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Iraq in op to retake Anbar town – DAESH ON DEFENSIVE … LOSING GROUND

BAGHDAD, May 16, (Agencies): Iraqi security forces and allied fighters launched an operation on Monday to retake the town of Rutba from the Islamic State …

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Child brides face bleak future – Displaced Iraqi girls pushed to accept marriage

ERBIL, Iraq, May 9, (RTRS): In the photo that Aziza produces on her mobile phone, her 14-year-old daughter Layla is wearing a pink satin dress …

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Pilgrims brave threats to flock to Iraq shrine – Political limbo after Green Zone storming

BAGHDAD, May 3, (Agencies): A sea of pilgrims converged on a Baghdad shrine on Tuesday for an annual Shiite religious commemoration, defying fears of further …

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Bombings kill 31 as Baghdad grapples with political crisis

BAGHDAD, May 1, (AP): Two car bombs in the southern Iraqi city of Samawah on Sunday killed 31 people and wounded dozens, the latest in …

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Toll from IS suicide bombing at Iraq stadium climbs to 41 – Attack sparks condemnation, outrage

BAGHDAD, March 26, (Agencies): Iraqi officials say the death toll from a suicide bombing at a soccer stadium that was claimed by the Islamic State …

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Bitter backlash for ‘no chocolate’ cleric

BAGHDAD, Feb 23, (AFP): Iraqis took to social media Monday to pile ridicule on a cleric who said in a sermon that people should cut …

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Iraqi premier commends Kuwaiti financial support to his country

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22, (KUNA): Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Friday commended Kuwait’s $200 million financial assistance to help the country face its current …

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Iraq attacks kill 32 – PM vows to rout IS

BAGHDAD, Jan 12, (Agencies): Jihadist gunmen and bombers killed at least 12 people in a busy market area of Baghdad while a double blast at …

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Iraqi forces capture Ramadi Barrage – 120 families evacuated

BAGHDAD, Dec 26, (Agencies): The Iraqi army said Saturday it recaptured Ramadi Barrage while evacuating 120 families from inside the city to safe places outside. …

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Iraqi FM calls for ‘intensifying’ efforts in bid to combat terrorism

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 23, (KUNA): Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari stressed on Tuesday the need to intensify international efforts to combat terrorism in the region, …

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