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‘It’s genocide’: Protesters slam Israel, support Palestinians

From Amman and Baghdad to London and Berlin, thousands gather across the world to protest Israeli attacks on Gaza.
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Iraqis Hold Anti-Israel Protests After Call by Cleric, Militias

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Chanting crowds gathered in several Iraqi cities on Saturday, some burning Israeli and American flags, in protest against the...
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Attack by Unmanned Aerial Surveillance System Targets Iraqi Air Base - U.S.-Led Coalition

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An attack by an unmanned aerial surveillance system on Saturday targeted Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq which...
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‘Desperate’: wife of Australian engineer held in Iraq says he feels betrayed by both countries

Embassy officials first visited Robert Pether on day 26 of his detention in Baghdad, his wife saysAn Australian citizen has still not been told what charge he is facing, has only just been seen by Australian officials and is yet to meet his lawyer, despite spending 30 days behind bars in Baghdad.Australian officials visited Robert Pether for the first time on Monday, day 26 of his detention, and are now asking if he can get a meeting with his lawyer. Continue reading...
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Iraq Has Hosted More Than One Round of Saudi-Iranian Talks - President

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -Iraq has hosted more than one round of talks between regional foes Iran and Saudi Arabia, Iraqi President Barham Salih said on...
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Iraq Health Minister Resigns Over Hospital Fire

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's Health Minister Hassan al-Tamimi resigned on Tuesday over a fire from an exploding oxygen tank at a Baghdad COVID-19...
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Rockets Hit Iraqi Base Housing U.S. Forces, No Casualties Reported - Iraqi Military

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least two rockets landed on Tuesday on the Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq which hosts U.S. and other international...
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Rockets Land in Iraqi Base Hosting U.S. Contractors

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) -At least three rockets hit the Iraqi military air base of Balad, north of Baghdad, where some U.S. contractors are billeted...
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Iraq Sees Steady Oil Prices and Considers Buying Exxon Stake - Bloomberg

Iraq Sees Steady Oil Prices and Considers Buying Exxon Stake - Bloomberg Iraq, OPEC’s second-biggest oil producer, said crude prices would probably remain around $65 a barrel in the coming months and announced it’s considering buying Exxon Mobil Corp.’s stake in one of the world’s biggest fields.The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies -- a 23-nation grouping known as OPEC+ -- will continue trying to keep crude prices “within normal averages,” Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul J...
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Wife of Australian engineer arrested in Iraq begs foreign minister to help

Robert Pether’s wife says he is being kept in jail as ‘leverage in a dispute’ with country’s central bankThe wife of an Australian man arrested in Iraq has pleaded with the foreign minister, Marise Payne, to intervene and help her husband, who she says is being kept in jail as “leverage” to help the country’s central bank.Mechanical engineer Robert Pether, 46, remains behind bars in Baghdad without the means to contact his family after being arrested without warning three weeks ago. Continue rea...
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‘Living nightmare’: family of Australian businessman arrested in Iraq say he was caught in ‘trap’

Family of Robert Pether say they don’t know what he was charged with or his whereabouts and are frustrated by Australia’s slow and secretive responseThe family of an Australian businessman arrested in Iraq during a “trap” laid by the country’s central bank say they are enduring a “living nightmare” and are frustrated by Australia’s slow and secretive response.Mechanical engineer Robert Pether, 46, was arrested in Baghdad roughly three weeks ago, after travelling to Iraq from Dubai to attempt to ...
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How US special operators held off Saddam's forces for days during the largest battle of the Iraq War, according to troops who were there

US Marines gather on Haditha Dam, on February 19, 2005. JAIME RAZURI/AFP via Getty Images During the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, most Coalition troops entered the country from the south. But a small special-operations contingent was sent to an objective close to the Iraqi capital. The ensuing four-day battle at Haditha Dam was the single largest engagement of the entire war. See more stories on Insider's business page. The invasion of Iraq in March 2003 was marked by a shock-and-aw...
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At least 82 killed in massive Baghdad hospital fire

At least 82 people died in a huge hospital fire Saturday night in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said Sunday.
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At least 82 killed in massive Baghdad hospital fire

At least 82 people died in a huge hospital fire Saturday night in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said Sunday.
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Death toll in fire at Iraqi COVID-19 hospital surpasses 80

BAGHDAD — The death toll from a massive fire at a Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients rose to 82 Sunday as anxious families searched for missing relatives and the government suspended key health officials for alleged negligence. The flames, described by one witness as “volcanoes of fire,” swept through the intensive care unit of the Ibn al-Khatib Hospital, which tends exclusively to COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms. Officials said the blaze, which also injured 110 people, was set off...
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6-foot rule 'offers little protection'; California, NY, others jabbing with J&J; 82 die in blast at Baghdad hospital: Live COVID-19 updates.

California and Washington were among states that will be administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again. Latest COVID-19 news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus Live Updates: News of the Virus, Vaccines and Variants

Covid wards in Michigan are filled with younger patients. A fire at a Baghdad hospital treating Covid patients kills dozens. The U.S. is...
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Baghdad Hospital Fire Kills at Least 82, Many of Them Coronavirus Patients

A blast caused by an exploding oxygen cylinder swept through a hospital that lacked smoke detectors and had flammable false ceilings.
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California, New York among states using J&J vaccine again; 82 die in blast at Baghdad hospital ward: Live COVID-19 updates.

California and Washington were among states that will be administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine again. Latest COVID-19 news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Massive Blaze in ICU of Coronavirus Ward in Iraq Kills 82

Iraq’s Interior Ministry says 82 people died and 110 were injured in a catastrophic fire that broke out in an intensive care unit for coronavirus patients at a Baghdad hospital.
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82 dead, 110 injured in Baghdad hospital fire started by oxygen cylinder

At least 82 people have now died from an inferno at a Baghdad hospital sparked by an exploding oxygen cylinder in a COVID-19 ward, with...
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At least 82 killed in huge fire at Baghdad hospital for Covid-19 patients

There were "so many bodies all over the place," said Dr. Sabah al-Kuzaie.
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At least 82 killed in Baghdad hospital fire

At least 82 people died in a hospital fire Saturday night in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said Sunday.
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Baghdad hospital fire kills 82, Iraq interior minister says

Iraq's Interior Ministry said Sunday that 82 people died and 110 were injured in a catastrophic fire that broke out in the intensive...
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Baghdad Hospital Fire Kills at Least 82, Many of Them Covid Patients

A blast caused by an exploding oxygen cylinder swept through a hospital that lacked smoke detectors and spread partly because of...
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Iraq says 82 died in fire at Baghdad hospital housing Covid patients

Negligence blamed for Saturday night blaze as prime minister dismisses key hospital officialsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIraq’s interior ministry has said 82 people died and 110 were injured in a catastrophic fire that broke out in the intensive care unit of a Baghdad hospital tending to severe coronavirus patients.Negligence on the part of hospital authorities has been blamed for the fire on Saturday night, which initial reports suggested was caused when an oxyge...
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Iraq Interior Ministry: 82 Killed in Baghdad Hospital Fire

Iraq’s Interior Ministry says 82 people died and 110 were injured in a catastrophic fire that broke out in a Baghdad hospital.
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At least 82 killed in massive Baghdad hospital fire, ministry says

At least 82 people died in a hospital fire Saturday night in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said Sunday.
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Iraq Covid fire: Inside Baghdad hospital where deadly blaze took place

A fire in a Baghdad hospital treating patients for coronavirus has killed at least 23 people.
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At least 24 killed in massive Baghdad hospital fire

At least 24 people died in a hospital fire in Baghdad Saturday night after oxygen tanks exploded, two health officials at the hospital told CNN.
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