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Iraq's Waterless Christians: The Campaign to Expel a Religion - Businessweek Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:40:54 GMT

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Iraq's Waterless Christians: The Campaign to Expel a Religion
Businessweek
Qaraqosh is one of the last refuges in northern Iraq for Christians fleeing persecution by the militants of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, who swept into the region in June. A historic Christian city of 50,000 about 19 miles southeast of Mosul ...
At Least 21 Dead in Iraq Checkpoint Car BombingABC News
Isis militants 'seize Iraq monastery and expel monks'BBC News
Convert or die, Isis warn Iraq's ChristiansThe Times (subscription)
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Last remaining Christians flee Iraq's Mosul - Aljazeera.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:07:38 GMT

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Last remaining Christians flee Iraq's Mosul
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Erbil, Iraq - After the fall of Mosul to the Islamic State-led groups in early June, Michael (not his real name), an Assyrian Christian from Mosul, decided to remain. Unlike his fellow Christians who left, Michael wanted "to keep an eye on the city's ...
The last Christians in IraqFox News
ISIS Forces Iraqi Shopkeepers to Veil MannequinsNBCNews.com
No End to Christian Suffering as Iraq Staggers in TurmoilRudaw
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Why Triumphant Jihadis In Iraq Will Help Assad Crush Opposition In Aleppo - Huffington Post Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:21:15 GMT

Why Triumphant Jihadis In Iraq Will Help Assad Crush Opposition In Aleppo
Huffington Post
BEIRUT -- The world's most feared jihadi group, the Islamic State (ISIS), is parlaying its dramatic gains in Iraq into Syria. Already flush with cash and weapons, ISIS stands to receive another, invaluable windfall in Aleppo, Syria's largest city prior ...

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Fresh attacks in two Iraq cities kill at least 16 - Fox News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:05:04 GMT

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Fresh attacks in two Iraq cities kill at least 16
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Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control. In one of the ...
How to Save Iraq This is the best, or the least bad, solution to the current ...The New Republic
Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 peopleCharlotte Observer
Iraq Says Jordan's Hosting of Sunni Critics 'Unacceptable'Naharnet
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Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq - Orlando Sentinel (blog) Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:30:11 GMT

Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
The retired general who briefly led America's postwar Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world.


Iraq conflict breeds cyber-war among rival factions - BBC News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:41:42 GMT

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Iraq conflict breeds cyber-war among rival factions
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A cyber-civil war is being waged alongside the armed conflict in Iraq, research by security firms suggests. As well as using social media to rally supporters and spread propaganda, some factions are employing hackers to gather intelligence. Well-known ...

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Kurdish Oil Gambit Hits Troubled Waters - Wall Street Journal Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:26:57 GMT

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Kurdish Oil Gambit Hits Troubled Waters
Wall Street Journal
ERBIL, Iraq—Shortly before midnight, an oil tanker set sail from Turkey's Ceyhan port one day in late May with a historic, $100 million cargo. The tanker, United Leadership, ferried the first major consignment of Kurdish crude into the Mediterranean ...
Turkey says 'good luck' to companies fleeing IraqHurriyet Daily News
The Kurds of Iraq: Territorial Gains, ISIS and IndependenceFair Observer

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Time is running out for Iraq as nation spirals into chaos - MSNBC Sun, 20 Jul 2014 18:08:21 GMT

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Time is running out for Iraq as nation spirals into chaos
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BAGHDAD, Iraq – Militiamen saunter unchallenged along Baghdad streets with rocket-propelled grenade launchers slung across their shoulders. Neighborhood after neighborhood is being ghettoized and sealed off by checkpoints manned by fighters in ...
Iraq violence: Suicide car bombs kills 21 in BaghdadBBC News
100 candidates vie for Iraq presidency in sign system is out of controlSacramento Bee
Suicide Car Bombing Kills At Least 21 In BaghdadHuffington Post
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Iraq veteran faces fine for therapeutic pet ducks - Fox News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:20:20 GMT

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Iraq veteran faces fine for therapeutic pet ducks
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio – An Army veteran who was wounded during the Iraq War is worried a citation will result in him losing his 14 pet ducks, which he says are therapeutic. Darin Welker, of West Lafayette, was cited with a minor misdemeanor June 23 for ...
Ohio town says Iraq vet's 14 therapy ducks not allowedUSA TODAY
City officials threaten to take away Iraq veteran's therapeutic ducksLas Vegas Review-Journal
Iraq Veteran Darin Walker Could Lose Therapy Ducks In Dispute With TownHuffington Post
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ISIS militants take over Christian monastery in Iraq - Deutsche Welle Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:55:59 GMT

ISIS militants take over Christian monastery in Iraq
Deutsche Welle
The Saint Behnam or Mar Behnam is a prominent Christian pilgrimage site in Iraq where devotees pray for healing and fertility. It was built in the fourth century by the Assyrian king Sennacherib II, who killed his two children Behnam and Sarah for ...