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Breaking News: Why is Baghdad so important to the radical Islamic militia ISIS?
   
Posted by: Nina Rai SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-30 03:31:51 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Iraq, historically known as the “Fertile Crescent” and “The Cradle of Civilization,” has today become the most treacherous combat zone of the world. Forces affiliated with ISIS - which stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -...
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Breaking News: Obama administration ready for direct talks with Iran to stop ISIS offensive in Iraq
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-19 16:09:32 -0700 | disasters-news

US officials said Sunday that the Obama administration is considering holding direct talks with Iran to coordinate a response to the security situation in Iraq where the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is struggling to stem the tide of...
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Breaking News: US could rue allowing ISIS consolidate terrorist state power in Iraq and Syria
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-25 16:41:56 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary There is a growing risk of escalation of the Iraqi war into a major regional conflagration as ISIS, previously a ragtag militia of fanatical Islamist insurgents, transforms into a well-organized and well-equipped modernized state army backed by vast resources...
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Breaking News: Obama's plan to assist Sunni militants in Syria exposes US divide-and-rule Middle East policy
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-30 16:46:23 -0700 | disasters-news

Author’s note: This is a follow-up to "Iran Moves to Fill US Power Vacuum in Iraq, Deploys Surveillance Drones." Opinion Following Thursday's announcement by the Obama administration that it has asked Congress to authorize $500 million in direct military assistance...
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Breaking News: Iraqi implosion: Observations from a token veteran
   
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-07-25 23:39:55 -0700 | political-news

The incredibly painful odyssey of the American foreign policy toward Iraq in her death throes these past six days seems like a microcosmic metaphor of how conservatives have viewed the Obama administration these past six years. It's unclear how the...
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Breaking News: Why the Obama administration is sending 275 US troops to Iraq
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-20 16:59:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Reports that the US government is deploying 275 military troops to Iraq to protect the US Embassy and interests in the country have raised an uproar with accusations that the Obama administration is backtracking on its promise not to...
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Breaking News: Iraq's house of cards come tumbling down: the fog machine of war, lies and counter lies
   
Posted by: VeronicaS

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-20 10:59:26 -0700 | political-news

Opinion U.S. soldier Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, wrote a blistering OpEd for the New York Times Saturday, accusing the U.S. of lying to the American public about the war in Iraq and also of limiting press access....
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Breaking News: Is Kerry trip last chance to save Iraq from advancing Islamists?
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-26 16:46:23 -0700 | disasters-news

With Sunni militants approaching Baghdad in their drive to wrest Iraq, or large portions of it, from the US-backed government, Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the capital Monday for what could be last-chance talks to save the pro-Western...
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Breaking News: ISIS has a plan to conquer Rome and the world
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-07-05 16:33:33 -0700 | disasters-news

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has called on Sunni Muslims worldwide to come under the banner of its newly declared caliphate to launch a holy jihad against infidels all over the world. The Telegraph reports that the leader...
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Breaking News: Fallujah fallout: Know-nothing neocons, loose-cannon liberals and foreign policy havoc
   
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-01-08 11:23:49 -0800 | political-news

US Secretary of State John Kerry promised absolutely no troops and no contingent for Nouri al-Maliki's Iraqi government Sunday, Jan. 5 in his first address in Jerusalem since militants affiliated with al-Qaida overran the city of Fallujah Saturday. "This is...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-08-01 04:08:34 -0700 | business-news

So begins "Redeployment," author Phil Klay's gripping collection of short stories that The New Yorker has referred to as " the best literary work thus far written by a veteran of America's recent wars." With a tiny three word sentence,...
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Source: The Age

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-07-31 20:59:51 -0700 | travel-news

Kurdish officials say the Peshmerga need the weapons to guard the borders of the rugged mountainous region and to protect hundreds of thousands of Iraqi refugees sheltering there after fleeing the Islamist rebels' onslaught. US officials say they are considering...
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Source: Star Tribune

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-07-31 19:57:47 -0700 | travel-news

The Federal Aviation Administration is restricting U.S. airlines from flying at or below 30,000 feet over Iraq because of what it calls "the potentially hazardous situation created by the armed conflict" there. The agency already had restricted flights in Iraqi...
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Source: Scoop

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-08-01 04:15:33 -0700 | travel-news

In doing so, the 15-member body called on all political entities to overcome divisions and work together in an inclusive and timely political process aimed at strengthening Iraq's national unity. Iraq's territory after unleashing a wave of attacks that has...
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Breaking News:  Syria daas fighters and Kurds clash kills 50
   
Posted by: hira_jan

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-08-01 02:22:30 -0700 | political-news

Baghdad: Syrian People's Protection Unit personnel in daas aurkrds fighters during clashes 50 people were killed and dozens injured on both sides. Foreign news agencies Province in Aleppo during clashes Kurds daas fighters several positions occupied Syrian territory Ain al-Arab...
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