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Report:  Attacks on Iraqi Women are a War Tactic

Report: Attacks on Iraqi Women are a War Tactic

By Leila Lemghalef UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - Iraqi women continue to be subject to physical, emotional and sexual violence, according to a new report by Minority Rights Group International and Ceasefire Centre…
Today’s Top 7 Myths about Daesh/ ISIL

Today’s Top 7 Myths about Daesh/ ISIL

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - The self-styled 'Islamic State' Group (ISIS or ISIL), the Arabic acronym for which is Daesh, is increasingly haunting the nightmares of Western journalists and security…
Afghanistan Wakes Up To Daesh/ ISIL Threat

Afghanistan Wakes Up To Daesh/ ISIL Threat

By Qadir Habib and Michael Scollon | (RFE/RL) - After consistently rejecting the idea, Kabul could no longer ignore what self-declared recruiters and fighters had been telling them for months -- the…
al-Qaeda’s Feud with Denmark

al-Qaeda’s Feud with Denmark

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) - Denmark is a relatively small country, with a population of 5.7 million. But it is relatively wealthy, being the 35th largest economy in the world,…
ISIL Militants Burn Three Iraqis Alive

ISIL Militants Burn Three Iraqis Alive

By RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq | - Officials and eyewitnesses say Islamic State (IS) militants have burned at least three people alive in Iraq's western Anbar Province. The victims, residents of an…