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Iraq

Iraq (Arabic: العراق Al-Irāq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic:  جمهورية العراق (help·info) Jumhūrīyat Al-Irāq, Kurdish: كؤماری عه‌راق‎, Komara Îraqê, Assyrian: ܥܝܪܐܩ) is a country in Western Asia spanning most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, the eastern part of the Syrian Desert and the northern part of the Arabian Desert. Read More

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A huge video screen on Sword Beach shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they arrive for the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches
2/3 Of Global Military Conflicts Instigated By U.S. – Russian Minister; Willing To Share With Asian Countries Army Modernization Experience

By IBTimes AU

Russia said the United States is to be blamed for the world's current state of global security risks and destabilisation. (12:45 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, RUSSIA, INDIA, UKRAINE

Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican November 5, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
Pope Francis Not Closing Doors For Talks With ISIS Despite Death Threat

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis remains open to a dialogue with ISIS despite public threats to his life. He is visiting Turkey to address Muslim-Christian relations and Christian minority persecution. (11:43 am)

MORE TOPICS: ARGENTINA

Islamist Fighters At An Eastern al-Ghouta Camp
ISIS Drug Transit From Afghanistan To Europe Confirmed By Russia: Money Goes Into Terror Funding And In New Recruitments

By IBTimes AU

There seems to be an umblical chord between terror and drug trade. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, M&A, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, SOMALIA

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Doomsday Prophecy: World Ends In Seven Years, Theologist Predicts

By IBTimes AU

The end of the world, End Times or the “Rapture” will occur in seven years, theology doctoral degree holder says (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, JAPAN, RELIGION, DISASTERS, UKRAINE, HOLLYWOOD

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Targets Jerusalem in Caliphate Expansion; Radical Preacher Calls Jews 'Most Vile of Creatures'

By IBTimes AU

ISIS has vowed to wave its flag over Jerusalem, Rome and Saudi Arabia in an effort to expand its caliphate and fight the West. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: LIBYA, ALGERIA, ISRAEL

A soldier stands next to illegal weapons seized in raids following the May 22 military coup, during a news conference at a military barracks in Bangkok July 29, 2014. The weapons, ranging from shotguns to homemade bombs, and ammunition were seized during
Iraqi Corruption Has Enabled ISIS Access To U.S. Weapons

By IBTimes AU

A leader of a Sunni tribe in Iraq has called on the United States not to send weapons to the country through the military and police forces because they end up in the hands of the ISIS. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

Iraq Crisis
ISIS Kidnaps Iraqi Defence Minister’s Family, Executes Female Parliament Candidates

By IBTimes AU

ISIS is targeting Iraqi government officials (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: COURT

Iraq Crisis
Australian Airstrikes Pounded ISIS Underground Caves And Bunkers, Kill 100 ISIS Members

By IBTimes AU

Major ISIS’ underground network pounded by Australian airstrikes. (Nov 26)

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Fighters from Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) hold their weapons as they stand on confiscated cigarettes before setting them on fire in the city of Raqqa April 2, 2014.
ISIS Shows Training of Child Warriors as Young as 4; Two Men Stoned to Death For Being Gay [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

ISIS has released a new video showing how it trains child warriors as young as 4 years old. Two men were stoned to death for admitting they were gay. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, UNITED NATIONS

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron points at reporters as he attends a news conference after an EU summit in Brussels October 24, 2014. Cameron said on Friday Britain would not make an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into this year's Eur
UK Immigration Breaks Targets: Govt Admits Inability: Setback To Cameron

By IBTimes AU

Cameron's pledge to curb immigration is coming to haunt him in the election, which is less than six months away. (Nov 26)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION