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  1. Recapture of Iraq-Syria border point heralds new regional reality

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 06.19 / 21:53 al-monitor.com
    The move by the Iraqi and Syrian governments to link the forces under their command along their border is a new reality on the…
  2. POTD: Battle Brothers Trading Iraq Photos

    Thefirearmblog.com - Lifestyle 06.19 / 19:09 thefirearmblog.com
    My friend Chase of Zenith introduced me to Charles, of Battle Brothers Trading, at the last NRA show. Charles has been going to Iraq with his business partner to help out ISOF and Pershmerga however they can. On occasion they fight bad guys. You may have come across Charles from the “Make Mosul Great Again” […] Read More … The post POTD: Battle Brothers Trading Iraq Photos appeared first on The Firearm…
  3. The Yazidis Of Iraq Are Disappearing From The Country

    Aina.org - Technology 06.19 / 17:53 aina.org
    It has now been a year since a UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry determined that ISIS' violence against the Yazidis constitutes a case of genocide, defined by the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide as "acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or…
  4. Assyrian-Americans From Iraq Disappointed With Trump

    Aina.org - Technology 06.19 / 16:54 aina.org
    Standing in the living room of her brother's home in Sterling Heights, Lina Denha wipes away tears with a tissue as she recalls how federal agents arrested him early one Sunday morning this…
  5. Iraq ousts Saudi Arabia as India's No.1 oil supplier in Q2 2017

    Arabianindustry.com - Energy 06.19 / 15:00 arabianindustry.com
    Iraq produced almost a quarter of the oil India imported last month, or 23%, exporting at a daily rate of 1mn…
  6. Years after US Iraq intervention, Yazidis are still seeking safety on a mountain

    Wunc.org - North Carolina (NC) 06.19 / 14:59 wunc.org
    Wadha Khalaf sits cross-legged on the rough ground, throwing dough between her hands like she’s done it a million times before. The 45-year-old mother of 13 is a new arrival among the thousands of displaced Yazidis living on top of Mount Sinjar, in northern Iraq — a sacred place for people of her faith. But it is not the first time she has sought safety here. Nearly three years after fleeing a murderous rampage by ISIS fighters, Khalaf is part of a wave of Yazidi families who have been forc…
  7. Years after US Iraq intervention, Yazidis are still seeking safety on a mountain

    Etvradio.org - South Carolina (SC) 06.19 / 14:51 etvradio.org
    Wadha Khalaf sits cross-legged on the rough ground, throwing dough between her hands like she’s done it a million times before. The 45-year-old mother of 13 is a new arrival among the thousands of displaced Yazidis living on top of Mount Sinjar, in northern Iraq — a sacred place for people of her faith. But it is not the first time she has sought safety here. Nearly three years after fleeing a murderous rampage by ISIS fighters, Khalaf is part of a wave of Yazidi families who have been forc…
  8. Iraq's Abadi visits Saudi at time of Gulf turmoil

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 06.19 / 14:22 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Iraq's PM Haider al-Abadi has supported efforts to improve strained Baghdad-Riyadh…
  9. Years after US Iraq intervention, Yazidis are still seeking safety on a mountain

    Wesa.fm - Pittsburgh 06.19 / 14:06 wesa.fm
    Wadha Khalaf sits cross-legged on the rough ground, throwing dough between her hands like she’s done it a million times before. The 45-year-old mother of 13 is a new arrival among the thousands of displaced Yazidis living on top of Mount Sinjar, in northern Iraq — a sacred place for people of her faith. But it is not the first time she has sought safety here. Nearly three years after fleeing a murderous rampage by ISIS fighters, Khalaf is part of a wave of Yazidi families who have been forc…
  10. Iraq: Government Forces Launch Attack on Old City in Mosul

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 06.19 / 13:24 albawaba.com
    Iraqi forces launched an assault Sunday to retake Mosul’s Old City, the last district still held by Daesh three years after the militants seized the northern city. Military commanders told AFP the assault had begun at dawn, after overnight airstrikes by the US-led coalition backing Iraqi forces and that the militants were putting up fierce resistance. Copyright: Arab News © 2017 All rights re…
  11. Iraq Stock Market Report

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 06.19 / 13:00 iraq-businessnews.com
    Advertising Feature Note: ISX will be closed starting from June 25, 2017 to June 29, 2017 due to the religious holiday of Eid Al-Fitr. The next session will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Rabee Securities Iraq Stock Exchange (ISX) market report (week ending: 15th June 2017). Please click here to download a table of listed […
  12. Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

    Iraq-businessnews.com - Business 06.19 / 12:42 iraq-businessnews.com
    U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria on Saturday, conducting 25 strikes consisting of 46 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported yesterday. Officials reported details of yesterday’s strikes, noting that assessments of results are based on initial reports. Strikes in Syria In Syria,…
  13. Iraq Warns Mosul Civilians, Tells IS 'Surrender or Die'

    Naharnet.com - Middle East 06.19 / 08:57 naharnet.com
    Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling jihadists to "surrender or die" after launching an assault to retake the Old…
  14. Iraq warns Mosul civilians, tells IS 'surrender or die'

    Zeenews.india.com - World 06.19 / 08:01 zeenews.india.com
    Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling jihadists to "surrender or die" after launching an assault to retake the Old…
  15. Daesh Attacks Kurdish Site in Iraq, Injures Two

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 06.19 / 06:08 albawaba.com
    Four Daesh bombers attacked a position held by Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq on Sunday amid reports of casualties, according to a local military officer. The bomber barricaded themselves inside the site in Tuz Khormato city in the northern Saladin province and detonated themselves after being surrounded by Kurdish forces, army captain Saad Mohamed told Anadolu Agency. © Copyright …
  16. Iraq Backs Production Cut’s 9-Month Extension by OPEC

    Mideasttime.com - Politics 06.19 / 03:09 mideasttime.com
    OPEC and allies are poised to keep their oil production cuts in place for at least 9 more months after Iraq supported such an extension, which removed one of the final obstacles remaining to an agreement. The proposal represents the latest attempt by producers of oil from the Saudis to Russians to increase prices and…
  17. EU considers security mission to help stabilize Iraq after Mosul falls

    Middleeasteye.net - Middle Easte 06.19 / 00:22 middleeasteye.net
    Language Undefined Step may signal end to France, Germany's aversion to EU involvement in Middle East wars in wake of 2003 US invasion of…
  18. EU considers Iraq security mission after Mosul falls - diplomats

    Thestar.com.my - World 06.18 / 23:40 thestar.com.my
    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union may send a new security mission to help stabilise Iraq after the expected recapture of Mosul from Islamic State, diplomats said, cautioning that plans were at an early…
  19. Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

    Globalsecurity.org - Technology 06.18 / 23:07 globalsecurity.org
    U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 25 strikes consisting of 46 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported…
  20. Qatar tried to split Iraq: Vice president

    Saudigazette.com.sa - Saudi Arabia 06.18 / 22:51 saudigazette.com.sa
    Cairo — Qatar promoted a plan to split Iraq along sectarian lines, Iraqi Vice President Iyad Allawi said on Saturday, voicing support for the isolation of Doha by some Arab states. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have broken off ties and imposed sanctions on Qatar, saying it supports terrorism and courting The post Qatar tried to split Iraq: Vice president appeared first on Saudi G…