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ISIS Militants seize old Iraq chemical arms factory

Sunni radicals in Iraq, who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive, have taken control of one of Saddam Hussein’s former chemical weapons factories, a U.S. official said Thursday. “We are aware the that … read more

Iraq’s Nouri al-Maliki gov`t in paralysis after militants’ blitz

The Shiite-led government of Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki remained in paralysis Friday, unable to form a coherent response after al-Qaida-inspired militants blitzed and captured entire chunks of the nation’s Sunni heartland this week, including major cities, towns, military and … read more

Hundreds of Iraqis flee Islamic militant advance

KALAK, Iraq (AP) — Hundreds of Iraqi men, women and children crammed into vehicles have fled their homes, fearing clashes, kidnapping and rape after Islamic militants seized large swaths of northern Iraq. The families and fleeing soldiers who arrived Thursday … read more

Iraq : The rising star of new global jihad

By By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) – The leader of radical Sunni fighters who have made rapid military advances in Iraq is the rising star of global jihad, driven, Islamist fighters say, by an unbending determination to fight for and … read more

Iraq : Militants have seized the Turkish consulate in Mosul

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Wednesday, 11 June 2014 Militants have seized the Turkish consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and efforts are under way to ensure the safety of diplomatic staff, two Turkish government sources … read more