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Suicide bomber kills 7 in Iraq town – Bomb-rigged mass grave of IS victims found

BAGHDAD, Nov 28, (Agencies): At least seven people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in a northern Iraqi town that has seen deadly clashes between Kurdish and Shi’ite paramilitary forces, the mayor and security sources said on Saturday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast …

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Iraqi forces in huge anti-rebel push in Baiji

BAIJI, Iraq, Oct 16, (Agencies): Iraqi forces defused booby traps and hunted down holdout jihadists in the strategic Baiji area Friday as part of their biggest advance against the Islamic State group in months. Baiji lies at a crossroads between several frontlines, and control of the area is seen as …

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Iraq halts international bonds issue ‘plans’ due to high rate – Fresh blow to country’s efforts to finance itself

BAGHDAD/DUBAI, Oct 11, (RTRS): Iraq has halted its plan to issue international bonds because the yield it would have to pay on the debt was too high, Deputy Finance Minister Fathil Nabi said on Sunday in a fresh blow to the country’s efforts to finance itself. Finance minister Hoshiyar Zebari …

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Iraq leans towards Moscow in IS fight

BAGHDAD, Oct 7, (Agencies): Iraq may request Russian air strikes against Islamic State on its soil soon and wants Moscow to have a bigger role than the United States in the war against the militant group, the head of parliament’s defence and security committee said on Wednesday. “In the upcoming …

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