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Boris Johnson voting record: How has new prime minister voted on fox hunting, Iraq and climate change? This is how the top Conservative has voted on key issues during his time as an MP
The Independent | 1 hour, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What It Was Like To Be a Pilot During the Hellish Iran-Iraq War Meanwhile, my wingman had engaged another MiG-21 and shot it down using two Sidewinders. He later reported that after seeing my F-14 exiting on the other side of the explosion, he was sure that it was badly burned and the crew dead.Retired by the U.S. Nav
Yahoo! News | 5 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Egypt hands out 11 life sentences for joining Islamic State An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people to life in prison on charges of joining the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Giza criminal court on Monday says the defendants all traveled abroad to fight for IS and receive military training. Two other def
Yahoo! News | 22 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iraq gov't 'failures' could lead to more Basra water crises: HRW Human Rights Watch slams Iraqi government for doing little to provide safe drinking water in the southern region.
Al Jazeera | Jul 22, 2019 11:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq's polluted water supply sickens 120,000 people Tens of thousands of Basra residents have required hospital treatment because of government mismanagement and neglect.
Al Jazeera | Jul 22, 2019 10:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rights group: Iraq government mismanaging water crisis BASRA, Iraq (AP) A leading rights organization says Iraq’s government is failing to properly address underlying causes for an ongoing water crisis in the country’s south. A report released on Monday by Human Rights Watch on chronic water short
KSBY 6 Action News | Jul 22, 2019 09:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Luis Obispo, California
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More Basra water crises unless Iraq govt fixes 'failures': HRW Nearly 120,000 people were hospitalised last summer after drinking polluted water, in a mass health crisis that sparked deadly protests against the dire state of public services. In a damning report, HRW found the generally poor state of water quality was
Yahoo! News | Jul 22, 2019 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Joe Bidens claim that he got 150,000 combat troops out of Iraq Biden had a big hand in withdrawing U.S. forces from Iraq during Obamas first term. But he was still the vice president during Obamas second term, when thousands of U.S. troops returned to the country.
Washington Post | Jul 22, 2019 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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To the editor: Bishop speech cancellation a loss Bishop Thomas Gumbleton has spoken in Toledo many times, at various venues in the past. Most notably during the U.S. attack on Iraq when he appealed for an end to the catastrophe responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million civilians and 5,000 Americans. It | Jul 22, 2019 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
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Israel says hosting Iraqi, Saudi journalists in first Israel's foreign ministry said Sunday the country will this week host six journalists from Arab countries including, for the first time, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The visit comes as Israel seeks to improve ties with Gulf Arab countries, with which it has no
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2019 2:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend