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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

U.S. President Obama speaks about the economy, in Austin
ISIS $3 Million Daily Oil Revenues Fund Operations; Obama to Build International Coalition to Widen Assault

By IBTimes AU

While other extremist groups rely on donations, ISIS earns $3 million a day from oil produced from the seven fields under its control in the Middle East. (5:44 pm)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, CANCER

A Member Loyal To The Islamic State In Iraq
Egyptian Feminist Sends a Bold Message to ISIS as she Pose Nude & Bleeds On Islamic State Flag

By IBTimes AU

Challenging the strict nature of Islam, Egyptian feminist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy made a bold statement to ISIS as she and a friend literally bleeds and defecate on Islamic flag. (2:31 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

Terrorist from Australia
ISIS Posts Threats On Twitter, Works Around California Earthquake Hashtags, Pressures US To Respond To #StevensHeadinObamasHands

By IBTimes AU

Terror group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has started to infiltrate legitimate hashtags on Twitter to circumvent and promote their terroristic propaganda. The hashtags #napaearthquake and #sfearthquake were their latest victims. (1:21 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, TWITTER, EARTHQUAKE

U.S. President Barack Obama
9/11 Could Happen All Over Again, This Time Courtesy Of ISIS

By IBTimes AU

It's just a matter of time when the chaos and pain of Sept. 11, 2001 starts all over again. At least that's what a former director of the CIA said on the seemingly pruning and sprucing tirades between the U.S. (12:21 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, TWITTER, PAKISTAN, WHITE HOUSE, SMARTPHONE

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad delivers a speech at al-Shaab presidential palace in Damascus
James Foley's Family and Boss Reject Syrian Claim of Foley Killed A Year Ago

By IBTimes AU

The Syrian government claim that James Foley was killed by ISIS a year ago is rejected by family and Foley's boss. They believe they have significant proof that Foley was alive last July as claimed by former hostages. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS, LONDON

Tony Abbott at New York Stock Exchange
Australia's Role in Iraq May Expand If Strong U.S.- Led Alliance is Seen

By IBTimes AU

Australia's role in Iraq may be "limited" considering the lack of a more coherent U.S. policy towards Iraq, strategic experts said. The Abbot government may be considering a greater role beyond humanitarian aid in the fight against ISIS. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad delivers a speech at al-Shaab presidential palace in Damascus
Bring Syria’s Assad on Board, If You Want To Combat Islamic State Successfully: Russia Tells US

By IBTimes AU

Russia is keen to have a foothold in the Middle East with an ally in Syria (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, RUSSIA

James Foley
Islamic State: British Analyst Thinks James Foley Beheading Was Off-Cam; Video Explains How Camera Trick Is Done

By IBTimes AU

Supporting a theory now being suggested by British media that the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley was partly stage managed, a British analyst said on Monday that the decapitation likely happened off camera. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip
Watch Out ISIS, Kurdish Female Soldiers Will Show No Mercy

By IBTimes AU

As cliché goes, no matter how brave a person is, there will be something that person is most afraid of. As for the ISIS, it is the fear of dying in the hands of an armed female warrior. The Kurdish security forces have banded a group of all women fig... (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Robin Williams gestures during a panel discussion for his upcoming HBO show "Robin Williams: Weapons of Self-Destruction" at the Television Critics Association Cable summer press tour in Pasadena, July 30, 2009.
Aussie Presenter Adam Hills Reneges on Promise to Send Westboro Baptist Church to Iraq, Donates to Robin Williams’ Chosen Charity Instead [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

"The Last Leg" host will donate to the St Jude Children's Research Hospital instead. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA