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Iraq caught in the middle of U.S.-Iran face-off

World May 21, 2019

Iraq caught in the middle of U.S.-Iran face-off

by Ali Choukeir

Scarred by two decades of conflict, Iraq finds itself caught in the middle of a U.S.-Iran tug-of-war, fearing it could pay the price of any confrontation between its two main allies. Analysts say third parties may seek to exploit the latest spike in tensions between ...

Suicide bomber kills eight in Baghdad market, says official

World May 10, 2019

Suicide bomber kills eight in Baghdad market, says official

An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has attacked a marketplace in Baghdad's Sadr City suburb, killing eight people and wounding 15. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of media regulations, said the assailant detonated his explosives vest Thursday evening. Iraq's Baghdad Operations ...