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Set International Inquiry Into Massacres by Security Forces, Allied Militias (Baghdad) – Iraqi security forces and militias affiliated with the government appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners in six Iraqi cities and villages since June 9, 2014. In all but one case, the executions took place while the fighters were fleeing Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and other armed groups. The vast majority of security forces and militias are Shia, while the murdered prisoners were…
The worsening political discord comes three days ahead of a planned parliamentary session meant to revive the process of replacing what has effectively been a caretaker government since April elections. Maliki “has become hysterical and has lost his balance”, a statement from the office of Kurdish regional president Massud Barzani said, reacting to accusations by the prime minister a day earlier that his administration was harbouring militants. "You must apologize to the Iraqi people and step down. You have destroyed…
STANBUL(Reuters): Former Iraqi prime minister Iyad Allawi (pictured), called on incumbent Nouri Al Maliki yesterday to give up his bid for a third term in power or risk the dismemberment of Iraq. Maliki on Friday rejected a chorus of such calls since militants of a group now calling itself the Islamic State rampaged through swathes of Iraq and declared a mediaeval-style caliphate in land they control in Iraq and neighbouring Syria. “I think it is time for Mr Maliki to…
Obama-backing of ‘criminal’ Maliki gov’t helped ISIL rise A former top U.S. commander in Iraq claims that the Obama administration and the State Department have been running an “information deception campaign” aimed at covering up crimes and violent acts committed by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.The Obama administration’s efforts to protect and defend the Maliki government created the conditions allowing the terror group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) to take hold in Iraq, where a…
Speaking at the annual rally of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, Dr Alejo Vidal-Quadras, vice president of the European Parliament (1999-2014), compared the media coverage of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to claims about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction in 2003, which drove the US military into a decade-long war in Iraq. Rejecting the notion that the Iraqi uprising is driven solely by sectarian motives, much less by extremism, Vidal-Quadras assured the crowd that majority…
Aljazeera TV- June 20, 2014 (Translated from Arabic) Muzhir al-Qaisi:Today the revolutionaries from the Iraq tribes have flared up the flame of a revolution that will never be extinguished. This revolution started when our people demanded their legal rights and based on the constitution they resorted to sit-ins. However, They were responded with fire and iron. As a result, weapon was chosen as the last shelter for implementing our demand. But thanks God and thanks to our social grassroots that…
Wednesday 11 June Residence Palace – IPC, Brussels Dear Friends,I would like to congratulate Mr. Struan Stevenson for his very inspiring initiative as I think this is not only a big help for the democracy and human rights in Iraq but also for the entire region. As a fifteen year member of the European Parliament, I can say unequivocally that Struan has been one of the most successful leaders in his position as the head of the Iraq Delegation and I can…
Rafidain TV- June 12, 2014Association of Muslim Scholars issued an urgent letter to the Iraqi revolutionaries. The text, translated from the original Arabic is stated below:Because of the great victories that God has bestowed upon you, and for the enormous defeats that enemies of the Iraqi people have suffered, including the destruction of their bases, which is a reminder of autumn leaves falling off trees, it is necessary to bring the following issues to your attention:We seek triumph over the…

FACT SHEET ON DEVELOPMENTS IN IRAQ Saturday, 14 June 2014 00:00

BBC, June 14: Iraq conflict: 'We are stronger than ISIS'. Divisions between the groups fighting to topple Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki are emerging. Much of the attention from the current insurgency has focused on ISIS - the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, but it is only one of a number of militia groups fighting. Former General Muzhir al Qaisi is a spokesman for the General Military Council of the Iraqi Revolutionaries, which entered Mosul alongside ISIS and…

"ISIL is an Iranian creation" Saturday, 14 June 2014 00:00

Interview by al-Arabiya al-Hadath TV channel with Sheik Ali Hatam Soleiman, the Amir of al-Dulaim Tribes, one of the Sheiks of Anbar ProvinceSheik Ali Hatam Soleiman, Amir of al-Dulaim Tribes: Everyone knows that when the tribes of Anbar Province, and in particular Ramadi, set out there was no ISIL. They were just the tribes who rose up to attain their rightful rights. I am stipulating that the tribes will not stop until the demise of the Maliki idol or the Maliki…
(Reuters) - The violence in Iraq is part of a broader Sunni Arab revolt that could lead to a holy war in the country, and is not just a rampage by Islamist militants from an al Qaeda splinter group, fugitive vice president Tarek al-Hashemi told Reuters on Monday.Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have routed Baghdad's army and seized the north of the country in the past week, threatening to dismember Iraq and unleash all-out sectarian war."What…

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Iraq: We must stop meddling by Iran and its criminal militias

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