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Ziad Al-Sanjary

U.S. considers airstrikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran

Jun 16 2014

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq's besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilize the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad.

U.S. considers air strikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran

Jun 16 2014

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq's besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilize the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad. | Video

U.S. considers air strikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran

Jun 16 2014

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq's besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilize the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad.

U.S. considers air strikes on Iraq, holds talks with Iran

Jun 16 2014

MOSUL Iraq/WASHINGTON President Barack Obama considered options for military action to support Iraq's besieged government on Monday, and U.S. and Iranian officials held talks to stabilise the region, which has been roiled by the advance of Sunni rebels toward Baghdad. | Video

Westen setzt in Irak-Krise auf Hilfe von Iran

Jun 16 2014

Bagdad Aufgeschreckt durch die militärischen Erfolge der radikalen Islamisten im Irak bemüht sich der Westen trotz aller Vorbehalte um die Hilfe Irans.

Advancing Iraq rebels seize northwest town in heavy battle

Jun 16 2014

MOSUL/BAGHDAD Sunni insurgents seized a mainly ethnic Turkmen city in northwestern Iraq on Sunday after heavy fighting, solidifying their grip on the north after a lightning offensive that threatens to dismember Iraq.

Advancing Iraq rebels seize northwest town in heavy battle

Jun 15 2014

MOSUL/BAGHDAD Sunni insurgents seized a mainly ethnic Turkmen city in northwestern Iraq on Sunday after heavy fighting, solidifying their grip on the north after a lightning offensive that threatens to dismember Iraq. | Video

Advancing Iraq rebels seize Northwest town in heavy battle

Jun 15 2014

MOSUL/BAGHDAD, June 15 Sunni insurgents seized a mainly ethnic Turkmen city in northwestern Iraq on Sunday after heavy fighting, solidifying their grip on the north after a lightning offensive that threatens to dismember Iraq.

Iraq rebel advance spreads to northwest

Jun 15 2014

MOSUL/BAGHDAD The insurgent offensive that has threatened to dismember Iraq spread to the northwest of the country on Sunday, when Sunni militants launched a dawn raid on a town close to the Syrian border, clashing with police and government forces.

Iraq province takes first steps to energy independence

Oct 23 2013

MOSUL, Iraq Iraq's northwest Nineveh province has started talks with oil companies and is drafting terms to attract investment in its significant oil and gas reserves, steps certain to antagonize the central government.

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