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

3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bombs targeting soldiers, shoppers kill 16 in Iraq

Friends of Mustafa Mounir, 19, chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , while carrying his flag-draped coffin during his funeral procession in Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | Azzaman Online

Kurds vow not to relent on oil development and exports

Iraqi Kurds have pledged not to give in to pressure from Baghdad on their right to develop and export oil on their own and their share from the country's oil royalties.

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11 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Bombs kill 4 in shopping street of Iraqi capital

Iraqi police say two bombs planted on a street full of shoppers in Baghdad have killed four people and wounded eight.

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15 hrs ago | The Independent

Send your nominations now for the Independent on Sunday Happy List 2014

Oliver Poole is an award-winning Foreign Correspondent for the Evening Standard and Independent titles.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Open thread for night owls: Our country was built on inequality

I admit to tuning out most conversations surrounding income and/or wealth inequality in the United States.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bomb in shopping street in Iraqi capital kills 3

A woman walks with her child through the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the crowded commercial area of Karrada, in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 18, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Rival group accuses Al-Qaeda of betraying jihadist cause

A member of the Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra fires during clashes with Syrian forces in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus April 8, 2014.

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Daily Mail

Meet the teen ballerina fighting for her dancing dreams in Baghdad...

'I'm ready for a big sob,' admits emotional Kate after playing with seriously ill children and meeting families at hospice in Sydney 'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub.

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WMDT

Officials: Bomb in Baghdad shopping street kills 3

Iraqi officials say a bomb planted on a street full of shoppers in the capital, Baghdad, has killed three people and wounded five.

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National Public Radio

Inmates To Be Moved Temporarily Out Of Iraq's Abu Ghraib Prison

Kelly McEvers talks to Ned Parker, Baghdad bureau chief for the Reuters news agency, about the temporary closure of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison Its 2,400 inmates will be transferred.

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CNN

Nigerian military says girls still held

In an embarrassing blow to its perception from an increasingly skeptical public, the Nigerian military Thursday retracted a report that nearly all the 129 school girls kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants had been released.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Xinhuanet

33 killed in violent attacks in Iraq

Thirty-three people were killed and 36 wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq on Wednesday ahead of the country's first parliamentary elections since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in late 2011.

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Nanaimo Daily News

In Iraq shootings, US says its case against a former Blackwater guard is in jeopardy

The U.S 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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The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

Speckhard named president, CEO of LWR

Daniel V. Speckhard of McLean, Va. - who has served in a number of high-level diplomatic roles - begins July 1 as the next president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief , Baltimore.

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AlertNet

Iraq's draft child marriage law seen as political stunt

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The Washington Post

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

In this Friday, April 11, 2014 photo, masked anti-government gunmen hold their weapons in combat position in Fallujah, 65 kilometers west of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Juan Cole

Color Video of Progress in 1950s Iraq before the US Got involved in It

"Reel 1. Directed by Graham Wallace. Cameraman - Reg Cavender. Editor - Jocelyn Jackson.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Wall Street Journal

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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The Jewish Journal

Pesach in Baghdad

Spring was always a welcome guest. The winter was wet and muddy and the nights were bitterly cold.

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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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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Vietnam, Iraq, Middle East, US Military, Brooke Army Medical Center, US Army, US Navy

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