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Iraq News - Aug 8, 2014

By bartolo - Posted on 07 August 2014


Obama authorizes limited airstrikes against IS in Iraq, humanitarian air drops -

VIDEO: President Obama Delivers a Statement on Iraq: authorizes airstrikes against IS, humanitarian aid - YouTube

Iraq's largest Christian town falls to Islamic State - The Long War Journal

Islamic State pulls down church crosses in northern Iraq as 200,000 flee - Telegraph

VIDEO: Christian leader: ISIS beheading children - CNN

Rebels Capture Iraq’s Largest Dam -

UN Council urges world to help Iraq after jihadist onslaught - Yahoo News

Pope asks for international action to help Iraq's persecuted Christians - National Catholic Reporter

Kurds use lobbying to plead for help in Washington - THE DAILY STAR

US adds Nusrah, Islamic State financiers to list of global terrorists - Threat Matrix

Ex-MI6 chief cites ISIS’s Saudi, Qatari donors - Money Jihad

Kuwait vows to fight terror after US sanctions over funding - The National

How Vice News Got Unprecedented Access To The Islamic State -

VIDEO: The first of five-part Vice News documentary on The Islamic State (Part 1) - VICE News

The ISIS Online Campaign Luring Western Girls to Jihad - The Daily Beast


VIDEO: Iraq’s Yazidis under Islamic State fire, Thousands of people from this minority fled into the mountains - BBC News

VIDEO: The plight of Iraq's Yazidi Minority after the Islamic State launched an offensive on the town of Sinjar - BBC World News

VIDEO: Yazidi lawmaker cries: We're being slaughtered - YouTube

VIDEO: Iraq’s Yazidis At White House Plead For Weapons and Aid - The Daily Caller

VIDEO: Unicef on Iraq’s Crisis in Sinjar -

Yazidis Starving in Sinjar: Iraqi Helicopters Airdrop Aid Supplies From Turkey -

U.N. says some rescued from Iraqi mountain siege, 200,000 flee - Reuters

VIDEO: UN spokesman: Some trapped Yazidi 'extracted' - BBC News

Kurdish fighters rescue some Yazidis stranded on Iraq mountain - THE DAILY STAR

Turkey gives sanctuary to hundreds of Yazidis fleeing Iraq - Yahoo News

Turkey airdrops aid to internally displaced persons in Iraq - hurriyetdailynews

Who are the Secretive Yazidi Kurds and Why do Islamic Militants Want to Kill Them? -


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