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Poet Amal al-Jubouri uses blogging and video to help Iraqis cope with the horrors they face, aiming to overcome sectarian divisions threatening to break the country apart
BAGHDAD - Agence France Presse
Three car bombs exploded in a Shiite area of northeast Baghdad on Oct. 21, killing at least 18 people, Iraqi security and medical officials said.
Press TV has described the accident in which its Lebanese-American reporter Shim died near Turkey's border with Syria as 'suspicious'
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
A Saudi court has sentenced 13 people, including an Afghan and a Qatari, to between 18 months and 30 years in prison for plotting an Al-Qaeda attack against US forces.
The microblogging site Twitter, popular among both men and women in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia, is nothing more than "a source of lies" and evil, the kingdom's top Muslim cleric said.
JERUSALEM - The Associated Press
Israeli police say dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews have attacked buses with ads promoting female worship at a Jerusalem holy site
A top Syrian rebel commander has reportedly been shot and wounded in Turkey in an apparent kidnapping attempt by ISIL
MURŞITPINAR - Agence France-Presse
Kurdish fighters in the battleground Syrian town of Kobane weathered an onslaught by ISIL militants as they awaited promised reinforcements from Iraq
The US military air-drops arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic militants near Kobane
TEHRAN - The Associated Press / Agence France-Presse
Iraqi state television said Abadi, arrived shortly before midnight for talks with Iranian officials including President Rouhani about the ongoing battle against ISIL
A suicide bomber detonated explosives Monday outside a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 11 people in the second such attack in the capital in 24 hours, officials said.
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