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100 killed in 6 days of anti-government protests in Iraq

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The Iraqi authorities said on Wednesday that the death toll from six days of nationwide anti-government protests has risen to 100, with some...
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Iraq says opposes U.S. sanctions on Iran, proposes mediation

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Iraq said on Sunday that it opposes sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and proposed to mediate if asked. "We...

Peter Welch Appointed As President Of CGIAI

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The leading and recognized professional body providing approved designation for the finance and investment management industry,Chartered Global Investment Analyst Institute (CGIAI), has appointed Peter...

U.S. Inactivity. ISIS to Execute Hundreds of Civilians in Hajin

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The ISIS terrorists detaining 700 Arabic hostages in the settlement of Hajin continue to execute them. Currently, they have already killed ten people. On...
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If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

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New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...
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Iraq holds first parliamentary election after defeating IS

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Iraq will hold its parliamentary election vote on May 12, in which about 7,000 candidates will compete for 329 seats. This is the first...
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Iraq hits IS position in Syria

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Iraqi Air Force on Sunday carried out an airstrike on a position of the Islamic State (IS) militants inside Syria near the border with...
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May 2 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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RABAT -- Citing Tehran's support to separatists in Western Sahara, Morocco announced on Tuesday to sever ties with Iran, only a few years after...
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158 soldiers mass grave discovered in Iraq

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Iraqi authorities discovered Monday the remains of 158 bodies believed to belong to soldiers of Speicher Camp who were executed by the Islamic State...
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Al-Baghdadi Seeks Refuge in Syria

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According to the Egyptian Ad Dustar newspaper with the reference to a source in Iraqi special services, on November 3, Islamic State leader Abu...

Iraqi forces show strong stand for IS-Mosul battle

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Iraqi government forces started on Sunday a major operation to enter the last Islamic State (IS) stronghold of the old city center in western...
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At least 3 killed in suicide bomb attack in Iraq’s Diyala

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At least three people were killed and 16 others wounded on Sunday in a suicide bomb attack in the city of Baquba, the capital...

Former Uganda child soldiers exploited in Iraq & Afghanistan

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Former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Uganda are being used as cheap labour for operations in Iraq and Afghanisatan, according to a new...
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U.S. State Department approves US$295.6 million arms sale to Iraq

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The Pentagon said on Wednesday the U.S. State Department had approved a 295.6-million-U.S.-dollar worth of arms sale to Iraq. According to a...
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State of Great Kurdistan to be Created in Syria and Iraq

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Inside Syria Media Center has obtained proofs of plans to create a state of Great Kurdistan. According to the documents at our disposal, the U.S....
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Iraqi forces push further into IS-held western Mosul

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Iraqi forces on Monday continued fierce clashes against Islamic State (IS) militants in western Mosul and seized a neighborhood in the southern outskirts of...
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Feb. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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TRIPOLI -- A car bomb explosion hit a security check point in eastern Libyan city Benghazi on Sunday, killing two soldiers and injuring four...
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Iraqi forces free first neighborhood from IS in Mosul

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Iraqi forces on Sunday liberated al-Mamoun neighborhood in western side of Mosul, the first neighborhood completely freed from the extremist militants of Islamic State...
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Feb. 25 world news summary at 0100 GMT

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PARIS -- French magistrates are to take over the probe into allegations that presidential candidate Francois Fillon had given his family fake jobs,...
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Four killed in two suicide car bomb attacks in Iraq’s Diyala

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Four people were killed and nine others wounded on Thursday in two suicide car bomb attacks targeting security checkpoints in Iraq's eastern province of...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN Security Council slams deadly terrorist attack in Iraq

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The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday "condemned in the strongest terms the cowardly and heinous terrorist attack" in Iraq last week, reiterating that...
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Mantrac Ghana Announce Graduation For Caterpillar Technicians Project

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Mantrac Ghana Limited has announced the graduation of the first batch of eight students for the Caterpillar Technicians for Africa Project- Ghana Edition. A statement...
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Feb. 20 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- A total of 34 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were killed on Monday in two separate cross-border airstrikes in...
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Iran to build industrial townships in Iraq

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Iran and Iraq have signed an agreement to design and build industrial townships in some Iraqi provinces, semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. ...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Donald Trump Vows To Overturn Court’s Ruling On Travel Ban

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But he told reporters on Air Force One he is considering a "brand new order" as his old one flounders in the courts. The action...

Iraq puts out major oil well fire in Qayyara

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The Iraqi Oil Ministry on Thursday said firefighters have put out fire at an oil well near the town of Qayyara, which Iraqi forces...
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Feb. 8 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

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ANKARA -- Two Turkish soldiers were killed, 15 others wounded during clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in town Al-Bab of northern Syria, Turkish...
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Security forces repel IS attack in Iraq’s Salahudin

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Iraqi government forces repelled an attack by extremist Islamic State (IS) group militants on Wednesday against military posts in Iraq's Salahudin province, a provincial...
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Iraqi governor warns of security setback in Salahudin

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The governor of Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin warned on Monday of a possible security setback with increasing attacks from Islamic State (IS)...

African Film Makers To Be Awarded In Zanzibar

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The 20th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival will provide a host of opportunities for filmmakers, and in particular African filmmakers. With new...