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Rockets strike near US Embassy in Baghdad; no injuries

At least four rockets hit near the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and a Iraqi base hosting American troops inside the Green Zone early Sunday, but caused no casualties and ...

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Iraqi officials say ISIS—not Iran—likely behind rocket attack Trump used to justify Soleimani assassination

In a “bombshell” revelation that calls into question one of the Trump administration’s stated justificiations for assassinating Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani—a move that nearly sparked a region-wide military conflict—Iraqi intelligence ...

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Militants storm Iraqi oil facility Bai Hassan

Militants, storm, Iraqi, oil facility, Bai Hassan

Militants in northern Iraq have stormed an oil facility and detonated explosives at an oil storage tank, security sources say. The assault on the Bai Hassan station, about 25 miles ...

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Iraqi troops seize control of districts of Falluja from Isis

Iraqi, troops, seize, districts, Falluja, Isis

Iraqi troops have wrested back control of districts in the Islamic State-held city of Falluja in a long-awaited operation fraught with fears that the militant group could try to use ...

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Iraqi army enters Falluja in attempt to drive out Islamic State

Iraqi, army, Falluja, attempt, drive out, Islamic State

Iraqi army-led units have started an operation to storm the Isis-held city of Falluja, the latest phase in the week-long operation to capture the militant’s stronghold near Baghdad. Tens of ...

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Iraqi capital sees fresh round of deadly bombings

Iraqi, capital, fresh, round, deadly, bombings

At least 20 people have been killed and many others injured in a spate of bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and two nearby towns. The most deadly was ...

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Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi moves to tackle corruption

Iraqi, PM, Haider al-Abadi, tackle, corruption

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has unveiled sweeping reforms to reduce government costs and fight corruption after protests across the country. He said senior political appointments should not be based ...

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Iraqi Kurds warn PKK amid Turkey air strikes

Iraqi, Kurds, PKK, Turkey, air strikes

Iraq’s Kurdistan region has urged Turkish Kurd separatist forces of the PKK to leave civilian areas amid continuing Turkish air strikes. The call follows reports that civilians have been killed ...

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Iraqi forces attack Islamic State base in Ramadi

Iraqi, forces, attack, Islamic State, Ramadi

Iraqi forces have launched an attack against the Islamic State-controlled University of Anbar complex in the city of Ramadi, US officials said. IS has been using the sprawling complex as ...

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One Iraqi village’s antidote to turmoil: Ban political and religious debate

Iraqi, antidote, turmoil, Ban, political, religious

This country is engulfed in a war against Islamic State militants and is plagued by sectarian division. But one village says it has found a way to insulate itself from ...

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