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  • When Americans are harmed, we do what is necessary: Obama on Foley beheading Yesterday

    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to continue air strikes against ISIS which released a video showing a militant beheading US journalist James Foley ...
  • Watch: ISIS release video showing beheading of American journalist Yesterday

    The ISIS on Wednesday released a video showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley and threatens to kill another American scribe. ...
  • News 360: Irom Sharmila freed, says her fast against AFSPA will continue Yesterday

    Irom Sharmila has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had said that she should be released immediately. ...
  • ISIS releases video of beheading US journalist, threatens to kill another 2 days ago

    ISIS has released a gruesome video that shows the beheading of US journalist James Foley. ISIS has threatened to kill another American journalist if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq. ...
  • ISIS militants kill nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority 5 days ago

    Kurdish officials say the ISIS militants have killed nearly 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in a village in northern region. Reports also say the ISIS has killed hundreds of people belonging to a tribe opposing them in Syria. This even as US airstrikes continue near the ISIS controlled Mosul...
  • US and Iraqi airstrikes target; thousands of Yazidis flee ISIS forces 5 days ago

    US and Iraqi airstrikes target ISIS near Mosul Dam. Local officials say Sunni militants are moving many abducted women to the north of the country. "Abducted women are being taken to ISIS controlled cities in the north", say officials. ...
  • US launches three airstrikes in 24 hours on the Islamic state in Iraq August 9, 2014

    There has been another round of US airstrikes targeting ISIS in Iraq. This is the third round of airstrikes by the US in the last 24 hours. Their latest strike took place in the Kurdish city of Irbil and targeted Sunni militants. The Pentagon says the strikes are meant to...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Iraq crisis: Families of abducted Indians meet Punjab CM, MEA says all safe July 11, 2014

    The families of 39 Indians who are in still in ISIS captivity on Friday met Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in Chandigarh. Frustrated over the lack of information from both the Punjab government and the Centre, the families said that they last heard from their relatives in Iraq who...
  • Iraq crisis: 39 Indians in Mosul are safe, says MEA July 11, 2014

    Ministry of External Affair spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Friday said, "I can confirm that we have had through interlocutors a contact with Indians in captivity Information we have got and they are unharmed but remain in captivity." ...
  • ISIS chief Baghdadi urges people to join him in the jihad July 6, 2014

    In a rare public appearance, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi addressed supporters at a mosque in Mosul urging them to obey him and join him in the jihad for a separate caliphate. ...
  • News 360: Free from ISIS clutches, Indian nurses head for home July 4, 2014

    As many as 116 Indians including 46 nurses from Kerala will reach India on Saturday morning, reassured the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday evening. MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that an Air India aircraft has flown from New Delhi and is expected to reach Erbil, Iraq, late on Friday. ...
  • Iraq Crisis: Indian nurses in ISIS custody, MEA says all are safe July 4, 2014

    All Indian nurses in Tikrit under the custody of ISIS militants have been moved to another location in Iraq. The External Affairs Ministry said that they are safe and officials are trying to keep in touch with them. ...
  • Indian nurses in ISIS custody: What are the options before government to secure its citizens? July 3, 2014

    All the Indian nurses have been moved by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants from Tikrit to an unknown location in Iraq. All the 46 nurses who have been moved are from Kerala. ...
  • Nurses safe, Ministry of External Affairs helpful: Kerala CM July 3, 2014

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy confirmed that the nurses stranded in Iraq were safe and that the Ministry of External Affairs was really helpful in dealing with the crisis. ...
  • Western countries funding ISIS: Syrian Ambassador to India July 2, 2014

    As crisis escalates in Iraq, Syrian Ambassador to India Riad Abbas has said western countries are funding the ISIS. He claimed that it gets Turkish support in its dream to revive the Ottoman Empire and support from GCC countries. ...
  • Iraq crisis responsible for fuel price hike: Dharmendra Pradhan July 1, 2014

    Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan blamed the Iraq crisis for the hike in fuel prices, saying that the government has been forced to raise the prices of fuels because they are indeterminately linked to market forces. ...
  • ISIS seizes Tikrit: Iraq crisis June 29, 2014

    As Iraq edges towards chaos, the locals of Tikrit are terrified as well as fed up with Iraqi politicians. ...
  • Iraq crisis: 500 US troops, including 180 military advisors in Baghdad June 29, 2014

    As many as 500 US troops including 180 military advisors have been stationed in war-torn Iraq. Iraqi forces, meanwhile, claim that they have re-taken the city of Tikrit from ISIS control in a military offensive on Sunday. The Iraq air force launched air strikes on ISIS strongholds in the Anbar...
  • Iraq crisis: Government is prepared to act, says Naresh Gujral June 29, 2014

    Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral on Sunday said that the central government has assured to act according to the situation in Iraq. "We are told that our people are safe. Government is prepared," he added. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus in conversation with a journalist abducted in Iraq June 29, 2014

    Iraqi government forces backed by helicopter gunships began an offensive on Saturday to retake the northern city of Tikrit from Sunni Islamist militants while party leaders pursued talks that could end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's divisive rule. ...
  • Iraq ground report: Soldiers reportedly executing Sunni detainees June 28, 2014

    Armed American drones are flying over Baghdad as the Iraq crisis escalates with ISIS carrying out a lightning offensive and taking several cities in north Iraq. As Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki looks to start the process of forming a new government, the sectarian divide in the conflict-ridden country worsens...
  • Kurdistan takes in Iraqi refugees displaced due to ISIS offensive June 25, 2014

    As the Islamist militant group, ISIS continue undeterred in their mission of capturing large swathes of northern and western Iraq, Kurdistan has come out in support of Syrian and Iraqi refugees displaced and driven out on account of the unrest in Iraq. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Kurdistan foreign...
  • ISIS continues with onslaught in Iraq, Sunni tribes lose faith in PM June 24, 2014

    As the Sunni militia group ISIS continues with its onslaught in Iraq and gains more ground, many Sunni tribes in Iraq are opposing the militant group accusing them of pushing members of their community to terrorism. While criticising the ISIS, they are also, however, stressing that they have no faith...
  • Kurdish minority forms militia groups to defend territories from ISIS June 23, 2014

    The Kurdish minority formed militia groups to defend their autonomous territories from the ISIS onslaught. The intersection that this combat outpost is protecting is incredibly strategic. Peshmerga Commander Col. Hakim Karim Ahmed said that they had two casualties during the firefight. ...
  • News 360: DU, UGC in open war over 4-year course, admissions deferred June 23, 2014

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: The various facets of the Iraq crisis June 19, 2014

    Assuring all help to the families of the Indians stranded in the war-torn Iraq, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj appealed to the relatives to trust the government. ...
  • News 360: Stranded Indians in Iraq located, Sushma meets families June 19, 2014

    The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that they have leads to the location of the Indians who have been abducted in Iraq. Assuring all help to the families of the Indians stranded in the war-torn Iraq, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj appealed to the relatives to trust the government. ...
  • Is it time for India to evacuate its citizens from Iraq? June 19, 2014

    The Ministry of External Affairs confirmed that they have leads to the location of the Indians who have been abducted in Iraq. However, they refused to reveal any further details in the matter claiming that it is a highly sensitive issue. CNN-IBN takes calls of people from across the country...