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80 thousand plus Pakistanis killed in war on terror,’Body Count’ report reveals

Advertisements WASHINGTON: More than 80 thousand have been killed in war on terror, war led by United States of America, a study revealed. A report titled ‘Body Count’ disclosed that casualty figures after 10 years if the ‘War on Terror’ was released by the Noble Prize-winning international physicians for the …

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Anti-IS coalition worried due to role of Iran, says US General Dempsey

The US military’s top officer on Friday told that Iran was helping the firepower of Shia militias in Iraq, however, role of Tehran is unclear that whether it is obstruction or a help to the fight against IS group. General Martin Dempsey was speaking to the reporters aboard his plane …

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Indian Govt bans ISIS as terrorist organization

NEW DELHI: The Government of India has notified so-called ‘Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)’ as a banned organization under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, remarking that it is involved in radicalization and recruitment of vulnerable youth from various countries including India as reported by ‘The Indian Express’ …

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Major Arab states bond with US military campaign against IS

Washington: The United States on Thursday signed a deal with major Arab states to launch a coordinated military campaign against the militants of the Islamic State formerly known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In a statement released from Washington, the US State Department said that members of …

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US air craft strike on IS militants near Mosul

The US military launched fresh attacks by fighter aircraft and drones on the militants of Islamic State near Mosul dam, says Pentagon. “The strikes destroyed an ISIL armed vehicle, an ISIL fighting position, ISIL weapons, and significantly damaged an ISIL building,” a US Defense Department statement said, referring to the …

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Iraq conflict: UN concerns of possible massacre in Amerli

The UN has asked for a preventive action, predicting concerns for a possible massacre in the northern Iraqi town of Amerli. Special representative Nickolay Mladenov says he is “seriously alarmed” by the reports regarding the conditions in which the town’s residents live. The town which has been completely governed by …

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Iraqi Prime minsiter Maliki steps down

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has resigned which could end the political crisis in Baghdad. The President of Iraq has asked Haider Al Abadi, the deputy speaker of parliament, to form the new government. Mr Maliki refused to resign earlier over allegations to deepen the crisis during his eight year …

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Iraqi court supports Nouri Maliki for next president

The apex court of Iraq has given its ruling in the favor of the allies of Nouri Maliki validating  him to stay as Prime Minister of the country for the third time. The decision made to urge the President Fuad Masum to invite Maliki to form new government. Earlier, the …

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 Iraq’s largest Christian town went into Islamic State’s control

Militants of Islamic State took control of Iraq’s largest Christian town Qaraqosh and surrounding areas on Thursday and forced the tens of thousands of terrified inhabitants to evacuate their home land. As the Kurdish peshmerga troops withdrew from the town, militants of Islamic State (IS) got the opportunity to enter …

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Women without full veil will face punishment by ISIS

Islamic State who has captured vast area in northern Iraq has announced severe punishment for the women not wearing full face veils. The al Qaida offshoot, Islamic State (ISIS), which has seized large area of northern Iraq including the second largest city of the country, has made wearing of full …

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A cyber war erupted among foes over Iraq conflict

A cyber civil war is being fueled along with the armed conflict in Iraq, research by security firms claims Iraq is stepping ahead in cyber criminal world as the enemies especially ‘Islamic State’, are fueling cyber civil war for intelligence by spreading viruses, malfunctions and hacking software. The country has …

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Proclaimed ‘Caliph’ demands his obedience from Muslims

The chief of ISIS, a atrocious militant group, while addressing to his worshippers in his seized Iraqi city of Mosul, ordered them and Muslims around the world, to “obey” him and urged them to launch a global jihad, in a video distributed online. The presence of the previously mysterious chief …

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Iraqi Kurad Cheif wants referendum

Massoud Barzani, president of self-governing Kurdish region, urges MPs to work on referendum for vote of independence. Iraq edged  nearer to fall into country’s division on Thursday as the president of the country’s autonomous Kurdish region,  called on MPs to initiate plans for an independence referendum. While addressing to the …

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Iraq’s parliament session adjourned over clashes among legislators

 The first session of new parliament in Iraq, called on to establish new authority while the country is experiencing seizure by Sunni hardliners, was tumbled down into turmoil on Tuesday. Regardless of the concerns of world leaders and top clerics over Iraq current circumstances and their calls for alienated politicians …

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