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IS fighters seize Kurdish towns in Iraq’s north
Times of Israel ^ | 8-3-2014 | AP

Posted on 08/03/2014 4:37:39 AM PDT by Citizen Zed

Edited on 08/03/2014 9:19:20 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

Mosul governor Atheel al-Nujaifi, who fled to the largely autonomous Kurdish region when the Islamic State group and allied Sunni fighters seized Iraq’s second largest city in June, told The Associated Press on Sunday that the towns of Zumar and Sinjar fell after fierce clashes that erupted the day before.


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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: armenia; azerbaijan; iran; iraq; jordan; kurdistan; kurds; syria
"Al Qeada is on the run." - B.H.O.
1 posted on 08/03/2014 4:37:39 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
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To: Citizen Zed

The junior varsity team wins again...


2 posted on 08/03/2014 4:51:48 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: Citizen Zed

IS exists because of Obama and McCain
having given them weapons in Syria.

Anyone in jail yet?

Nope. Congress is too busy arming al Qaeda,
keeping the border open to Ebola and Swine Flu,
and whoring drunk for a few weeks on more important things.


3 posted on 08/03/2014 4:52:06 AM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: Citizen Zed

I thought situations like these were when the UN steps in. Why aren’t they fighting ISIS? /s


4 posted on 08/03/2014 5:47:29 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Blue Highway

Highway of death 2.


5 posted on 08/03/2014 6:42:19 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (GM is dead and Al Queada is alive.)
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To: mac_truck

The Kurds will be back,count on it.


6 posted on 08/03/2014 7:26:06 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Farmer Dean

Kurds are on the verge of their own country. I’d cut it out of Iran first. They’re not crazy.


7 posted on 08/03/2014 7:56:16 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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