Escaped Inmates From Iraq Fuel Syrian Insurgency
New York Times
Security forces in the Iraqi city of Ramadi clashed this week with members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a militant group that worked for a year to free fellow Sunnis from prison. Reuters. BAGHDAD — A series of daring but little noticed ...
Escaped inmates from Iraq feed Syrian insurgency
Where Did Syria Extremists Come From? Iraq's Prisons
ISIS, al-Qaeda compete for supremacy in global jihad
UN: Clashes in Iraq's Anbar displaced 300000
Violence in Iraq's Sunni-dominated Anbar province, where armed groups fully control one city and parts of another, has displaced up to 300,000 people in six weeks, the United Nations has said. The province has been hit by a surge in fighting between ...
Bombs kill at least 17 across Iraq: police and medics
Iraq turns to Sunni tribes, but distrust remains
Suicide Bomb Trainer in Iraq Accidentally Blows Up His Class
New York Times
BAGHDAD — If there were such a thing, it would probably be rule No. 1 in the teaching manual for instructors of aspiring suicide bombers: Don't give lessons with live explosives. In what represented a cautionary tale for terrorist teachers, and a ...
Iraq: Suicide bombing tutor kills himself and 20 pupils in training camp gaffe
Iraq: 21 Die as Militants Accidently Blow Themselves Up
Militants accidentally set off own car bomb at training camp in Iraq, leaving ...
Islamist insurgents seize parts of north Iraq town
The mayor of Sulaiman Pek said the militants belonged to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a Sunni group that was involved in the takeover of the city of Falluja last month and is also active in neighboring Syria. "We are still inside ...
Liverpool fan in Iraq has to explain: 'I'm not Luis Suarez'
One is an incredibly gifted footballer paid millions of pounds a year. The other is a fan from Iraq. However, based on looks alone there is little between them. An Iraqi man who looks incredibly like Luis Suarez has come to light in a revelation that ...
Luis Suárez Lookalike Takes Liverpool And Iraq By Storm (VIDEO)
Luis Suarez lookalike mobbed by Liverpool fans on visit to Anfield from Iraq
'Leave me alone, I'm not Luis Suarez!' says look-a-like Liverpool fan from Iraq
Iraq speaker escapes assassination bid
Mosul and surrounding Nineveh province, where al-Nujaifi's brother Atheel is governor, are two of Iraq's most violent areas, with attacks regularly targeting security forces, government officials as well as civilians. In another blast, at least 21 ...
We Did Not 'Lose' Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
In late December, the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) seized considerable territory in the predominantly Sunni Anbar province. Its gains included neighborhoods in the city of Fallujah, the site of an epic U.S. battle against al ...
UN concerned over situation in Iraq's Fallujah
BAGHDAD -- The United Nations said Thursday it is concerned over the plight of civilians caught up in fighting in Iraq's besieged city of Fallujah, occupied by al-Qaida-linked militants and other Sunni insurgent groups since late December. The U.N.'s ...
Iraqi pipeline attacks raise fears of threat to oil
BAGHDAD, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Fifteen soldiers were killed this week guarding an oil pipeline in northern Iraq, the first assault to involve so many casualties amid concerns an al-Qaida insurgency in western Iraq is spreading to vital oil-producing regions.
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Violence in Iraq's Anbar province 'displaces 300000'
Up to 300,000 people have now been displaced by the fighting between Sunni militants and security forces in Iraq's western province of Anbar, the UN says. Militants led by the jihadist Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) took over parts of the ...