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5 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, World News, Middle East, Veteran Affairs, Vietnam, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, US Navy

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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The Daily Star

Child marriage law stokes fears of looming theocracy in Iraq

File - A banner in Baghdad supporting the legislation reads: "The Jaafari Personal Status Law saves my rights and my dignity."

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Examiner.com

Iraqi cop sacrifices himself to save army recruits from suicide bomber

One Iraqi police officer is killed and two policemen are wounded Monday in a raid on a house where an insurgent linked to al Qaeda's was hiding in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra.

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WNED

Inmates To Be Moved Temporarily Out Of Iraq's Abu Ghraib Prison

Kelly McEvers talks to Ned Parker, Baghdad bureau chief for the Reuters news agency, about the temporary closure of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison Its 2,400 inmates will be transferred.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Star

Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with Syria border ditch

Iraqi Kurdish supporters of the Kurdistan Workers Party hold flags bearing portraits of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan during a demonstration in Arbil on April 12, 2014 against the decision by Kurdish authorities to dig a trench along the border with neighboring Syria.

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The Daily Star

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits

An Iraqi woman walks past destruction in the street following an explosion the previous day in Baghdad's northern Shiite-majority district of Sadr City on April 17, 2014.

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Canadian Business Magazine

In Iraq shootings, gov't says its case against a former Blackwater guard is in jeopardy

The government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy as a June 11 trial looms on charges stemming from the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens in an incident in Baghdad nearly seven years ago.

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AlertNet

Islamist militants kill 30 in attacks around Iraq

Suspected Sunni Muslim militants killed at least 30 people around Iraq on Thursday including 12 soldiers in an assault on a remote army base in the north, deepening insecurity with a national election just two weeks away.

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ABC News

Gunmen Attack Iraq Military Base, Kill 10 Soldiers

Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

In Iraq, More thant 12 Dead in Battles

Officials in Iraq said Thursday at least 12 soldiers have been killed and more than 10 wounded in an attack on a military base outside the northern city of Mosul.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

An army officer and a police officer say a suicide bomber first detonated his explosives-laden truck at the gates of the base outside the northern city of Mosul on Thursday morning.

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