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After Rockets Hit Baghdad Airport Base, Us Says Iran Targeting Americans

After Rockets Hit Baghdad Airport Base, US Says Iran Targeting Americans On Monday four rockets of unknown origin struck an Iraqi military base near the Baghdad International Airport, also site to many US and coalition forces. This...
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Iraqi Protests Are Yet Another Reason To End U.s. Intervention

After months of deadly, large-scale grassroots protests demanding reform in Baghdad, Iraqi, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi announced his intent to resign and the country's parliament approved his resignation. In the protests, about 400...
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Denouncing Attacks Against Baghdad Protesters, Un Warns ‘violence Risks Placing Iraq On Dangerous...

The top UN official in Iraq has strongly condemned the shooting of unarmed protesters in Baghdad on Friday night, which left a high number of deaths and injuries among innocent citizens, calling for the perpetrators to be “identified and brought...
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Death Toll Rises In Baghdad After Attack On Anti-government Protesters

Armed men attacked anti-government demonstrators at their main protest site in central Baghdad late Friday, killing at least 23 people.Police and medical sources in Iraq's capital said more than 127 others were injured by gunfire and stabbings and...
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Drone Hits Iraq Cleric's Home As Tensions Rise After Baghdad Attack

An armed drone targeted the home of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr on Saturday, hours after his supporters deployed in Baghdad in response to an attack that left 17 protesters dead.The developments marked a worrying turn for the anti-government protests...
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Gunmen Open Fire On Protesters In Baghdad

Violence against anti-government protesters in Baghdad is escalating, and threatening to turn into all-out conflict.
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U.s. Seeks To Punish Iraqi Militias That Targeted Protesters With Iran’s Help

The new penalties will likely have little direct impact on the militiamen, but could pose a thorny dilemma for Baghdad’s next leaders.
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Violence Continues In Iraq Despite Pm's Resignation

Anti-government violence raged on in southern Iraq on Friday, despite the announced resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. At least 21 people were killed in the southern part of the country, and one protester was killed in central...
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Why So Many People Are Taking To The Streets In Protests Around The World

From Baghdad to Hong Kong, protests have broken out all around the world in recent months. Is there a common thread?
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Iraqi Prime Minister To Resign In Wake Of Deadly Protests

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s prime minister announced Friday that he would submit his resignation to parliament, a day after more than 40 people were killed by security forces in protests and following calls by Iraq’s top Shiite cleric for lawmakers...
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Mass Rallies Continue In Baghdad After Protesters Clash With Police - Video

Protests in Baghdad are continuing after violent clashes resulted in 45 dead and over 150 wounded across Iraq during the past week. Authorities declared curfew in Najaf province in southern Iraq after a crowd of people set the Iranian consulate...
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Iranian Foreign Minister Says Baghdad Apologized For Attack On Iranian Consulate

TEHRAN (Sputnik) - Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim on Thursday apologized for the recent attack on the Iranian consulate in Iraq’s southern city of Najaf in phone talks with his Iranian counterpart, Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign...
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America Lost The Iraq War. These Cables Show How

In 2013, a decade after the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division entered Baghdad and toppled Saddam Hussein, the service undertook a major exercise in self-reflection. Commissioned by General Ray Odierno, the Army chief, and finished under General Mark...
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Sweden: Violence-ridden Malmo Has “more In Common With Baghdad Than With Other European...

Deutsche Welle: "Bombings and shootings regularly shake Malmo, so much so that locals find it normal."
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Iraqi Officials: 2 Protesters Dead Amid Clashes

Iraqi security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse crowds of protesters Saturday, killing two people in a third day of fierce clashes in central Baghdad, security and hospital officials said.    Two protesters were struck with...
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Iraq: Baghdad’s Green Zone Hit By Rocket - Report

In recent weeks the Iraqi capital has been rocked by several rocket attacks, with one instance of projectiles targeting the US Embassy in the city's Green Zone and other missiles hitting the area near Taji Camp where US military personnel are...
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Series Of Blasts Target Mass Protest Gathering In Baghdad, Multiple Dead & Wounded

Series Of Blasts Target Mass Protest Gathering In Baghdad, Multiple Dead & Wounded A series of explosions ripped through central Baghdad on Friday night, and appeared to target protests which have raged since early October, killing at...
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Iraqis Paying An ‘unthinkable Price’ To Be Heard, un Envoy tells Politicians In baghdad 

Noting that the people of Iraq were at “a critical juncture”, the top UN Envoy in the country told parliamentarians there on Thursday that over the past six weeks, hundreds of thousands have been peacefully voicing their “genuine,...
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Iraq Expresses Regret At Protester Deaths, Defends Handling Of Unrest

Iraqi officials expressed "deep regret" on Monday at the death of protesters during weeks of unrest but defended Baghdad's handling of the situation.Nearly 300 people have been killed in Iraq since the protests against political corruption,...
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Fear Spreads Among Iraqi Protesters As Government Cracks Down, Keeps Death Toll Secret

More than 319 people have been killed and 15,000 wounded since anti-government demonstrations began in Baghdad and southern cities on Oct. 1, according to the country’s human rights commission.
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