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(Reuters) Iran has freed 440 people arrested in Tehran during anti-government protests, a judiciary official said, amid continuing uncertainty over how many were detained around the country. The demonstrations, which began over economic hardships in late December, spread ...
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Iraq News

(Reuters) At least 27 people were killed and 64 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the deadliest attack so far this year in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said. Two men detonated ...
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Iraq News

A large coalition called the National Coalition led by Ayad Allawi is newly formed . The coalition includes 34 parties and national figures from all the components of the Iraqi people ...
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(The Independent) The Government has rejected MPs’ pleas for stronger checks to prevent future prime ministers from replicating Tony Blair’srush into the Iraq War. Calls were made for greater safeguards on decisions of national importance after the Chilcot report into the 2003 invasion found the ...
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(The Daily Mail) An ISIS executioner known as ‘White Beard’ bribed his way to freedom minutes after being captured by Iraqi forces in Mosul, a local official has claimed. Abu Omer, notorious for throwing gay people off rooftops ...
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(U.S Department of Defence)  Coalition and partnered forces are building upon progress in Iraq and Syria to defeat ISIS , the director of press operations at the Pentagon told reporters here today. Recent developments include Iraqi forces securing more than ...
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(The Telegraph) The fight against ISIS is not over, a British general has warned, saying its remaining fighters in Syria have been allowed to move to areas they are unable to target. Major General Felix Gedney, the deputy ...
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(The New York Times ) For more than two years, 300 militia fighters waited to retake from ISIS the Iraqi city of Qaraqosh, the country’s largest Christian enclave. Then, in October of last year, the photographer Quentin Bruno accompanied these ...
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Iraq News

(Human Rights Watch) Iraq’s parliament has rejected proposed amendments to Iraq’s Personal Status Law (PSL) that would allow religious judges to impose discriminatory law on family matters, Human Rights Watch said today. The amendments would have covered areas including inheritance and divorce, and, ...
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(Daily Mail ) Families of British troops killed in Iraq have been told they have no chance of securing a prosecution against Tony Blair, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The Iraq War Families Campaign Group raised £150,000 and instructed lawyers ...
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