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  • is enters palestinian camp in damascus jordan closes border

    IS enters Palestinian camp in Damascus; Jordan closes border

    World | April 02, 2015 8:09 IST

    Damascus: Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus today and were clashing with a Palestinian group, the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the Syrian capital, seat of President Bashar

  • iraqi forces recapture government headquarter in key city

    Iraqi forces recapture government headquarter in key city

    World | March 31, 2015 19:37 IST

    Baghdad: Iraqi security forces on Tuesday retook control of Salahudin's provincial government compound and several presidential palaces from the Islamic State (IS) militants in the provincial capital city of Tikrit, a security source said.The troops,

  • iraqi soldiers militiamen enter islamic state held tikrit

    Iraqi soldiers, militiamen enter Islamic State-held Tikrit

    World | March 11, 2015 21:40 IST

    Baghdad: Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen entered the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit on Wednesday, authorities said, breaching one of the biggest strongholds of the extremists in a key test for Iraqi forces.Explosions and heavy

  • fierce clashes outside iraq s tikrit after new offensive

    Fierce clashes outside Iraq's Tikrit after new offensive

    World | March 03, 2015 17:20 IST

    Baghdad: Iraqi troops fought on Tuesday with Islamic State extremists south of the militant-held city of Tikrit but their offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown was slowed by roadside bombs, local officials said.Backed by Iranian-backed

  • is destroys 10 saddam era palaces in iraq

    IS destroys 10 Saddam-era palaces in Iraq

    World | January 30, 2015 6:29 IST

    Baghdad: Islamic State (IS) militants blew up 10 palaces from the Saddam Hussein era (1979-2003) in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, the birthplace of Hussein, the late president of the country.According to police sources, among

  • the master spy ajit doval went on secret mission to iraq

    The master spy, Ajit Doval, went on secret mission to Iraq

    India | July 08, 2014 8:58 IST

    New Delhi: Ajit Doval, the National security adviser (NSA) went to Iraq on a secret mission to steer India's diplomatic outreach to bring home 46 nurses as well as help thousands of other Indians leave

  • indian nurses in iraq freed by isis to reach india tomorrow

    Indian nurses in Iraq freed by ISIS, to reach India tomorrow

    India | July 04, 2014 21:56 IST

    New Delhi/Kochi:  On a day of “dramatic developments”, all 46 Indian women nurses were suddenly set free by Sunni militants ISIS in strife-torn Iraq and were being brought back home along with 70 others in

  • iraq crisis indian nurses in tikrit trapped in basement

    Iraq Crisis: Indian nurses in Tikrit trapped in basement

    India | July 02, 2014 8:43 IST

    New Delhi: As war intensified in Iraq's ISIS-controlled Tikrit, the 46 Indian nurses trapped in a hospital were forced to take shelter in the basement of the building. With Iraqi forces launching strikes against ISIS

  • iraq forces look to claw back city from insurgents

    Iraq forces look to claw back city from insurgents

    World | June 29, 2014 14:55 IST

    Baghdad: Iraqi forces backed by tanks and helicopter gunships have started battling insurgents in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, one of two major cities seized by Sunni militants during a rapid advance across the north

  • bomb explosions unnerve kerala nurses in iraq

    Bomb explosions unnerve Kerala nurses in Iraq

    India | June 28, 2014 12:15 IST

    Thiruvananthapuram: Already coping with reports of Iraqi rebels stepping up their operations, the 46 nurses from Kerala holed up in Tikrit were further unnerved when bombs went off in the hospital compound where they are

  • 48 foreign captives released in iraq no news of indians

    48 foreign captives released in Iraq, no news of Indians hostages

    World | June 20, 2014 9:26 IST

    Kirkuk/New Delhi:  Militants who have seized large swathes of territory while advancing towards Iraq's capital Baghdad have released 48 foreigners, including four Turks, held captive for several days. However, there is no news of the

  • in touch with indian nurses trapped in iraq govt

    In touch with Indian nurses trapped in Iraq: Govt

    India | June 17, 2014 11:36 IST

    New Delhi: The government today said it was in touch with the Indian nurses stranded in violence-hit Tikrit town in Iraq and assured every possible help to Indian citizens in the trouble-torn country.  Following a

  • militants seize iraqi city of tikrit pushing deeper into

    Militants seize Iraqi city of Tikrit, pushing deeper into Sunni areas

    World | June 12, 2014 10:47 IST

    Baghdad: Al Qaida-inspired militants pushed deeper into Iraq's Sunni heartland Wednesday, swiftly conquering Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit as soldiers and security forces abandoned their posts and yielded ground once controlled by U.S. forces.The advance

  • know more about saddam hussain s personal life in pics

    Know more about Saddam Hussain's personal life (in pics)

    World | August 07, 2013 9:17 IST

    New Delhi: Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussain was born in a village called al-Auja, outside of Tikrit in northern Iraq. Either just before or just after his birth, his father disappeared from his life. Some accounts