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Sunni fighters expand offensive in western...

Sunni fighters expand offensive in western...

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Sun, Jun 22 2014

It's the latest blow against Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who is fighting for his political lifeSunni...

US-Iran relations: When history isn’t...

US-Iran relations: When history isn’t...

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Sat, Jun 21 2014

I learned what a trickster history can be 20 years ago at Hanoi airport. After everything the United...

Iraq militants take Syria-border post...

Iraq militants take Syria-border post...

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Sat, Jun 21 2014

The militants, led by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), first moved into the nearby town...

Sunni militants kill 30 Iraqi troops...

Sunni militants kill 30 Iraqi troops...

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Sat, Jun 21 2014

Police and army officials said the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and allied militants seized the...

Reports: Sectarian tensions set stage...

Reports: Sectarian tensions set stage...

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Sat, Jun 21 2014

Iraq's conflict is the result of sectarian divisions that have been allowed to fester, and it is...

Israel kills Palestinian teen in escalating...

Israel kills Palestinian teen in escalating...

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Fri, Jun 20 2014

The Israeli military said troops had fired live ammunition when rocks and firebombs were thrown at them...

Israel kills Palestinian teen in escalating...

Israel kills Palestinian teen in escalating...

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Fri, Jun 20 2014

The Israeli military said troops had fired live ammunition when rocks and firebombs were thrown at them...

Fierce battles for key Iraqi sites

Fierce battles for key Iraqi sites

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Fri, Jun 20 2014

Around 500,000 people have fled their homes in the country's second-largest city, Mosul, which ISIS captured...

Battle for Iraq refinery as US hesitates...

Battle for Iraq refinery as US hesitates...

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Thu, Jun 19 2014

Regional US allies seemed keen to discourage air strikesIraqi government forces battled Sunni rebels...

Iraq seeks US help against advancing...

Iraq seeks US help against advancing...

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Wed, Jun 18 2014

The appeal came as fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were pressing a week-long...

Iraq seeks US help against advancing...

Iraq seeks US help against advancing...

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Wed, Jun 18 2014

The appeal came as fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) were pressing a week-long...

CIA facing gaps in Iraq as it hunts...

CIA facing gaps in Iraq as it hunts...

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Wed, Jun 18 2014

The lack of clear intelligence appears to have shifted President Barack Obama’s immediate focus away...

Iraq crisis sounds death knell of centralised...

Iraq crisis sounds death knell of centralised...

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Wed, Jun 18 2014

In just a week, an insurgency spearheaded by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)...

More than 50 killed in Iraqi...

More than 50 killed in Iraqi...

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Wed, Jun 18 2014

The killings, following the capture by Sunni insurgents of a large swath of the country stretching to...

Fighting nears Baghdad as UN rings...

Fighting nears Baghdad as UN rings...

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Tue, Jun 17 2014

Iraqi officials have insisted they are making progress in repelling the fighters, who are led by the...

US forces move into Iraq with security...

US forces move into Iraq with security...

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Tue, Jun 17 2014

The US and Iran also held an initial discussion on how the longtime foes might cooperate to ease the...

44 detainees killed northeast of...

44 detainees killed northeast of...

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Tue, Jun 17 2014

There were conflicting reports on details of the fighting in the al-Kattoun district near Baqouba, the...

44 detainees killed northeast of...

44 detainees killed northeast of...

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Tue, Jun 17 2014

There were conflicting reports on details of the fighting in the al-Kattoun district near Baqouba, the...

Israel aims to break Hamas as hunt for...

Israel aims to break Hamas as hunt for...

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Tue, Jun 17 2014

Thousands of Israel troops engaged in the search for the youths turned their attention during the night...

UK to reopen embassy in Iran

UK to reopen embassy in Iran

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Tue, Jun 17 2014

The announcement represents another step in the thaw in recent days between Iran and the WestBritish...

West evacuates staff, US-Iran talks...

West evacuates staff, US-Iran talks...

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Mon, Jun 16 2014

ISIL militants are said to have killed scores of Iraqi soldiers as they pushed an advance on the capitalWestern...