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Shadow contracts, smoke, mirrors keep the lights out in Iraq
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Shadow contracts, smoke, mirrors keep the lights out in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — In the Baghdad suburb of Sadr City, glossy election campaign posters are plastered alongside jungles of sagging…
Sisi arrives in Iraq to attend Baghdad Cooperation and Partnership conference
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Sisi arrives in Iraq to attend Baghdad Cooperation and Partnership conference

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in Iraq on Saturday to participate in the Baghdad Cooperation and Partnership conference. The…
Iraq hosts regional meeting aimed at easing Mideast tensions
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Iraq hosts regional meeting aimed at easing Mideast tensions

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fanned out across the Iraqi capital Saturday ahead of a regional conference aimed at…
Suicide attack in Iraq’s Sadr City kills at least 35, wounds dozens -sources
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Suicide attack in Iraq’s Sadr City kills at least 35, wounds dozens -sources

BAGHDAD, July 19 (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a crowded market…
Drone attacks by Iraqi militias reflect Iran’s waning hold
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Drone attacks by Iraqi militias reflect Iran’s waning hold

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran’s expeditionary Quds Force commander brought one main directive for Iraqi militia faction leaders long beholden to…
Rockets hit Iraqi base housing US forces, wounding two – US coalition
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Rockets hit Iraqi base housing US forces, wounding two – US coalition

BAGHDAD, July 7 (Reuters) – At least 14 rockets hit an Iraqi air base hosting US and other international forces…
Power outages hit Iraq amid scorching temperatures
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Power outages hit Iraq amid scorching temperatures

BAGHDAD (AP) — A widespread power outage hit Iraq on Friday as temperatures reached scorching levels, affecting millions of Iraqis,…
Iraq paramilitaries show off weaponry in big, anniversary parade
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Iraq paramilitaries show off weaponry in big, anniversary parade

BAGHDAD, June 26 (Reuters) – Thousands of Iraqi paramilitary fighters, including powerful Iran-backed factions, marched at a military base in…
Tensions rise in Baghdad after arrest of militia commander
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Tensions rise in Baghdad after arrest of militia commander

BAGHDAD (AP) — Tensions mounted in Iraq’s capital on Wednesday after the arrest of a militia commander on terrorism charges,…
1 killed as protesters scuffle with Iraqi security forces
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1 killed as protesters scuffle with Iraqi security forces

BAGHDAD (AP) — Clashes between security forces and protesters left one person dead and over a dozen injured Tuesday after…
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