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Unrivalled riches of Nimrud Nimrud - the ancient Iraqi city being ransacked by IS militants
BBC News | 9 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Is Qatar bringing the Nusra Front in from the cold? Why Qatar might be trying to bring Nusra Front in from the cold
BBC News | 9 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Saudi and Israel Iran anxieties align Saudis and Israelis find shared anxieties over Iran
BBC News | 11 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gen Soleimani: Irans rising star The rising star of Iran's 'celebrity' anti-IS commander
BBC News | 12 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Battle for Iraq's Tikrit rages on There is growing concern for the plight of Iraqi civilians, as government forces continue their efforts to retake the city of Tikrit from Islamic State militants.
BBC News | 16 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Senate Will Postpone Debate on Iran Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, will postpone consideration of a bill giving Congress the authority to review any deal President Obama reaches with Iran on its nuclear program.
New York Times | 22 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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ISIS Attacks Archaeological Site at Nimrud The Iraqi site, one of the worlds most important archaeological operations, is a source of priceless antiquities from the Assyrian empire.
New York Times | Mar 5, 2015 11:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqis Want Lead Role in Driving ISIS From Mosul Amid concerns about Iranian involvement in the offensive against the Islamic State, the Iraqi defense minister said the Mosul mission would be planned, timed and executed by Iraqis.
New York Times | Mar 5, 2015 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Libya Says Armed Groups Have Halted Production at 11 Oil Fields The Libyan National Oil Company declared the oil fields nonoperational because of theft, looting, sabotage and destruction by unidentified armed groups.
New York Times | Mar 5, 2015 7:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Israel, A Vote To Choose A Leader And An Identity Israel is a small country with an extremely diverse population. NPR's Emily Harris spoke to five very different Israelis about their hopes for the election and the kind of country they want to see. | Mar 5, 2015 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend