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  • iraq officials huge truck bomb in baghdad market kills 54

    Iraq officials: huge truck bomb in Baghdad market kills 54

    World | August 13, 2015 12:08 IST

    Baghdad:  Iraqi police officials say a massive truck bomb has ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in the early morning hours, killing at least 54 people.The two police officials say the truck detonated in

  • nato membership open to nations meeting standards barack

    NATO membership open to nations meeting standards: Barack Obama

    World | September 06, 2014 6:40 IST

    Newport (Britain): US President Barack Obama on Friday said NATO will defend every ally, while reaffirming that the door to NATO membership remains open to nations that can meet its ‘high standards'.He made the remarks

  • car bombing kills at least 11 people in baghdad

    Car bombing kills at least 11 people in Baghdad

    World | August 26, 2014 16:35 IST

    Baghdad: A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a busy Shiite area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks to shake the Iraqi capital as

  • us will intervene when innocents are facing massacre obama

    US will intervene when innocents are facing massacre: Obama

    World | August 09, 2014 16:12 IST

    Washington: President Barack Obama today said the US would intervene every time it could to prevent “massacre of innocent people”, justifying his decision to carry out targeted airstrikes in Iraq against Islamist militants.  “The US

  • overnight attacks in iraq kill at least 16 people

    Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people

    World | July 21, 2014 16:22 IST

    Baghdad: Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said on Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq

  • isis leader abu bakr al baghdadi may have been killed

    ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed

    World | July 06, 2014 8:05 IST

    New Delhi: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Sunni militant outfit Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis), is said to have been killed in the raging battle. According to a report in

  • nurses return home joy erupts among family members

    Nurses return home, joy erupts among family members

    India | July 05, 2014 18:59 IST

    Kochi: Forty-six nurses, who were held captive by ISIS militants in Iraq, today returned home by a special Air India flight to a happy reunion with their families here, bringing to an end their about

  • indian nurses in iraq safe oomen chandy

    Indian nurses in Iraq safe: Oomen Chandy

    Politics | July 04, 2014 15:59 IST

    New Delhi: 46 Indian nurses, who are in ISIS-controlled region of Iraq, are safe and efforts are on to evacuate them, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said after meeting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today.

  • jihadists declare caliphate claim world leadership

    Jihadists declare 'caliphate', claim world leadership

    Politics | June 30, 2014 19:09 IST

    Baghdad: Ruthless jihadists spearheading a Sunni militant offensive in Iraq have declared an “Islamic caliphate” and ordered Muslims worldwide to pledge allegiance to their chief, in a spectacular bid to extend their authority.The Islamic State

  • iraq pm warns against exploiting militant offensive

    Iraq PM warns against exploiting militant offensive

    Politics | June 26, 2014 12:05 IST

    Baghdad: Beleaguered Iraqi premier Nuri al-Maliki warned rivals today against exploiting a Sunni militant onslaught for political gain and insisted that any new government must be based on an election he won.  His remarks came

  • iraq crisis two indian nurses evacuated from conflict zone

    Iraq Crisis: Two Indian nurses evacuated from conflict zone

    India | June 26, 2014 9:27 IST

    New Delhi: Two Indian nurses have been evacuated from the conflict zone in violence-hit Iraq even as the 17 Indians who were moved out of Baghdad Tuesday have left the country, a top official said

  • iraq pm warns against exploiting militant offensive

    Iraq PM warns against exploiting militant offensive

    World | June 26, 2014 8:13 IST

    Baghdad: Beleaguered Iraqi premier Nuri al-Maliki warned rivals today against exploiting a Sunni militant onslaught for political gain and insisted that any new government must be based on an election he won.  His remarks came

  • iraq militia parades as insurgents seize crossing

    Iraq militia parades as insurgents seize crossing

    World | June 22, 2014 6:41 IST

    Baghdad: Thousands of heavily-armed Shiite militiamen paraded through several Iraqi cities today as Sunni militants seized two strategically located towns in what appeared to be a new offensive in western Anbar province.  The capture of

  • sunni militants seize a second iraqi town in anbar

    Sunni militants seize a second Iraqi town in Anbar

    World | June 21, 2014 23:07 IST

    Baghdad: The mayor of a town northwest of Baghdad says it has fallen into the hands of Sunni militants, the second to be captured by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in the

  • militants fly their black flags over iraq refinery

    Militants fly their black flags over Iraq refinery

    World | June 19, 2014 15:47 IST

    Baghdad: Sunni militants have hung their black banners on watch towers at Iraq's largest oil refinery, a witness said on Thursday, suggesting the vital facility had fallen to the insurgents holding vast territories across the