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Rafidain TV- June 12, 2014Association of Muslim Scholars issued an urgent letter to the Iraqi revolutionaries. The text, translated from the original Arabic is stated below:Because of the great victories that God has bestowed upon you, and for the enormous defeats that enemies of the Iraqi people have suffered, including the destruction of their bases, which is a reminder of autumn leaves falling off trees, it is necessary to bring the following issues to your attention:We seek triumph over the…

FACT SHEET ON DEVELOPMENTS IN IRAQ Saturday, 14 June 2014 00:00

BBC, June 14: Iraq conflict: 'We are stronger than ISIS'. Divisions between the groups fighting to topple Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki are emerging. Much of the attention from the current insurgency has focused on ISIS - the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, but it is only one of a number of militia groups fighting. Former General Muzhir al Qaisi is a spokesman for the General Military Council of the Iraqi Revolutionaries, which entered Mosul alongside ISIS and…

"ISIL is an Iranian creation" Saturday, 14 June 2014 00:00

Interview by al-Arabiya al-Hadath TV channel with Sheik Ali Hatam Soleiman, the Amir of al-Dulaim Tribes, one of the Sheiks of Anbar ProvinceSheik Ali Hatam Soleiman, Amir of al-Dulaim Tribes: Everyone knows that when the tribes of Anbar Province, and in particular Ramadi, set out there was no ISIL. They were just the tribes who rose up to attain their rightful rights. I am stipulating that the tribes will not stop until the demise of the Maliki idol or the Maliki…
(Reuters) - The violence in Iraq is part of a broader Sunni Arab revolt that could lead to a holy war in the country, and is not just a rampage by Islamist militants from an al Qaeda splinter group, fugitive vice president Tarek al-Hashemi told Reuters on Monday.Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have routed Baghdad's army and seized the north of the country in the past week, threatening to dismember Iraq and unleash all-out sectarian war."What…
The letter, embedded below, asks ISPs to "shut down the Internet totally" in five districts: Ninawa, Anbar, Saleh El Din, Kirkuk and Diyalah, according to a translation published by Mohamad Najem, the advocacy director of Social Media Exchange, a Lebanon-based group that encourages Internet freedom in the Middle East. (Mashable has confirmed Najem's translation.) "So far, it's not clear 100% if the ISPs are doing exactly what they have asked to do," Najem, who has been in touch with people…

Unlikely Allies Aid Militants in Iraq Tuesday, 24 June 2014 01:03

Radical Sunni Fighters Are Aided by Local Tribes Who Sympathize With Their Goal to Oust Baghdad GovernmentThe Wall Street JournalBy Matt Bradley in Beirut and Bill Spindle in Amman, Jordan Radical Sunni fighters, who seized another northern Iraqi city on Monday, are being aided by local tribes who reject the Islamists' extreme ideology but sympathize with their goal of ousting the Shiite-led government in Baghdad.The uneasy alliance helps explain how several hundred insurgents from Islamic State of Iraq and Al…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama came under pressure from U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to persuade Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to step down over what they see as failed leadership in... http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/06/19/uk-iraq-security-usa-idUKKBN0ET2LW20140619
Some Senators Say Prime Minister May Need to Be Replaced as Part of Crisis ResolutionWASHINGTON—U.S. lawmakers Tuesday expressed frustration with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki amid the growing sectarian violence in Iraq, suggesting he may need to be replaced as part of any resolution to the crisis.Lawmakers said President Barack Obama's decision to bolster the U.S. embassy in Baghdad with 275 additional troops was appropriate, but said the administration needed to explain its strategy to respond to Sunni militants' takeover…
BAGHDAD (AP) — With the country in turmoil، rivals of Iraq`s Shiite prime minister are mounting a campaign to force him out of office، with some angling for support from Western backers and regional heavyweights.On Thursday، their effort received a massive boost from President Barack Obama.The U.S. leader stopped short of calling of calling for Nouri al-Maliki to resign، saying "it`s not our job to choose Iraq`s leaders." But، his carefully worded comments did all but that."Only leaders that can govern…

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