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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

Articles About Iraq

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
‘UK Must Commit Ground Troops to Defeat Islamic State:’ Tony Blair

By IBTimes AU

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said that the Islamic State could be defeated only if there was a ground invasion. (12:31 pm)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Ottawa Issues Warning Against Canadians Joining ISIS, Other Terror Groups – Passports Will Be Revoked

By IBTimes AU

Canada will revoke passports of citizens joining ISIS and other terror groups. (11:29 am)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED KINGDOM, AUSTRALIA

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Pope Believes WWIII Has Begun, Jews In The Past-Christians At Present

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis told a delegation of Jewish leaders that world war three is happening right now (10:23 am)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, CONGRESS, UKRAINE

File Photo of Katherine Heigl at the Premiere of 'New Year's Eve' in Hollywood
Katherine Heigl Confuses Iraq To Afghanistan

By IBTimes AU

Katherine Heigl had confused Iraq to Afghanistan in the set of the upcoming NBC drama, "State of Affairs." (10:19 am)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, CALIFORNIA, FACEBOOK

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules Crew Load Supplies Of Biscuits, Water And Humanitarian Supplies For An Airdrop To Isolated Iraqi Civilians On Mount Sinjar In Northern Iraq At Al Minhad Air Base In The United Arab Emirates
New Zealand Could Be Next ISIS Target After Australia Beheading Plot, Says Expert

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand is no exception to a planned terrorist plot, according to a terrorism expert. If New Zealand will be involved in the strikes against ISIS in the Middle East, the terrorist group could decide to make the country a target. (10:01 am)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, COURT

U.S. Secretary Of State John Kerry Testifies Before A House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing On 'The ISIS Threat: Weighing The Obama Administration's Response'
'ISIL Has To Be Defeated, Plain And Simple, End Of Story,' Sen. John Kerry

By IBTimes AU

ISIL is a terrorist organisation controlling large parts of Iraq and Syria. (Sep 19)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, LONDON, CONGRESS

Shi'ite fighters from Mahde Army launch rockets during heavy fighting against Islamic state members
British Hostage John Cantlie Delivers Message For Islamic State In Latest Video

By IBTimes AU

The Islamic State released a video on Thursday that featured British hostage John Cantlie. (Sep 19)

Australian Defence Minister Johnston, Australian FM Bishop, U.S. Secretary of State Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Defense Hagel are Pictured at the End of Their Joint News Conference in Sydney
Australia Actively Rallying Support For International Coalition Against ISIS

By IBTimes AU

Australia has been vocal in expressing its support for the U.S.-led coalition to fight ISIS. Russia and China were encourages to back the coalition to prevent ISIS from spreading terror beyond the Middle East. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, NEW YORK, AL-QAEDA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

End Times Prophecy Lurking W/ WW3 Nuclear Threat, Iraq Crisis And Ebola

By IBTimes AU

End Times signs as mentioned in Matthew 24 were seen with current rumours of WW3 nuclear war threat, genocide of Christian in Iraq and the Ebola epidemic (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, PAKISTAN, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, BOTSWANA, UGANDA

The White House, the Washington Monument and the Jefferson Memorial are seen across Lafayette Park from atop the roof of the historic Hay Adams hotel in Washington, May 4, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
U.S. Congress Approves Arming, Training Syrian Rebels Against ISIS

By IBTimes AU

A divided U.S. Congress has voted to arm and train members of the Free Syrian Army against the militant ISIS. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE, CONGRESS