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    Iraqi football legend Radhi dies from COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 06:32pm on June 21, 2020

    Iraqi football legend Ahmed Radhi died Sunday from complications linked to COVID-19, the health ministry said, just hours before he was to be flown for...

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    Five people killed in Turkish ‘Claw-Tiger’ operation in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Arbil, Iraq | Updated at 02:21pm on June 20, 2020

    The civilian death toll of Turkish air raids in northern Iraq rose to five on Friday, local officials said, as Ankara kept up a cross-border...

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    US will be expelled from Iraq, Syria: Khamenei

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:11pm on May 18, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader said Sunday that the United States will be expelled from Iraq and Syria and alleged that even Washington’s allies ‘abhor’ it now....

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    Anti-government rallies resume in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:03pm on May 10, 2020

    Modest anti-government rallies resumed in some Iraqi cities Sunday, clashing with security forces and ending months of relative calm just days after prime minister Mustafa...

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    Islamic State attack kills 10 Iraqi fighters north of Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Samarra, Iraq | Updated at 11:58pm on May 02, 2020

    Ten Iraqi paramilitaries were killed in Islamic State group attacks north of Baghdad overnight, security forces said Saturday, the deadliest operation by jihadist sleeper cells...

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    Iran, US heat up war of words on Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:23am on April 03, 2020

    Iran said Thursday it ‘only acts in self-defence’ after president Donald Trump warned it against attacks on US troops in Iraq, as a new war...

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    No resting place for coronavirus dead in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 09:51pm on March 30, 2020

    For Saad Malik, losing his father to the novel coronavirus was only the beginning of his nightmare. For over a week, cemeteries across Iraq refused...

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    Iraq on total lockdown until Mar 28

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 09:32pm on March 22, 2020

    Iraq on Sunday imposed a total nationwide lockdown until March 28 to fight the novel coronavirus, as the number of cases grew and the death...

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    Iraq Shias defy curfews to commemorate revered imam

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:20pm on March 21, 2020

    Tens of thousands of Iraqi Shias  turned out to commemorate a revered imam on Saturday, defying curfews imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus....

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    UK pulls some troops from Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:14pm on March 19, 2020

    Britain is withdrawing some of its troops from a global training mission in Iraq because of the coronavirus outbreak, the defence ministry said on Thursday....

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