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Iraqi Military Helicopter Shot Down by Islamic State Militants


Islamic State militants have shot down an Iraqi military helicopter using a rocket launcher, it has been reported. The pilot and co-pilot of the Mi-35 aircraft were killed when the helicopter was brought down between the towns of Beiji and … Continue reading

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Saudi Grand Mufti declares ISIL as enemy no 1 of Islam


Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Shaikh Abdul Aziz Al Shaikh, the highest religious authority in the country, said on Tuesday that the militant groups Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and Al Qaida were “enemy number one of Islam” … Continue reading

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‘US used ISIS as an instrument


The British government stood by the US in supporting anti-government forces in Syria in the last few years, and some of those forces have now spilled over the border into Iraq to fight for the Islamic State. How much of … Continue reading

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Isis in Iraq: John Kerry condemns severed-head child photo.


An image showing the seven-year-old son of an Australian terrorist holding up the severed head of a Syrian soldier is “one of the most disturbing, stomach-turning, grotesque photographs ever displayed”, the US Secretary of State has said. John Kerry, who … Continue reading

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