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Iraq News - July 1, 2014

By bartolo - Posted on 30 June 2014

U.S. sends 300 more troops, helicopters and drones to Iraq, consider second operations centre in the autonomous Kurdish region - Yahoo News

Pentagon says the U.S. military is directing up to 40 unmanned and manned aircraft missions per day in and around Baghdad - World Tribune

US Rushes Hellfires to Iraq, Trying to Rebuild Arsenal - From ABC News

Iraq’s bid to regain Tikrit: armed US drones enlisted to keep militants at bay - The Australian

Russian Jets and Experts Sent to Iraq to Aid Army -

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki: Russian jets will turn tide - BBC News

Bomb ISIS Or We'll Ask Iran To Do It, Top Iraqi Politician Warns United States -

US to co-operate with Iran for countering ISIS militants: military chief - DAWN.COM

Saudi King Tells Kerry He Will Press Sunnis To Join Iraq Government - Gulf Business

Iraq crisis: US steps up drone flights amid intelligence blame game - The Independent

CIA let Iraq spy network wither after troop withdrawal, officials claim - Fox News

Former Marine Corps Adviser: The Current Chaos In Iraq 'Was Totally Predictable' - Business Insider

WikiLeaks: PM Barzani Had Warned US of Current Iraq Crisis - Rudaw

Opinion: US Intelligence Failure in Iraq -

How 2 shadowy ISIS commanders designed their Iraq campaign - Merced Sun-Star

In Iraq and Syria, ISIS Militants Are Flush With Funds -

Russia Asks UN to Stop Syrian Terrorist Oil Sales - ABC News

Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq in 2007 -


Sunni militants declare Islamic state in Iraq and Syria - Fox News

Full text of the ISIS announcement of Caliphate (English) -

ISIS declaration of Islamic state threatens anti-Shiite Sunni alliance - Fox News

Syria rebels say IS caliphate 'null and void' - Yahoo News

ISIS Crucifies 8 Syrian Rebel Fighters, According To Human Rights Group -

We will stand by ISIS until Maliki steps down, says Al-Suleiman leader of Iraq's Sunni biggest tribe - Telegraph

VIDEO (English subtitles):  Al-Suleiman leader of the tribal rebels speaks about the independent Sunni state -

Iraq Sunni group calls for autonomy in decentralized Iraq - Middle East Eye

Iraqi Shiites Fleeing ISIS Fear A Divided Iraq Would Leave Them Homeless -

Kurds’ deputy PM Talabani calls for decentralised Iraq -

Barzani: Kurds will hold referendum in Kirkuk and other disputed areas on joining Iraqi Kurdistan - middleeastmonitor

VIDEO: Barzani says Kurdish Self-Rule in Kirkuk to Stay - Iraq Business News

Maliki's coalition: Kurdish annexation of Kirkuk is a declaration of war - middleeastmonitor

Turkey rejects Kurdish independence, wants Iraq unity government, officials say - Reuters

Maliki must not run for 3rd term: Muqtada al-Sadr Speech - Iraqi News

Prisoner Deaths Indicate Mass Executions By Iraqi Police -

Iraq’s Christians See Putin As Savior - The Daily Beast


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