Iraq Newswire

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  1. Mark Smith: Still getting angry about Scottish Tory MPs? Calm down, dearRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... and a nutter. He was also accused of making a gaffe like the one he was supposed to have made during his visit to Iraq, which you may still remember. Mr Thomson was photographed larking about in Baghdad, posing on Saddam Hussein's throne and ...

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  2. Kofi Annan of Ghana, seventh secretary-general of the United Nations, dies at 80Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Nobel committee called Africa's foremost diplomat, al-Qaida struck New York and Washington, the United States invaded Iraq, and Western policymakers turned their sights from the Cold War to globalization and the struggle with Islamic militancy. An ...

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  3. Gestures big and small for humanityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | DNA India

    ... designated August 19 as the World Humanitarian Day, to coincide with the day of bombing the UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq in 2003. While this is to recognise humanitarian aid workers, each of us can play an important role in making a difference ...

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  4. Iraq's water flow cut by dams in Iran, TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Times

    This canal southeast of Baghdad is dry and filled with salt. Iraq, historically known as "The Land Between The Two Rivers," is struggling with the scarcity of water because of dams in Turkey and Iran, a lack of rainfall and ... more > BAGHDAD - The Islamic State hold on territory has been broken, but Iraq now faces another existential threat as it battles neighboring Iran and Turkey for access to an increasingly scarce flow of water to the once-flourishing Fertile Crescent running down the spine of the country.

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  5. Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballots Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's top court has ratified the results of the country's May parliamentary elections following a manual ballot recount ordered by ...

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  6. Iraq's top court ratifies manual recount of May ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's top court has ratified the results of the country's May parliamentary elections following a manual ballot recount ordered by ...

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  7. World Humanitarian Day Honors Those Killed in the Service of OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Voice of America

    The crew of a Brazilian military plane stands at attention as the coffin with the body of the U.N. special envoy to Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello is put on the plane at the airport in Baghdad, Aug. 22, 2003. World Humanitarian Day pays tribute to humanitarian workers killed while assisting thousands of the world's most destitute people caught in some of the most dangerous crises on earth.

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  8. Germany probes Yazidi woman's claim she saw her IS tormentorRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Ashwaq Haji Hami, 19, fled back to Iraq after claiming she ran into terrorist who abused her; prosecutors say she hasn't provided sufficient information 19-year-old Yazidi refugee, Ashwaq Haji Hami talks about her experiences in Germany, saying she has now returned to her homeland of Iraq for fear that her alleged Islamic State tormentor could harm her in Germany, during an interview at Essian refugee camp in Iraq, August 17, 2018. BERLIN, Germany - German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee's claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him.

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  9. Baghdad gun shops thrive after Iraqi rethink on arms controlRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    In the middle of Baghdad's busy commercial neighborhood of Karrada, where most retail outlets sell home appliances, shoppers can now also buy handguns and semi-automatic rifles legally for the first time in decades. A man looks at the weapons at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq, August 11, 2018.

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  10. A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    After years of tight rules, Baghdad has decided to relax laws on selling and possession of weapons, which some Iraqis say will 'decrease crime' In the middle of Baghdad's busy commercial neighbourhood of Karrada, where most shops sell home appliances, consumers can now also buy handguns and semi-automatic rifles legally for the first time in decades. Looted guns from ransacked police stations and military bases were sold on the street and public areas to residents wanting to protect themselves in a state that was largely lawless.

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  11. Yazidi victims of ISIS fear for lives in Germany due to ISIS presenceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... there when one of her abusers showed up near Stuttgart and began stalking her. She has now fled back to northern Iraq, while the former ISIS member lives freely in Germany. The harrowing story from a survivor of the ISIS genocide in Iraq that led to ...

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  12. The New York Times' 'Caliphate' Podcast Endangers Iraqi LivesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    In one of the most emotionally charged moments during The New York Times' podcast, Caliphate , a mother sobs uncontrollably inside her family estate in Iraq. In between gasps for air, she exclaims to her interviewer, NYT journalist Rukmini Callimachi, that she did not raise her son to join a group like ISIS, but that is what he did.

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  13. Entering Mind of ISIS: Captured Member Tells of Unique Meeting of Baghdadi in Remote SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The meeting with the world's most wanted man took place at a secret location in the barren hinterland of eastern Syria, at the heart of Islamic State's shrinking realm. The gaunt, ailing figure who entered the long hall with bricked-up windows in May 2017 was a shadow of the man hailed as a modern-day caliph by his thousands of followers as they waged war in Iraq and Syria, fracturing those two nations and drawing the US and its allies into protracted Middle East conflicts.

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  14. Iraq Supreme Court ratifies result of May voteRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Iraq's Supreme Court has ratified the results of the May 12 parliamentary election, its spokesman said, setting in motion a 90-day constitutional deadline for the winning parties to form a government. "The court has issued a decision to ratify the results of the parliamentary election," the spokesman said in a statement on Sunday.

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  15. Iran Railway Network to Be Connected to Eastern Mediterranean CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Negotiations have been held with the neighboring Iraq and Syria for connecting Iran's railway network to the Eastern Mediterranean countries, Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development for Planning and Resources Management Affairs told reporters in Damascus on Saturday. Connection of Iran's railway network to Iraq and then to Syrian ports in the Mediterranean Sea will reduce dependency and restriction of road trade, and facilitate exchange of religious tourism between the three countries, he emphasized.

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  16. Annan, ex-leader of U.N., dies at 80Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NWAonline

    ... its place in a changing world. On Annan's watch, al-Qaida struck New York and Washington, the United States invaded Iraq, and Western policymakers turned their sights from the Cold War to globalization and the struggle with Islamic militancy. An ...

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  17. The Flag of DeceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... council with the four colors as described in the words of a thirteenth century poem by Safi a-Din al-Hili, of Hilla Iraq: Ask the high rising spears, of our aspirations Bring witness the swords, did we lose hope We are a band, honor halts our souls ...

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  18. Report: Iraqi Supreme Court ratifies results of May electionRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. BAGHDAD - Iraq's Supreme Court has ratified the results of the May 12 parliamentary election, its spokesman said on Sunday, setting in motion a ...

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  19. Iran says it is seeking solution to sell oil and transfer revenues: IRNARead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Reuters

    Iran's vice president said on Sunday the government was seeking solutions to sell oil and transfer its revenues after the United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Tehran and slapped fresh sanctions on Iranian energy and banking sectors. FILE PHOTO: Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, south of Baghdad, February 18, 2015.

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  20. Report: U.S. forces to stay in Iraq 'as long as needed'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    A US soldier runs at a coalition forces forward base near West Mosul, Iraq June 21, 2017. Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before.

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