Terrified Families Emerge From Rubble After Battle of Ramadi

RAMADI, Iraq, Jan 2 – Terrified families waved white flags as they emerged from homes reduced to rubble in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, where government troops were still battling Daesh fighters holed up on Friday, five days after the army recaptured the city center. The provincial capital in the fertile Euphrates River valley west

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Political Turmoil in Iraq: A Battle of Wills

A crisis between the Iraqi parliament and its prime minister looms large BY  Suadad Al Salhy WHEN the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi introduced his first package of administrative and fiscal reforms in August—including the removal of his predecessor, Nouri Al Maliki as vice president—he was betting that few would dare to oppose him. It

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