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Iraq Child Marriage Bill Would Allow Girls To Wed, Severely Limit Women's Rights - Huffington Post Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:25:18 GMT

San Francisco Chronicle

Iraq Child Marriage Bill Would Allow Girls To Wed, Severely Limit Women's Rights
Huffington Post
In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo, women pass by a banner for the Jaafari Personal Status Law in Baghdad, Iraq. The Arabic on the banner reads, "The Jaafari Personal Status Law is for you and all of us." The contentious civil status draft law for ...
Iraq Marriage Bill Will Allow Girls To Marry…Hollywood Life
Iraq law would allow 9-year-old girls to marrySan Francisco Chronicle
Iraq mulls law to let men marry 8-year-old girlsWashington Times
Daily Beast
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The Moment A Retired Iraq Sergeant Adopts The Dog He Served With Is Pure Joy - Huffington Post Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:02:44 GMT

The Moment A Retired Iraq Sergeant Adopts The Dog He Served With Is Pure Joy
Huffington Post
For four years in Iraq, Air Force Technical Sergeant David Simpson served alongside a German Shepherd named Robbie. When Simpson retired last year for medical reasons, the service dog was still working, and the two parted ways. "[It's] probably the ...

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Iraq's Oil Output Surges to Highest Level in Over 30 Years - Wall Street Journal Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:28:16 GMT

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Iraq's Oil Output Surges to Highest Level in Over 30 Years
Wall Street Journal
Iraq's oil production surged to its highest level in over 30 years last month, surprising skeptics of the country's efforts to restore its oil industry after decades of war and neglect. In its monthly oil report published Friday, the International ...
OPEC production surges as Iraq pumps most in 35 yearsFuelFix (blog)
IEA says supply surge led by Iraq will ease oil tensionsFinancial Times
Opec production surges as Iraq pumps most crude in 35 yearsLivemint
Seeking Alpha -BusinessDay
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Con: It was senseless to invade Iraq, Afghanistan with factions opposed to ... - Janesville Gazette Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:23:28 GMT

Con: It was senseless to invade Iraq, Afghanistan with factions opposed to ...
Janesville Gazette
EDITOR'S NOTE: The writer is addressing the question, “Were wars in Afghanistan and Iraq worth it?” COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Our withdrawals from Iraq, and now imminently from Afghanistan, are not the reason that we find ourselves dealing with governments in ...
John B. Quigley: Learning the hard way after invading nationsGulf Today
BENNIE GASKINS: Recent US foreign policy fails in Middle EastThe Albany Herald

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Saudis hardened by wars in Syria, Iraq join al Qaeda in Yemen - Reuters Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:29:59 GMT

Saudis hardened by wars in Syria, Iraq join al Qaeda in Yemen
Reuters
"Now the Saudi who comes here is an experienced fighter from the war in Iraq or Syria and is ready to be 'martyred'," said the Yemeni security official, who asked not to be named. "They know how to build weapons and bombs, and they are teaching others.".

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Iraq: Bombs Kill at Least 8 People in Baghdad - ABC News Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:22:37 GMT

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Iraq: Bombs Kill at Least 8 People in Baghdad
ABC News
Iraqi officials say a string of bombings has targeted marketplaces and a commercial area in the capital, Baghdad, killing at least eight people and wounding 26. Police officials say the deadliest attack took place inside a market in the Shula district ...
12 killed, 18 wounded in violent attacks across IraqGlobal Times
Violent attacks kill 21 in IraqXinhua

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In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those US Fought - NPR (blog) Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:40:41 GMT

NPR (blog)

In Iraq, Anbar Faces Extremists Stronger Than Those US Fought
NPR (blog)
The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there, says Brett McGurk, one of the State Department's top officials for Iraq.

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UAE summons Iraq envoy over Saudi 'terror' charge - Al-Arabiya Thu, 13 Mar 2014 07:32:06 GMT

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UAE summons Iraq envoy over Saudi 'terror' charge
Al-Arabiya
The United Arab Emirates summoned Iraq's ambassador on Wednesday to protest against his prime minister's accusations that its ally Saudi Arabia was funding terrorism, state news agency WAM reported, while Bahrain called the comments “irresponsible.”.
UAE summons Iraq envoy over 'terrorism' claimAljazeera.com
UAE Summons Iraq Envoy on KSA Terror Charges, Baghdad Says Can Provide ...Al-Manar TV
UAE summons Iraq ambassador over Saudi 'terrorism' chargeReuters
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Controlled by Iran, the deadly militia recruiting Iraq's men to die in Syria - The Guardian Wed, 12 Mar 2014 15:22:17 GMT

The Guardian

Controlled by Iran, the deadly militia recruiting Iraq's men to die in Syria
The Guardian
The newest inhabitants of the world's biggest cemetery were killed not here in Iraq but in Syria, where they fought under the green flag of the Middle East's most potent new Shia Islamic political force, Asa'ib Ahl al-Haq (League of the Righteous). The ...

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Iraq veteran reunites with service dog - USA TODAY Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:28:20 GMT

Iraq veteran reunites with service dog
USA TODAY
... at 8.58.07 AM. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Simpson with Robby (Photo: U.S. Air Force via FOX13). SHARE 718 CONNECT 51 TWEET 4 COMMENTEMAILMORE. After a year apart, an Air Force veteran reunited with his military dog of four years in Iraq.

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