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In his latest speech on the 14th of June from the city of Samarra, home to one of Shiite Islam's most revered shrines, al-Maliki amended his language and stressed "We are not sectarian, we will fight as a nation" - but is this rhetoric too little too late?
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ISIS are right at the heart of things. And we put them there... Three years after his death, Osama bin Laden's dream is coming true after all: a great Sunni Muslim uprising in the Middle East. Only ISIS are so violent they make Al-Qaeda look like a bowling team.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's sectarian policies backfired dramatically last week as, confronted with just a few thousand jihadist fighters, his army fell apart.
ISIS could very well have become the world's richest terror organisation after an injection of £250m into their coffers following
On Iraq's Western border, the masked jihadists of ISIS have been quite literally bulldozing the frontier of a new Islamic
Baghdad could be the next city to fall to militants in Iraq, with the chief of the extremists who have swept the north of
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It was the banner turned Donald Rumsfeld's face white with fear, in bold red and blue, fluttering on the USS Abraham Lincoln
The Kurds of Iraq cannot be accused of impatience over exploiting their energy riches. Oil has been underground for millennia and as it bubbled to the surface was used in traditional medical treatments. But those who ruled Iraq neglected it, apart from the Kirkuk region which was forcibly taken from the Kurds...