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Rockets hit Iraqi base housing US forces, wounding two – US coalition
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Rockets hit Iraqi base housing US forces, wounding two – US coalition

BAGHDAD, July 7 (Reuters) – At least 14 rockets hit an Iraqi air base hosting US and other international forces…
Iraq rocket attack hits US forces, killing contractor
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Iraq rocket attack hits US forces, killing contractor

ERBIL (Reuters) – A rocket attack on US-led forces in northern Iraq on Monday killed a civilian contractor and injured…
Rockets land in Erbil hours after Iraqi PM pledges to protect diplomats
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Rockets land in Erbil hours after Iraqi PM pledges to protect diplomats

SULAIMANIYA/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iran-backed militias launched rockets targeting US troops that landed near Erbil airport in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan…
Iran-backed groups corner Iraq’s postwar scrap metal market
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Iran-backed groups corner Iraq’s postwar scrap metal market

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – The wrecks of vehicles used by Islamic State militants as car bombs and other metal debris…
Iraqi Christians fear returning home, wary of Shiite militia
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Iraqi Christians fear returning home, wary of Shiite militia

BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — In the main square in the northern Iraqi town of Bartella stands a large cross, one…
Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil flows after year-long halt: sources
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Iraq restarts some Kirkuk oil flows after year-long halt: sources

  LONDON (Reuters) – Iraq has restarted exports of Kirkuk oil, halted a year ago due to a standoff between…
Iraq rail service back on track after war with Islamic State
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Iraq rail service back on track after war with Islamic State

BAGHDAD/FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – At Baghdad’s grand but half-empty railway station, a single train is sputtering to life. It is…
Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected Islamic State militants
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Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected Islamic State militants

  Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday…
UN concerned about shelling in ethnically-mixed Iraqi town
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UN concerned about shelling in ethnically-mixed Iraqi town

The United Nations human rights office is seriously concerned about the shelling of residential areas in Iraq’s northern town of…
Oil seen as real prize of Iran’s Kurdish adventure
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Oil seen as real prize of Iran’s Kurdish adventure

After helping Iraq stifle a Kurdish push for independence, Iran is now positioning itself to take control of oil exports…
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