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Acting Pentagon chief visits Iraq, discusses Syria withdrawal
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Acting Pentagon chief visits Iraq, discusses Syria withdrawal

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for an unannounced visit to Iraq…
Iraqi Christians fear returning home, wary of Shiite militia
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Iraqi Christians fear returning home, wary of Shiite militia

BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — In the main square in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella stands a large cross, one…
Kurds’ ambitions caught in power games
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Kurds’ ambitions caught in power games

BEIRUT (AP) — They always anticipated US support would run out, but President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to rapidly pull…
Fairouz Cafe brings Levantine nostalgia to southern Iraq
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Fairouz Cafe brings Levantine nostalgia to southern Iraq

  BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Mohammed Abdul Ameer’s nostalgia for better days and his roots in the Levant were what…
Iraq growing threat under Iran’s clout: Israel
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Iraq growing threat under Iran’s clout: Israel

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Iran could use its growing clout in Iraq to turn the Arab country into a springboard…
Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump Iraq visit
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Iraqi lawmakers criticize Trump Iraq visit

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi political and militia leaders condemned US President Donald Trump’s surprise visit to US troops in Iraq…
Iraq’s Daradji battles inner demons through ‘The Journey’
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Iraq’s Daradji battles inner demons through ‘The Journey’

The Iraq War may have ended in 2011, but for filmmaker Mohamed al-Daradji, the conflict that tore his country apart…
1991 Gulf War looms large over Bush’s Mideast legacy
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1991 Gulf War looms large over Bush’s Mideast legacy

  AL-JAHRA, Kuwait (AP) — On the outskirts of Kuwait City, the love Kuwaitis have for former US President George…
Iraq war victims turn to social media to find medical help
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Iraq war victims turn to social media to find medical help

BAGHDAD (AP) — It was spring 2007 in northern Iraq when 6-year-old Saja Saleem raced home from school with the…
Iraq rail service back on track after war with Islamic State
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Iraq rail service back on track after war with Islamic State

BAGHDAD/FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – At Baghdad’s grand but half-empty railway station, a single train is sputtering to life. It is…
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