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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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An Israeli soldier reunites with his girlfriend during a 12-hour ceasefire, near Sderot
Hamas Declares 24-Hour Ceasefire on Eid as Peace Remains ‘Elusive’ in Palestine

By IBTimes AU

Hamas has agreed on a 24-hour ceasefire on humanitarian grounds as the Islamic world starts to celebrate Eid al-Fitr on Monday, July 28. (2:59 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, UNITED NATIONS

A Christian woman, who fled from the violence in Mosul two days ago, holds her daughter as her baby sleeps at a school in Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region
ISIS Forces Female Genital Mutilation in Iraq – UN

By IBTimes AU

ISIS are forcing female genital mutilation in various areas in Mosul (Jul 26)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS, INFECTION

Terrorist from Australia
Viral Photo: Australian Jihadist Posts Photo on Twitter With Decapitated Heads

By IBTimes AU

The photo of Australian jihadist Mohamed Elomar posted on Twitter showing the Sydney-born boxer posing with decapitated heads went viral on YouTube. Elomar was even seen smiling. (Jul 26)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, COURT, AUSTRALIA

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of
Embattled Malaysia Airlines Could Run Out of Cash 2015; Diverts Plane Over Another War Zone After MH17 Crash

By IBTimes AU

A restructuring plan meant to be announced in 2015 to save the embattled Malaysia Airlines could be already revealed this August. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, UNITED AIRLINES, UKRAINE, INVESTMENT, LONDON

Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant Sweilem, whom medics said was killed in an Israeli air strike, during his funeral at Jabalya refugee camp in northern Gaza Strip
Suspected Australian Jihadist, Deported from Philippines, Reaches Melbourne

By IBTimes AU

Australian preacher Musa Cerantonio, who is suspected to endorse “jihad” in Syria and Iraq, arrived in Melbourne. (Jul 23)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, AUSTRALIA

Kim Jong Un
North Korea Demands That China Take Down Kim Jong Un’s Viral Dance Video – Report [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Kim Jong Un’s dancing has infuriated North Korea. The reclusive nation demanded China to take down a viral video that sees its supreme leader digitally manipulated into dancing. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, UKRAINE

Robert Cetantonio Arrest
Tweet of Travel to Middle East to Join Jihadists Leads Philippine Police to Capture Australian ISIS Supporter in Cebu

By IBTimes AU

A tweet that he is leaving for the Middle East to join jihadist led Philippine police to capture Australian Musa Cerantonio, 29, a religious extremist and supporter of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Cebu Province on Friday, July 11. (Jul 12)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RELIGION

Still image taken from video of a man purported to be the reclusive leader of the militant Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi making what would be his first public appearance at a mosque in Mosul
Pentagon Plans Assassination of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

By IBTimes AU

The Pentagon may ask U.S. President Barack Obama to launch a drone attack on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the spearhead of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. (Jul 10)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA

Asian stock market
Global Markets Overview – July 9, 2014

By IG Markets

Fundamentals are the new reasoning for caution as commentators are pointing to overvaluations, astronomical multiple expansion and the earnings unable to match price. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Stock Market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 8, 2014

By Comsec

The ASX 200 traded in a range of 20 points over the course of Tuesday. In the first hour of trade the ASX 200 was at its best and worst levels when it was up by 1p and down by 19 points. There after the index battled to move higher;on several occasio... (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: HANG SENG INDEX, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL