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Iraq Violence


India steps up rescue operation in Iraq; External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to hold meeting on Sunday

June 28, 2014 9:03 pm

The meeting will also have a session with Ambassadors of the Gulf countries posted in India, the Spokesperson said.

Iraq Shiite cleric says Sunni militants must be ousted

June 20, 2014 9:01 pm

The reclusive Sistani, who heads a council of senior clerics, also said Iraq's next government must be "effective" and avoid "past mistakes.

Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama to discuss Ukraine, Iraq soon: Kremlin

June 20, 2014 7:25 pm

The two have also been at loggerheads over the war in Syria where Moscow has helped prop up the regime of strongman Bashar al-Assad.

Gulf imperatives

June 20, 2014 12:45 am

Delhi must deal with the humanitarian challenge in Iraq. And end its political neglect of the region

Congress writes to PM for safe return of Indians from Iraq

June 18, 2014 9:45 am

Congress has urged the Centre to take effective steps to ensure the safe return of Indians trapped in Iraq.

Gunmen attack convoy carrying govt offical, kill nine Iraq police: Officer

June 14, 2014 9:48 pm

It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack, or if it was planned or a target of opportunity.

Iraq attacks and shelling kill 35

June 03, 2014 9:50 pm

Fallujah has been out of government hands for months, with militants holding sway.

Car bomb at liquor store in northern Iraq kills 12

May 25, 2014 2:02 pm

Militants often target night clubs, liquor stores and brothels. They want to impose a strict interpretation of Islam in Iraq.

Drawdown questions

March 10, 2014 10:22 am

US withdrawal from Afghanistan may not go according to plan.

Overnight Iraq violence kills 16 soldiers, police

February 15, 2014 3:03 pm

Violence has reached a level not seen since 2008, when Iraq was just emerging from a period of brutal sectarian killings.