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US names Al Qaeda-linked outfit as terrorist entity


January 6th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) The US government has designated the Al Qaeda Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), which operates between Iraq and Iran, as a "specially designated global terrorist entity" that will ... Read more...

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One killed in Iraq protest


February 17th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 17 (IANS) One protestor was killed and over 20 were injured Thursday in a demonstration in Iraq's Kurdistan region, Xinhua reported.Hundreds of protestors took to the streets at the Al-Aaray ... Read more...

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At least 7 killed in plane accident in northern Iraq


February 5th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
SULAIMANIYA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane on Friday crashed at an airport in the northern city of Sulaimaniya, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.The cargo plane crashed during landing at ... Read more...

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High turnout in elections in Iraq’s Kurdish region


July 26th, 2009 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Arbil (Iraq), July 26 (DPA) Voter turnout was high in parliamentary and presidential elections in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region Saturday, with authorities allowing an additional two hours for voting before polls ... Read more...

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Kurds cast votes in Iraq’s regional elections


July 25th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arbil (Iraq), July 25 (Xinhua) Iraqis went to polls Saturday in the Kurdish regional parliamentary and presidential elections that will determine the leadership of the country's Kurdish region. Voting started at 8.00 a.m. ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 13 in Iraq


March 24th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Baquba (Iraq), March 23 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and wounded 30 in a town in northeast Iraq Monday, the police said. The suicide bomber blew himself at the ... Read more...

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15 killed, 22 injured in Iraq violence (Lead)


July 6th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, July 6 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed Sunday, including two children, and 22 injured, one of them a Kurdish politician, in separate attacks in Iraq, security sources said. In ... Read more...

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Iraq approves execution of Chemical Ali


February 29th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Baghdad, Feb 29 (Xinhua) The Iraqi presidential Council Friday approved the execution of Ali Hassan al-Majid, one of Saddam Hussein's aides. "The Presidential Council has approved the execution of Ali Hassan al-Majid, ... Read more...

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