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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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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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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Russia Taday

Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass executions in Iraq

As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare to resist that they will be rounded up and killed.

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The Baltimore Sun

Iraq's Kurds have right to sell oil while squeezed by Baghdad: MP

Iraq's Kurdish region has the right to keep selling oil as long as the Baghdad government keeps cutting its budget, the head of the Kurdish parliament's energy committee said on Tuesday, as an oil cargo off Texas was set to be seized at Baghdad's request.

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Washington Times

ISIL destroys key bridge leading to Baghdad; suicide truck bomb severed supply line

Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant destroyed a bridge north of Baghdad that Iraqi forces used as a key supply line.

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The Daily Beast

Putting the ISIS Caliphate in FocusBy Charlie Cooper

A month after the founding of the so-called Caliphate in Iraq and Syria, it's richer, better armed, more durable-and dangerous-than ever before.

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WMFE

Dispatch: Return to Baghdad

FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith just arrived in Baghdad after a long absence since his last film " Gangs of Iraq " in 2007.

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The Washington Post

Iraq Gets U.S. Court Order Seizing Kurdish Crude Oil Off Texas

The Iraqi Oil Ministry persuaded a U.S. judge to issue an order for the seizure of more than $100 million of oil in a tanker waiting off Galveston, Texas, that it claims was illegally pumped from wells in Kurdistan.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Canada.com

Iraqis save 840-year-old Crooked Minaret from ISIS after militants...

An electrician works on the roof of a shop in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the background is the Crooked Minaret on Feb. 4, 2003.

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Times Herald

Iraq appears split into three states

Dorothy Martus didn't wear a polka-dot head scarf, she didn't have a theme song named after her and... Iraqis inspect the remains of the grave of the Nebi Yunus, or prophet Jonah, in Mosul on July 24. Members of the jihadist Islamic State allegedly demolished the historic site.

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Truthdig

Israel's Gaza Campaign Endangers U.S. Security: Why Obama & Kerry Are Furious

The United States as a great Power is facing a large number of challenges in the Muslim world, and Israel's Gaza campaign is endangering both American diplomacy there and the very security of the U.S. Given the series of setbacks for the U.S. in the Middle East, in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Egypt, Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu could scarcely ... (more)

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