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Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That.

Numerous Iraqi cities were reduced to rubble in the fighting, particularly Mosul, the country’s second largest. Yet while Iraq estimated that it would need $ 88 billion to pay for reconstruction, it was expected to receive only $ [...]
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Rush Limbaugh: Maybe the liberal “deep state” fabricated Iraq War WMD evidence to embarrass Bush

Limbaugh added, “What if Saddam weapons of mass destruction was also a false narrative designed to — what, did it ultimately embarrass Bush? Did it weaken the US military? Did it — whatever it did, I mean, it opened the doors for [...]
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As ISIS Is Driven From Iraq, Sunnis Remain Alienated

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The power of Sunni politicians was greatly diminished by the power-sharing agreement adopted after the American invasion. Under its formula, the prime minister’s post, along with the interior and foreign ministries, are reserved for [...]
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Iraq Claims Victory in ISIS’ Last Urban Stronghold

5 months ago | 0 comment
The Kurdish independence vote has led to a bitter standoff between the Kurds and the Baghdad government, complete with Iraqi threats of military and economic reprisals. Turkey and Iran have also threatened retaliation, and both countries [...]
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News Analysis: After Threat of War, Iraq and Kurds Lower the Temperature

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“While Sistani has made it politically safe for Abadi to engage in a dialogue with Erbil, he has also set the secession of Iraqi Kurdistan as a red line that Baghdad cannot cross,” wrote Randa Slim, director of conflict resolution [...]
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Iraq Escalates Dispute With Kurds, Threatening Military Action

5 months ago | 0 comment
Iraq has called the vote illegal and has vowed to ignore the results. The vote has also provoked the Kurdish region’s two powerful neighbors, Turkey and Iran. All three countries have been conducting military exercises near the border [...]
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Iraq Orders Kurdistan to Surrender Its Airports

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Referring to the Kurdish leadership, he added, “Unfortunately, some have tried to weaken Iraq and be stronger than the state.” “We are partners in this country, and the partnership means we work together and don’t carry out unilateral [...]
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Iraq seeks other nations’ help to build a nuclear reactor

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Iraq’s foreign minister is asking nuclear countries for help building an atomic reactor for peaceful purposes, saying the country has a right to use atomic power peacefully. Ibrahim al-Jaafari made the request [...]
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The Latest: Iraq asks for help to build a nuclear reactor

5 months ago | 0 comment
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Iraq’s foreign minister is asking nuclear countries for help building a nuclear reactor, saying the country has a right to use nuclear [...]
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German Teenager Suspected of Trying to Join ISIS Is Found in Iraq

7 months ago | 0 comment
Photo The town of Pulsnitz, Germany. A 16-year-old girl from the town who is suspected of joining the Islamic State in Iraq was arrested last week in Mosul. Credit Sebastian [...]