Posts tagged as: Iraq

British Parliament supports intervention of its forces in Iraq


The House of Commons yesterday supported by a large majority (524 votes in favor and 43 against) the air British intervention in Iraq. The six hours of debate that preceded the vote were presided over by the ghost of the invasion of Iraq in 2003, which broke the British public and the political class. “We’re […]

Obama will intensify offensive to defeat militants in Iraq

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One day before they have completed 13 years since Al Qaeda attacked Twin towers, Barack Obama will address the nation to unveil what his plans to combat the renowned Islamic state in the Middle East. On Wednesday, the president of the United States after a summer of criticism for his supposed paralysis -motivadas partly hers […]

Growing pressure on Obama to expand campaign against EI

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With an American citizen beheaded at the hands of the Islamic State, and members of both parties claimed that the president extend the military campaign against the Caliphate of terror. The slaughter a second has not only increased the pressure to the point that Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, announced on Wednesday his decision to present […]

Berlin provides weapon to Kurds fighting jihadism in Iraq


Germany takes years to be used as an economic giant enclosed in the body of a medium political actor. But something is moving to make mark on the international stage matches its economic weight. It is no longer just about their leaders in solemn speeches indicate the need to become more involved in the challenges […]

Turkey bid to be ‘humanitarian power’ in region

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Surrounded by countries at war and two “humanitarian catastrophe ” in Syria and Iraq, Turkey has become a country of refuge and humanitarian assistance origin for different populations in the region. In recent days, Turkey has announced that it is building two fields for Yazidis and others displaced in northern Iraq near the Iraqi cities […]

Iraqi Army tries to free 12,000 civilians encircled by militia


The Iraqi army reinforced its positions Wednesday near Amerli in preparation for a new attempt to liberate the city. It is a war of nerves. For two months the Islamic State (EI) has besieged 12,000 of its inhabitants. This is the main Shiite enclave remaining behind the lines of that Sunni extremist group. Ayatollah Ali […]

UN accuses the Islamic State of ‘ ethnic cleansing ‘ in Iraq


The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, denounced on Monday the “ethnic and religious cleansing” by the Islamic State (EI) in Iraq. Pillay, who has documented nearly a thousand murders since the group launched its offensive in June, asked for help from the international community and the Iraqi Kurdish government and to protect […]

Islamic State stoned to death a man for adultery

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Islamic militants Sunni jihadist group state (EI) stoned to death on Thursday a man accused of adultery in the city of Mosul, in northern Iraq, according to several witnesses have revealed the execution. Stoning, which would have taken place on Thursday, had been issued by one of the Islamic courts set up by the State […]

Barack Obama meets once again with war in Iraq

USA president Barack Obama

President Barack Obama wanted to shift the focus of foreign policy and security of the United States to Asia. His goal when he arrived at the White House in 2009, was to end the wars he inherited from his predecessor, George W. Bush, and close the chapter on a decade in which the war on […]

Extortion: Source of Islamic State finances

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The German government disavowed minister on Friday blamed Qatar Islamic State funding (EI). But the slip holder Development, Gerd Müller, has brought to light a suspicion that is often repeated in Iraq. Even the Prime Minister in office now, Nuri al-Maliki, said the rich Emirate and Saudi Arabia as blame for the current situation. What […]

UN warns of possible slaughter of citizens in Iraqi city


The special representative of the United Nations for Iraq, Nickolay Mladenov, asked today to take ” immediate action to prevent a possible slaughter of citizens” in the town of Amerli, besieged by jihadist Islamic State (EI) for two months. In a statement, Mladenov expressed ” serious alarm ”  by reports of ” inhuman conditions ” […]

Dozens killed in attack on a Sunni mosque in Iraq


Dozens of people were killed Friday in an attack by Shiite militiamen on a Sunni mosque in the town of Bin Wais, in Diyala province in eastern Iraq. Sectarian attack represents a new blow to attempts by the Shiite Haider al Abadi to form a new government that integrates different faiths and ethnicity in the […]


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