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 Iraq's Eastern province of Diyala

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... to provide security in Shia areas. And as the Iraqi military melted away in the Islamic State's June offensive in Ninewa, Salahaddin, and Diyala Provinces, the Shia militias, including League of the Righteous, were critical in propping up Iraq's ...
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... insurgency blew up Shia shrines and carried out a campaign of violence against Shi'ites. The tensions persist. Last month officials blamed Shia militiamen for a shooting rampage that killed more than 70 Sunni worshippers in Diyala. The Wall Street ...
Iraqi security forces pull down a flag belonging to Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant during a patrol in the town of Dalli Abbas in Diyala Province, June 30, 2014. The leader of the al Qaeda offshoot now calling itself the ...
The city of Kirkuk, in the north, witnessed the death of 95 people and the injury of 248 others, while 140 people were killed in Diyala and 94 others were injured. In the Salahuddin province in the north, 105 civilians were killed and 103 injured ...

An attack by suspected Shiite militiamen on worshipers at a Sunni mosque in the northern province of Diyala on Aug. 22 killed at least 60 people.
A person with ties to the Islamic State in Diyala Province said the group had suffered badly in northern Iraq since U.S. air strikes began last month, ahead of the filmed execution of Foley and grisly video of the beheading of a Kurdish soldier.
Just last month, security officials blamed Shiite militiamen for a shooting rampage that killed more than 70 Sunni worshipers in Diyala Province. Many of the Shiite militias are closely tied to neighboring Iran. Such a visible reliance on fighters from ...
Australia to send military equipment to Iraq. A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands guard in a tank at their post in the strategic Jalawla area, in Diyala Province on August 25, 2014. Sun Aug 31, 2014 5:45AM. Share | email | Print. The Australian prime ...
A volunteer who joined the Iraqi Army to fight against jihadist militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) stands in a truck as he holds a position in Diyala Province, north of the capital Baghdad, on August 3, 2014. (AFP Photo/Amer Al ...
Until proving otherwise, the Shiite militia has been accused of being behind the two attacks on Baghdad's northern province of Diyala, one of them on a mosque, which killed dozens of Arab Sunnis. For political and sectarian reasons and with regard to ...
A displaced Iraqi child who fled Wadi Osaj village near Jalawla, as battles between peshmerga and Islamic State jihadists broke, at a village near the Diyala Province town of Khaniqin Relations between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain sank ...
army and police officers said the attack on the Musab bin Omair mosque in Diyala yesterday When the video depicting the beheading of James Foley appeared along with a masked man speaking in a distinct London accent, there was a near nervous ...
Baghdad, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi security forces launched two major offensives to recapture two towns from the Islamic State militants in the provinces of Salahudin and Diyala, officials said on Saturday. In Salahudin province, the security forces ...
By all accounts, the group would completely secure the majority of contested Sunni provinces - specifically Al-Anbar, Nineveh, Salah ad-Din and Diyala - before consolidating forces and turning attention toward state-building. Then, an emergent Shi'a ...
The increase was due to new violence in various parts of the country, particularly Ninewa, Diyala and Anbar provinces, he said.

Twenty-nine "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) gunmen have been killed in on-going battles with the Iraqi Army to retake villages and towns on the border with Amerli, Diyala Province, the Iraqi Ministry of Defence said Friday (August 29th).
Boosting contacts with the Sunni tribes in Anbar, Salahaddin, Ninewa, and Diyala Provinces could help address this shortfall.
A peshmerga fighter stands next to a Kurdish flag as he guards a position near the File photo: A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to a Kurdish flag as he guards a position near the strategic Jalawla area, in Diyala Province. AFP PHOTO / ALI AL-SAADI.
A Sunni mosque in Diyala was attacked, leaving 60 dead. A car bombing in Karbala killed 12. Another car bomb killed 11 people in Hilla.
She rejects the idea that the families pose a security threat, and says the only reason they took so long to leave IS-held areas in Diyala Province was because they're too old, young, or sick to move with ease. "The truth is they are not terrorists ...
peshmerga fighters' military vehicles are positioned at their post in the strategic Jalawla area, in Diyala Province, which is a gateway to Baghdad, as battles with Islamic State (IS) jihadists continue on August 25, 2014.
The village in Diyala Province, northeast of Baghdad, had been a bustling hamlet populated by some 50 Sunni Arab families. Now it is an eerie outpost for Kurdish peshmerga forces battling to wrest the Jalawla area from the control of the brutal ...
When the al Qaeda splinter group, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) declared a Caliphate, stretching from Raqqa in Syria to Diyala in Iraq on 29th June, the principle of 'my enemy's enemy is my friend' became clear for everyone to see. The ...
Some security experts are cautioning the administration about its anti-Assad stance, even as the US begins surveillance flights over Syria in anticipation of possible expanded US action against the Islamic State.
Wadi Osaj, Iraq: Only the scattered voices of Kurdish fighters break the silence in the Iraqi village of Wadi Osaj, where the mud and cement block houses stand empty and locked after residents fled.
But the weekend suicide bombings here in Kirkuk and a cluster of other attacks in Baghdad, Diyala Province and Irbil suggest that reconciliation remains very difficult to achieve.
Al-Abadi condemned the Diyala mosque attack, which has widely been blamed on Shiite militias loyal to the government, and called for the militias to come under Baghdad's control and cease acting independently.
On Friday, Shia militiamen were blamed for killing 70 people at a Sunni mosque in Diyala. It is attacks like these that have persuaded large numbers of ordinary Sunnis who live in the vast spaces between Baghdad and Damascus to side with ISIS.
Iraqi politician believes that the massacre of Diyala mosque last Friday was to delay the formation of the new Iraqi government.
Earlier, a terror attack killed 68 worshipers in the Mus'ab Bin Oumeyr mosque in the province of Diyala. Iraqi lawmakers have condemned the violence, holding Takfiri terrorist responsible.
(MENAFN - Kuwait news agency (KUNA)) The Iraqi Parliament has launched a parliamentary probe into the killing of 70 worshippers during Friday prayers in the Sunni province of Diyala. "The Parliament has formed a panel to probe the incident including ...
(MENAFN - Kuwait news agency (KUNA)) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned in the strongest terms the reported attack on a mosque in Diyala Province, said to have killed dozens of Sunni worshippers. Ban said in an attributable statement ...
The attack in Diyala Province, east of Baghdad, was reportedly in retaliation for a bombing earlier in the day that targeted a Shiite security vehicle, raising the specter of the sort of tit-for-tat sectarian killing that marked the deadliest years of ...
The Islamic Republic of Iran has denounced a deadly bomb attack against a Sunni mosque in Iraq's eastern Diyala Province, PressTV reported.
Shi'ite militiamen machinegunned 68 worshipers at a village mosque in Diyala Province on Friday as politicians try to form a power-sharing government capable of countering Islamic State militants.
Tehran (FNA)- The Iraqi police forces killed the military commander of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group, and his aide in Diyala Province. "The police forces managed to kill the ISIL Commander, Musab al-Sinjari along with ...
Baghdad: The Iraqi Parliament has launched a parliamentary probe into the killing of 70 worshippers during Friday prayers in the Sunni province of Diyala. "The Parliament has formed a panel to probe the incident including members of the legislative and ...
At least 73 people were killed on Friday after an armed group opened fire inside an Iraqi Sunni mosque in Diyala. In a statement posted on its website, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the group that has seized large parts of ...
The decision followed the attack perpetrated during prayers at a Sunni mosque in the village of Alzerkosh, South of Baquba, capital of Diyala, where Shiite militiamen killed 68 people by infiltrating a suicidal among parishioners and shot those who ...
Diyala, Iraq - gunmen allegedly associated with a pro-government Shiite militia slaughtered more than 70 worshippers at a Sunni mosque in Diyala Province Friday, heightening Iraq's sectarian divide in a volatile part of the country where government ...
Iraqi officials say at least 40 people have been killed in an attack on a Sunni mosque in northeastern Iraq. A police officer said that gunmen broke into the mosque and opened fire in Imam Wais village, near Baquba in Diyala Province, some 120 ...
Diyala, Iraq - gunmen allegedly associated with a pro-government Shiite militia slaughtered more than 70 worshippers at a Sunni mosque in Diyala Province Friday, heightening Iraq's sectarian divide in a volatile part of the country where government ...
The Friday attacks affected a group of villages near Hamreen Lake in Diyala Province, 100 miles northeast of Baghdad, where Shiite Kurds live among a majority of Sunni Arabs.
Lawmaker Nahida al-Dayani, who is from Diyala, said about 150 worshippers were at Imam Wais mosque when the militiamen arrived after a roadside bombing that targeted a security vehicle.
NEW YORK, Aug 23 (KUNA) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned in the strongest terms the reported attack on a mosque in Diyala Province, said to have killed dozens of Sunni worshippers. Ban said in an attributable statement issued by his ...
Diyala, Iraq - gunmen allegedly associated with a pro-government Shiite militia slaughtered more than 70 worshippers at a Sunni mosque in Diyala Province Friday, heightening Iraq's sectarian divide in a volatile part of the country where government ...
An attack by suspected Shia militiamen on a Sunni mosque in Iraq's Diyala Province has killed at least 68 people. Officials say a bomber blew himself up in the mosque during Friday prayers and gunmen fired on fleeing worshippers.
Large swathes of the governorates of Nineveh, Anbar, Saleheddin and Diyala are overrun by armed groups with front lines moving on a daily basis.


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