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Anti-ISIL Sunnis Lack Support

By Robert Tollast. The BBC's Orla Guerin has filed a report from Anbar after spending time with a Sheikh from the Albu Issa tribe. The report relays another example of a growing number of complaints from anti-ISIL Sheikhs in the strategic province. Many Sheikhs assert that the government is not giving them enough funds and […]

New Awakening in Kirkuk?

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. New Awakening? Locals in Kirkuk Slowly But Surely Turn Against Extremists Sunni Muslim extremists continue to kidnap, execute and otherwise impose their authoritarian rule on locals in the areas they […]