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45 min ago | Trend

22 killed in Baghdad bomb attack

At least 22 people were killed and 45 others wounded in a car bomb explosion in the capital Baghdad on Tuesday, a source from the Interior Ministry said, Xinhua reported.

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3 hrs ago | McClatchy

100 candidates vie for Iraq presidency in sign system is out of control

In a sign of the erosion of political order, 100 people are competing in Wednesday's vote _ for a post whose occupant in past years was determined in advance by the top power brokers.

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6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Iraqi air strikes kill 19 around militant-held Falluja: medical official

Gunmen hold their weapons inside a hospital in al-Karma town, east of Fallujah, Iraq, Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Iraq Christians flee Mosul after militant threats

Iraqi Christians who fled the northern city of Mosul under threat from Islamic extremists described on Tuesday leaving behind all their possessions, as signs emerged that the crackdown on the minority was causing tensions between the radicals and Sunni allies in the insurgency.

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11 hrs ago | Reuters

Polio still threatens Middle East after Syria, Iraq cases: U.N.

Thirty-six children in Syria and two in Iraq have been paralyzed by polio since October, and the risk of the virus spreading further in the Middle East remains high, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday.

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13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

VA Scandal, Part 1: Before Dying From Neglect in Miami, Nick Cutter Survived Iraq

At first, Nicholas Cutter could only see their shadows flitting behind buildings in the distance.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi Christians

Members of the Iraqi security forces take up positions along a road during a patrol in the town of Jurf al-Sakhar, south of Baghdad, July 16, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABS-CBN News

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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The Daily Star

Dozens line up to run for Iraqi presidency

A convoy of the Iraqi security forces is seen during a patrol, as smoke rises from clashes with Islamic State fighters, in Diyala province July 18, 2014.

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PanArmenian Network

Overnight attacks kill at least 16 in Iraq

PanARMENIAN.Net - Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control, the Associated Press reports.

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Rediff.com

'No Indian has been harmed in captivity in Iraq'

'That the Indian nationals have been sighted, they are unharmed, they are in captivity, and we know their captors.

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Switched

Iraq Attacks Kill At Least 16 As Authorities Struggle To Stop Sunni Militants' Offensive

Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people

A member of Iraq's Special Weapons and Tactics Team stands guard as blindfolded suspected terrorists are displayed at the federal police headquarters in Basra, Iraq, Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Brandon Sun

Iraqi officials: Overnight attacks in 2 Iraqi cities kill at least 16 people, wound 39

Officials say overnight attacks in two Iraqi cities have killed at least 16 people as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' blitz offensive.

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NEWS.com.au

Iraq suicide bomber confirmed as Aussie teen

A TRUCK has collided with a number of vehicles on the Hume Hwy and motorist are advised to expect delays near Campbelltown.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Breitbart.com

Iraqi PM Condemns Jihadis' Targeting of Christians

Iraq's prime minister on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority community's "centuries-old heritage."

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Washington Times

Elusive target: U.S. believed Iraq terror mastermind al-Baghdadi killed 3 times

A special intelligence adviser to Army Gen. David H. Petraeus during the 2007 troop surge says the terrorist leader now ruling over large swaths of Iraq and forcing Christians to convert to Islam has long been the most elusive big game for the U.S. "We had at least three times when we thought we killed [ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ]," said retired Army ... (more)

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The Baltimore Sun

Mortar fire south of Baghdad kills nine, police, hospital sources say

Nine people were killed in a mainly Shi'ite town south of Baghdad late on Sunday by mortar fire that hit near a Shi'ite religious site, police and hospital sources said.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Police were investigating whether the same men who robbed a bank, took hostages and led a deadly chase and shootout carried out other recent bank heists in the same part of Northern California, including one... Police were investigating whether the same men who robbed a bank, took hostages and led a deadly chase and shootout carried out other ... (more)

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India.com

Over 3,500 Indians back from Iraq in last 30 days

New Delhi, Jul 20: Over 3,500 Indians have been evacuated from conflict-hit Iraq in the last one month even as nearly 50 Indian nationals still remain in the conflict zones of the war-torn country including 39 construction workers who are in captivity in Mosul.

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