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53 min ago | Wall Street Journal
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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5 hrs ago | CNN
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.
9 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com
Thirty-six people were killed and 53 others wounded in separate attacks across Iraq on Wednesday, police and medical sources said.
10 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen
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.
11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
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.
15 hrs ago | Al Jazeera
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.
19 hrs ago | Le Monde diplomatique
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.
The 3-meter-wide trench is to stretch along 17 kilometers of the Iraq-Syria border.
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.
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.
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.
Al-Qaeda-linked militants have closed all gates of a dam they control in the Iraqi city of Fallujah in Anbar Province.
Work continues on the exhibition halls and the main gate at The Iraq Museum, but it may soon open to all Iraqis.
A U.S. Army general has denied clemency for Chelsea Manning and upheld the former soldier's 35-year prison sentence for providing secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of classified materials in U.S. history, the Army said Monday.
BAGHDAD The UN World Food Programme started this month providing emergency food assistance to almost quarter of a million people who have been affected by fighting in Al-Anbar.
Across parts of Iraq, medical teams in white coats and gloves again roam the streets giving children polio vaccines and marking the walls of their homes, fighting a resurgent virus once more taking advantage of the country's turmoil.