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Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:57
Ruhollah Zam once ran a popular news service that helped share information about the widespread protests in 2017. He had been exiled in France until October, when he traveled to Iraq and then disappeared.
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U.S. Commandos at Risk for Suicide: Is the Military Doing Enough?

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:00
An unreleased report commissioned by U.S. Special Operations Command found deficiencies in the military’s suicide-prevention programs for its elite troops.
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Iraq Raids Iranian-Backed Militia Accused of Attacking U.S. Forces

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 22:55
Iraqi forces detained 14 members of the group, Khataib Hezbollah, to send a message that “no one is above the law.”
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In Iraq, a New Prime Minister Takes Stock of His Bloodied Land

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 06/16/2020 - 12:00
In one city ruined by war, even the stones seem to have voices. They tell the stories of people who can no longer speak for themselves.
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Joe Biden Needs to Learn an Urgent Lesson From the 2004 Election

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 01:30
Bush survived the Iraq war. Trump has mishandled the coronavirus and the protests, but Americans care more about plans going forward.
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Trump Made Inaccurate Claims About the Military During His West Point Speech

NY Times Iraq - Sun, 06/14/2020 - 01:29
The president made misleading claims about his military budgets, the fight against the Islamic State and wars in the Middle East.
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ISIS Attacks Surge in Iraq Amid Debate on U.S. Troop Levels

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 06/10/2020 - 23:34
The growing pressure on the United States to reduce its military presence in Iraq comes as strikes by the Islamic State are on the rise.
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OPEC and Russia Agree to Extend Oil Production Cuts

NY Times Iraq - Sat, 06/06/2020 - 20:08
The original deal would have allowed increases starting next month. The new pact reflects producers’ concerns that the oil market could fall apart again.
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Dear America: We Watch Your Convulsions With Horror and Hope

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 00:58
The world has been transfixed by the unrest in the United States over police brutality, racism and President Trump’s response. Here are snapshots of how people in other countries view what’s happening.
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ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 19:34
Overcrowded, makeshift prisons and camps and fears of Covid-19 have led to two riots by hardened fighters.
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He Died at War. The Pandemic Gave Me Time to Grieve.

NY Times Iraq - Mon, 05/25/2020 - 04:00
My partner, Diego Pongo, was killed in Iraq in March. More than two months later, the pandemic has paused everything, including his funeral.
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U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

NY Times Iraq - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 18:55
Protesters have long said threats and abductions by militias were routine. United Nations investigators have begun to substantiate the claims.
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Iran Quietly Lowers the Temperature With U.S.

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 02:13
Despite the heated rhetoric on both sides, Iran has toned down its approach to the West on several fronts, and the U.S. has reciprocated.
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Authorities Seek Forfeiture of Ancient Gilgamesh Tablet From Hobby Lobby

NY Times Iraq - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:05
The “Gilgamesh Dream Tablet” was displayed at the Museum of the Bible in Washington until the authorities seized it in 2019.
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The Commander in Chief’s Following Wanes

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 03:52
Trump started his term with strong support in America’s armed forces. But the respect the president typically gets from the military has cooled.
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Gil Loescher, 75, Refugees Expert Who Survived Iraq Bombing, Dies

NY Times Iraq - Fri, 05/15/2020 - 21:02
He lost his legs in a 2003 suicide attack but continued his scholarship and field work on behalf of the world’s displaced.
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U.S. Military Killed 132 Civilians in Wars Last Year, Pentagon Says

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 17:54
The tally has changed little since the previous year’s report, which put the total at 120 civilians killed. Civilian deaths in Afghanistan again eclipsed those in Syria and Iraq.
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Iraq Chooses New Prime Minister, an Ex-Intelligence Chief Backed by U.S.

NY Times Iraq - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 01:43
With the selection of Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iraq has its first real government in more than five months. He will confront an array of daunting problems.
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El enigma de la COVID-19: ¿Por qué el virus arrasa en algunos lugares y en otros no?

NY Times Iraq - Tue, 05/05/2020 - 19:40
Los expertos se preguntan por qué el coronavirus es tan caprichoso. Las respuestas pueden determinar el mejor modo de protegernos y durante cuánto tiempo tendremos que hacerlo.
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The Covid-19 Riddle: Why Does the Virus Wallop Some Places and Spare Others?

NY Times Iraq - Sun, 05/03/2020 - 12:00
Experts are trying to figure out why the coronavirus is so capricious. The answers could determine how to best protect ourselves and how long we have to.
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