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Saudi King Promises Help in Delicate Effort to Unite Factions in Iraq - New York Times Sat, 28 Jun 2014 02:38:45 GMT

New York Times

Saudi King Promises Help in Delicate Effort to Unite Factions in Iraq
New York Times
“Both the secretary and the king believe that the security challenges that Iraq faces require a new government,” said the State Department official, referring to the government formation process underway in Baghdad. “The two shared a view that all of ...
Will the jihadist tide be stemmed?The Economist
Iran reportedly sent military advisers, head of Quds Force to IraqFox News
Jordan fears homegrown ISIS more than invasion from IraqWashington Post
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Why would Syria bomb Iraq? Your questions answered - CNN Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:23:59 GMT

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Why would Syria bomb Iraq? Your questions answered
CNN
(CNN) -- Syrian warplanes reportedly targeted Iraq this week. Scores of civilians were killed at markets and gas stations in Anbar province Tuesday, local leaders told CNN. A militant group called ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, has been ...
Will the US go to war in Iraq again?The News Journal

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US Oil Could Rescue Iraq - TIME Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:45:47 GMT

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US Oil Could Rescue Iraq
TIME
Even though the conflict in Iraq still rages, with forces from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) just an hour outside of Baghdad while the Syrian military is reportedly bombing the insurgents, global oil markets have mostly calmed ...
Iraq Says Oil Exports to Surge as Violence Spares ProductionBloomberg
UPDATE 8-US crude and Brent fall as Iraq export fears recedeReuters
Iraq's Crisis Should Make Us Thankful for America's Oil BoomSlate Magazine (blog)
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Shiite Cleric in Iraq Urges Quick Decision on New Government - New York Times Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:34:14 GMT

New York Times

Shiite Cleric in Iraq Urges Quick Decision on New Government
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Friday urged the country's divided political factions to select a prime minister by early next week, in a public call for a political solution that increases the pressure on the embattled prime minister, Nuri ...


US flying armed drones over Iraq, official says - Fox News Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:45:54 GMT

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US flying armed drones over Iraq, official says
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The United States is flying armed drones over Iraq, a senior U.S. Defense official confirmed to Fox News, though the aircraft are not being sent at this time to engage Sunni militant fighters. The U.S. already was flying surveillance drones over the ...
Armed US Drones Flying Over BaghdadTIME
Armed US Aircraft Now Flying Over Iraq: Defense OfficialsNewsweek
Armed drones now flying over Iraq, DOD confirmsPolitico
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If You Were An Iraq War Critic, You're Probably Not Being Asked To Go On TV - Huffington Post Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:56:07 GMT

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If You Were An Iraq War Critic, You're Probably Not Being Asked To Go On TV
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WASHINGTON -- Kent Conrad's phone hasn't been ringing very much over the past few weeks, as Iraq, and the debate over America's future in the country, has once again dominated the news. The architects of the Iraq war are back in TV studios and on ...
Iraq War Poses a Test for Rand PaulWall Street Journal
The Clintons' difficult relationship with Iraq, warMSNBC
Fox News Investigative Report On Crisis In Iraq To Feature Iraq War Architect ...Media Matters for America (blog)
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ISIS gains in Iraq put Saudi forces on highest alert - CNN Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:33:30 GMT

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ISIS gains in Iraq put Saudi forces on highest alert
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The news agency referenced the crisis in Iraq, where militants with the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) are seeking to create an Islamic caliphate that encompasses portions of Iraq and Syria. According to a Saudi official not authorized to talk ...

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Redrawn Lines Seen as No Cure in Iraq Conflict - New York Times Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:59:49 GMT

New York Times

Redrawn Lines Seen as No Cure in Iraq Conflict
New York Times
ISTANBUL — Over the past two weeks, the specter that has haunted Iraq since its founding 93 years ago appears to have become a reality: the de facto partition of the country into Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish cantons. With jihadists continuing to entrench ...


Iraq's Christian Minority Feels Militant Threat - Wall Street Journal Fri, 27 Jun 2014 02:56:58 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Iraq's Christian Minority Feels Militant Threat
Wall Street Journal
As Sunni militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, or ISIS, sweep through the country, the church's small congregation and makeshift defenders highlight the precarious condition of Iraq's Christian community. The community's ranks have shrunk ...
US has armed drones over Baghdad, official saysCNN
Iraq's Christians seek refuge with KurdsAljazeera.com
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How the Fate of One Holy Site Could Plunge Iraq Back into Civil War - TIME Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:20:16 GMT

How the Fate of One Holy Site Could Plunge Iraq Back into Civil War
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Promoted ContentPromoted Content. When Secretary of State John Kerry visited Baghdad on Monday, he arrived in a city bracing for war with the brutal fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), who have taken control of Iraq's north and west.