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Manchester United Fan Club in Iraq - more than football BBC Persia's Nafiseh Kohnavard visits the official Manchester United Fan Club in Baghdad, football is used as an escape from violence.
BBC News | 4 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Baghdad's Little Manchester Old Trafford's footballing giants help Iraqis escape the uncertainty and violence of everyday life.
BBC News | 13 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US: Iraqi forces ready for next battle against IS extremists BAGHDAD (AP) Senior U.S. commanders say Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against Islamic State extremists.
Journal Review | 19 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Clearing Iraqi cities of explosives may take decades BAGHDAD (AP) The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder of how difficult it will be to return to homes littered with hidden exp
The Seattle Times | Aug 18, 2017 07:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
US helping clear 'historic' amount of explosives in Mosul BAGHDAD (AP) The top U.S. commander in Iraq says for the first time that the American military will help contractors and other officials locate unexploded bombs dropped by the coalition.
Journal Review | Aug 17, 2017 10:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
The new king of Iraq enters Baghdad archive, 17 August 1921 17 August 1921 Faisal I of Iraq, a friend of the British, will be king until 1933Baghdad, JulyThe celebrations are over. The great day has come and gone. The Emir Faisal has been welcomed and acclaimed by the people, and, whatever the future holds, there
The Guardian | Aug 17, 2017 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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With a wary eye on Iran, Saudi and Iraqi leaders draw closer BAGHDAD/DUBAI — It was an unusual meeting: An Iraqi Shi’ite Muslim cleric openly hostile to the United States sat in a palace sipping juice at the invitation of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, the Sunni kingdom that is Washington’s
Cedar Rapids Gazette | Aug 16, 2017 9:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 years Arar crossing to reopen for transportation of goods after Riyadh establishes joint trade commission with Baghdad.
Al Jazeera | Aug 15, 2017 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq oil city governor quits, travels to Iran after corruption investigation BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The governor of the oil city of Basra has stepped down and gone to Iran after Iraq's anti-corruption body began investigating graft allegations against him, people close to him and officials said on Tuesday.
Reuters | Aug 15, 2017 12:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq starts bombing IS-held Tal Afar, west of Mosul: Sumariya ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq has begun an aerial bombardment of Tal Afar, a town under Islamic State control west of Mosul, Baghdad-based al-Sumariya TV said on Tuesday, citing an Iraqi Defence Ministry spokesman.
Reuters | Aug 15, 2017 06:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend