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Iraq holds 1st int'l book exhibition in Baghdad after defeating IS

IraqonThursdayinauguratedthefirstBaghdadInternationalBookExhibitionafterthedefeatoftheIslamicState(IS)militantgroup.The10-dayexhibitionisheldattheBaghdadInterna

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Locals, officials react to Iraq's upcoming PM election

OnMay12Iraqiswillgotothepollstoelectparliamentarianswhointurnwillselectthecountry’snewprimeminister.WhoeveritiswillfacethedauntingtasksofrebuildingIraqafterathr

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Iraq holding more than 19,000 because of IS, militant ties

Iraqhasdetainedorimprisonedatleast19,000peopleaccusedofconnectionstotheIslamicStategrouporotherterror-relatedoffenses,andsentencedmorethan3,000ofthemtodeath,acc

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Turkey to stretch from Syria to Iraq to contain "terror threat": analyst

Turkeyisaimingtocontaintheterroristthreatatitssouthernborderswithanintegratedmilitarystrategy,signalingajointoperationwiththeIraqigovernmentagainsttheKurdistanW

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Saudi king promises football stadium for Iraq in call with PM Abadi

SaudiArabia’sKingSalmanpromisedtobuildIraqafootballstadiumfollowingafriendlymatchbetweenthetwocountries’teamslastweek,inaphonecallwithIraqiPrimeMinisterHaideral

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APD Review | Will the resurgence of Islamic State occur in Syria?

ByAPDwriterHuXiaodaoTranslatedbyMaQianTheSyriangovernmentandtheoppositionhaverecentlyannouncedthatalthoughalreadyoustedfromitsstrongholds,theIslamicState(IS)ter

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Iraq, Saudi face off in bout of football diplomacy

IraqishostingafootballinternationalagainstSaudiArabiaonWednesdayforthefirsttimeinalmostfourdecades,inafriendlyencounterwithhighdiplomaticandpoliticalstakes.With

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