Demonstrators chant pro-al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) as they wave Al-Qaeda flags in front of the provincial government headquarters in Mosul, June 16, 2014. (AP Photo)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Muslim scholars led by influential Qatar-based Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi urged Arab and Islamic states Thursday to protect Sunni Muslims in Iraq, where sectarian war threatens after Sunni Islamist insurgents overran much of the country's north.The United States is considering an Iraqi request to launch air strikes on ISIS and Iran's president said Wednesday that his countrymen would not hesitate to defend Shiite shrines in Iraq.Iraq's energy-rich Gulf Arab neighbors, all Sunni monarchies, have condemned ISIS but blame the Baghdad government for the crisis by failing to share power with Iraq's Sunni minority.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE