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34 min ago | The Washington Post

Iraq Gets U.S. Court Order Seizing Kurdish Crude Oil Off Texas

The Iraqi Oil Ministry persuaded a U.S. judge to issue an order for the seizure of more than $100 million of oil in a tanker waiting off Galveston, Texas, that it claims was illegally pumped from wells in Kurdistan.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

In Iraq's Mosul, ISIS extremists destroy shrines, culture

Residents of Mosul have watched helplessly as extremists ruling the northern Iraqi city blew up some of their most beloved landmarks and shrines to impose a stark vision of Islam.

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The Town Talk

Iraq appears split into three states

Ever since U.S. forces invaded Iraq and toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, the U.S. government has worried that Iraq would splinter into three states - each representing the feuding religious and ethnic factions the dictator held together through his iron rule.

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Tri-cityherald.com

France offers asylum to Christians of north Iraq

France's interior and foreign ministers said in a joint statement on Monday that "we are ready, if they wish, to help gain asylum on our soil."

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News24

.com | Iraq army kills 17 in anti-jihadist raid

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Iraq police find 17 bodies, some bound, in Baghdad

Iraqi police found 17 bullet-riddled bodies in different areas of Baghdad, officials said Monday, raising fears of more sectarian bloodletting at a time of soaring tensions as other attacks around the capital killed 10 people.

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Detroit News

Government accused of suppressing evidence in Blackwater case

This image obtained by the Associated Press, defendants' Trial Exhibit DX2414, shows eight spent shell casings from the scene of the shootings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad in 2007.

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WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Government Said To Suppress Evidence In Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards are accusing the government of suppressing evidence favorable to the defendants, who are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Iraqi officials: 14 bodies found in Baghdad

Two police officers and a morgue official say the bodies were dumped in the streets and discovered late Sunday and early Monday.

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Trend

China says may have citizens fighting in Iraq

Muslim extremists from China's far western region of Xinjiang have gone to the Middle East for training and some may have crossed into Iraq to participate in the upsurge of violence there, China's special envoy for the Middle East said on Monday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Qantas to keep flying over Iraq

Qantas has no plans to stop flying over Iraqi airspace on its Dubai-London flights, based on its latest security assessments The news comes despite alliance partner Emirates planning to stop flying over Iraq within the next week to 10 days.

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Examiner.com

Biblical Judeo-Christian prophets burial sites destroyed by Iraqi Islamists

Terrorists belonging to the ruthless and bloodthirsty Islamic State of Iraq and Syria , formerly known as al-Qaida in Iraq , are being blamed for destroying the burial sites of two well-known Biblical prophets, Jonah and Daniel, according to news reports in Israel and the Middle East on Sunday.

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Daily Reporter

Islamic militants destroy historic mosque in Mosul

People inspect the destroyed old Mosque of The Prophet Jirjis in central Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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WHTC

Tanker carrying Iraqi Kurdish oil anchored off Tex...

A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was anchored near the Port of Galveston, Texas, and must undergo a routine safety inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday before it can unload its cargo, an official said.

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The Indian Express

Shiite militia display ISIS fighters' bodies in Iraq city

Militiamen brought four bodies back and paraded through town in their cars, dragging the corpses behind them," said the police.

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Reuters

A nation in peril - Iraq's struggle to hold together

Salman Khaled has already lived through Baghdad's sectarian disintegration; with Iraq now splintering into Shi'ite, Sunni Arab and Kurdish regions, he says this time the survival of the country is at stake.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Shock Video: Children Swear Allegiance to Islamic State's Caliphate

HBO's VICE News has released a chilling trailer for its new documentary "From ISIS to the Islamic State: Inside the Caliphate," showing young children pledging their allegiance to the ISIS leader Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi's Caliphate.

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Breitbart.com

Anglican Vicar: End of Christianity in Iraq Is 'Very Near'

Andrew White, the vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq, told BBC Radio 4 that Christianity is coming to an end in the Middle Eastern country.

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The Times of India

Iraq jihadists blow up historic Shia mosque in Mosul

People walk through the rubble of the mosque of the Prophet Younis after it was destroyed in a bomb attack by militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIL, in Mosul.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Iraqi police: Baghdad official taken by gunmen

Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit at a Philadelphia street corner, killing three kids and seriously injuring two women.

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