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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…

A country to let!

By Fatih Abdulsalam Azzaman, July 15, 2014 Iraq is being advertised like a property to let. Syrian and Iranian warplanes are bombing targets inside the country. The bombing is no longer a…

ISIS cashing in on sales of Iraqi crude

By Shaymaa Adel Azzaman, July 4, 2014 The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is smuggling Iraqi crude and in large quantities, enabling it to earn enough income to run…

Iran suspends travel of pilgrims to Iraq

Azzaman, July 2, 2014 Iraq’s holy shrines in Najaf and Karbala, which attracted hundreds of thousands of tourists every month, are almost deserted. Pilgrims from Iran, which numbered in thousands every day,…