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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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U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force October 6, 2014. REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nick
ISIS War to Last For 4 Years; US Military Shows Videos of Airstrikes Hitting Militant Base [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

A top U.S. military official has estimated the war with ISIS to last for four years. The U.S.-led airstrikes has hit ISIS-controlled buildings and bunkers. (Nov 22)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, UNITED NATIONS

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Julie Bishop Chairs UN Counter-terrorism Meeting

By IBTimes AU

Minister for Foreign affairs Julie Bishop headed a UN Security Council on counter terrorism. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS, SOMALIA

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop walks with her Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Calls Younger Terrorists as ‘Masters of Social Media’

By IBTimes AU

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said that terrorists were more dangerous when young. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, CHINA, PAKISTAN, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, NEW YORK

A road sign is seen at the entry of Champigny-sur-Marne, East of Paris.
France Identifies Second Islamic State Militant In Execution Video

By IBTimes AU

The second Frenchman is believed to be Mickael Dos Santos who had surprised his family by converting to Islam all of a sudden. (Nov 20)

Iraqi security forces personnel fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. Picture taken October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
ISIS May Have Inspired Palestinian Attacks in Jerusalem; Caliphate To Expand With Annexation of Arab Lands

By IBTimes AU

The attacks in Jerusalem were believed to have been inspired by ISIS. The militant group is feared to be holding sufficient control and command of other Arab lands. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, RELIGION, BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS

CF-18 Hornet fighter jets depart from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, October 21, 2014, in this Royal Canadian Air Force handout photo provided on October 22, 2014. The jets are part of the Canadian Armed Forces? contribution to coalition assistance to securit
Western Victory Vs ISIS Still Years Away; Canada Conducts 2nd Airstrike

By IBTimes AU

It is still too early to claim victory over the ISIS, a retired U.S. general said. (Nov 20)

MORE TOPICS: INVESTMENT, CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

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 Acquiring Nuclear Weapons A Game-Changer For Obama As UN Warns of Militants' Two-Year Supply of Weapons

By IBTimes AU

A UN report warns of ISIS possessing a large volume of weapons to last up to two years at current levels of fighting. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS

Relatives gather beside the bodies of victims who were killed in yesterday's suicide bomb attack on the Wagah border, before funeral prayers in Lahore November 3, 2014.
Report Shows Why Global Terrorist Attack Killings Increased By 61% Last Year

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

The Institute for Economics and Peace has discovered that Boko Haram and Islamic State have caused most of the deaths last year. (Nov 19)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, ISRAEL, PAKISTAN, MEXICO, NIGERIA

CF-18 Hornet fighter jets depart from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta
Canadian CF-18s Strike Islamic State Warehouse in Iraq

By IBTimes AU

Canada's fighter jets struck a warehouse in Iraq that was being used for making bombs. (Nov 19)

Iraqi security forces personnel fire artillery during clashes with Islamic State militants, in Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad October 26, 2014. Picture taken October 26, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
U.S. Arms The ISIS – Iraqi Intel

By IBTimes AU

An Iraqi intelligence report has alleged the U.S. to have been supporting the ISIS by sending them arms and food support dropped under the guise of air raids. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: INTEL