Government of Iraq

Type: Organization
Name: Government of Iraq
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 2 reports

Patience, planning crucial in Iraq war

President Obama has rightly won some praise for his insistence that the Iraqi government seriously commits to reform and include religious and ethnic minorities in its rule.This week that policy suffered a setback after Sunni lawmakers ended negotiations ... [Published Delaware Online - 51 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 5 reports

UK rules out alliance with Assad in fight against IS fighters

LONDON: Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to combat Islamic State (IS) fighters in the country and his permission would not be needed for any military intervention, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Friday.Hammond also ... [Published The News International - 56 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Prime Minister announces further Canadian support to the people of Iraq

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing further assistance to the people of Iraq:"As the murderous rampage of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continues, Canada remains committed to ... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Obama’s Strategy to Combat Islamic State Suffers Setback in Iraq

President Barack Obama ’s effort to have Arabs play the lead role in combating the Islamic State terrorist group suffered a setback yesterday when Sunni lawmakers quit talks on forming a new Iraqi government after Shiite gunmen killed scores of worshipers ... [Published Bloomberg - 4 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Iraqi, Kurdish forces try to recapture Islamic State-held towns

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi government forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters attempted on Friday to recapture two towns in the north ... [Published Truth - 17 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Sunnis Pull Out of Iraq Talks After Mosque Attack

(BAGHDAD) — Two Sunni parliamentary blocs have suspended talks on forming a new Iraqi government to protest an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed at least 64 worshippers during Friday prayers. The blocs affiliated with Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri ... [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 4 reports

UN moves to sanction traders in 'terrorist' oil

The United Nations Security Council has expressed “grave concern” over the seizure of oilfields and pipelines by militant groups in Iraq and Syria.The council, sitting on Monday, noted that energy resources controlled by militant groups could provide ... [Published Middle East Eye - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Terrorists, Iraq, Sanctions
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Help murder hunt: British Muslims

BRITAIN TRACKS ‘POSH TALK’...‘JOHN-PAUL-RINGO’ IN ‘JIHAD COOL’WASHINGTON, Aug 21, (Agencies): American warplanes have bombed Islamist militants in northern Iraq near the Mosul dam, the US military’s Central Command said on Thursday, in the latest air ... [Published Arab Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Albania to help arm Iraq against Islamic State

Under a decision taken on the August 15 and published in the official gazette on Tuesday, Tirana will transfer 22 million rounds of AK-47 7.62 millimeter bullets, 15,000 hand grenades and 32,000 artillery shells of different calibers to Iraq.Tirana also ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Olivia Kittel: Blast From The Past: Fox Hosts 2012 Presidential Nominees To Attack Obama

Fox News'  The Kelly File  hosted 2012 Republican presidential nominees Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan to attack President Obama's foreign policy and rewrite the history of U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. President Obama on August 7  authorized  limited ... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State: A war that crosses national boundaries

TEN days after America carried out its first air strike on August 8th against the Islamic State (IS) on Iraqi territory, government forces regained control of the biggest dam in the country, near Mosul, the country’s second city. A ferocious al-Qaeda-inspired ... [Published The Economist - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Europe: All change on Iraq

In just a few days in August everything changed. Or that is how it seems in Europe. The language of politics is different.French President Francois Hollande said: "I believe the international situation is the worst we've seen since 2001" and the 9/11 ... [Published BBC - Aug 21 2014]

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...Miles, advocacy director of Win Without War, a national coalition formed to oppose the 2003 invasion of Iraq ordered by president George W Bush. "Unfortunately, we see at the end of the day it's almost always the case that the extremists are emboldened. We play into their hands by giving them what they want, which is a battle with the West."
"This senseless attack underscores the urgent need for Iraqi leaders from across the political spectrum to take the necessary steps that will help unify the country against all violent extremist groups" she said
The official was not optimistic that the U S could do much to uproot the militants from Syria. "That safe haven will be there for a long time" he said
"The militias in Diyala are playing a very bad role," Mutlaq said. "For a long time, we've been saying stop the militias' actions."

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Dozens killed at mosque in Iraq after attack on... [Published TwinCities.com - 38 mins ago]
Patience, planning crucial in Iraq war [Published Delaware Online - 51 mins ago]
UK rules out alliance with Assad in fight again... [Published The News International - 56 mins ago]
U.S. considers attacking Islamic State militant... [Published Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago]
Global terrorism, religious freedom and democracy [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
US-led reign of ISIS terror in Syria and Iraq n... [Published Daily Messenger - 3 hours ago]
OPINION: Obama shows ‘steely nerve’ over Iraq [Published Daily News-Sun - 3 hours ago]
Attack on Worshippers in Iraq [Published US Department of State - 3 hours ago]
Shiite militiamen in Iraq kill scores of Sunni ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 4 hours ago]
Iraq Mosque Attack: Shiite Gunmen Kill 68 Sunni... [Published International Business Times - 4 hours ago]
‘Shia militia attack’ on Sunni mosque kills 68 ... [Published Russia Today - 4 hours ago]
Beware of Exploding Gifts From Uncle Sam [Published Firedoglake - 4 hours ago]
Obama’s Strategy to Combat Islamic State Suffer... [Published Bloomberg - 4 hours ago]
Should ISIS Be Censored? Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - 4 hours ago]
Dozens Die in Attack on Sunni Mosque in Iraq [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
Should ISIS Be Censored? Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 5 hours ago]
Yazidis on my mind [Published The Japan News - 5 hours ago]
Mosque massacre dents Iraq Cabinet bid [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 5 hours ago]
Opinion: Destroy the ‘Islamic State’ [Published Algemeiner.com - 6 hours ago]
Britain rules out alliance with Assad to ... [Published The Gulf Today - 6 hours ago]
Why Obama Should Get Congress to Back the Fight... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Obama’s approach in confronting Islamic State o... [Published Miami Herald - 6 hours ago]
US more focused on fighting IS than ending Syri... [Published Middle East Eye - 7 hours ago]
ISIS Loots Assyrian Homes, Vandalizes Churches ... [Published AINA - 7 hours ago]
ISIL funding ‘beyond anything’ ever seen: Hagel [Published Tehran Times - 7 hours ago]
Rhodes: Killing of Foley a Terrorist Attack Aga... [Published VOA News - 7 hours ago]
The unseen evil of ISIS [Published Breitbart Feed - 8 hours ago]
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Late Night: The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - 36 mins ago]
It’s Friday folks. The weekend is here and hopefully some tranquility. International Politics Overall - Iran announced it will send aid to citizens in Gaza through Egypt - Western countries are deciding what to do in response to recent successes ...
Beware of Exploding Gifts From Uncle Sam [Published Firedoglake - 4 hours ago]
It’s Friday folks. The weekend is here and hopefully some tranquility. International Politics Overall - Iran announced it will send aid to citizens in Gaza through Egypt - Western countries are deciding what to do in response to recent successes ...
Should ISIS Be Censored? Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 5 hours ago]
by Dish Staff We have been and are actively suspending accounts as we discover them related to this graphic imagery. Thank you twitter.com/nytimes/status… — dick costolo (@dickc) August 20, 2014 Glenn Greenwald is upset at Twitter for censoring ...
The unseen evil of ISIS [Published Breitbart Feed - 8 hours ago]
The Boston Globe headlines its editorial on the hideous murder of American journalist James Foley "Beheading of Foley Exposes True Nature of 'Islamic State.'" I'm sorry, guys, but putting the name of the new caliphate into scare quotes is too precious ...
Sunnis Pull Out of Iraq Talks After Mosque Attack [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
(BAGHDAD) — Two Sunni parliamentary blocs have suspended talks on forming a new Iraqi government to protest an attack on a Sunni mosque that killed at least 64 worshippers during Friday prayers. The blocs affiliated with Parliament Speaker Salim al-Jabouri ...
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Obama says mission in Iraq will "take some time" [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 09 2014]
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Maliki warns that new Iraq government could ope... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 06 2014]
Child killed in Iraqi government air strike [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 08 2014]
Lack of new Iraqi government "regrettable failu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 04 2014]
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