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Bombings across Iraq kill at least 21 people – police

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Car bombs in predominantly Shi’ite provinces of Iraq killed at least 21 people on Sunday, police sources said. The deadliest attacks were in the city of Hilla,…

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Iraqi Kurds seek funds from oil companies for Syria refugees

ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdistan has asked oil companies operating in the autonomous region for $50 million (31.4 million pounds) to assist deal with an influx of refugees from…

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Bombings at Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad kill at least 33

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A co-ordinated car & suicide bomb attack on a Shi’ite mosque in the Iraqi capital killed at least 33 people on Wednesday evening, police & medical sources…

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Iraqi Kurd nature reserve bids to shed violent legacy

Near Iraq’s northernmost point, close to Turkey & Iran, a national park of snow-capped peaks & forested valleys is drawing tourists & researchers keen to explore a hardly touched land….

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Suicide bombing at Iraq funeral kills 26

A suicide bomber killed 26 people at the funeral for a member of a tiny Iraqi minority group Saturday, the latest in a months-long wave of bloodshed plaguing the country….

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Suicide bomber kills 21 at funeral in northern Iraq's Nineveh

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least 21 people at the funeral of a member of Iraq’s Shabak minority in the northern province of Nineveh on Saturday,…

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Syrian rebel leader says US-Russian deal a blow to uprising

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The head of the opposition Syrian Supreme Military Council said on Saturday a U.S.-Russian agreement to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons was a blow to the two-and-a-half-year uprising…

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Battles rage in Syria Christian town: security source

Syria’s army battled rebels for control of the ancient Christian town of Maalula near Damascus on Saturday, a security official told AFP, a week after opposition fighters took the area….

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