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Protesters gathered outside the French embassy in Baghdad to condemn the 'repeated insults from the French media' against Islam's Prophet Mohammed.

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

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Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

With Jewish schools, shops and synagogues crumbling from a lack of maintenance, heritage experts fear there will soon be left little more than memories of Iraq's Jews.

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

Iraq has found itself caught in a delicate balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

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Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

A recent UN report found that water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates are decreasing at an "unprecedented rate".

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Turkey to start power generation on controversial Tigris dam

The Ilisu dam, construction of which displaced thousands and submerged an ancient city, will start power generation next week.

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Two rockets hit Baghdad's Green Zone: Iraq military

Iraq's military said at least two rockets hit inside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, the first attack following a brief lull in violence ...

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Turkey probes dozens over 'insulting' earthquake social media posts

Some 50 individuals are being investigated on suspicion of 'spreading fear and panic' and 'insulting the Turkish people', local media said.

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Rockets hit near US embassy in Iraq capital: sources

One security source said three Katyusha rockets hit near the high-security compound while another said as many as five struck the area.

Powerful quake kills 21 in eastern Turkey

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Powerful quake kills 21 in eastern Turkey

A pregnant woman was among a number of civilians pulled alive from the rubble on Saturday, rescuers confirmed, as the death toll continued to ...

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Iraq university students protest over US missile strike

Iraq has been mired in protests over a number of issues including economic and political reform, as well Iran's recent bombing of an Iraq ...

Tamara Albanna raises awareness about women through Iraq's goddess

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Tamara Albanna raises awareness about women through Iraq's goddess

The New Arab Meets: Tamara Albanna to talk more about her artistry, her deep connection to a homeland she barely knows and her hopes of keeping ...

Iran's Soleimani 'planned to attack US forces in Iraq'

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Iran's Soleimani 'planned to attack US forces in Iraq'

Reuters reveals details of Soleimani's activities in the months leading up to his death, most of which included plans to target US interests in ...

Iraqi protester shot dead as anti-regime rallies continue

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Iraqi protester shot dead as anti-regime rallies continue

The activist, Saadoun al-Luhaybi, was shot in the head in a southwestern neighbourhood of the Iraqi capital, the police source said.

UN urges accountability over spate of Iraq kidnappings, assassinations

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UN urges accountability over spate of Iraq kidnappings, assassinations

At least three activists have been assassinated over the past ten days and dozens more have been kidnapped.

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Death toll rises as Iraqi protesters regroup despite crackdown

An uptick in violence from the Iraqi security forces in recent days has claimed dozens of lives.

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Six dead in Baghdad blasts amid deadly Iraq protests

The blasts were caused by two explosives-laden motorcycles and a roadside bomb and hit three Shia neighbourhoods of Baghdad,

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Protester killed, dozens wounded as Iraq anti-government demonstrations persist

Another protester has died after being shot by security forces at an anti-government demonstration in Baghdad.

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Protester dies as Iraq security forces clash with demonstrators

Iraqis have been demonstrating since early October against endemic corruption and economic mismanagement.

Four dead in Iraq capital as Sistani urges reform

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Four dead in Iraq capital as Sistani urges reform

More than 340 people have died and thousands have been wounded since rallies against widespread graft and unemployment erupted in Baghdad and ...

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Activists block Iraq's main port, as southern cities revolt

Iraq's main Gulf port was forced to cut operations in half after protesters blocked its entrance on Monday, as demonstrations in the south ...

Iraq protesters retake third bridge from security forces

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Iraq protesters retake third bridge from security forces

Demonstrators seized half of the Ahrar Bridge amid a widespread general strike on Sunday.

Iraqi protesters spill back onto bridge in Baghdad

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Iraqi protesters spill back onto bridge in Baghdad

Dozens climbed up into a large parking complex near the bridge, unfurling a sign in support of demonstrators in nearby Tahrir.

Protesters in Iraq celebrate football win against Iran

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Protesters in Iraq celebrate football win against Iran

For many, the triumph over Iran was a powerful symbol of their movement, which has left over 320 dead and thousands wounded.

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