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Fund for Peace (FfP) Failed States Index: 110.6 Alert (worst is 120)
HIIK Conflict Barometer 2008: 5
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre Global Statistics : 2,842,490 IDPs
Economist Intelligence Unit Sovereign Ratings: Rating CC
International Crisis Group Crisis Watch: Unchanged
News up to: Syrian Christian Gives Detailed Account of Horrific Life Under ISIS Rule 07/02 Bangladesh police storm restaurant to rescue hostages 07/02 Drones killed only 64 to 116 civilians since 2009: US 07/02 3.6 million Iraqi children at risk from increasing violence: UN 07/01 Pentagon: US-led Airstrikes Kill 2 Top IS Commanders Near Mosul 07/01 Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on confirmation of two ISIL senior military commanders 07/01 Coalition leader talks airpower effects 07/01 Coalition Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Iraq, Syria 07/01 U.S. strikes kill up to 116 civilians outside active war zone between 2009-2015: White House 07/01 US reveals death tolls from drone and air strikes 07/01 Displaced Iraqis take final exams amid chaos of war 07/01 Obama poised to reveal civilian death toll from US drones strikes, and order more safeguards 07/01 Pentagon's Renewed Program to Train, Equip Syrians Focuses on Growth 07/01 Multiple bombings leave 12 civilians dead in Iraq capital 07/01 Iraq recaptures more areas from Daesh south of Fallujah 07/01 Inside Look Into Iraqi Fallujah After Two Years of Daesh Hell 07/01 Army's chief commander felicitates appointment of General Baqeri 07/01 Turkish police arrest 13 during anti-Daesh raids 07/01 Saddam Hussein masterminded one of the world's worst environmental disasters on the site of the Garden of Eden - and the area never recovered 07/01 CIA chief Brennan: President Assad's position in Syria war better, stronger 07/01 Editorial: Istanbul terror attack 07/01 WARS UPDATE: The Bad Old Days Make A Comeback 07/01 MARINES: ENS Gamal Abdel Nasser 07/01 ATTRITION: China Struggles To Find Better Troops 07/01 Gulf Keystone Petroleum: Kurds owed for oil milestone 07/01 11 foreign ISIL suspects detained in Istanbul after airport attack 07/01 IRGC warns KRG officials over insecurities in western Iran 07/01 Iraqi city loses power — and AC — because of an unpaid electric bill 07/01 NIA busts ISIS module: Family of accused plead their innocence, say agency 'misled' 07/01 'The Castle' -- Life With Syrian Refugees In Saddam's Former Prison 07/01 Freed Fallujah not leveled, as Iraqi Army learns lesson of Ramadi 07/01 US-led airstrikes attacking Islamic State fighters in Iraq - Watch video 07/01 Amnesty reports horrific refugee abuse stories in Libya 07/01 Dispatches: France Destroys Its Cluster Munitions 07/01 Turkish police crack down on ISIL as death toll rises 07/01 FBI: Shooter radicalized online more than a year before Chattanooga attack 07/01 4 PKK terrorists killed in eastern Turkey 07/01 Civilians fleeing Iraq's Falluja should not be 'coerced' to return: aid agencies 07/01 Fleeing Islamic State Trucks Bombed From Air 07/01 Obama to disclose how many civilians died in U.S. drone attacks 07/01 Moments and Milestones: Ali Daei's 23 minute masterclass 07/01 Escape from ISIS: Yazidi woman recounts life as a sex slave 07/01 30,000 Syrian children 'starving' on Jordan border 07/01 Gunmen hit restaurant in diplomatic area of Dhaka 07/01 Despite hopes for calm during the holy month of Ramadan, hundreds killed in Iraq: UN 07/01 7 Years Of U.S. Drone And Airstrikes: White House Tallies Civilian Deaths 07/01 IS fled last stand in Fallujah but fears of comeback linger 07/01 Up to 116 civilians killed by US strikes outside official war zones 07/01 Libya media office: 'Decisive' battle with Islamic State group underway 07/01 7 Years Of U.S. Drone And Airstrikes: White House Tallies Civilian Deaths 07/01 US military bases & empire building 07/01 The Response to Every Terrorist Attack Cannot Be Another Checkpoint 07/01 Coalition forces kill two senior ISIS military commanders in Iraq 07/01 Rights group: US downplays civilian drone fatalities 07/01 US drone strikes killed up to 116 civilians, new report says 07/01 Photographing the children of war 07/01 Iraq Army Retakes 'Last ISIS Stronghold' Near Fallujah 07/01 Airstrike kills 2 Islamic State commanders near Mosul 07/01 Air strike kills two Islamic State military commanders: Pentagon 07/01 Drone strike kills three al-Qaida suspects in Yemen 07/01 Airstrike kills two Islamic State commanders near Mosul 07/01 US drone strikes killed up to 116 civilians, new report says 07/01 Pentagon: U.S. Airstrike Kills 2 Senior ISIS Commanders In Iraq 07/01 Brexit May Be Part of the First Wave of Deglobalization 07/01 Istanbul and Aktobe Attacks Highlight Central Asians’ Role in Transnational Terrorist Networks 07/01 Sudanese Jihadist killed in fighting in Iraq 07/01 5 held for planning attacks on Indian religious, other sites 06/30 Reports: U.S.-led airstrikes kill at least 250 ISIL fighters near Fallujah 06/30 ISIS may plan Istanbul like attack in US: CIA 06/30 Iraq inks deal for $2.7bn US military loan 06/30 IS repels US-backed Syria rebel offensive on Iraq route 06/30 OIR Spokesman: Local Forces in Iraq, Syria Increase Pressure on ISIL 06/30 Iraq air strikes 'target militant convoy' near Falluja 06/30 Coalition airstrikes on Iraq convoy kills 250 Islamic State fighters, US officials claim 06/30 US-backed rebels seize 10k+ troves of ISIS documents on doorstep of Syrian Manbij 06/30 Airstrikes kill IS fighters fleeing Fallujah 06/30 5 held for planning attacks on Indian religious, other sites 06/30 Iraqi, U.S. airstrikes destroy 500 Islamic State vehicles fleeing Fallujah 06/30 PROCUREMENT: Sometimes Older Is Better 06/30 ARMOR: Lessons Of Afghanistan Return To Iraq 06/30 WEAPONS: The Future of Sniping 06/30 CONGO: States Of Perpetual Unrest 06/30 13 detained over Istanbul airport attack 06/30 Turkey swoops on 13 suspects over Ataturk attack 06/30 Iraq: Fallujah is liberated, now what? 06/30 Britain's Boris Johnson will not run for prime minister 06/30 Turkish business world condemns terror attack at Istanbul airport 06/30 Hundreds of IS Fighters Killed in Airstrikes 06/30 UN Says Iraqi Children 'Relentlessly Targeted' in War 06/30 UN warns of war's 'catastrophic impact' on Iraqi children 06/30 Taliban suicide bombers kill dozens in attack on Afghan police cadets 06/30 UNICEF Says Millions Of Kids At Risk In Iraq 06/30 Chechen Islamic State fighter named as one of Istanbul airport suicide bombers 06/30 Britain orders 250 more troops to Iraq to battle Islamic State 06/30 Hyderabad: NIA to seek custody of 5 arrested persons from suspected ISIS terror module 06/30 The Age of Disintegration 06/30 Hundreds of ISIL fighters killed in Falluja - reports 06/30 Russia delivers shipment of Mi-28N Night Hunter combat helicopters to Iraq 06/30 Western Agencies Knew a Lot – But Not Enough to Thwart Istanbul Terror Strike 06/30 Gexit after Brexit: Oman Wants out of Gulf Alliance 06/30