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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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    12 ways the US invasion of Iraq lives on in infamy

    Medea Benjamin and Nicolas JS Davies | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2020

    WHILE the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the US...

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    Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:58pm on March 17, 2020

    Iraq’s president Tuesday named ex-Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the new prime minister, tasked with ruling a country hit by street protests, military unrest...

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    US warns Iraq it ‘will not tolerate’ attacks on Americans

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:58pm on March 16, 2020

    Secretary of state Mike Pompeo warned Iraq Monday the US would retaliate ‘as necessary’ against any new assaults on Americans after a slew of rocket...

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    New rockets target foreign troops in Iraqi base

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:23pm on March 14, 2020

    A fresh spate of rockets targeted an Iraqi base north of Baghdad on Saturday where foreign troops are deployed, Iraqi and US security sources said,...

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    Several dead in US air strikes on Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:22am on March 14, 2020

    US air strikes targeting pro-Iranian military factions in Iraq killed one civilian and five security personnel early Friday, the Iraqi military said, warning the raids...

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    US warfare has failed either way

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 14, 2020

    THIS week two incidents in Iraq have powerfully demonstrated the changing character of warfare and the continuing futility of the wars now being fought. On...

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    Syria strike kills 26 Iraqi fighters

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 04:43pm on March 12, 2020

    An air strike killed 26 fighters of Iraqi paramilitary group Hashed al-Shaabi in eastern Syria after a deadly attack on US-led coalition troops in Iraq,...

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