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Iraq

Islamic threat is exaggerated by ‘oxygen of publicity,’ says former MI6 chief
The former head of British intelligence warned that the threat of ‘pathetic’ British jihadis is being given undue attention in the government and media, a message that is at variance with that of UK PM David Cameron.

08.07.2014 09:11

Isis mobile wallet rebrands to avoid confusion with radical militant group
ISIS, the Islamic militant group rampaging through Iraq and Syria, has been hitting the headlines recently. However, Isis is also the name for a mobile wallet which has announced a rebranding since it doesn’t want to be associated with terrorists.

08.07.2014 05:18

Bond bling? ISIS leader flaunts flashy wristwatch, sparks online mockery
The leader of ISIS, who appeared in a Ramadan prayer video calling on Muslims to obey him, has prompted confusion and become the subject of mockery as he showed off a $6,500 ‘James Bond’ watch.

07.07.2014 09:54

ISIS jihadists demolish mosques, shrines in northern Iraq (PHOTOS)
Islamic militant sect, ISIS, which has been rampaging across the north and west of Iraq since last month, has been demolishing sacred sites such as shrines and mosques around the historic northern city of Mosul in Nineveh province.

05.07.2014 12:27

Pentagon: Baghdad govt ‘probably’ needs outside help to resist ISIS onslaught
The US government admits Iraqi security forces are unlikely to retake large areas of the country, which are under the control of Sunni radicals, without outside help.

04.07.2014 17:38

‘Without international joint action ISIS would have cells worldwide’
ISIS is obviously attempting to penetrate Northern Lebanon and Tripoli, and eventually have cells operating in Jordan, Saudi Arabia and other states, until somebody stops them, Middle East analyst and counter-terrorism expert Walid Phares told RT.

04.07.2014 11:31

‘They fled like rats': ISIS snatches key Syrian oilfield from rival militants
ISIS fighters have seized an oilfield on the Syria-Iraq border, snatching it from the control of rival militants. The Pentagon has said while it considers the Iraqi Army capable of defending Baghdad, outside aid may be required to repel the jihadists.

04.07.2014 07:46

​Real ‘Battle of Iraq’ is only beginning
Ideology or religion, nationalism, self-determination, and independence appear lofty notions and goals, but in reality, it is "always ... about the oil, stupid!" to paraphrase Professor Schwartz paraphrasing Bill Clinton.

03.07.2014 12:19

​46 Indian nurses 'abducted' by ISIS in Saddam’s hometown
Forty-six Indian nurses working in Iraq have been forcibly removed from their hospital in the ISIS-occupied city of Tikrit, according to India's Foreign Ministry. Militants previously said the medical staff must leave the country.

03.07.2014 13:43

​Saudi Arabia deploys 30,000 troops at border after alleged Iraqi withdrawal
Saudi Arabia has deployed 30,000 troops to its 800km border with Iraq following an alleged withdrawal of Iraqi border guards amid the ongoing battles against Sunni Islamist militants. Baghdad denied pulling off the guards.

03.07.2014 11:17

Baghdad bodyguard: US troops in Iraq to receive Apache helicopters, drones
US troops and advisors in Iraq with get Apache attack helicopters and spy drones to provide security for US embassy diplomats and staff as Iraq forces battle Sunni extremists linked to Al-Qaeda, according to Pentagon officials.

03.07.2014 10:30

‘West seeks to knock out strategic enemies, divide & destroy Middle East’
There is nothing new in the Western policy towards Middle East and it’s clear that the winners are the State of Israel and its Western backers, and the losers are the people of the region, independent filmmaker Sukant Chandan told RT.

03.07.2014 03:14

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