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47 min ago | The Daily Star

Iraq-Turkey pipeline 'unusable' due to attacks

A man looks on as oil leaks into the Tigris River while smoke rises in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, April 17, 2014.

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47 min ago | Reuters

Iraq-Turkey pipeline unusable due to persistent attacks: Turkish minister

An oil pipeline carrying crude from Iraq's Kirkuk oil fields to Turkey's Mediterranean port of Ceyhan is unusable because of persistent militant attacks, Turkey's energy minister said on Monday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The New Yorker

Dexter Filkins: What we left behind in Iraq.

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is seeking a third term. Many Iraqis fear another civil war, and think that Maliki is to blame.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

12 Killed In Attacks Across Iraq

Police said twelve people were killed and 39 others wounded in separate attacks across Iraq Sunday.

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The Independent

Foreign suicide bombers kill thousands and bring Iraq to the brink of civil war

A wave of suicide bombings carried out by foreign volunteers entering Iraq from Syria is killing some 1,000 civilians a month, bringing the country back to the brink of civil war.

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Reuters

Iraqi University attacked by suicide bomber, gunmen

A university comes under attack in Baghdad Sunday with at least four people killed.

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Suria

Female candidates fight for rights in...

With fears that women's rights are being eroded in Iraq, prospective female lawmakers are determined to push women's issues to the fore of campaigning for this month's elections.

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Greenwich Citizen

Attacks kill at least 15 people in Iraq

Iraqi security forces guard the main gate of a Shiite private college following a deadly suicide attack, in Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Ur, Iraq, Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Al Bawaba

Nine dead across Iraq as suicide bomber targets Baghdad university

According to an AFP tally, violence has killed more than 460 people in Iraq this month alone and upwards of 2,700 this year.

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The Daily Star

Iraq attacks kills nine as bomber hits university

Iraqi protestors carry a mock coffin symbolising the "dead conscious of the parliament" as they shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration ahead of Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections, on April 19, 2014 in Baghdad's Fardus Square.

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ABC News

Iraq: Separate Attacks Kill at Least 12 People

Police say the deadliest was outside the southern city of Samawah when two car bombs exploded simultaneously in a commercial area, killing seven civilians and wounding 17. The Shiite city is located 370 kilometers southeast of Baghdad.

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The Common Ills

Nouri's Iraq: Abu Ghraib, mounting death toll, War Crimes, fleeing Christians

Tuesday , Iraq's notorious prison Abu Ghraib shut its door -- a torture chamber under Saddam Hussein, a torture chamber as run by the US occupation and a torture chamber when Nouri took over it.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Operation Comfort strives to help vets 'reinvent their dreams'

Wounded Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans Yancy Baer and Chris Rosebrock bicycle down the Hai Van Pass in central Vietnam as part of a recent six-day, 320-mile trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return for the first time since the war, but who cannot afford to make the trip.

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Nerve News

23 killed, 40 injured in Iraq attacks

As many as 23 people were killed and 40 wounded in bombings and gunmen attacks across Iraq Saturday, security sources said.

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Independent.ie

16 dead in day of violence in Iraq

Attacks across Iraq , including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighbourhood in the capital Baghdad , have killed at least 16 people today.

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Deseret News

Utah veteran gets ultimate invitation to ride with President George W. Bush

Laura Cantin with Wasatch Adaptive, left, and Melissa Hansen, center, help retired Sgt.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Bombs kill 4 in shopping street of Iraqi capital

Iraqi police say two bombs planted on a street full of shoppers in Baghdad have killed four people and wounded eight.

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GPB.org

Sunni Discontent Fuels Growing Violence In Iraq's Anbar Province

Iraqi Sunni masked protesters burn tires to block the main highway to Jordan and Syria, outside Fallujah, Iraq, on Dec. 30, 2013.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

USM honors National Guardsman who died in Iraq in 2004

FULL aaaN ANOTHER MAINE SOLDIER HONORED TODAY ... BUT THIS ONE NEVER MADE IT HOME.... 10 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH IN IRAQ, FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ARMY NATIONAL GUARDSMAN CHRISTOPHER GELINEAU GATHERED AT THE UNIVIRSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE TO COMMEMORATE HIS LIFE..

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bomb in shopping street in Iraqi capital kills 3

A woman walks with her child through the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the crowded commercial area of Karrada, in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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