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US to send troops to Iraq to secure embassy
Obama's announcement follows deployment of warships to the Gulf in response to advances by the armed group ISIL.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 06:50 GMT
US steps up military preparations over Iraq
US sends more ships to Gulf and considers drone strikes as UN says it is pulling its staff out of the capital, Baghdad.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 19:06 GMT
UN condemns ISIL executions in Iraq
UN rights chief says ISIL has "almost certainly" committed war crimes in Iraq after pictures released of executions.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 17:47 GMT
Photos released of Iraq 'mass execution'
ISIL-aligned source publishes photos on Twitter it says show scores of captured government soldiers being shot dead.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 16:43 GMT
Iran and Turkey: Unlikely duo amid regional turmoil
Cooperation between Turkey and Iran is critical for the resolution of persisting conflicts in the Middle East.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 14:06 GMT
Fall of Mosul: What's at stake for the Kurds?
Emboldened Iraqi Kurds may find momentum for greater gains on the back of ISIL's rapid expansion in Iraq.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 11:30 GMT
Did Iraq government's neglect lead to Mosul's downfall?
Continued control of Anbar - and now Mosul - could lead to a de facto partition of the country.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 11:25 GMT
Blast kills mosque worshippers in Iraq
Police say bomb went off after Friday mid-day prayers as worshippers were leaving al-Sultan mosque south of Baghdad.
Last updated: 10 May 2013 14:20 GMT
Iraq finance minister escapes bomb attack
Roadside bomb explodes near convoy carrying Sunni minister who has been a central figure in anti-government protests.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 21:43 GMT
Syria Kurds seek essential supplies in Iraq
Iraq's Kurdish region allows refugees to buy and transport fuel and food, despite Baghdad restrictions.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 09:14 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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