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23 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 12 soldiers

MOSUL, Iraq: Militants armed with automatic weapons attacked a military position in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing 12 soldiers, police and a morgue employee said.

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11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Ron Prosor: 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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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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Ghanamma.com

36 killed, 53 wounded in Iraq attacks

Thirty-six people were killed and 53 others wounded in separate attacks across Iraq on Wednesday, police and medical sources said.

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Greenwich Citizen

Iraq: Abu Ghraib prison closure not permanent

This is a 2003 file image obtained by The Associated Press which shows an unidentified detainee standing on a box with a bag on his head and wires attached to him in late 2003 at the Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad, Iraq.

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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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Al Jazeera

Violence surges in Iraq's Anbar province

At least 18 people, including two soldiers, have been killed in separate attacks in Iraq's volatile western province of Anbar, medical and security officials have said, in a surge in violence before parliamentary elections.

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Le Monde diplomatique

Iraqis await elections with a heavy heart

National elections, barely two weeks away, are likely to reinforce Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's authoritarian grip on power in Baghdad and further marginalize any opposition.

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Drudge Retort

Blackwater Guards to Be Tried for Killing 14 Iraqis

One of the darkest episodes during the U.S. occupation of Iraq last decade is finally resulting in the prosecution of private American security guards who killed more than a dozen Iraqi civilians in a single incident.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Iraq's Kurds dig trench to block militants

The 3-meter-wide trench is to stretch along 17 kilometers of the Iraq-Syria border.

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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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Big News Network.com

At Least 16 Killed In Violence In Iraq

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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