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1 killed, 12 wounded in market explosion in Iraq’s capital
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1 killed, 12 wounded in market explosion in Iraq’s capital

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — A powerful explosion rocked a market in east Baghdad on Thursday, killing one person and injuring…
Iraq blames public for new virus record, urges vaccinations
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Iraq blames public for new virus record, urges vaccinations

Iraq’s Health Ministry has warned of “dire consequences” ahead because citizens are not heeding coronavirus prevention measures, after the country…
No timetable for withdrawal of troops after US, Iraq talks
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No timetable for withdrawal of troops after US, Iraq talks

BAGHDAD (AP) — The mission of US forces in Iraq has shifted to training and advisory roles, allowing for redeployment…
A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias
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A growing challenge for Iraq: Iran-aligned Shiite militias

BAGHDAD (AP) — It was a stark message: A convoy of masked Shiite militiamen, armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled…
Iraq’s Yazidis warn of ongoing threats from extremists
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Iraq’s Yazidis warn of ongoing threats from extremists

In a landmark decision this month, Iraq’s parliament passed the Yazidi Female Survivors Law, recognizing the atrocities committed by the…
US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence
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US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Biden administration is set to resume strategic talks with Iraqi officials next month on the withdrawal…
Iraqi woman who met the pope sees little chance for change
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Iraqi woman who met the pope sees little chance for change

BAGHDAD (AP) — The story of Doha Sabah Abdallah’s personal tragedy and loss deeply resonated with Pope Francis during his…
After historic whirlwind visit, Pope leaves Iraq for Rome
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After historic whirlwind visit, Pope leaves Iraq for Rome

BAGHDAD (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday wrapped up his historic whirlwind tour of Iraq that sought to bring hope…
Where IS ruled, pope calls on Christians to forgive, rebuild
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Where IS ruled, pope calls on Christians to forgive, rebuild

QARAQOSH, Iraq (AP) — Pope Francis called on Iraq’s Christians to forgive the injustices committed against them by Muslim extremists…
Pope Francis visits Iraq’s ruined city of Mosul, hearing residents’ testimony
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Pope Francis visits Iraq’s ruined city of Mosul, hearing residents’ testimony

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Muslim and Christian residents of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under the brutal rule…
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