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Iraq headed for chaos unless politicians unite: UN

Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi'ite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad as a UN envoy warned of chaos if divided lawmakers did not make progress on Sunday towards naming a government.

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Iraq chases Baghdad sleeper cells as 'Zero Hour' looms

Iraqi insurgents are preparing for an assault on Baghdad, with sleeper cells planted inside the capital to rise up at "Zero Hour" and aid fighters pushing in from the outskirts, according to senior Iraqi and US security officials.

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Divergent visions could split Iraq's Sunni revolt

The militants dismantling Iraq's borders and threatening regional war are far from united - theirs is a marriage of convenience between ultra-hardline religious zealots and more pragmatic Sunni armed groups, said experts. For

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Sunni uprising in Iraq wins muted GCC support

The Sunni uprising in Iraq has received enthusiastic support from many Gulf Arabs, despite official unease over the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, branded a terrorist group by governments in the region. While public opinion

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Influential cleric calls for Sunni-Shi'ite talks in Iraq

An influential Sunni Muslim cleric said on Monday that only dialogue could solve Iraq's crisis, sounding a conciliatory note on the threat posed by Sunni Islamist insurgents that could further polarise the Middle East along sectarian lines.

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Alert over jihadists recruiting Bahraini youngsters

A warning has been sounded over a radical group allegedly trying to recruit young Bahrainis to join an insurgency in Iraq and Syria.   It comes as Sunni extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (I

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Iraq MPs fail to vote on state of emergency

Iraq's parliament failed to reach a quorum on Thursday for a vote on declaring a nationwide state of emergency as Sunni insurgents advanced on Baghdad. Most of those boycotting parliament were from Iraq's Sunni and Kurdish

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Militants push into Iraqi oil refinery town

Militants from an Al Qaeda splinter group who seized Iraq's second biggest city of Mosul this week have advanced into the oil refinery town of Baiji, setting the court house and police station on fire, security sources said on Wednesday.

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Al Qaeda offshoot captures most of Mosul

Radical Sunni Muslim insurgents seized control of most of Iraq's second largest city of Mosul early on Tuesday, overrunning a military base and freeing hundreds of prisoners in a spectacular strike against the Shi'ite-led Iraqi governmen

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14 Alawites killed by bomb in central Syria

A roadside bomb killed at least 14 members of President Bashar Al-Assad's minority Alawite on Thursday in the central Syrian province of Homs, an opposition monitoring group said. The blast targeted two buses near the Alawite

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