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Briton gets life sentence in Iraq for killing two

February 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 28 (IANS) An Iraqi court Monday sentenced a British contractor to life imprisonment for killing two of his colleagues in Baghdad, Xinhua reported."The court issued a verdict of life imprisonment ... Read more...

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Report: Two explosions rock Baghdad, at least 3 injured

April 14th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least three people were injured when two large explosions rocked central Baghdad on Wednesday, a news report said.The Xinhua news agency, citing an Interior Ministry source, reported ... Read more...

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Iraq’s 4,500-year-old city may submerge into Tigris

April 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sharqat (Iraq), April 5 (DPA) A 4,500-year-old fortress city, the first capital of ancient Iraq's Assyrian civilisation, is in danger of falling into Iraq's Tigris River, an antiquities official warned Monday. The archaeologist, ... Read more...

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World’s first cocktail arose in Mesopotamia 5,000yrs ago

April 6th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): The world's first cocktail party might have taken place in Mesopotamia 5,000 years ago, if researchers are to be believed.Researchers at the Pennsylvania University, Philadelphia, have came ... Read more...

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Iraq to rebuild Guru Nanak’’s shrine

December 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Baghdad, Dec 24 (ANI): In a significant development, the Government of Iraq has decided to rebuild the 15th century Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev''s shrine which was ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills seven in Iraq

November 24th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 24 (Xinhua) A woman suicide bomber blew herself Monday at the entrance to the heavily-guarded Green Zone area of central Baghdad, killing at least seven people, an interior ministry source ... Read more...

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Helicopters collide while landing, killing Iraqi soldier

October 5th, 2008 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 5 (DPA) An Iraqi soldier was killed late Saturday when two Black Hawk helicopters collided while landing in northern part of the Iraqi capital, a US military spokesman said.Two US ... Read more...

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US troops kill mastermind of Al Qaeda in Iraq

October 4th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 4 (Xinhua) US troops killed an Al Qaeda leader believed to be involved in some deadly bombings in Baghdad and shooting a Russian diplomat in 2006, the US military said ... Read more...

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Proposed Baghdad Eye to be over 200ft taller than iconic London counterpart

August 28th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): Iraqi authorities are inviting companies to submit designs to make a giant Ferris wheel in Baghdad, as part of a strategy to make the capital a leisure ... Read more...

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At least seven killed, nine wounded in Iraq violence

June 24th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, June 24 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and nine wounded in separate incidents in Iraq, US military and media reports said Tuesday. In Baghdad's Shiite Sadr city, an explosion ... Read more...

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