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Survivors say Iraqi forces watched as Shi'ite militias executed 72 Sunnis BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Survivors tell the same story: they were taken from their homes by men in uniform; heads down and linked together, then led in small groups to a field, made to kneel, and selected to be shot one by one.
Reuters | 14 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Beyond front lines in Iraq, a forgotten force faces Islamic State A handful of Iraqi fighters have continued to battle the Islamic State, largely abandoned by the Shiite-led central government in Baghdad.Click to Continue »
Centre Daily Times | 15 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from State College, Pennsylvania
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Shell signs $11 billion deal to build petrochemicals plant in Iraq Royal Dutch Shell has signed a deal with Iraq worth $11 billion (7 billion pounds) to build a petrochemicals plant in the southern oil hub of Basra, Industry Minister Nasser al-Esawi said on Wednesday. Esawi told a press conference in Baghdad the Nibras c
Yahoo! News | Jan 28, 2015 09:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airlines suspend Baghdad flights after shots hit plane BAGHDAD Most of the international airlines flying to Iraq canceled flights to Baghdad on Tuesday after bullets hit a plane as it was landing, injuring a child passenger and raising fears for the safety of travelers.Read full article >>
Washington Post | Jan 27, 2015 7:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airlines Suspend Flights to Iraqs Baghdad Airport After Jet Is Hit by Gunfire The attack, which left a young passenger slightly wounded, added to fears that Iraqs airports are increasingly vulnerable to militant attacks.
New York Times | Jan 27, 2015 6:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Passenger plane shot in Baghdad, airlines cancel flights A prolonged disruption in flights could seriously limit travel options for Iraqi travelers and overseas businesspeople, diplomats, and aid workers.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 27, 2015 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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flydubai passenger reveals bullet hole in side of jet at Baghdad airport Flight FZ215 was hit by 'small arms fire' before landing on Monday but all passengers disembarked safely, a flydubai spokesperson said.
Mail Online | Jan 27, 2015 5:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Airlines Suspend Baghdad Flights After Jet Shooting Several airlines have suspended flights to Baghdad's international airport after a passenger jet from Dubai came under gunfire Tuesday. The flight, run by budget carrier Dubai Aviation, known as FlyDubai, was hit by several rounds as it landed. The plane
Voice of America | Jan 27, 2015 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Airlines halt flights to Baghdad after gunfire hits plane Several airlines suspended flights to Baghdad on Tuesday after a passenger plane arriving from the Mideast's busiest airport in Dubai came under fire as it landed in the Iraqi capital.
WBOC-TV 16 | Jan 27, 2015 2:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salisbury, Maryland
Bullets hit passenger plane at Baghdad airport Airlines from at least three countries suspend flights to Iraqi capital after incident on Monday evening Continue reading...
The Guardian | Jan 27, 2015 12:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend