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War

On the frontline with Shia's Badr Army in Iraq - BBC News

Great journalism by the BBC describing the front lines around Baghdad.

“The BBC’s Jonathan Beale spent the day with the Badr Army on the outskirts of Baquba in Iraq. 33 more words

Why did Al-Baghdadi proclaim Caliphate and not Bin-Laden or Taliban?

On June 29, 2014 at the beginning of the Holy month of Ramzan (Ramadan), a group called the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL) (also known as ISIS), declared the establishment of an Islamic ‘Caliphate’ in the areas controlled  by it in Iraq and Syria. 1,464 more words

Iraq

The Difference between Sunni and Shia

When the original Islamic prophet Muhammad died in the year 632, there was a dispute over the succession.

The early leaders of the Muslim nation were called Khalifat Rasul Allah, the political successors to the messenger of God. 581 more words

Islam

The Difference between Sunni and Shia

When the original Islamic prophet Muhammad died in the year 632, there was a dispute over the succession.

The early leaders of the Muslim nation were called Khalifat Rasul Allah, the political successors to the messenger of God. 581 more words

Religion

27th July 2014 Nigeria SITREP

July 27th Nigerian SITREP  (General And Boko Haram).

23rd July 2014: Two bomb attacks hit Kaduna City the capital of Kaduna State about 200 Km north of Abuja. 1,641 more words

Boko Haram

Looking beyond the Mosul tragedy

As the full horrors of what has happened in Mosul slowly begins to sink in, the question of how we might respond surfaces. This blog attempts to sketch out a first response. 1,090 more words

Iraq