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Local news for Baghdad, Iraq continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | AlertNet

Iraq's draft child marriage law seen as political stunt

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

In this Friday, April 11, 2014 photo, masked anti-government gunmen hold their weapons in combat position in Fallujah, 65 kilometers west of Baghdad, Iraq.

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8 hrs ago | Juan Cole

Color Video of Progress in 1950s Iraq before the US Got involved in It

"Reel 1. Directed by Graham Wallace. Cameraman - Reg Cavender. Editor - Jocelyn Jackson.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Middle East War on Christians

This week, as Jews celebrate the Passover holiday, they are commemorating the Bible's Exodus story describing a series of plagues inflicted on ancient Egypt that freed the Israelites, allowing them to make their way to the Holy Land.

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The Jewish Journal

Pesach in Baghdad

Spring was always a welcome guest. The winter was wet and muddy and the nights were bitterly cold.

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The Miami Herald

Operation Comfort strives to help vets 'reinvent their dreams'

Wounded Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans Gabe Monreal, Yancy Baer and Chris Rosebrock set off March 31, 2014, from Da Nang, Vietnam on a six-day, 320-mile cycling trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return to Vietnam for the first time since the war, but cannot afford to make the trip.

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GPB.org

Iraq's Infamous Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed

Abu Ghraib, the Iraqi prison that became the center of a 2004 prison-abuse scandal during the U.S. occupation, is being closed temporarily because of security concerns, according to the country's Justice Ministry.

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CNN

Nigerian military searches for girls abducted by Boko Haram

Nigeria's military combed the woods in search of more than 100 school girls who were abducted earlier this week by Boko Haram Islamists, authorities said Wednesday.

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Golf.com

These six men are changing the game of golf for the better

Although I'm now a very proud American citizen, I didn't really want to come to America.

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OpEdNews

Machismo

"Daniel couldn't stop. He could later on with difficulty. Daniel struggled in school and was constantly in hot water.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Top officer dies in helicopter crash as violence kills 7

File - Rescuers carry away victims following a mortar attack on the western Iraqi cityof Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar province, on April 15, 2014.

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Reuters

Ex-U.S. defense secretary knows accuracy of his tax return is unknown

Rumsfeld, who was U.S. defense secretary under President George W. Bush, posted a picture on Twitter of the letter he sent to the Internal Revenue Service, saying he had submitted his tax return by Tuesday's deadline but that he had "absolutely no idea whether our tax returns and tax payments are accurate."

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Al Bawaba

Senior official, seven others killed in Iraq violence

Lieutenant General Hassan Karim Khudayr was killed while flying his helicopter after the aircraft experience a "technical defect" malfunction while landing north of Baghdad, according to defense minister reports.

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Xinhuanet

Eleven people were killed and 31 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq on Tuesday.

Eleven people were killed and 31 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq on Tuesday, while the Iraqi Justice Ministry blocked Abu Ghraib prison in the west of the capital Baghdad over security concerns.

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Ma'an News Agency

Iraq shuts infamous Abu Ghraib prison over security fears

Iraq has closed Abu Ghraib prison, made infamous by Saddam Hussein's regime and US forces, due to security concerns following a mass breakout last year, the justice ministry said Tuesday.

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The Daily Star

Iraq Kurds dig trench on Syria border to block militants

Workers load humanitarian aid from United Nations onto a plane for Syrian families, in Arbil airport, about 350 km north of Baghdad, December 15, 2013.

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Pharmaceutical Processing

Iraq Scrambles to Fight Polio Surge Amid Conflict

Across parts of Iraq, medical teams in white coats and gloves again roam the streets giving children polio vaccines and marking the walls of their homes, fighting a resurgent virus once more taking advantage of the country's turmoil.

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Debka

Baghdad buttresses defenses ready for wholesale Al Qaeda assault on city

The Iraqi army began buttressing its defense lines on April 12 to save the capital city of Baghdad from the approaching danger of falling to al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Al Bawaba

Iraq: Militants take control of Fallujah dam as car bombs rock Baghdad

Al-Qaeda-linked militants have closed all gates of a dam they control in the Iraqi city of Fallujah in Anbar Province.

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The Long War Journal

Al Nusrah Front official explains al Qaeda's strategy, conflict with former branch

Abu Sulayman al Muhajir , a high-ranking sharia official in the Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has released a video explaining the group's ongoing conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham .

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