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In a statement, it said Iraqi F-16s had targeted the house in western Iraq on Saturday.
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BAGHDAD, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi'ite pilgrims, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad on Thursday...
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ERBIL, Iraq ― Plumes of noxious smoke are wafting through parts of northern Iraq, after militants from the self-described Islamic State set ablaze part of al-Mishraq sulfur plant in their retreat. At...
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Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by a Western coalition of states including the U.S., are busy trying to take back Mosul from the so-called Islamic State. The militant group has controlled the Iraqi c...
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HASAN AL SHAM, Iraq ― When Sarbast Salih and his men enter a house formerly held by ISIS, they don't go through the front door. Instead, they shimmy in through a window. It's one small precaution Lt....
QAYYARAH, Iraq ― For over two years, heavily armed men from the so-called Islamic State dictated nearly every aspect of life for women in this northern Iraqi town. Women were forced to hide themselve...
"Termites, humidity, and the heat turned the slides into an object of beauty."
As ISIS' grand facade of a "caliphate" crumbles and it devolves into an improvised insurgency capable only of mounting terrorist attacks, you have to wonder: Where in blazes is its self-styled "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?
BAGHDAD, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the ma killing of hundreds of mainly Shi'ite soldiers at a camp north of Baghdad two years ago. It i...
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Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.
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ISIS represents the third phase in terrorism stemming from religious extremism. Unlike its predecessors and contemporaries, it functions like a state, exerting control over vast swathes of the two former sovereign states of Iraq and Syria. In terms of its objectives, it envisions bringing back the Islamic caliphate not just in the Middle East but throughout the world. It believes in the idea that no religion other than Islam should survive. For these reasons, it must be regarded as a truly global project and a transnational threat.
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NEW DELHI -- The 39 Indians taken hostage by ISIS more than one-and-a-half-years ago from Mosul in Iraq were alive, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told their families yesterday, based on her...
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Raja Krishna Menon isn’t known as much for his feature films as for his advertising work. A veteran of around 400 ad films, the 44-year-old has worked with some of the biggest brands around, such as F...
Beijing has been increasingly trying to draw the world's attention towards the threat it is facing from separatist groups in Xinjiang. However, to China's chagrin, the West believes Beijing is only using the perceived threat as justification to intensify their crackdown on the Uighur population. For China to make any meaningful contribution to the US-led anti-terror effort in the Middle East, Washington will have to shed its ambiguity on the Xinjiang question.