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Iraq

Jul 24, 2014 — Fouad Massoum, who has a long history in Iraqi politics, took the oath of office vowing to protect the constitution and the unity of the country.
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Jul 23, 2014 — The radical Islamic State and former associates of Saddam Hussein have fought together against Iraq's government. But the fault lines between the unlikely partners are beginning to show.
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Jul 15, 2014 — Iraq's Kurdish region sits on vast amounts of oil. The regional government says it has the right to export the oil. But Baghdad is blocking those sales, saying only it has the right to sell Iraqi oil.
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Jul 12, 2014 — Police say the unidentified gunmen, wearing a mix of plain clothes and camouflage, killed dozens of people in eastern Baghdad.
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Jul 11, 2014 — The Kurdish political bloc also suspended all participation in the government. The moves further imperil Iraq's already tenuous unity.
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Jul 10, 2014 — On Wednesday, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused Kurds of sheltering terrorists and Saddam Hussein loyalists. Kurdish ministers withdrew from meetings, calling on Maliki to resign.
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Jul 5, 2014 — The nurses, most hailing from southern India, had been caught in Mosul since Sunni insurgents seized the city last month.
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Jul 5, 2014 — After sweeping military victories, the group now known as the Islamic State is demanding loyalty from all Muslims. Like other radical Islamist groups, they may be alienating potential supporters.
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Jul 3, 2014 — The reported deployment comes amid reports that Iraqi forces have abandoned their positions in the region amid a Sunni-led insurgency.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Senior Shiite Muslim clerics usually stay out of politics. But they've broken with tradition and issued a call to arms. Shiites are now volunteering — and dying — in the fight against Sunni Muslims.
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