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Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people - USA TODAY Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:41:48 GMT

New Yorker

Suicide bombings, attacks in Iraq kill 33 people
USA TODAY
BAGHDAD (AP) — Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 33 people and wounded nearly 80 more on Monday, officials said, the latest in an uptick in violence as the country counts down to crucial parliament elections later this month.
What We Left BehindNew Yorker
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30 dead, 70 injured after multiple bomb attacks in IraqFox News
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Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job' - Fox News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:04:01 GMT

Washington Post

Md. gov candidate suggests Iraq War vet opponent not up for 'real job'
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A Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland is defending comments he made Monday in which he suggested his opponent, an Iraq war veteran, was not up to the task of a “real job.” Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler drew ire from a veterans' ...
Gansler seeks to clarify comments about rival Brown's military service in IraqWashington Post
'Reckless and Irresponsible': Dem Maryland Gov. Candidate's Attack on His Iraq ...TheBlaze.com
Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Says Iraq War Vet Opponent Hasn't Had A ...ThinkProgress
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Moises Saman's Return to Iraq - New Yorker (blog) Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:18:45 GMT

New Yorker (blog)

Moises Saman's Return to Iraq
New Yorker (blog)
The photographer Moises Saman, who has covered the Arab Spring and the Syrian civil war for The New Yorker, has done extensive work in Iraq, but had not been back since 2010. He returned in March to take photographs to accompany my piece, and ...
With Elections Nearing, Iraq's Maliki Confronts His Shiite ChallengersWorld Politics Review

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Iraq Oil Output Exceeds Hussein Era - Wall Street Journal Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:12:07 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Iraq Oil Output Exceeds Hussein Era
Wall Street Journal
Iraqi officials often order foreign operators to cut output from some of the country's biggest fields ahead of bad weather or amid equipment breakdowns, Western executives working in Iraq say. "They don't have the storage," says Diane Munro, an oil ...
Burning the candle at both ends: Iraq's pressing energy crisisAl-Bawaba
Iraq needs drastic rethink on crude resourcesIraq Oil Report

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Iraq Teeters On The Edge Of Civil War - WBUR Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:07:51 GMT

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Iraq Teeters On The Edge Of Civil War
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in the town of Suwayrah, 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 21, 2014. Suicide bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed and wounded dozens on Monday, officials said ...
The closing of Abu Ghraib and the US failure in IraqOlean Times Herald

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Attacks Kill at Least 18 People in Iraq - ABC News Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:09:16 GMT

Attacks Kill at Least 18 People in Iraq
ABC News
Less than two weeks ahead of parliamentary elections, Iraq is struggling to keep a lid on a surge in sectarian violence that has sent bloodshed soaring to levels not seen since the country was pushed to the brink of civil war in 2006 and 2007. Sunday's ...


Many dead in Iraq violence ahead of vote - Aljazeera.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:17:37 GMT

Many dead in Iraq violence ahead of vote
Aljazeera.com
Bombings across Iraq, including a suicide blast at a college in north Baghdad, have killed at least 18 people, while clashes in the country's restive city of Fallujah left 15 people dead. Sunday's violence came less than two weeks before a ...


For Extremists In Syria, Extortion Brings Piles Of Cash From Iraq - NPR (blog) Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:45:30 GMT

NPR (blog)

For Extremists In Syria, Extortion Brings Piles Of Cash From Iraq
NPR (blog)
The renegade Islamist group known as ISIS now controls swaths of Syria and Iraq, and it's partly because the fighters are so rich. ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, is known for having the biggest guns and paying the highest salaries.
Foreign suicide bombers kill thousands and bring Iraq to the brink of civil warThe Independent

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Legacy of Iraq makes us afraid to take on radical Islam, says Blair: Former PM ... - Daily Mail Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:51:43 GMT

Daily Mail

Legacy of Iraq makes us afraid to take on radical Islam, says Blair: Former PM ...
Daily Mail
Mr Blair, who is still dogged by his controversial decision to take Britain to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, insists the West should have bombed Syria last year despite opposition led by his successor Ed Miliband. Aides said he would use today's major ...

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Dozens killed in series of blasts in Iraq - Aljazeera.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:38:46 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Dozens killed in series of blasts in Iraq
Aljazeera.com
At least 25 people were killed in the latest wave of attacks across Iraq, including a series of bombings targeting shoppers in a Sunni neighbourhood in Baghdad, authorities have said. Four people were killed in a twin bomb attack on busy commerical ...