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  1. Iraq, Iran agree on construction of oil pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar Allibi and his Iranian counterpart Bijan Zanganeh signed a memorandum of understanding to study the possibility of building a pipeline to export oil from Iraqi oil fields, the Oil Ministry of Iraq reported. "Iraq and Iran signed a MoU on February 21 to consider the construction of a pipeline for oil exports from Northern Iraqi field of Kirkuk through Iran," the report says.

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  2. HRW: Islamic State perpetrating violence against Sunni womenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jurist

    Although gender-based violence has been common under IS rule, these are the first cases of such violence being perpetrated upon Sunni Arab women. HRW researchers interviewed six women who had escaped from IS control and are now being treated for psychological trauma in Kirkuk.

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  3. UPDATE 1-Iraq, Iran consider building pipeline to export Kirkuk crudeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 20 Iraq and Iran signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday to study the construction of a pipeline to export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran, the Iraqi oil ministry said in a statement. The agreement, signed in Baghdad by the oil ministers of the two countries, also calls for a commission to solve a conflict about joint oilfields and the possible transportation of Iraqi crude to Iran's Abadan refinery, it said.

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  4. Rosneft-led consortium plans to complete Essar acquisition next month -sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 20 A consortium led by Russian oil major Rosneft plans to finally complete its $12.9 billion acquisition of India's Essar Oil next month, two Russian sources close to the deal told Reuters. Acquiring the refiner will give state-owned oil Rosneft access to India, one of the world's fastest-growing energy markets.

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  5. Women reveal the horrors they endured as ISIS sex slavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail on Sunday

    'I was raped every day for a month in front of my children': Women reveal the horrors they endured as ISIS sex slaves... despite being SUNNI Muslims just like their captors Women have revealed the horrors they endured at the hands of ISIS sex slaves - despite being Sunni Muslims just like their captors. Abuses against Yazidi women have been well documented under the terror group's brutal rein in parts of Iraq and Syria.

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  6. Muslim terrorist brags about raping 200 women and killing hundreds moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Right Wing News

    Death is too good for this monster and others like him. Amar Hussein is an ISIS Jihadist captured by the Kurds.

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    Sunday | Horizon

    ISIS has desecrated the Armenian church in Mosul and destroyed the signs and icons revered by christians, Hayernaysor.am reports . The district where the church is has been lately liberated by the Iraqi Army.

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  8. Captured jihadi reveals disturbing details of life as an Isis militantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Metro

    Amar Hussein, a captured Isis militant, has said he reads the Quran all day in order to become a better person. At the same time, he freely admits to having raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities - with seemingly little remorse.

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  9. Captured ISIS terrorist tells of his life as a killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Mail on Sunday

    The ultimate sacrifice: Heartbreaking moment a grieving widow meets her hero Green Beret husband's coffin on the airport tarmac - leaving scores of plane passengers in tears Celebrity homes under siege as four are killed and dozens more are rescued in 'weather bomb' California storms: 131,000 people are left without power as 70mph winds and 10 inches of rain batter the Golden State BREAKING NEWS: Blind sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman sentenced to life in prison for plotting the 1993 World Trade Center attacks dies in prison F15s scramble over unidentified plane near Mar-a-Lago and rock is thrown at Trump's motorcade as he visits his 'Southern White House' Good Morning America Showdown: Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan spark rumors of on-set tension after photos emerge of pair in animated talk during taping Revealed, the intriguing truth about infidelity: Only men have the adultery gene, career ... (more)

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  10. Captive IS militant says mass rapes were 'normal'Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Daily Star

    Amaar Hussein, 22, an Islamic State member looks out from a prison cell in Sulaimaniya , Iraq February 15, 2017. Photo: Reuters Islamic State militant Amar Hussein says he reads the Koran all day in his tiny jail cell to become a better person saying that he raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities, and shows few regrets.

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  11. Islamic State militant says mass rapes were 'normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Islamic State militant Amar Hussein says he reads the Koran all day in his tiny jail cell to become a better person. He also says he raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities, and shows few regrets, Reuters reports.

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  12. Captured ISIS militant says he rapedand killed hundreds: - It was normal'Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Lucianne.com

    Sulaiymaniya, Iraq - Islamic State militant Amar Hussein says he reads the Koran all day in his tiny jail cell to become a better person. He also says he raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities, and shows few regrets.

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  13. ISIS terrorist says he raped more than 200 womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | New York Daily News

    Islamic State militant Amar Hussein says he reads the Koran all day in his tiny jail cell to become a better person. He also says he raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities, and shows few regrets.

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  14. Captive Islamic State militant says mass rapes were 'normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Reuters

    Ghaffar Abdel Rahman, 33, an Islamic State member speaks during his meeting with Reuters journalists in Sulaimaniya, Iraq February 15, 2017. Ghaffar Abdel Rahman, 33, an Islamic State member, speaks during his meeting with Reuters journalists in Sulaimaniya, Iraq February 15, 2017.

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  15. Captured ISIS militant says he raped and killed hundreds: 'It was normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | New York Post

    Islamic State militant Amar Hussein says he reads the Koran all day in his tiny jail cell to become a better person. He also says he raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities, and shows few regrets.

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    Wednesday Feb 8 | LA Weekly

    Abdullah has a green card, which he was able to obtain after moving to the United States with his family last year. Prior to that, he had earned a special immigration visa in exchange for his service to the United States military.

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  17. In this photographer's home town, stepping out of the house is a riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Washington Post

    Abdullah Hazbar is seen from outside of a tent in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Jan. 27, 2015. Abdulla was wounded by an Iraqi airplane bombing when he left the village with his family.

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  18. Iraq's Turkmen mobilise for a post-ISIL futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Al Jazeera

    When Islamic State fighters captured Kirkuk last October, hundreds of people poured on to the streets to help security forces fight back in the northern Iraqi city. Among them were dozens of fighters under the blue-and-white Turkmen banner, representing a rare occasion when Iraq's third-largest ethnic group united to defend the community.

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  19. The Weird and Wonderful Gas Stations of IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Wired

    The 70-mile stretch of dusty highway connecting Kirkuk to Sulaymaniyah in Northern Iraq looks like any other road in the world - except for the 70-plus gas stations lining the shoulder. Some look more like a temple.

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  20. Fireballs and booby traps: On the front lines with the oil workers battling ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Canada.com

    Employees from Iraq's North Oil Co. monitor firefighters trying to control a oil fire at well 77 near Qayyarah, Iraq.

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