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ISIS opens first effigy superstore

'almost as active as the real thing!'The widely reported perception of ISIS as ‘more sophisticated than your average Jihadi movement’ received a further boost today with the so-called ‘Islamic Caliphate’ opening its first effigy superstore in Mosul under the ‘Effigy Warehouse’ brand.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2014
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Iraq knocked out; ISIS to face Kurds in second round

still all to play for in the knock-out stageThe Iraqi World Cup finally has finally come to life with an explosive opening ceremony and exciting first round clash between the host nation and rivals ISIS.

The tournament is taking place in a number of arenas across the former Persian state, as teams from across the Arab world battle it out for the region’s ultimate trophy. After a dazzling opening ceremony featuring gunfire, parades of military hardware and a show of phosphorous lighting up the night sky, the teams marched in waving flags and singing patriotic songs before the world’s news media.

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2014
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Iraq ‘splitting along astrological lines’

War in IraqTraditional Shia and Sunni loyalties complicated by conflict between the Water, Fire and Earth signs

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Posted: Jun 13th, 2014
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