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Iraq's Maliki 'appealed for US air strikes'
Prime minister asked US to launch strikes against ISIL last month but Washington refused, New York Times report says.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 11:15 GMT
Iraq city of Tikrit falls to ISIL fighters
Gunmen from the Islamic State of Iraq take city and launch attacks on Kirkuk and Samarra, a day after the fall of Mosul.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2014 02:49 GMT
Half a million flee unrest in Iraq's Mosul
Aid agencies prepare for influx of refugees into Kurdish region after country's second city falls to ISIL fighters.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 11:59 GMT
Iraqis flee Mosul after fighters seize city
Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIL overruns country's second biggest city, prompting PM to declare national emergency.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 07:51 GMT
Iraq PM calls emergency after Mosul seized
Nouri al-Maliki says he will arm civilians after al-Qaeda inspired ISIL take second-largest city and Nineveh province.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2014 20:15 GMT
Sudan turmoil explodes after fuel price hike
President Omar al-Bashir bowed to IMF austerity demands, and calls are now growing for his departure.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2013 15:17 GMT
Al-Shabab sentences French agent to death
Somali armed group says hostage held for three years will be executed in response to failed French rescue bid.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 12:51 GMT
Can Somalia's leader contain the al-Shabab?
The insurgents are refusing peace talks so we ask how this affects the country's efforts to attain peace after 20 years.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2012 12:21 GMT
Opposition hopes soar over Sudan protests
Opponents of President Bashir say rare unrest over austerity measures is beginning of an uprising in African nation.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2012 13:43 GMT
Somali Shabab 'ready to fight' US
Al-Shabab says unafraid of US role in Somali government's offensive against them.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2010 20:18 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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