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US service member killed by roadside bomb in northern Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. military member was killed by a roadside bomb Thursday in connection with the Iraqi effort to retake the key city …

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Iraq marks Ashura ahead of battle for Mosul

KARBALA, Iraq, Oct 12, (Agencies): Millions of Shi’ite Muslims fl ocked to Iraq’s holy city of Karbala on Wednesday to commemorate Ashura, a religious day …

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12 newborns dead in hospital blaze

BAGHDAD, Aug 10, (Agencies): A fire ripped through a maternity ward at a Baghdad hospital overnight, killing 12 newborn babies, government officials said Wednesday, a …

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Child labour doubles in Iraq – Violence, displacement hurt income

BAGHDAD, July 10, (RTRS): More than half a million Iraqi children are estimated to be at work rather than at school as violence and displacement …

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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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