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Local news for Baghdad, Iraq continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | ThinkProgress

Iraq Is Using The Worst Possible Method To Fight ISIS

"Sunnis are a minority in Baghdad, but they're the majority in our morgue," a doctor in Iraq's Health Ministry told researchers with Human Rights Watch.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch, US News, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | GPB.org

Militants In Iraq Seek Control Of Precious Weapon: Dams, Waterways

Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali Mughdeed talks to the men he commands to protect the Mosul dam, a critical piece of infrastructure that supplies water and electricity.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Flood,

9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Army 'VIP culture' led to parachute accident that killed former JBLM officer

Then Lt. Col. Darron Wright gives an interview to local Iraqi media in Baghdad on Feb. 11, 2010.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, Iraq, World News, US Air Force, Fort Bragg, NC

13 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

UN: More than 1,700 killed in Iraq in July

More than 1,700 people were killed in Iraq in July, the United Nations said Friday, making it one of the deadliest months of the year but marking a decline from the previous month, when Sunni militants swept across much of the country.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

13 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

UN: More than 1,700 killed in Iraq in July

The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.

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16 hrs ago | India.com

Violence across Iraq: Attacks by Sunni millitants kill 27 people

Baghdad, Aug 1: At least 27 people were killed and as many injured in the violence witnessed in different parts of Iraq on Thursday in the form of clashes and bomb attacks, police said.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Age

Iraqi Kurds, battling Islamist threat, press Washington for arms

Washington: The semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq is pressing the Obama administration for sophisticated weapons it says Kurdish fighters need to push back Islamist militants threatening their region, Kurdish and United States officials said.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Islamic State's brutal videos send message to friend and foe alike

But the 36-minute film, "On the Path of the Prophets," does much more than that, analysts said, and shows that the Islamic State has a remarkably sophisticated understanding of messaging that makes it clear that the group is probably the most tactically and strategically adept terrorist organization the world has ever seen.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Qatar

The Indian Express

Terror connection

ISIS was first formed by Abu Musaab al Zarqawi in 2003. At the age of 23, Zarqawi went to Pakistan, only to find that the Soviet Union had already pulled out of Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, Iraq, Jordan, Middle East, Opinion

Boston.com

Car Bomb Attacks Kill 21 in Baghdad

Residents inspect the damage left by car bombs that killed 21 in the predominantly Shi'ite neighborhoods of Sadr City and al-Ameen on Thursday .

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Daily Mail

Stephen Glover: I'm afraid the bitter truth is Iraq and Libya were...

The tragic events in Gaza and Ukraine may be dominating the news, but even more terrible things are happening in Libya and Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Africa, Libya, George Bush

Daily Chronicle

Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

In this Dec. 28, 2005 file photo, an Iraqi Airways plane sits on the tarmac at Baghdad International Airport.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Detroit News

America should stay out of Iraq civil war

The rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant represents a significant failure of U.S. policy.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Terrorism

The Daily Star

Tankers in limbo as Baghdad-Irbil oil conflict rages

The oil tanker SCF Byrranga, which was renamed the United Kalavryta in March 2014 and is currently off the coast of Texas with a cargo of Kurdish crude oil, is seen off the Isle of Arran, Scotland in this handout photo taken February 21, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq: sources

A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war may be involved in a second conflict in the region.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Ex-Blackwater guard testifies against colleagues

A former Blackwater security guard says he decided to tell the truth about his role in the shooting of 32 Iraqi civilians in a Baghdad square because he wants to move on with his life, even though it might mean he probably will go to prison.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Iraq offers aid to those displaced by militants

In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, a generator owner inspects his community generator that was destroyed after a bombing in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq.

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India.com

Dona t go to Iraq, Goa panel tells job seekers

Panaji, Jul 30: Goa's Commission for Non Resident Indian Affairs on Wednesday advised Goan youngsters against pursuing overseas jobs based in Iraq .

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The Raw Story

US plans largest ever sale of Hellfire missiles to Iraq

The United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $700 million deal, officials said Tuesday, as Washington tries to help Baghdad retake ground captured by Sunni militants.

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Examiner.com

Iraqi government extradites its first fugitive to U.S. in military bribery case

Iraqi government officials extradited a U.S. Defense Department contractor to Ohio to face federal fraud charges on Monday.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

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