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German Arts Advocate Kidnapped in Baghdad

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 23:07
Hella Mewis started an arts center in the Iraqi capital, and supported anti-government protesters last fall. It was not clear who abducted her.
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‘Our Role Is to Reduce Their Grief’

Sat, 07/18/2020 - 14:03
None of Iraq’s existing graveyards wanted the bodies of Covid-19 patients. So Shiite leaders created a burial ground for them that is also open to Sunnis and Christians.
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Southern Iraq’s Toxic Twilight

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 18:54
Burning Gas and Poisoning the Air
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Colin Powell Still Wants Answers

Thu, 07/16/2020 - 12:00
In 2003, he made the case for invading Iraq to halt its weapons programs. The analysts who provided the intelligence now say it was doubted inside the C.I.A. at the time.
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The Killing of Qassim Suleimani Was Unlawful, Says U.N. Expert

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 23:10
The United States provided no evidence that its fatal January drone strike against General Suleimani was in response to an imminent threat, said a United Nations special rapporteur.
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Family and Friends Mourn Killed Iraqi Analyst

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 22:30
The family of Hisham al-Hashimi, an outspoken Iraqi security analyst who was assassinated in front of his home, held a funeral for him in Baghdad on Tuesday.
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Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:53
The analyst, Hisham al-Hashimi, was a proponent of government efforts to rein in the Islamic State and Iraq’s Shiite militias. Suspicion fell on both groups.
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Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist

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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