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Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops; no casualties
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Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops; no casualties

BAGHDAD (AP) — In mid-April, a drone strike early on Saturday targeted a military base in Iraq that hosts US…
Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust
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Iraq pushes vaccine rollout amid widespread apathy, distrust

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s vaccine roll-out had been faltering for weeks. Apathy, fear and rumors kept many from getting vaccinated…
Iraq’s health minister resigns over Baghdad hospital fire
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Iraq’s health minister resigns over Baghdad hospital fire

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s health minister resigned Tuesday over a week after a deadly blaze killed dozens of people in…
Iraqi medics recount horrors from Baghdad’s hospital inferno
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Iraqi medics recount horrors from Baghdad’s hospital inferno

BAGHDAD (AP) — It was a night of unimaginable horror as flames engulfed the intensive care unit of a Baghdad…
Death toll in fire at Iraqi COVID-19 hospital surpasses 80
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Death toll in fire at Iraqi COVID-19 hospital surpasses 80

BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from a massive fire at a Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients rose to at…
Rights commission: 58 killed in Baghdad fire in virus ward
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Rights commission: 58 killed in Baghdad fire in virus ward

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Independent High Commission for Human Rights reported Sunday that 58 people died in a catastrophic fire…
Iran, Saudis hold talks in Baghdad, few expect quick results
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Iran, Saudis hold talks in Baghdad, few expect quick results

BAGHDAD (AP) — A first round of direct talks between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran signaled a possible de-escalation…
Report: Mideast countries top 2020 global executioners list
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Report: Mideast countries top 2020 global executioners list

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Apart from China and despite a worldwide drop in death sentences, countries in the…
China’s Sinopec to develop Mansuriya gas field –ministry
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China’s Sinopec to develop Mansuriya gas field –ministry

China’s Sinopec has won a deal to develop Iraq’s Mansuriya gas field near the Iranian border, the oil ministry said on…
Rockets strike Iraqi airbase hosting Americans
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Rockets strike Iraqi airbase hosting Americans

Several rockets hit an Iraqi airbase hosting US forces on Sunday, injuring two foreign contractors and three Iraqi soldiers, the military…
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