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ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi makes a public appearance at a mosque in Mosul, Iraq, according to a video posted online on July 5, 2014. Reuters/Social ... In previous years, Iraqi sources have said his whereabouts were most likely in the Sunni heartlands of the western Iraqi desert. Some say that he ...
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi makes his first public appearance at a mosque in the center of Iraq's second city, Mosul, according to a video ... The ministry said it believed Russian warplanes had actually killed the ultraconservative Sunni Muslim cleric in a May 28 airstrike targeting a meeting of ISIS ...

Fleeing civilians walking past the heavily damaged al-Nuri mosque as Iraqi forces continued their advance against Islamic State militants in the old city of .... Tehran's actions in Iraq are just part of what they see as a broader plan to dominate the region and set up a clash between Shia and Sunni Muslims.
1 in Baghdad in the presence of the head of the Sunni Endowment in Iraq, Abdul Latif al-Humim. Kubaisi criticized the absence of a top Sunni leader and proposed the appointment of Humim as Sunni marja. "Sunnis have now an opportunity to be led by a commander. We have finally found a man in whom ...
So the French military in Syria was heavily Alawite, and the British establishment in Iraq was heavily Sunni. So when .... The first one is the Iranian Revolution of 1979; the second one is attack on American Embassy in Pakistan; the third is the occupation of the Grand Mosque in Mecca; and the fourth is the ...
Some Sunni media outlets interpreted the attack as a sign that Iraqis in general, both Shiites and Sunnis, are frustrated with Sistani and sectarianism. Sistani has faced social ... In 2012, a Sistani-affiliated cleric survived a grenade attack by an unknown perpetrator in front of a mosque. However, as Iraqis ...

The Iraqi Antiquities Authority said the maintenance and restoration works at the mosque will be financed by the Iraqi Sunni Endowment using proceeds" collected from mosque tourists during Saddam Hussein's regime. Khalaf said the restoration plan will include “the construction of infrastructure under the ...
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey — Sinjar, Iraq, is shaping up to be the ... To sever the ties between Sunnis in Iraq and those in Syria, border control is essential for Iran. .... These include the Saudi madrassas and mosques that freely ...
By John Sparks, Sky Correspondent, in Tal Keif, Iraq ... From the old al Nuri Mosque in Mosul, the self-declared caliph of Islamic State, Abu Bakr .... to prevent members of the local Sunni community from aiding in their escape.
Fallujah, Iraq - Teacher Khasem Abdali stands in front of a group of Iraqis, ... psychology of post-Islamic State Fallujah, Iraq's city of 200 mosques. ... from the sectarian labels of Sunni and Shia, promotes the idea of one Islam.
It is estimated that more than 20 million people will march to the Imam Husayn Shrine mosque in Karbala, as both Shias and Sunnis, among ...
After a joint effort by the Syrian and Iraqi militaries and their ... Agency claimed Monday the infamous Salafi Sunni Muslim cleric escaped the other ... a speech from the Grand Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, his first and only known ...
AMADIYA, Iraq — This once-pretty picture postcard town, on its own 4,000-foot ... Christians and Jews — although there were 10 mosques compared with two ... A Sunni Muslim, Ms. Sabah had prayed to Hazana, and it had ...
An Iraqi police man walks towards the remains of the Al-Nuri mosque, where the ... For Iraqi and coalition security professionals, Mosul is seen as a 'canary ... As one of the conflict epicentres and a majority Sunni province, the ...
And Tillerson demanded "Iranian militias" to leave Iraq saying that "all .... Sunni mosques, shops and property belonging to Sunnis in revenge ...
... at two mosques: a Shia mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in the ... sent a message to Iranian-backed militia and foreign fighters in Iraq, ...
US Adventurism Has a Difficult Week in Afghanistan, Iraq ... Another attack on a Sunni mosque in Ghor province killed 20 including a ...

I heard them in Iraq in 2003, 2004, and then year after year until the US ... from the pulpit of a 950-year-old mosque in Mosul in a speech by its leader, ... There was no way even Isis, a Sunni Arab Muslim force, was going to ...
The suicide bombing in Ghor province struck a Sunni mosque, also during ... Earlier this year, following an attack claimed by IS on the Iraqi ...
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group said in the ... Friday's second attack during prayers occurred at a Sunni mosque in the ...
2 killed in bomb attack near Shiite mosque in ethnically-mixed Iraqi city ... of Turkoman Shiite and sizable Kurdish and Sunni Arab population.
Sunni worshippers attend prayers at a Sunni mosque on the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Baghdad, Iraq, Sept. 12, 2016.
Proposed changes to Iraq's personal status law caused protests ... with running and maintaining Shiite or Sunni mosques and shrines and they ...
The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq said it did not ... shots and audio messages exhorting fellow Sunnis Muslims to rise up against ... The mosque now lies in ruins, destroyed by Islamic State fighters ...
Islamic State militants blew up the landmark al-Nuri Mosque and left ... are Iran-backed PMFs crossing over from Iraq and Sunni Arab rebel ...
The operations to retake Tal Afar, one of the last cities in Iraq held by the Islamic ... ruler of all Muslims from the pulpit Al-Nuri mosque of Mosul on July 4, 2014. ... over the city in June 2014, the was home for Shiites and Sunnis.
Speaking at a conference on mosques, General Soleimani said prayer ... era (the Iraqi imposed war on Iran in the 1980s) to mosques and imams,” ... Iran does not act based on whether or not a community is Shiite or Sunni.
After losing Mosul and vast territories in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State of ... claimed by ISIL on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul and the Shia mosque in ... the Iran-Saudi regional rivalries and Sunni advances against Shias, while ...
It was from within the historic Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul's Old City where ... militias "against Sunni Arab communities in parts of Iraq that have ...
A damaged mosque and its surroundings in Awamiya on Aug. ... often encouraged by Sunni Saudi leaders and Iran's Shiite rulers, has torn apart ... recently praised the Saudis for improving their ties with Iraq; the two countries ...
Mosques are now involved, and religion is being inserted into the equation ... He said, “Most Sunnis have realized that coexistence among Iraqi ...
They said the attack on Imam Jaafar Assadiq Shia mosque in June 2015, which ... Islamic State militants adopt an extreme version of the Sunni branch of Islam ... IS militants, taking Iraq and Syria as the base of their self-styled ...
3 mourners killed in bomb explosion in western Iraq ... as well as crowded areas, including markets, cafes and mosques across the country. ... the predominantly Shiite paramilitary Hashd Shaabi units and Sunni tribal fighters.
This, amazingly, includes Iran assisting America by stealth in Iraq ... tolerated via Takfiri Sunni mosques and Sunni Islamist educational facilities ...
A member of Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) walks past part of the destroyed Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul's old city on July 30, 2017. (AFP) .... "Shiite militias are setting up in the city, which the Sunni majority sees as a ...
Tuesday's blast, claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) ... Jawad, the protest organiser, said both Shia and Sunni Muslims are ...
It was from within the historic Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul's Old City where ... militias "against Sunni Arab communities in parts of Iraq that have ...
A suicide attack on a Shi'ite mosque in the western Afghan city of Herat ... of the sectarian violence common in Iraq or Syria but hardline Sunni ...
A suicide attacker burst into a crowded Shiite mosque in the western Afghan city ... by a regional affiliate of the Islamic State, an extremist Sunni militia. ... a terrorist assault Monday on the embassy of Iraq in Kabul in which two ...
KARBALA — Inside the shrine and mosque covered by mosaics, the ... point of the Sunni-Shia war that continues to rage 14 centuries later.
Iraqi Major General Qasim al-Mohammadi, head of the al-Jazeera ... control of Iraq's second city of Mosul and its elusive leader, Sunni Muslim cleric ... world to join his self-styled caliphate from the city's Grand al-Nuri Mosque.
Reviving Mosul's historic traditions will depend partly on whether Iraq's Shi'ite-led government can win the trust of Sunnis, many of whom ...
Tensions Over Mosque in Israel Could Affect Jordan ... in turn laid some of the foundation for the embrace in 2014 by Iraq's Sunni Arabs of ISIL, ...
Tensions Over Mosque in Israel Could Impact Jordan ... turn laid some of the foundation for the embrace in 2014 by Iraq's Sunni Arabs of ISIL, ...
In October, Iraqi forces set out to retake Mosul, one of Iraq's largest cities .... On its far side was a mosque, its minaret about seven stories high — an ... were from elsewhere and were Shiites, while most Moslawis were Sunnis.
The second major issue is the risk of violence between Arab Sunnis and ... Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi greets army officers in Mosul.
"They're going to have to reach out and reconcile with the Sunni ... IS blew up the mosque last month as Iraqi troops prepared to retake it.
All in all, the Sunni identity crisis is one of the biggest problems the country has. The reason ... Iraqi Security Forces captured the ruins of the mosque. Security ...
Iraqi civilians walk past the destroyed al-Nuri mosque in the Old City of ... a mostly Sunni city, but have vowed to play a bigger role in Tal Afar, ...
Iraqi government forces are closing in on the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul. With its leaning minaret, it is one of ... Nur al-Din is also revered by jihadists for his efforts to make Sunni Muslim orthodoxy prevail over Shiism. Despite its ...


 

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