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    Moqtada Sadr's alliance leads Iraq election

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:43am on May 19, 2018

    An alliance spearheaded by nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr leads Iraq's parliamentary elections with internationally favoured prime minister Haider al-Abadi in third place, according to final...

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    Iraq holds first nationwide election since IS defeat

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:35am on May 12, 2018

    Iraq began voting Saturday in its first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State group, with the country hoping to shore up a...

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    Iraq then, Syria now

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    ALTERNATIVE advice to a marginal (but an ambitious) nation determined to follow an independent course might be: build a solid self-sufficient economy; lure home your...

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    Iraq’s football fans enjoy first int’l club tie in 20-year

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on April 12, 2018

    The match might have ended 1-1, but for Iraqi football fans Tuesday’s tie between Baghdad’s Al-Zawraa and Beirut’s Al-Ahed will be one for the record...

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    15th anniv of US invasion of Iraq: a lesson unlearnt

    by Veniamin Popov | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2018

    SOME 15 years ago the American-British campaign aimed at discrediting Iraq reached its apogee. Washington used every trick in the book to persuade the world...

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    Iraq war fuelled destruction of Middle East

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    FIFTEEN years after it started, the Iraq war has nearly destroyed the country, one of the most prosperous in the Middle East, and destabilised the...

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    Death and impunity: Iraq fifteen years after

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2018

    IT MIGHT have made a bit more than a whimper had the US political scene not found itself in yet another paroxysm of the drama...

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    Washington’s invasion of Iraq at 15

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 22, 2018

    MARCH 20 marks a major anniversary. You’d be forgiven for not knowing it...

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    How the Iraq war destabilised the entire Middle East

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 17, 2018

    AS WE approach the fifteenth anniversary of the unwarranted invasion of Iraq, which we are still paying for in so many ways, it is important...

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    An inexorable tide

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    THERE are no exact figures on the number of murders and kidnappings committed in Iraq; the authorities there are not interested in the long-term documentation...