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Epidemic of birth defects in Iraq and our duty as public health researchers
Birth defects and cancer rates are rising in Iraq after the 2003 invasion, immediate environmental clean-up is needed.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2013 11:39 GMT
Moqtada al-Sadr returns to Iran
It is not immediately clear why the Shia leader left Iraq and how long he will stay in Iran.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2011 23:32 GMT
Al-Sadr back in Iraq stronghold
Shia leader returns to Najaf after several years in Iran, following his bloc's strong showing in last year's election.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2011 15:46 GMT
'PM should be acceptable to all'
INA's Ammar Hakim says alliance with al-Maliki's State of Law may be imminent.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2010 17:17 GMT
Multiple explosions rock Baghdad
String of attacks on residential buildings across Iraqi capital leaves dozens dead.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2010 21:36 GMT
UN backs Iraq election results
Security Council urges parties to respect results and avoid "inflammatory" actions.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2010 02:54 GMT
Profile: Ammar al-Hakim
The Shia cleric inherited the helms of a powerful organisation after his father died.
Iraq Election 2010
Last updated: 07 Mar 2010 09:50 GMT
Iraq's most powerful coalitions
A review of the most influential political blocs to emerge after the US-led invasion.
Iraq Election 2010
Last updated: 04 Mar 2010 13:35 GMT
Blasts claim lives in Iraqi city
A woman and a child among victims of co-ordinated attacks in outskirts of Najaf.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2010 20:05 GMT
Iraqi crackdown angers Sadrists
Complaints that operation against militias in Amara is targeting al-Sadr supporters.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2008 04:03 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why Was Arafat Killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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