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  • Poll: Most Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages

    Poll: Most Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages
    Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages, despite the posting of an Islamic State video last week depicting the beheading of a U.S. journalist, a Reuters-IPSOS Poll showed Tuesday....
  • Car bomb in mainly Shi'ite district of Baghdad kills eight: police, medical sources

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb was detonated in a mainly Shi'ite district of eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing eight people and wounding 20, police and medical sources said. The bombing in the New Baghdad neighborhood followed a series of blasts in the...
  • Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages: Reuters-IPSOS Poll

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages, despite the posting of an Islamic State video last week depicting the beheading of a U.S. journalist, a Reuters-IPSOS...
  • In stopping worst people on earth, no need to equivocate

    Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister. They did. He responded. With the support of U.S....
  • U.N. rights boss condemns 'widespread' Islamic State crimes in Iraq

    GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday condemned "appalling, widespread" crimes being committed by Islamic State forces in Iraq, including mass executions of prisoners and "ethnic and religious cleansing". The...
  • Obama's weak case for strong action

    Obama's weak case for strong action
    Baghdad called President Barack Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister. They did. He responded. With the support of U.S....
  • In Kurdish Irbil, first car bomb raises fear of onslaught by Islamic State

    IRBIL, Iraq A car bomb that exploded along a busy Irbil thoroughfare Saturday evening was the first attack on the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region since the Islamic State took control of much of adjacent Iraqi Arab territory in mid-June, and...
  • Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again

    Iraqi forces fail to recapture Tikrit from militants again
    Iraqi forces halted a short-lived offensive Tuesday to recapture Tikrit, home town of executed dictator Saddam Hussein, due to fierce resistance from Islamic state fighters who have also threatened to attack Americans "in any place." In Geneva, the...
  • Former Iraqi VP urges role for Saddam loyalists, criticises U.S. action

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Former dictator Saddam Hussein's Baath party must play a role if a political solution is to be found in Iraq, ex-vice president Tarek al-Hashemi said on Monday, warning that U.S. air strikes would do nothing to end the violence....
  • Iraq urges global action against Islamic State, Iran vows solidarity

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi said on Sunday during talks with Iran's foreign minister that international efforts would be necessary to destroy Islamic State Sunni militants who have seized swathes of his country...
  • Car bomb in Shi'ite area of Baghdad kills seven: police

    BAGHDAD 24 (Reuters) - A car bomb killed seven people on Sunday in a mostly Shi'ite area of Baghdad, police and medical sources said. Police said the car bomb exploded in a commercial area of the Shu'ala district in northwest Baghdad. (Writing by...
  • Defending ice-water dunk, Mideast, and Schultz: Letters

    Defending ice-water dunk I can't believe columnist Beth Kassab, who supports good causes so vehemently, would respond so negatively and with such lame arguments to a cause as worthy as raising money for the ALS Association — a mere $40 million...