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Drug use, sales soar in Iraq’s Basra amid nationwide spike
Middle East

Drug use, sales soar in Iraq’s Basra amid nationwide spike

The rows of self-harm scars that course upward on the teenager’s forearms from her wrists nearly to her elbows are…
Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014
Middle East

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly…
Inquiry finds UK, US failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba’athists
Middle East

Inquiry finds UK, US failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba’athists

A British inquiry into the Iraq War found that an aggressive purge of members of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party led…
Inquiry slams Blair over Iraq war, reveals secret commitment to Bush
World

Inquiry slams Blair over Iraq war, reveals secret commitment to Bush

British Prime Minister Tony Blair told U.S. President George W. Bush eight months before the 2003 invasion of Iraq "I…
Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing ‘terrorists’
World

Trump praises Saddam Hussein for killing ‘terrorists’

Donald Trump has praised late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein for killing off "terrorists", reprising previous comments in support of dictators…
Tony Blair says he’s sorry for Iraq War ‘mistakes,’ but not for ousting Saddam
Middle East

Tony Blair says he’s sorry for Iraq War ‘mistakes,’ but not for ousting Saddam

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he's sorry for "mistakes" made in the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003,…
Kurdish movie recalls 25-year-old woes
Cinema/TV

Kurdish movie recalls 25-year-old woes

In his third cinematic endeavor, "Memories on Stone," featuring at the narrative competition of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, director…
Iraq army retakes Saddam’s birthplace
World

Iraq army retakes Saddam’s birthplace

The Iraqi army retook Saddam Hussein's home village overnight, a symbolic victory in its struggle to seize back swathes of…
A decade after invasion, Saddam nostalgia lives on
World

A decade after invasion, Saddam nostalgia lives on

A decade after the US-led invasion of Iraq, years of violence and disdain for the country's current political class fuel…
Lessons from Iraq
Opinion

Lessons from Iraq

It is almost 10 years since the fall of the authoritarian regime of Saddam Hussein and his Baath Party. What…
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