A volunteer at a Christian church in Qosh, Iraq, loads aid onto a handcart Monday for delivery to displaced Shiites who are sheltering there. Alice Fordham/NPR hide caption

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For Iraqis In Crisis, Dividing The Country Seems A Poor Solution

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Violence Spikes Anew In Iraq, As Islamic State Looks To Expand

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For Islamic State, Victories In Iraq Mean Momentum In Syria

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Video Of Extremist Sunni Group's Leader Needs To Be Confirmed

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Iraqi Lawmakers Fail To Reach Deal On A New Government

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Islamic State Releases Video It Claims Shows Leader Preaching

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Iraqi Shiite volunteers with the Labayk ya Hussein Brigade take part in a training session in the holy city of Najaf in late June. Clerics in the city called for Shiites to step forward and fight the Sunni group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (which now calls itself simply the Islamic State). Haidar Hamdan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iraq's Sacred City Of Najaf, Clerics Call On Shiites To Fight

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Iraqi Parliament, And Maliki's Fate, Float In Limbo

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ISIS Gets A Rebrand, Declaring Its New Caliphate In The Process

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Iraqis shop for food in preparation for the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Baghdad on Saturday. Karim Kadim/AP hide caption

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For Iraqis, A Ramadan Filled With Fear And Uncertainty

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A leading Sunni tribal chief, Sheik Abu Ali al-Jubbouri says he misses former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, who favored his sect. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Angry At Shiite-Led Government, Sunnis Are Loath To Help Calm Iraq

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In Iraq, Shiites Take Up Arms Against Sunni Militants

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Will Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki be able to unite Iraq's various factions, or will he be forced out? Getty Images hide caption

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Maliki's Power Base Crumbles As Iraq Slips Into Chaos

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