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    1 hr ago | Journal and Courier

    AP Photos of the Week Oct 19 In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 photo, followers of the ancient Mandaean religious sect perform their rituals along a strip of embankment on the Tigris River reserved for them, in Baghdad, Iraq. Mandaeanism follows the teachings of John the Baptist, a saint in both the Christian and Islamic traditions, and their rituals revolve around water.

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  2. Identity politics on the ropes in Iraq?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... of established parties. And 15 percent were women. Mr. Mahdi's extraordinary move was quite contrary to a tradition in Iraq of politicians forming cabinets in backroom deals based on a power-sharing quota among the country's three major communities: ...

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  3. Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi was killed in a fight at consulateRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... . Before joining The Post in 2017, he covered the Middle East for the Wall Street Journal, focusing on North Africa and Iraq.

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  4. Over 1.1m Iranians applied for visa for Arbaeen pilgrimageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    More than 1.1 million Iranians have applied for visa to attend Arbaeen pilgrimage 2018, head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization has said. All those interested in joining the spiritual journey to Iraq can apply for visa online twenty four-seven, YJC quoted Hamid Mohammadi as saying on Thursday.

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  5. US continues to expose Islamic State's global financial networkRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Long War Journal

    The US Treasury Department announced on Oct. 17 that Afaq Dubai, a "money services business " based in Iraq that moves money for the Islamic State, has been sanctioned. Treasury says Afaq Dubai is part of a larger "financial network that includes an array of other MSBs, hawalas, and financial facilitators in the Middle East."

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  6. Former general says UK-US military cooperation under threat from 'fog of law'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The former commander of American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan warned Friday that the United States' military cooperation with the U.K. could be threatened by the growing use of human rights laws to target British soldiers. Writing in the Times of London, retired Gen.

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  7. Iraq snapshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Common Ills

    Friday, October 18, 2018. More US troops ready to deploy to Iraq -- all the more reason to take part in the March on the Pentagon this weekend -- and is Iraq to be the first victim in the coming water wars? CLARKSVILLENOW reports , "The Department of the Army announced Thursday, Oct. 18 the winter 2018 rotation to Iraq of the 1st Brigade Combat Team , 101st Airborne Division stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky."

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  8. A British soldier on the outskirts of the southern Iraq city of Basra in March, 2003. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The so-called special relationship between the militaries of the transatlantic allies 'could be put at risk', claims David Petraeus The former commander of American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan warned on Friday that the United States' military cooperation with the UK could be threatened by the growing use of human rights laws to target British soldiers. Writing in The Times , retired general David Petraeus says the European Court of Human Rights is increasingly extending domestic human rights legislation onto the battlefield.

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  9. On This Day: U.S. ships target Iranian oil platformRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | UPI

    ... pleaded innocent as he went on trial in Baghdad on charges of murder and torture during his reign as president of Iraq. UPI File Photo In 1781, Britain's Lord Charles Cornwallis surrendered with more than 7,000 troops to Gen. George Washington at ...

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  10. US persuades Iraq to quash Siemens deal in favor of GERead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The Trump administration intervened to quash a $15 billion deal for Siemens Corp. to develop power stations in Iraq, instead persuading Baghdad to sign an agreement with General Electric Co., two administration officials said. Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with Boston-based GE on Monday, after senior US officials warned Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that the future of the US-Iraq relationship would be at risk if his government accepted the deal with Siemens, according to the officials, who asked not to be identified discussing private deliberations.

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  11. Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious ritesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    "It's very saddening. Our religious books warn us not to defile the water. There are angels watching over it," said Sheikh Satar Jabar, head of Iraq's Mandaean community.

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  12. New Kingston Road general practitioner is now open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Beach Metro Community News

    ... helping people would be his calling in life. Inspired by the doctors he saw working to save lives during the wars in Iraq, A.J. decided that going into the field of medicine and, more specifically, working as a general practitioner (GP) in a ...

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  13. Joanna Settle Directs Heather Raffo's NOURA at Playwrights HorizonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Mosul. She and her husband now have a successful life in New York, and, eight years after having fled their home in Iraq, they've finally gained citizen status-which Noura, as an Iraqi Christian, is celebrating by planning the perfect Christmas ...

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  14. Donald Trump's lie undone in just two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ... and those who sympathise with it remain an intelligence and security threat not only in the battlegrounds of Syria and Iraq, but around the world - right here in Australia as well. IS emerged as a militant group that rose in notoriety in 2014 after ...

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  15. KBR November Litigation Round-UpRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2012 | Defence Industry Daily

    KBR is the federal government's primary logistics support contractor in Iraq, receiving tens of billions of dollars in business from the Department of Defense over the last decade, much of that under the U.S. Army's monopolistic Logistics Civil Augmentation Program III contract. In early November, an Oregon federal jury returned an $85.2 million verdict against KBR for exposing military personnel to toxic chemicals at an Iraqi water treatment facility in 2003.

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  16. Iraqi Archbishop: Christianity Nearly Extinct in Iraq, It's GenocideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cybercast News Service

    Fifteen years after President George W. Bush ordered the invasion of Iraq, the Christian population there has declined by 1.2 million and is now just one persecution away from extinction, according to Chaldean Archbishop Habib Nafali of Basra, Iraq. It is genocidal, he added.

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  17. US persuades Iraq to quash Siemens deal to develop power stations in favor of GERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    The Trump administration intervened to quash a $15 billion deal for Siemens Corp. to develop power stations in Iraq, instead persuading Baghdad to sign an agreement with General Electric Co., two administration officials said. Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with GE on Monday, after senior U.S. officials warned Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that the future of the U.S.-Iraq relationship would be at risk if his government accepted the deal with Siemens, according to the officials, who asked not to be identified discussing private deliberations.

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  18. Skyline High School principal leads school, Idaho Army National Guard battalionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The United States Army

    ... the military that young, but there are some good opportunities in the military for everyone." Jarnagin has deployed to Iraq twice with the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team. During the brigade's 2004-2005 deployment to Kirkuk, Iraq, in support of ...

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  19. State indicts two Arab-Israelis for attempting to join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Jerusalem Post

    A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul June 23, 2014.. The Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office filed an indictment on Thursday against two Jaffa residents, Abdelmalek Asfour and Adam Abu Shehadeh, for attempting to join ISIS in Syria, Israeli media have reported.

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  20. Head Of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church Furious Over US Not Delivering Promised AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Caller

    The leader of Iraq's Chaldean church lambasted the U.S. Wednesday over what he says are unfulfilled promises of aid to rebuild ancestral Christian homes. Cardinal Louis Raphael I Sako, patriarch of the Iraqi Chaldean Church , made the comments at a Vatican briefing on the same day that USAID administrator Mark Green announced an increase of funding to nearly $300 million since 2017 and practical results.

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