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Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
ISIS Turned Iraq Into 'Blood-Soaked Killing Fields'
World  (tags: ISIS, Muslims, Islam, murder, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, terrorists, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 3 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gruesome evidence has emerged of attempted ethnic cleansing by Isis, with Amnesty International claiming that the terrorist group has turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'. The London-based rights group says that Isis, also known as
To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money
World  (tags: money, oil, ISIL, violence, war, world, Iraq, Syria, middle-east, politics, terrorism, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - politico.com
President Obama is laying out his strategy to counter the Islamic State, whose rampages across Iraq and Syria have riveted Americans' attention on a zone of conflict that many had hoped to forget. Many are urging him to step up military action.
The Speech Obama Didn't Want to Give
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIL, Iraq, Syria, Americans, US, Obama, speech, troops, military, government, ethics, war, terrorism )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - politico.com
This was the speech President Barack Obama never thought he'd have to give. Standing in front of the cameras in prime-time, Obama -- the man who won the White House in part due to his opposition to the Iraq War -- prepared the country to get even more...
Isis: Obama Looks for Support as He Finalises Plans for Air Offensive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, ISIS, air strikes, Iraq, Syria, politics, government, terrorism, news, military )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - theguardian.com
The White House was on Monday finalising its plan for a sustained confrontation against Islamic State (Isis) militants, which could involve extending air strikes in Iraq to the jihadist group's strongholds in Syria.
Anjem Choudary: The British Extremist Who Backs the Caliphate
World  (tags: Radical Islam, Anjem Choudary, UK, Human Rights, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, jihadists, violence, politics, news, middle-east, world, society, freedoms, crime, ethics )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - theguardian.com
Anjem Choudary, the radical Muslim linked to many Britons who have fought in Syria, talks about stoning women, rejecting democracy & freedom, & why executions are OK.It goes without saying that the vision of Islam espoused by Choudary is not one shared by
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 11 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
US Air Strike 'Kills Three Islamic State Aides Including Right Hand Man of Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi' (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Iraq, ISIS, war, death, terrorism, violence, government, freedoms, middle-east, news, Human Rights, politics, government )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - news.com.au
Three senior IS members, including a top aide to its leader, were reportedly killed in a US air strike in Iraq.A senior Iraqi security official told NBC News the strike on the IS stronghold of Mosul killed Abu Hajar Al-Sufi,an aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
The Islamic State Is Targeting Iraq's Minorities in a 'Wave of Ethnic Cleansing,' Says Amnesty International
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, ISISI, iraq, politics, violence, war, world, society, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 15 days ago - news.vice.com
Militants with the Islamic State have murdered or kidnapped hundreds of members of Iraq's religious and ethnic minorities, and driven more than 800,000 from their homes in a "wave of ethnic cleansing," Amnesty International said today.
Mother of 3 Year-Old Assyrian Girl Kidnapped By ISIS: 'She Will Die If She Does Not See Me'
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, Assyrians, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, violence, war )

Ge
- 17 days ago - aina.org
He said "shut up. if you speak another word I will let them slaughter you. I will call them now to slaughter you." He drew his machine gun and said "go quickly to the car. If you come close to this little girl you will be slaughtered, we shall slaughter
Obama Blames Russia For Violence In Ukraine; Calls Moves 'Incursion'
World  (tags: Russia, Ukraine, violence, world, war, society, iraq, crime, corruption, conflict )

Wild
- 20 days ago - npr.org
President Obama blamed Russia for the violence in Ukraine and said its "incursion" into the former Soviet state will only carry additional costs. "Russia has deliberately and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,
Mideast Water Wars: In Iraq, A Battle for Control of Water
Environment  (tags: world, iraq, ISIS, water wars, environment, ecosystems, wter, protection )

Cal
- 21 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Conflicts over water have long haunted the Middle East. Yet in the current fighting in Iraq, the major dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers are seen not just as strategic targets but as powerful weapons of war.
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs | The Nation
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, lies, propaganda, iraq, dishonesty, corruption, military, media, economy, abuse, crime, war, rights, dishonesty, food, family, diet, protection, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition )

Wild
- 22 days ago - thenation.com
This month, the US military announced that the air force had delivered more than 110,000 meal rations to stranded Yazidi refugees in Iraq, in a mission that prompted President Obama to hail "the skill and professionalism of our military, and the generosit
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - 972mag.com
If anybody accuses me of defending Hamas in what I'm about to write, I accuse them in turn of supporting the war in Gaza because they enjoy seeing Palestinian children killed. One claim is as fair as the other. Good article to think upon after it's read.
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 25 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
 

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