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Sunni tribes thwart IS efforts to storm town

By Nourideen Hameed Azzaman, August 19, 2014 The leader of Sunni Arab tribes in the embattled town of Haditha has lashed out at militants of the Islamic State (IS), saying he and…

Iraqi church leader visists Sistani

Azzaman, August 9, 2014 Iraq’s top Christian clergyman has paid a visit to Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, Iraqi Muslim Shiites top cleric, to brief him on the latest exodus of Iraqi Christians…

Iraq airports and skies safe, says minister

Azzaman, August 7, 2014 Baghdad International Airport is safe for scheduled flights and international airlines have no reason to worry about security, Transport Minister Karim al-Nouri said. Nouri said all Iraqi airports…

Sunni tribes urged to fight ISIS

By Mohammed al-Salehi Azzaman, August 3, 2014 As militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) consolidate and expand areas under their control, the government of Prime Minister Nouri…

ISIS tells Kurds in Mosul leave or else

By Shaymaa Adel Azzaman, July 26, 2014 Hundreds of thousands of Kurds in the northern city of Mosul were issued two choices: either leave or face death. Jihadists of the Islamic State…