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Death toll climbs to 13 in one of the ‘worst’ days of protest in southern Iraq
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Death toll climbs to 13 in one of the ‘worst’ days of protest in southern Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thirteen anti-government protesters were killed Sunday by Iraqi security forces in one of the “worst” days of…
Security forces kill five in southern Iraq as protests continue: sources
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Security forces kill five in southern Iraq as protests continue: sources

BASRA (Reuters) – Security forces opened fire on protesters in southern Iraq, killing at least five people and wounding dozens…
Anti-government protests cripple major Iraqi port, oil field
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Anti-government protests cripple major Iraqi port, oil field

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government demonstrations in southern Iraq blocked roads leading to the country’s main port and an oil field…
Iraq anti-government protesters block roads amid strike call
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Iraq anti-government protesters block roads amid strike call

BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters blocked roads with burning tires in parts of central and southern Iraq on Sunday, halting…
Gunmen shoot dead 5 protesters in southern Iraqi city
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Gunmen shoot dead 5 protesters in southern Iraqi city

BAGHDAD (AP) — Masked men attacked anti-government protesters in Iraq’s southern city of Basra overnight, killing five and wounding scores,…
Iraq’s uprising an open crisis with no known path forward
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Iraq’s uprising an open crisis with no known path forward

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq has been plunged into a new cycle of instability that potentially could be the most dangerous…
Iraq unrest comes at critical moment in region: AP EXPLAINS
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Iraq unrest comes at critical moment in region: AP EXPLAINS

BAGHDAD (AP) — The young men and women coordinated on social media. Fed up with an Iraqi political elite they…
Pipeline blast in Iraq halts power station supply, output unaffected
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Pipeline blast in Iraq halts power station supply, output unaffected

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A gas pipeline exploded near Basra in southern Iraq on Wednesday and halted supplies to a…
Fire at Basra offshore oil export terminal briefly halts crude loading: Iraqi officials
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Fire at Basra offshore oil export terminal briefly halts crude loading: Iraqi officials

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – A fire at Iraq’s southern Basra offshore oil export terminal briefly halted crude loading operations on…
Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change
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Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change

YOUSSIFIYAH, Iraq (AP) — After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived…
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