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Alaa al-Lami
Baghdad - Social and political tensions in Iraq are escalating on the heels of the historic US withdrawal, finally completed on Sunday. The interior...
Monday, December 19, 2011
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Iraq has banned Sunni Muslim Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi from leaving the country, a security source said on Monday, sharpening a sectarian-...
Monday, December 19, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
The future political fortunes of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rest on the outcome of his talks in Washington over immunity of US soldiers,...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Leah Caldwell
The US military’s Camp Bucca has been described as “Iraq’s Guantanamo,” but for the protagonist in Shakir Noori’s novel Madmen of Boca, it is hell on...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Alaa al-Lami
The violent wave of riots that spread across several cites in Iraqi Kurdistan have shattered the perception of a stable and prosperous region in an...
Friday, December 9, 2011
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Three cars packed with explosives were detonated in Iraq on Monday killing at least 22 people -- mostly women and children -- and wounding 60 more,...
Monday, December 5, 2011
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Housam al-Sarai
Renowned Iraqi oud player Naseer Shamma has made a home for himself in Cairo after escaping Saddam’s rule, but he does not want to return until US...
Friday, December 2, 2011
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Iraq's bloody week continued on Friday with a further eight people killed in attacks on anti-al-Qaeda militiamen, with 12 wounded, security official...
Friday, December 2, 2011
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At least 18 people have been killed in a string of attacks in the Iraqi province of Diyala, 80kms north of Baghdad, medical and security officials...
Thursday, December 1, 2011
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