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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks
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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks

Jun 19 2013, 6:54pm CDT | by

Baghdad, June 20 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Baghdad, June 20 — At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said. Three people were killed and 15 injured in a...

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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks

Jun 19 2013, 6:54pm CDT | by

Baghdad, June 20 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Baghdad, June 20 — At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Three people were killed and 15 injured in a roadside bomb explosion at a popular football field at a village near Maqdadiyah city, some 100 km from Baghdad, reported Xinhua citing a local police source.

In another incident, an Iraqi army colonel was shot dead by gunmen while driving his car in Kirkuk city, some 250 km from Baghdad, a local police source said.

In Baghdad, six people were injured when a roadside bomb ripped through Shula district, an interior ministry source said.

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US Official Warns ISIS is 'Worse Than al Qaeda,' Now a 'Full Blown Army'

Jul 23 2014 2:34pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Wednesday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the invasion of Iraq by the militant group ISIS, Brett McGurk, deputy assistant secretary of state, said The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) “is al Qaeda... it may have changed its name, but it is al Qaeda. In fact, it is worse than al Qaeda."  The U.S. official warned that with its successful surge capturing both financial and military assets in Iraq, ISIS is “no longer a ...
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Envoy urges UN to demand halt to Iraq extremists

Jul 23 2014 1:57pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The top U.N. envoy in Iraq urged the Security Council on Wednesday to demand that the Islamic State extremist group ...
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Sudanese Cleric: 'Muhammad Said it is a Duty to Fight and Target America'

Jul 23 2014 1:19pm CDT | Source: Big Government

In a sermon delivered on June 20, Sudanese cleric Muhammad Ali al-Jazouli told his congregation to target and kill American men, women, and children, insisting that the Prophet Muhammad had called for war on America and that those killed by American forces would receive "144 black-eyed virgins" in the afterlife. In an address translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), al-Jazouli, who has for years ...
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Mideast Christian Leaders Call for Muslims to Condemn ISIS: 'We Hear No One Cry Out'

Jul 23 2014 11:53am CDT | Source: Big Government

The Maronite Patriarch of Antioch Bechara al Rahi has called for moderate Muslims to speak out and condemn the jihadist terror group Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) and support the continued existence of Christianity in Iraq. In a homily this week, the patriarch lamented that Christians "hear no one cry out" against ISIS. In a homily delivered in Beirut, Lebanon, the patriarch asked of his audience, "what d ...
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Jul 21 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

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Will Freeman is an intern with Think Progress. Fighters march through the ISIS stronghold of Raqaa, Syria. CREDIT: AP Images Human rights activists are calling it the bloodiest 48 hours of the Syrian conflict to date. Over the course of Thursday and Friday, they say, more than 700 people were killed in clashes between the militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) and government forces. While the massacre reportedly cost 200 more lives than the governm ...
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Israeli Novelist Aharon Appelfeld: It Is Not Morally Easy to Be Cruel

Jul 21 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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Iraq Veteran Darin Walker Could Lose Therapy Ducks In Dispute With Town

Jul 21 2014 3:06am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Darin Welker, a veteran of the Iraq War, says he relies on 14 pet ducks for comfort and physical therapy, but by keeping the birds, he's running afoul of local laws. As a result, the village of West Lafayette, Ohio, is trying to make the 36-year-old ditch his ducks. Welker told the Coshocton Tribune that he served nearly a year in Iraq in 2005 and came home with a bad back. While the Department of Veterans Affairs paid for his back surgery in 2012, the age ...
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