START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

World

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
- 106 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
- 109 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
- 111 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
- 114 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,
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 118 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
- 119 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...
The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

Evelyn
- 121 days ago - foreignaffairs.com
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?
Rape Victims of Islam
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, iraq, middle-east, palestine, news, Refugees&Relief, politics, Refugees&Relief, media, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, violence, war, world )

Rahman
- 122 days ago - shariaunveiled.wordpress.com
This woman tells the story of the Yezidi girls who committed suicide. "They took the girls by force and raped them, and after they returned they killed themselves."
Stop the Genocide of Iraqi Christians
World  (tags: violence, war, iraq, crime, death )

Teresa
- 123 days ago - beheardproject.com
Join with 205,649 others. Iraq's Christians are being slaughtered by brutal jihadists. Stand with Iraq's Christians. Tell America and the world that we must prevent genocide in Iraq.
Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 124 days ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
No More Mr. Nice Islamic State
World  (tags: world, middle-east, iraq, ISIS )

Cal
- 124 days ago - globalpost.com
When IS first made inroads in Iraq, it didn't enforce its most stringent policies. Now, the group is blowing up sacred shrines, and Sunni residents are re-evaluating their prior support of the extremists.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 125 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
Islamic Fighters Kill Scores of Yazidi Men in Iraq
World  (tags: humanrights, Islamic State Fighters, Yazidi men, Iraq, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 125 days ago - news.msn.com
Islamic State fighters had surrounded the nearby village 12 days ago and demanded that its Yazidi residents convert or die. On Friday afternoon, they moved in.
U.S., Allies Rush Heavy Weapons to Kurds to Fight Militants in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, politics, iraq, ISIS< extremists, genocide, Refugees&Relief, society, conflict, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 131 days ago - latimes.com
The two-pronged U.S. effort is aimed at halting Iraq's slide toward disintegration less than three years after the last U.S. combat troops left.
STOP THE GENOCIDE OF IRAQI CHRISTIANS
World  (tags: 'CIVIL LIBERTIES!', 'HUMAN RIGHTS!', children, women, men, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, United States, world )

Ruth
- 131 days ago - aclj.org
PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE. NON-PARTISAN, NON-RELIGIOUS. STOP TERROR. 'The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has rolled through Iraq, and they are brutal beyond imagining. They've given Iraqi Christians an ultimatum: "Convert, leave, or die." '

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: World

Most Active Stories Today in World tagged with iraq

top story finders in World

1. AniMae Chi 34 popular stories

2. Ana MESNER 34 popular stories

3. Natasha Salgado 32 popular stories

4. Alexandra G. 29 popular stories

5. Dalia H. 23 popular stories

6. Carole K. 19 popular stories

7. Bob P. 18 popular stories

8. Richard S. 17 popular stories

9. Laura H. 17 popular stories

10. daryl bishop 17 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!