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Mostafa Nasser
The political and security crisis in Iraq has cast its shadow on the daily life of Iraqis. Relations between citizens are becoming exceedingly...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes being committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and...
Monday, August 25, 2014
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Mohammed Abboud
Female doctors in the Iraqi city of Mosul are witnessing the practices of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) firsthand, since they have to...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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The United States on Saturday conducted air strikes in Iraq against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters near the Kurdish capital of...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
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Al-Akhbar conducted an exclusive six-hour-long interview with Hezbollah Secretary General, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah. In a multi-part series published...
Friday, August 15, 2014
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Jihadists have seized Iraq's largest dam north of their hub of Mosul, giving them control over the supply of water and electricity for a vast area,...
Friday, August 8, 2014
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Kurdish troops fought off a jihadi attack on an oil facility and a dam near the Iraqi city of Mosul but lost 14 of their number in intense combat,...
Saturday, August 2, 2014
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Delshad Hamid
The city of Mosul is living a nightmare under the rule of the Islamic State. The tyrannical laws implemented by the group have made living in the...
Friday, August 1, 2014
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Updated at 7:50 pm: Militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
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