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    Eight killed in car bomb attack at Iraqi checkpoint

    Reuters . Falluja | Updated at 02:21pm on August 29, 2018

    At least eight people were killed and 12 wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on a security checkpoint in western Iraq, the local mayor...

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    Two dead in Iran quake

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:10am on August 27, 2018

    A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, killing two people and injuring more than 250, officials said....

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    Cellist brings sounds of peace

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 06:37pm on July 03, 2018

    Iraqi cellist and conductor Karim Wasfi has played a concert for ‘peace and co-existence’ amid the ruins of Mosul, almost a year after Iraqi forces...

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    The outcomes of Iraq’s 2018 elections

    Zeidon Alkinani | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2018

    FOR the past and possibly the next few weeks, Baghdad has been witnessing intense meetings between politicians, religious figures and international lobbyists to guarantee a...

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    10.77 lakh Bangladeshis legalised in KSA, Malaysia, Iraq: Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on June 08, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said a total of 10.77 lakh undocumented Bangladeshi workers had been legalised in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Iraq last...

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    US should learn lesson of Iraq: Assad

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 01:12am on June 01, 2018

    The United States should learn the lesson of Iraq and leave Syria, president Bashar al-Assad said in an interview, responding to US president Donald Trump’s...

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    Entering a new era

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 26, 2018

    THEY voted along secular, liberal and national lines. Of the more than 22 million people eligible to vote in Iraq, just 44.5 per cent turned...

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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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