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Iraq News - June 20, 2014

By bartolo - Posted on 19 June 2014

Obama sending 300 military advisers to Iraq in no-combat role, leaving open the possibility of targeted airstrikes - AP

VIDEO (short version): President Obama Remarks on Iraq - YouTube

VIDEO (full version): President Obama Remarks on Iraq -

TRANSCRIPT: President Obama's remarks on Iraq -

The military advisers will have a number of missions, Pentagon officials say -

Dempsey: Too Soon for US Air Strikes in Iraq "until we can clarify this intelligence picture" -

CIA facing gaps in Iraq as it hunts for ISIS militants - THE DAILY STAR

VIDEO: General Patrick Dempsey and Chuck Hagel Senate Committee Testimony on Iraq - Unedited Politics

Kerry says U.S. may share information with Iran over Iraq, not cooperate - Reuters

Iranian Leader Vows to Protect Holy Sites in Iraq -

Saudi FM blasts Iraqi PM Maliki’s ‘sectarian policies’ - Al Arabiya News

With eye on Iran, Saudi insists Iraq solution is internal, opposes "all foreign intervention and interference" - Yahoo News

Gulf Nations Struggle With Iraq Militant Blowback - ABC News

ISIS advance in Iraq forces Gulf donors to rethink their patronage - Yahoo News

How Arab backers of the Syrian rebels see Iraq - The Washington Post

Turkey gives cold shoulder to US strikes in Iraq -

Turkey Gives Up On Unified Iraq - The Daily Beast


Iraq's Maliki: I won't quit as condition of US strikes against ISIS militants -

Iraqi capital out of danger; urgent need for U.S. strikes eases: Maliki ally - Yahoo News UK

Iraq's al-Maliki extends overtures to Sunni and Kurdish rivals - Yahoo News

Biden urges Maliki , Barzani and Nujaifi to unite against ISIS -

Readout of the Vice President's Calls with Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki, Nujaifi and Barzani - The White House

Kurds support dividing Iraq into three autonomous regions - Al-Monitor

Battle rages for Iraq's largest oil refinery - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

Iraq exodus? Oil majors withdraw staff as terror threat rises - RT Business

Kurdish Oil Keeps Flowing, For Now - Rudaw

Iraqi Kurds link Kirkuk to own oil pipeline, plan more exports via Turkey - hurriyetdailynews

Iraqi Kurds seize control of key Syria border crossing - Al-Monitor

ISIS alliance with a deeply rooted network of Saddam Hussein loyalists -

ISIS photos show gains and Iraqi support - The Long War Journal

ISIS, Inc. – Jihadists attract investors, fighters with annual reports & glossy PR - RT News

ISIS publishes its annual report called al-Naba covering all its activities with attack metrics: Analysis - Institute for the Study of War (ISW)

With gritty determination, Iraqi Shiites rush to fight ISIS militants -

VIDEO (Arabic) : We'll "demolish" ISIS and Saudi, Qatar “enemies”: Iraqi Shia Volunteer leader - YouTube


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