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Perilous road to a sovereign state

From Iraq’s Kurd region and Catalonia, the lesson for national determination movements: Costs of pushing for secession are too high.

11 Indian nurses stranded in Iraq to return home soon

These 40 Indians were working at construction projects near the Iraqi city of Mosul when they were abducted by Islamic militants.


US considering Iraqi request for more military advisers

Senior US officials are considering an Iraqi request for more American military advisers.

View from the left: Lost in Syria

The origins of the IS can be traced to the US occupation of Iraq.

No way out

US president articulates a strategy to take on the IS. But success is far from certain.

Australia to help anti-ISIL forces in Iraq: Abbott

I certainly don't rule out further military involvement but I do rule out combat troops on the ground, said Abbott.


America's priority is to roll back gains made by ISIL: Obama

Obama said the Iraq's security forces needed help from the US and the international partners to succeed.

Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

Ultra-loose monetary policies followed by major central banks have failed to bring about recovery.

View from the LEFT: US ‘imperialism’

ISIS and other extremist Islamic groups have arisen as a product of US intervention and assistance.

Sinjar siege over, says Obama

Thousands of families from the Yazidi minority community were trapped on the mountains without food and water.

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Iraq faces humanitarian crisis after militants' surge

Thousands have been displaced and are forced to dwell in refugee camps after the militants took over three major towns of Iraq. The country is staring at the worst ever humanitarian crisis.