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    Two rockets fired near US embassy in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:45pm on July 29, 2021

    Two rockets were fired early Thursday at Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone which houses the US embassy, without causing any casualties or damage, an Iraqi security...

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    Iraq, Lebanon sign deal to swap fuel oil for medical services

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:45pm on July 25, 2021

    Iraq will provide Lebanon with one million tonnes of fuel oil for its power plants in exchange for medical services, under a deal signed on...

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    Iraqi PM to meet Biden, discuss US troop withdrawal

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 03:30pm on July 24, 2021

    Weakened by pro-Iran factions at home, Iraqi prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi will meet with US president Joe Biden on Monday to discuss a possible full...

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    Iraq PM visits activist in hospital after abduction, assault

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:23pm on July 11, 2021

    Iraq’s prime minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi early Sunday visited in hospital a pro-democracy activist who has been critical of pro-Iran armed factions, after the campaigner had...

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    US forces shoot down armed drone over Iraq embassy

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 01:22am on July 07, 2021

    US forces shot down an armed drone above their embassy in Baghdad on Monday night, Iraqi security officials said, hours after a rocket attack on...

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    Rocket targets Iraq base hosting US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:18pm on June 20, 2021

    A rocket on Sunday targeted an Iraqi air base hosting American troops, a security source said, the latest in a series of attacks the US...

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    Iraq expects to build 8 nuclear power reactors by 2030

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad, Iraq | Updated at 10:22pm on June 15, 2021

    Iraq, which suffers chronic electricity shortages, wants to construct eight nuclear power reactors by 2030 in order to reduce its external energy dependence, an official...

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    Iraq arrests 2 generals on suspicion of bribery at key port

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad, Iraq | Updated at 05:46pm on June 12, 2021

    Iraq announced Saturday it has arrested two generals on suspicion of taking bribes to waive customs duties, a practice estimated to cost the state $6.3...

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    2 drones shot down above Iraq base housing US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:01pm on June 06, 2021

    The Iraqi army said Sunday two drones were destroyed above a base housing US troops, one month after the same base was targeted by an...

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    Two rockets target Baghdad airbase housing US troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:42am on May 03, 2021

    Two rockets targeted an airbase at Iraq’s Baghdad airport housing US-led coalition troops on Sunday, in the second such attack in 10 days, the Iraqi...

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