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Iraq orders air force to help Kurds fight IS
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Malki orders air forces to back Kurdish forces against Islamic State fighters.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2014 10:57 GMT
Iraqi military battles for control of Tikrit
Army helicopters land in rebel-held city as locals complain that government forces were firing indiscriminately.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 18:29 GMT
Security improves, with a cost for daily life
Hundreds of checkpoints and miles of concrete barriers snarl traffic but provide a tenuous security in Baghdad.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 08:45 GMT
Al-Qaeda 'claims' Baghdad attack
Islamic State of Iraq says poor security in the capital cannot stop its fighters.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2010 07:14 GMT
Multiple explosions rock Baghdad
Deadly bomb blasts come as Iraq awaits formation of a new government.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2010 02:10 GMT
Deadly blast hits Iraq pilgrims
Dozens killed as female suicide bomber targets Shia Muslims on their way to Karbala.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2010 04:57 GMT
Baghdad bomb 'confession' released
Iraqi military airs tape of man apparently confessing to co-ordinating bomb attack.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2009 14:58 GMT
Markets hit in southern Iraq
At least seven people killed in Babel a day after twin truck bombings in Baghdad.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2009 21:36 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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The five deadly sins of US foreign policy
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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