1. Iraq crisis: Isis militants plan to ‘marry’ captured Yazidi women
    The fate of more than 1,000 Iraqi women captured by Isis militants remains unclear, as Kurdish troops moved closer to the city of Mosul, which was taken by Isis in June.
  2. UP: Mulayam finds new vote bank as Sunni-Shia rivalry gets political hue
    Mulayam Singh is realising rather late in the day that the Muslims are not a monolithic entity, voting this way or that as a solid, indivisible vote bank. The community is as divided within itself as any other along caste and economic class lines and each sub-group votes according to its own preference.
  3. Iran won’t sign nuclear deal ‘at any price’
    TEHRAN: Iran is committed to securing a nuclear agreement with world powers but will not sign one