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Art in Iraq: Baghdad is happening! Its like New York... Jane Arraf travels to the Iraqi capital to meet the artists hoping to reinstate this historic nations place in the contemporary art worldHussein Adel is a struggling young artist sharing a tiny bedsit and living on take-out sandwiches. But the car horns b
The Guardian | 9 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bunkers in Baghdad provides equipment for troops' makeshift golf ranges One of the best parts about being the Hot List Coordinator here at Golf Digest is that I get to find homes for the used gear around the office.The golf balls from our recent ball...
Golf Digest | Apr 18, 2015 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi soldiers surrounded and entered the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic State militants, a senior official said.
Journal Review | Apr 18, 2015 3:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
Iraqi officials believe that Saddam's top deputy killed BAGHDAD He was the last member of Saddam Husseinrsquos inner circle still on the run depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the ldquoking of clubsrdquo on the US militaryrsquos deck of cards of
San Mateo Daily Journal | Apr 18, 2015 1:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Mateo, California
Iraqi forces retake most of Iraq's largest refinery: officials BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces retook most of the country's largest refinery from Islamic State on Saturday, security officials said, reversing gains by the militants who seized parts of the sprawling complex this week.
Reuters | Apr 18, 2015 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ISIS claims responsibility for U.S. consulate attack in Iraq Following a string of attacks across Iraq on Friday, that included a car bomb explosion outside the U.S. consulate in the city of Erbil, another deadly bombing has rocked Baghdad. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. Holly Williams
CBS News | Apr 18, 2015 12:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraqi official: Ground forces enter Iraq's biggest refinery BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi ground forces secured the perimeter around the country's biggest oil refinery on Saturday and entered the vast complex amid heavy clashes with Islamic State militants, said a senior Iraqi military official.
Yahoo! News | Apr 18, 2015 11:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Car-bomb attacks kill dozens in two Iraqi cities Blasts in Baghdad claim at least 27 lives while a car bomb strikes next to US consulate in Erbil, killing three more.
Al Jazeera | Apr 18, 2015 08:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hussein's deputy reportedly killed Baghdad He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red mustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. | Apr 18, 2015 03:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Thousands of Iraqis flee as Islamic State makes gains in Sunni heartland SADR AL-YUSUFIYAH Thousands of families fleeing Iraqs western city of Ramadi choked checkpoints leading to Baghdad on Friday, after an Islamic State advance spread panic and left security forces clinging to control.Read full article >>
Washington Post | Apr 17, 2015 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend