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More advanced Russian weapons arrive in Iraq

By Mohammed al-Salehi Azzaman, September 28, 2014 Russian weapons among them advanced helicopter gunships and anti-tank rockets are pouring into Iraq, the Defense Ministry said in a statement. The statement was issued…

Will Islamic State invade Kuwait and Saudi Arabia?

By Fatih Abdulsalam Azzaman, September 23, 2014 Were the reports that Islamic State (IS) militants would advance on Kuwait and Saudi Arabia true or part of exaggeration? There are different answers but…

Sunni tribes form front to confront Islamic State

By Mazen Abdulmajeed Azzaman, September 12, 2014 Sunni tribes in the Province of Salahudeen are rallying behind the government in its battle against militants (IS) of Islamic state. A new tribal council…

Iraq to release more than 1000 prisoners

By Mohammed al-Salehi Azzaman, September 11, 2014 The government is to release 1163 prisoners who have been languishing in jail without trial, the Justice ministry said. The ministry’s spokesperson Hayder al-Saadi said…