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In divided Iraq, Sunnis fleeing Anbar find restive refuge in Shiite holy city - Washington Post Fri, 24 Jan 2014 01:27:47 GMT

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In divided Iraq, Sunnis fleeing Anbar find restive refuge in Shiite holy city
Washington Post
By Loveday Morris, E-mail the writer. KARBALA, Iraq — The plush accommodation halls on the outskirts of this southern Iraqi city, normally reserved for visiting Shiite pilgrims, now teem with displaced Sunnis fleeing violence in the western province ...
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US Sues KBR in Connection With Army Work in Iraq - ABC News Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:22:06 GMT

US Sues KBR in Connection With Army Work in Iraq
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The federal government is suing Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc., charging that the defense contractor submitted false claims and took kickbacks in connection to a U.S. Army contract in Iraq. The government alleges that KBR employees took kickbacks ...
U.S. Sues Kellogg, Brown & Root Over Iraq Kickback ClaimsBloomberg

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Iraq hangs 11 convicted of terrorism - Reuters Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:34:01 GMT

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Iraq hangs 11 convicted of terrorism
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Violence in Iraq has surged in the past year to its highest levels since the Sunni-Shi'ite sectarian bloodshed that peaked in 2006 and 2007, when tens of thousands of people were killed. Police on Thursday said they had thwarted an attack against a ...
Dozens executed in Iraq this weekAl Jazeera America
Iraq Executes 11 Convicted on Terrorism ChargesABC News
Iraq executes 11 more 'terrorism' convicts: ministryDAWN.com
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AP Sources: Congress Clears Way for Iraq Arms Sale - ABC News Thu, 23 Jan 2014 22:49:43 GMT

AP Sources: Congress Clears Way for Iraq Arms Sale
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Bob Menendez, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and other lawmakers had held up a long-term transfer of Apache helicopters out of concern Iraq could use them for internal crackdowns instead of national defense.

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Battles, bombs kill 16 in northern Iraq's Mosul, police say - CNN Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:12:21 GMT

Battles, bombs kill 16 in northern Iraq's Mosul, police say
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The army killed 10 members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and detained 16 others in a security operation in southern Mosul, according to Gen. Mehdi al-Garawi, commander of federal police in predominantly Sunni Muslim Nineveh ...

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The Violence in Iraq: What Can Be Done? - Cato Institute (blog) Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:41:43 GMT

The Violence in Iraq: What Can Be Done?
Cato Institute (blog)
Just over two years after the last U.S. combat troops were withdrawn from Iraq, an insurgency is raging throughout the country. The black flags of ISIS – the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham – now fly over Fallujah, the site of some of the bloodiest ...


Iraq Again Uses Sunni Tribesmen in Militant War - New York Times Mon, 20 Jan 2014 06:33:53 GMT

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Iraq Again Uses Sunni Tribesmen in Militant War
New York Times
BAGHDAD — At a command center in western Anbar Province, Iraqi military officials are handing out guns and cash to local Sunni tribal fighters who are battling militants for control of Iraq's largest province. The United States, at the same time, is ...
Iraq Says It Intends to Make 3 New ProvincesABC News
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Iraq's oil brinkmanship - Al-Monitor Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:30:07 GMT

Iraq's oil brinkmanship
Al-Monitor
As al-Qaeda continues to terrorize parts of Iraq, another battle looms over the country: control over Iraqi hydrocarbons and revenues. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is pressing ahead with its plans to independently export and sell Kurdish ...

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How come Iraq's population has been rising? - BBC News Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:55:40 GMT

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How come Iraq's population has been rising?
BBC News
The UN says that at least 7,818 civilians and 1,050 members of the security forces were killed in Iraq in 2013, the highest numbers for years. But despite this - and despite a decade of bloodshed - the UN also says the overall population has been ...

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Iraq Launches Offensive Against Al Qaeda - Huffington Post Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:59:37 GMT

Iraq Launches Offensive Against Al Qaeda
Huffington Post
Since late December, members of Iraq's al-Qaida branch — known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — have taken over parts of Ramadi, the capital of the largely Sunni western province of Anbar. They also control the center of the nearby city ...