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Indian captives in Iraq safe: Sushma Swaraj

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:01

The 39 Indian workers held captive in Iraq are safe and getting proper food and water, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said.

Russia delivering weapons to Iraq: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 15:42

Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq`s defence minister visited Moscow to press for equipment to thwart a jihadist offensive.

Iraq: Death toll from Baghdad attack rises to 31

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 17:24

Iraqi officials say the death toll from a late night suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint in Baghdad has climbed to 31 people, most of them civilians.

17 more nurses stranded in Iraq return home

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:14

Seventeen more nurses, who were stranded in Iraq, have arrived in Kochi.

Al Qaeda vows to severe hands of `corrupt` Yemen officials

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:13

Al Qaeda has threatened to sever the hands of "corrupt" officials in the southeastern province of Hadramawt, where the jihadists have been trying to impose their strict version of Islamic sharia law. 

Jihadists claim blasts as Iraq rallies behind Christians

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 23:22

The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for deadly Baghdad bombings, as the Christians they drove out of Mosul grieved for their lost homes and uncertain future in Iraq.

Islamic State claims deadly Baghdad bomb attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:24

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility Sunday for the deadliest spate of bombings to strike the Iraqi capital in weeks, saying a "Baghdad cell" helped carry out the attacks.

Islamic State claims deadly Baghdad bomb attacks

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 15:24

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility Sunday for the deadliest spate of bombings to strike the Iraqi capital in weeks, saying a "Baghdad cell" helped carry out the attacks.

`Likely stray` rocket from Gaza wounds Egyptian soldier: officials

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 03:25

A rocket probably fired from the Gaza Strip hit Egypt`s Rafah border crossing with the embattled Palestinian enclave on Saturday, wounding a soldier, a security official said.

Facts about Iraq`s Christians

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:19

Christians once formed a large minority of Iraq`s mainly Muslim population but mounting sectarian attacks against them since the 2003 US-led invasion have sent their numbers plummeting.

US condemns religious and ethnic prosecution by ISIL in Iraq

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 09:59

The US has condemned in the strongest terms the systematic persecution of ethnic and religious minorities by the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Islamic State jihadists kill 90 in Syria gas field takeover: NGO

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:36

Jihadists killed at least 90 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and employees when they seized a gas field in Homs province, a monitoring group said.