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    IS claims bomb attack near Karbala that left 12 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 02:01pm on September 22, 2019

    The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed a bomb blast that killed 12 people near the Iraqi Shiite holy city of Karbala the previous day...

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    At least 31 die in stampede at Ashura rituals in Iraq's Kerbala

    Reuters. Bagdad | Updated at 08:35pm on September 10, 2019

    At least 31 people died and another 100 were wounded on Tuesday during the Shi'ite Muslim religious rituals of Ashura in Iraq's southern holy city...

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    Iraq suspends US-funded TV over graft reporting

    Agence France-Presse. Iraq | Updated at 10:40am on September 03, 2019

    Iraq's media commission Monday slapped a three-month suspension on the US-funded Al-Hurra TV for airing a controversial report alleging corruption in the country's powerful Sunni...

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    British Museum hands looted ancient tablets to Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    The British Museum said Friday it had returned to Iraq a collection of 156 cuneiform tablets believed to have been looted following the US-led invasion...

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    ‘We are waiting for war’

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    AFTER the recent Israeli attacks against Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq, the Middle East has found itself in the midst of undeclared war. Almost everyone in...

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    Suddenly west fails to overthrow ‘regimes’

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    IT USED to be done regularly and it worked: The west identified a country as its enemy, unleashed its professional propaganda against it, then administered...

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    Iraq’s ancient city under threat as Turkey begins dam project

    Agence France-Presse. Ankara, Turkey | Updated at 11:49pm on August 02, 2019

    Turkish authorities have started filling a controversial dam whose artificial lake will submerge a 12,000-year-old town and which is the source of tension with Iraq,...

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    Iran reports clashes, deaths near border

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said they lost one soldier and killed a number of ‘anti-revolutionaries’ in clashes Friday near the western border with Iraq. A Guards...

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    Bangladeshis get no jobs in Iraq, return empty-handed

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:22am on July 27, 2019

    Bangladeshi workers in Iraq were not getting jobs in Iraq even after migrating to the country through legal channels and with employment visas, said migrants...

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    Are veterans finally through with forever war?

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    IT IS undoubtedly my favourite part of every wedding. That awkward, but strangely forthright moment when the preacher asks the crowd for any objections to...

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