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Name: Sectarianism
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Fierce fighting in Yemeni capital kills 120 - Middle East

SANAA, Yemen — Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in Sanaa for a second day Friday in battles that have killed at least 120 people and have shaken the Yemeni capital with thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Political advertisement on autos: Delhi HC reserves judgement

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on a plea seeking quashing of the city government's guideline banning "political advertisements" on public service vehicles even as it said that "as one political party got benefit out of ... [Published - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Is Australia entering a war without end?

The tragedies unfolding in Syria, Gaza and Iraq are deeply disturbing, but so is the bloodletting in Egypt and the anarchy and violence now gripping Libya. Each conflict has its own timelines, causes and consequences, but they are interconnected. In the ... [Published WA Today - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Houthi rebels shell Yemen state TV office

Houthi rebels have shelled Yemen's state television offices in Sanaa as they push into the capital, forcing hundreds of residents to flee for fear of an escalation of violence, according to local officials.The armed Shia rebel group clashed with the army ... [Published Al Jazeera - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

North still ‘caught in the grip of sectarianism’

As you read this news media elsewhere will be dominated by the outcome of the Scottish referendum.The campaign for and against independence has understandably attracted blanket coverage on both sides of the Irish Sea. In the coming weeks, however, to ... [Published Irish Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

3 sectarian incidents in Irish Street in a week

A gang of youths banged on the door of a house in Irish Street on Wednesday night (September 17) shouting sectarian abuse at the resident in what police say was the third such incident in the area in the space of a week.Police are appealing for information ... [Published Londonderry Sentinel - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Sectarianism, Abuse, Police
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

Can Sunni recruits help a new Iraqi national guard take on IS?

( The Christian Science Monitor ) Plans to create a locally recruited Iraqi national guard to fight the Islamic State are gaining traction among Iraqi Sunnis, who first welcomed the jihadists but are increasingly repulsed by the IS’s sectarian brutal ... [Published Christian Century - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Time to talk specifics with the Arabs and Turks about Syria’s future

As President Obama has suggested, confronting the threat of the Islamic States in Iraq and al-Shams (ISIS) in Syria will be far harder and more complex than responding to the ISIS challenge in Iraq. This is primarily because of the convergent interests ... [Published Center for a New American Security - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Situation in Iraq and Syria and the ISIS offensive - Greens/EFA motion for resolution

[] [] Tabled by Barbara Lochbihler, Alyn Smith, Klaus Buchner, Bodil Ceballos, Heidi Hautala, Jean Lambert, Tamás Meszerics, Michel Reimon, Judith Sargentini, Ernest Urtasun, Jordi Sebastià on behalf of the Greens/EFA GroupThe European Parliament– having ... [Published Greens EFA - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

The Great “Unraveling”?

I’m a huge admirer of Roger Cohen’s writing – and can appreciate many of the thoughts percolating in his latest column on what he sees as a disintegration of the world order. He manages to cite Scottish independence, the rise of ISIS, and the devolved ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Top US General Says Half Of Iraq's Army Is Basically Useless Against ISIS

Flickr/Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs StaffChairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey.Several years and $25 billion later, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey says that nearly half of the Iraqi army to credibly confront ... [Published Business Insider - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq's Progress Overshadowed By War With Islamic State

While world attention remains fixed on battles with Islamic State in the deserts of western Iraq, the war against the jihadists may be won or lost in Baghdad.Although the country is threatened by Islamic extremists, ethnic resentments and sectarian schisms, ... [Published AINA - Sep 17 2014]


"If the Sunnis decide to join the fight against the Houthis, it's definitely going to be civil war in the country [...] It's either peace or war."
"The foreign airlines decided to suspend flights to Sanaa for 24 hours due to the development in the capital" Saba quoted the civil aviation authority as saying
...It's not aimed at taking and holding targets, or seriously softening up the Iraqi government's heavy defenses for a later assault. "The attacks will not likely divert great deal of resources of the [Iraqi Security Forces] and Iraqi Shia militias" Ali writes
"The ministry has stated that it is not concerned with supporting cultural activities or unions in Iraq and that it is only concerned with managing the activities of its affiliated departments and directorates" Thamer added

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Candid Discussions: Mark Dubowitz on Iranian Nu... [Published Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The ... - 2 hours ago]
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Iraq: Iraqi neighbourhood holds out against jih... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
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Pakistan: Pakistan's Baluchistan separatists de... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
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