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Jihadists in Iraq Erase Cultural Heritage
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BAGHDAD—A campaign by Sunni insurgents to establish an Islamic caliphate across Iraq and Syria and expel other Muslim sects and religions is taking a sharp toll on the countries' cultural heritage. The latest casualty was a shrine in the northern ...
Iraq: Isis warns women to wear full veil or face punishment
Iraq Picks New President to Confront Militant Threat
Video Shows ISIS Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb of Jonah
House Votes For Checks On Obama's Iraq War Powers
Passed by a large 370 to 40 majority, the resolution declares: "The President shall not deploy or maintain United States Armed Forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without specific statutory authorization for such use enacted after the date of the ...
House to Obama: Don't send troops to Iraq without our approval
House to Obama: No Troops to Iraq Without Our OK
Congress Is Trying To Tie Obama's Hands On Iraq
Iraq's top cleric sends subtle message to Maliki: step aside
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's most influential Shi'ite cleric urged political leaders on Friday to refrain from clinging to their posts - an apparent reference to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who has defied demands that he step aside. Speaking through ...
Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric Urges Political Leaders Not to 'Cling' to Power
Sistani: Iraq leaders must not cling to power
Iraqi Cleric Urges Leaders Not to 'Cling' to Power
Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president
BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote. Massoum, 76, is one of the founders of current President Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. He is considered a ...
Russia delivers combat aircraft to Iraq; experts wonder whether it will help ...
Iraq gets new president as violence rages
Iraq elects Kurdish politician as president
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Dem. senator says he'll block arms sales to Iraq unless Congress gets report ...
WASHINGTON – An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants. In a testy exchange ...
US Increases Surveillance, Military Advisers in Iraq
State official: Iraq plan sound, but 'a race against time'
Senator: No Arms to Iraq Unless Congress Gets Info
UN: Islamic State Militants Order Female Genital Mutilation In Iraq
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations, expressing deep concern, said on Thursday that militant group Islamic State had ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation. But doubts emerged on ...
After leveling Iraq's Tomb of Jonah, the Islamic State could destroy 'anything ...
But as reluctant a prophet as Jonah was, his purported tomb in Mosul, Iraq, is a holy site for Muslims – even though it's not likely the final resting place of a man purported to live in a fish's tummy for three days. Instead, wrote Columbia University ...
French Christians, Including 100 MPs, Rally for Christians in Iraq
A large crowd of Christians and supporters gathered in front of the French Parliament building yesterday to express support for the native Christian Assyrian communities of Iraq, currently under siege by the Sunni jihadist group Islamic State. Joining ...
Human Rights Watch Researcher Reports ISIS Abuses In Iraq
Letta Tayler recently returned from Iraq, where she documented stories about the militant Islamist group ISIS and abuses by the Iraqi government. She tells Fresh Air what she learned. Share. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email. Comment ...
ISIS Destroys Jonah's Tomb In Mosul, Iraq, As Militant Violence Continues
The militant group ISIS is continuing its rampage of holy places by destroying the tomb of Jonah, a place thought to be the burial site of the prophet believed by Abrahamic faiths to have been swallowed by a whale or fish. Civil defense officials in ...