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What 24 hours of chaos in Iraq says about who controls the country
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What 24 hours of chaos in Iraq says about who controls the country

Abu Dhabi and London (CNN) – It took just 24 hours for Iraq’s most powerful man to showcase his might…
Powerful Iraqi cleric tells supporters to stand down after day of deadly violence in Baghdad
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Powerful Iraqi cleric tells supporters to stand down after day of deadly violence in Baghdad

Baghdad (CNN) – Baghdad was left reeling on Tuesday from some of the deadliest violence seen in the Iraqi capital…
Iraqi protesters break into parliament denouncing the nomination of new premier
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Iraqi protesters break into parliament denouncing the nomination of new premier

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) – Hundreds of angry protesters loyal to the powerful cleric Muqtada al-Sadr broke into Baghdad’s heavily protected…
Islamic State hits back, aided by power vacuum in Iraq and Syria
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Islamic State hits back, aided by power vacuum in Iraq and Syria

JALAWLA, Iraq, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Yousif Ibrahim no longer travels by night along the roads around his hometown of…
Kuwait suspends Iraq flights after Baghdad airport attack
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Kuwait suspends Iraq flights after Baghdad airport attack

BAGHDAD (AP) — Kuwait suspended flights to Iraq for a week starting Sunday citing security fears after a rocket attack…
Iraqi army: Rockets hit Baghdad airport, damage two planes
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Iraqi army: Rockets hit Baghdad airport, damage two planes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Six rockets struck Baghdad’s international airport facility on Friday, damaging two commercial planes but causing no casualties,…
Canada court: Iran should pay families over plane shootdown
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Canada court: Iran should pay families over plane shootdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A court in Canada has ruled that Iran should pay about $84 million in…
Rally in Baghdad on anniversary of Iranian general’s death
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Rally in Baghdad on anniversary of Iranian general’s death

BAGHDAD (AP) — Chanting anti-American slogans, hundreds of people rallied in the Iraqi capital Saturday to mark the anniversary of…
Floods kill at least eight in northern Iraq
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Floods kill at least eight in northern Iraq

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Flash floods in northern Iraq killed at least eight people on Friday, Iraqi Kurdish…
A fragile partnership in Iraq tries to prevent IS revival
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A fragile partnership in Iraq tries to prevent IS revival

LHEIBAN, Iraq (AP) — As a backhoe dug up the ground to build trenches, Iraqi soldiers scanned the vast farming…
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