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Embassy to find ways to evacuate OFWs in Iraq

MANILA The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday reiterated that a mandatory repatriation is in place in Iraq after reports that many Filipinos still being deployed in the country.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Decision coming on bomber training area expansion

A Palestinian-American teen left with stitches and bruises from his detention by Israeli security forces hopes to return one day without incident to the Middle East, where he was beaten while visiting relatives.

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HeraldNet

Humoody's Way: Blinded at 2, Snohomish boy lives with no holds barred

Click, click, click. Click, click. Click, click. Click, click, click. That's Humoody Jauda Smith using sound to see.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Star

15 freed Bangladeshis return home from Iraq

Fifteen Bangladeshi workers from Iraq arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday morning.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Why was a flight MH17 flying over a conflict zone?

The Boeing 777 downed in Ukraine with the loss of 295 passengers was flying just 1,000 feet above a "no-fly" zone covering the troubled region, British newspaper The Independent reports.

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Merced Sun-Star

Kurdistan, Scotland and Catalonia: They just want to be free, or do they?

Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq.

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The Daily Star

31 return home from war-torn Iraq

In this undated file photo, workers are seen busy at a national housing programme project called Bismaya New City Project in Baghdad of Iraq.

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Common Dreams

If at First You Don't Succeed in Iraq, Surge, Surge Again

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey sounds as if he were reading off the 2007 script, echoing the divide-and-conquer strategy that was the basis for the Surge: "If you can separate those [Sunni] groups," Dempsey said, "then the problem becomes manageable and understandable."

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The Common Ills

Do members of the press need a tutorial in basic skills?

Oh, how the press struggles to do the very basic part of their job. Let's help them out because it turns out that the definition of reporting as well as basic math skills continue to elude them.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Ekklesia Daily News

Quakers plan worship and protest at Farnborough International

Quakers in the Hampshire area are planning a Meeting for Worship at Farnborough International, which hosts an arms fair alongside "family-friendly" air displays.

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Reuters

If at first you don't succeed in Iraq, Surge, Surge again

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey sounds as if he were reading off the 2007 script, echoing the divide-and-conquer strategy that was the basis for the Surge: "If you can separate those [Sunni] groups," Dempsey said, "then the problem becomes manageable and understandable."

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Baghdad residents turn to paintball, shopping to make life seem normal

Leather workers continue their ancient craft in the old quarter of Baghdad, Iraq, which includes architecture left over from the 13th century Abbasid caliphate, July 14, 2014.

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KABC-AM Los Angeles

Lawmakers Elect Speaker of Iraqi Parliament

Iraq's parliament overcame weeks of deadlocks Tuesday by picking a new speaker. Although there's still plenty of work ahead to form a new government, the selection of Sunni moderate Salim al-Jubouri signals that lawmakers are making some attempts to get around serious differences amid the threat of Islamic extremists seeking to take control of ... (more)

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People's Daily Online

Commentary: China's role in resolving the Iraqi crisis

The situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate. As the largest foreign investor in Iraq's oil fields, China will naturally be affected by the situation.

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Al Bawaba

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Emirates, a global connector of people and places today announced that it will introduce a fourth daily flight between Dubai and Johannesburg effective Operated by a B777-300ER, EK767 will depart Dubai at 2320hrs and arrive at Johannesburg at 0535hrs the following day.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Star

38 more back home from Iraq

Thirty-eight more Bangladeshi workers returned home from Iraq yesterday as the internal conflicts involving different forces rage on in the war-torn country.

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Scoop

The Anti-Empire Report #130

US Secretary of State John Kerry, July 8, 2014: "In my travels as secretary of state, I have seen as never before the thirst for American leadership in the world."

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Common Ills

Iraq snapshot

Monday, July 14, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, another session that fails to form a new government, Nouri continues his stalling tactics, Nouri continues his War Crimes and much more.

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Milling Journal

U.S. Wheat Associates Names Nada Obaid Administrative Assistant and...

Arlington, VA- U.S. Wheat Associates announces that Nada I. Obaid joined the organization July 14, 2014, as administrative assistant, and that Stacy Taylor has been promoted to executive assistant to the president and meeting planner.

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Nerve News

Indian Muslim youth being drawn into Iraqi conflict

Hundreds of Indian Muslim youth, mostly from poor and vulnerable backgrounds, are lining up for visas at the embassies of some of the Gulf and Middle East nations with the aim of joining the 'jehad' in Iraq, according to diplomatic sources.

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