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Mosul (Iraq)

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  • U.S., Iran discuss possible cooperation against Iraq militants

    The weeklong onslaught by a marauding army of Islamist extremists in Iraq pushed the United States and its longtime rival Iran on Monday to discuss collaborating against a common foe, although the White House ruled out any joint military operations....
  • Pictures in the News | June 30, 2014

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News, an Indian Muslim father holds the hands of his daughter in his palms and prays before breaking fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan at the Jama Mosque in New Delhi, India. During this month, the world's...
  • Obama to meet with congressional leaders as clashes continue in Iraq

    Obama to meet with congressional leaders as clashes continue in Iraq
    Forces loyal to the Iraqi government repulsed an insurgent attack on a provincial town northeast of Baghdad, state media reported Tuesday, as White House officials announced that President Obama would meet with congressional leaders to discuss the...
  • Obama weighs direct action against insurgents in Iraq

    Facing the threat of sectarian conflict engulfing the Middle East, President Obama indicated Thursday that he may order direct military action in Iraq, a step he has ruled out since the U.S. ended its long war there. A number of former administration...
  • Iraqi PM: Sunni insurgents will be defeated

    Iraqi PM: Sunni insurgents will be defeated
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki told army officers in the city of Samarra that volunteers were arriving to help defeat Islamist militants who have swept through Sunni Muslim territory towards Baghdad. "Samarra will not be the last line of defence,...
  • Insurgentes suníes capturan importante ciudad de Irak, Gobierno busca declarar estado de emergencia

    Insurgentes suníes capturan importante ciudad de Irak, Gobierno busca declarar estado de emergencia
    Insurgentes radicales suníes tomaron control el martes de gran parte de la segunda mayor ciudad de Irak, al invadir una base militar y liberar a cientos de prisioneros en un ataque espectacular contra el Gobierno iraquí liderado por chiíes, que pidió al...
  • The Week in Pictures | June 9 – 15, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin this week’s installment of the Week in Pictures in Brazil, where the biggest, loudest, longest, wildest party in the world kicks off as 32 teams descend on the soccer-crazed...
  • Iraq's prime minister calls for state of emergency after Mosul attack

    Islamic militants in Iraq overran the city of Mosul on Tuesday, gaining control of Nineveh   provincial headquarters, the airport, two television stations and other facilities, authorities said. The militants, who were affiliated with the Al Qaeda...
  • Al Qaeda-linked militants seize more territory in northern Iraq

    Al Qaeda-linked militants seize more territory in northern Iraq
    Militant Islamists seized more territory in northern Iraq on Wednesday, moving south toward Baghdad as government forces scrambled to regroup after losing control of the country’s second-largest city. Fighters linked to the Islamic State of Iraq...
  • Al Qaeda splinter group gains more ground in Iraq

    Al Qaeda splinter group gains more ground in Iraq
    A resurgent Al Qaeda splinter group consolidated gains in one of Iraq's largest cities Wednesday and pushed deeper into the heart of the country, threatening to create an extremist "proto-state" in the Middle East, something that U.S. forces fought for...
  • Obama: U.S. considering 'all the options' to stop insurgents in Iraq

    Obama: U.S. considering 'all the options' to stop insurgents in Iraq
    The U.S. is considering offering new military aid to Iraq as its beleaguered government tries to fend off an Islamic insurgency, President Obama said Thursday. "It’s going to need more help from us and it’s going to need more help from the...
  • Iraqi troops flee militant onslaught; lawmakers dither in Baghdad

    Iraqi troops flee militant onslaught; lawmakers dither in Baghdad
    Militants seeking to create an extremist Islamic state in the heart of the Middle East seized more Iraqi territory Thursday as their leaders vowed to fight on toward Baghdad, the capital, and government forces fled the onslaught. Iraqi Prime Minister...