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Mosul (Iraq)

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  • Video purports to show Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in public

    BAGHDAD — The leader of a powerful Islamist militant group that has seized control of territory from Syria to Iraq made a rare public appearance Friday, urging his followers and other Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan to escalate their...
  • Iraqi Parliament won't meet until August; insurgents kill key general

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq's hopes of regaining control of nearly half the country from Sunni extremists suffered dual setbacks Monday, with the Iraqi Parliament once again failing to form a new government as insurgents killed a top military officer who was leading...
  • Islamic State leader exhorts fellow Sunnis to join him

    Islamic State leader exhorts fellow Sunnis to join him
    The secretive head of the Islamic State militant group has made what appears to be his first public appearance, purportedly speaking from a mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a video posted online Saturday. The video, uploaded by...
  • India says 46 nurses held in Iraq are free

    India says 46 nurses held in Iraq are free
    More than 40 nurses who had been held in insurgent-held territory in Iraq were freed Friday, cheering relatives and many others across India who had closely followed reports of their captivity. Syed Akbaruddin, spokesman for the External Affairs...
  • Líder de Estado Islámico habría aparecido en público en Irak

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Un hombre que supuestamente sería el líder del grupo militante musulmán Estado Islámico habría hecho su primera aparición pública en una mezquita en el centro de Mosul, la segunda mayor ciudad de Irak, según una filmación en video subida...
  • A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq

     A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq
    Mahmoud Saeed is leaving Chicago soon, going home to the wreckage of Iraq. He'll travel light. Four suits, he thinks. A few of his hundred or so hats. Some photos of Jackie and Samir. Going back to Iraq right now may seem like a crazy thing to...
  • 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...
  • Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq, ISIL tightens Syria border grip

    Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq, ISIL tightens Syria border grip
    Iran's supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove toward Baghdad from new strongholds along the Syrian border. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's condemnation...
  • Peter Arnett: In Baghdad, we could see the fall of Saigon all over again

    Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...
  • Más de 2.400 iraquíes murieron en junio debido a violencia: ONU

    BAGDAD (Reuters) - Más de 2.400 iraquíes, en su mayoría civiles, murieron en junio ante el avance de extremistas suníes en el norte del país que generó la peor violencia en años, dijo el martes Naciones Unidas. Insurgentes suníes liderados por el...
  • How 2 shadowy ISIS commanders designed their Iraq campaign

    IRBIL, Iraq The attack in Mosul wasn't particularly surprising, according to Wameed, an Iraqi soldier who'd been assigned to the city's main highway that night. It began June 9 with suicide bombers in cars and machine gun fire directed at checkpoints...
  • ISIS weapons windfall may alter balance in Iraq, Syria conflicts

    Six months ago, Sunni Arab militants faced a daunting firepower imbalance in their uprising against the U.S.-equipped Iraqi army west of Baghdad. But once their campaign for the city of Fallouja was launched in January, their lethal capabilities were...