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Iraq holds first nationwide election since IS defeat

Iraq holds first nationwide election since IS defeat

Polling stations opened around the conflict-scarred nation under tight security as the jihadists still pose a major security threat despite a sharp fall in violence. The ballot comes with tensions surging between key players Iran and the United States over ...

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Suicide bombing in Iraq kills 18

Suicide bombing in Iraq kills 18

Baghdad, Oct 15 (IANS) At least 18 persons were killed and 53 injured on Saturday in a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shia congregation in Iraq’s capital Baghdad, a police official said. Iraqi security officials said the bomber detonated a ...

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20 killed in Iraq car bombing

20 killed in Iraq car bombing

Baghdad, May 1 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 others wounded on Sunday in two car bomb explosions in Muthanna province of Iraq, a security source told Xinhua. “The latest report said that 20 civilians ...

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35 killed in clashes with IS in Iraq

35 killed in clashes with IS in Iraq

Baghdad, April 25 (IANS) A total of 35 people were killed on Sunday in US-led coalition air strikes and clashes between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants in the western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said. At ...

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