghdad . The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Thursday's deadliest attack took place in the town of Tarmiyah, situated 50 kilometers north of Baghdad, where three shoppers were killed and 10 others wounded in a bomb explosion.


  10. Turkish workers 'not kidnapped by ISIL, PKK' in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The kidnapping of 18 Turkish workers in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad was not the work of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant or the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party , Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun SinirlioAYlu said on Sept. 3. "What we know is that it is not [the work of] one of the terrorist organizations we are familiar with; it is not Daesh [ISIL] or the PKK," SinirlioAYlu told media at the Turkish parliament.


  11. Iraq soldier killed in search for Turk abduction suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    A picture taken on September 2, 2015, shows the construction site of a football stadium in Baghdad's northern Shiite district of Sadr City where at least 18 Turkish employees of the company building the stadium have been kidnapped. AFP Photo An Iraqi soldier was killed in clashes with gunmen as security forces searched for a suspect behind the kidnappings of 18 Turkish workers, the military said on Sept.


  12. A House Divided: Iranian, Iraqi Ayatollahs square off in Baghdad StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Recent crises have seen historical tensions between Iraq and Iran's highest religious leaders, who command the loyalty of millions and a deep philosophical difference, playing out on Iraq's streets and among politicians. Iraqis living in Iran hold up posters of spiritual leader, Ali al-Sistani, during a protest against the extremist group known as the Islamic State.


  13. Donald Trump just had an awkward foreign-policy interview where he...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Real-estate magnate Donald Trump admitted he didn't know the answers to what he called "gotcha" questions in a Thursday interview focused on foreign policy. Among other things, Republican presidential front-runner suggested it was not yet important for him to know the difference between Hezbollah and Hamas, the Islamic militant groups based in Lebanon and Palestine, respectively.


  14. Trump fumbles Hewitt question on terror leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Politico

    Cheryl Mills told House investigators that no work-related messages had been withheld or destroyed to keep them from public eyes. THE CLOCK: 435 days until Election Day 2016 a THE DEBATE CLOCK: 13 days until the next Republican debate a 39 days until the first Democratic debate.


  15. Ap Photos: Searing images of past crisesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Hastings Tribune

    In this March 31, 2003 file photo, an Iraqi prisoner of war comforts his 4-year-old son at a regroupment center for POWs of the 101st Airborne Division near An Najaf.


  16. Iraq: Separate bomb attacks kill 11 in and around BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The attacks targeted five commercial areas with bombs. Police officials said the deadliest bombing Thursday killed three shoppers and wounded 10 in the town of Tarmiyah, 50 kilometers north of Baghdad.


  17. Tragic accident yields lifelong lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Turret

    For most people Aug. 30 was a lazy Sunday afternoon spent with family or friends. But for Fort Knox Community Relations Officer John Campbell and his family, it was a day that brought them closer together.


  18. Airman likely left to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CNN

    Smoke rises above a damaged building following a U.S.-led coalition airstrike against ISIS positions during a military operation to regain control of the eastern suburbs of Ramadi, Iraq, on Saturday, August 15. Iraqi men look at the damage following a bomb explosion that targeted a vegetable market in Baghdad's northern Shiite district of Sadr City on Thursday, August 13. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. In this image taken from social media, an ISIS fighter holds the group's flag as he stands on a purportedly captured tank after the militant group overran the Syrian town of al-Qaryatayn on Thursday, August 6, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.


  19. A lion in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Economist

    AS IRAN'S most prominent security operative, Major-General Qassem Suleimani has long been respected at home; but as a creature of the shadows. That changed when pictures of him appeared on social media from the battlefields in Iraq, directing the fight against Islamic State and pushing its jihadists back from the approaches to Baghdad.


  20. Trump makes a lot of sense on foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Donald Trump has wrecked the best plans of nearly a score of "serious" Republican presidential candidates. Yet what may be most extraordinary about his campaign is that on foreign policy, at least, he may be the most sensible Republican in the race.