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Live COVID-19 updates: 4th batch of China-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Iraq

China.dot.org 15 Oct 2021
The FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee recommended use of a booster dose for people over 65, people between the ages of 18 and 64 who are at high risk of severe COVID-19, as well as people who are at risk of serious COVID-19 because of their jobs, or living situation.
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Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 47

News-Press Now 15 Oct 2021
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said. It was the deadliest day since the U.S. military withdrawal ... two outside and two inside ... It has better-known branches in Iraq and Syria ... Live ... .
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Suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan kills 32

News-Press Now 15 Oct 2021
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 32 people and wounding 68, according to a Taliban official ... two outside and two inside ... forces ... It has better-known branches in Iraq and Syria. ———. Akhgar reported from Istanbul. Local Videos ... Live.
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Program Development and Grants Manager

Reliefweb 14 Oct 2021
Mercy Corps has worked across Iraq’s 18 governorates since 2003, implementing relief and development programming, more than a third of which has focused on the specific needs of refugees and displaced persons ... Living Conditions / Environmental Conditions ... Living conditions are in group housing.
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Seven years in camps: Life for the abandoned victims of IS

Open Democracy 13 Oct 2021
Many thousands of displaced Yadizi survivors are still living in unbearable conditions in Iraq, with no foreseeable way out ... In northern Iraq, around 18,000 Yadizis are living in squalid conditions in camps ... In Sharya, under the northern Iraq sky, around 18,000 displaced Yazidis shelter in 4,000 tents.
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No safe recovery: The impact of Explosive Ordnance contamination on affected populations in Iraq

Reliefweb 13 Oct 2021
The impact of Explosive Ordnance contamination on affected populations in Iraq” paints a harrowing picture of the daily lives of Iraqis, some of whom are too nervous to let their children walk to school, or so desperate for income that they’ll risk working in places known to be polluted with explosives.
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Bullets in Envelopes: Iraqi Academics in Exile

The New Arab 13 Oct 2021
"For Iraqi academics, the loss of Iraq speaks like a permanent wound, while exile is both a lived and delayed experience" ... Yako notes that Iraqis lived through several wars since the Ba’ath regime came into power ... For Iraqi academics, the loss of Iraq speaks like a permanent wound, while exile is both a lived and delayed experience.
photo: AP/ Hadi Mizban
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Pro-Iran groups denounce Iraq election as 'scam'

The Jordan Times 13 Oct 2021
The Hashed has since been integrated into Iraq’s state security apparatus and many lawmakers linked to it were elected to parliament in 2018 ... Iraq is a major oil producer but nearly a third of its almost 40 million people live in poverty, according to UN figures, and the COVID pandemic only deepened a long-running economic crisis.
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White House Congratulates Iraqi Government on Election

Voa News 13 Oct 2021
State Department spokesman Ned Price said the new government must “work to address Iraq's governance, security and economic challenges." ... invasion that started the nearly nine-year war in Iraq. He claimed victory in a live speech on state television Monday and promised a nationalist government without foreign interference, Reuters reported.
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Why Iran could still come out on top in Iraq’s parliamentary elections

The Arab Weekly 13 Oct 2021
Analysts point to two main reasons for tempering early conclusions about Iranian setbacks in Iraq ... its strategic clout in Iraq ... Despite the enormous oil wealth enjoyed by Iraq, one-third of the population lives in poverty, while corruption is rampant at all levels of the state.
photo: AP / Baderkhan Ahmad
Children gather outside their tents, at al-Hol camp, which houses families of members of the Islamic State group, in Hasakeh province, Syria, Saturday, May 1, 2021.
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The children of IS: 'It's a disaster we cannot deal with'

BBC News 13 Oct 2021
Many have lived here since the defeat of the jihadist group in Baghuz, in 2019 ... And there are children everywhere - brought to Syria by their parents from Asia, Africa and Europe to live under IS ... Most have lived through unimaginable horrors, constantly on the move as IS desperately tried to defend its territories across Iraq and Syria.
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Biden can fix missteps on Afghanistan withdrawal

Independent Record 13 Oct 2021
Given that the Kurds had already lost 11,000 lives fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria alongside U.S ... As one of several Montana military veterans — joining other veterans from across the country — who has helped evacuate such Afghans over the last two months, $1 million in funding — fully allocated to evacuation flights — saves approximately 200 lives ... .
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Laurie Goodrich, candidate for Coralville City Council

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 13 Oct 2021
Laurie Goodrich, is seeking reelection to Coralville City Council. (Submitted photo). Laurie Goodrich, Hai Huynh, Mike Knudson and Cindy Riley are running for three seats on the Coralville council. ► Get to know the other candidates. Name. Laurie Goodrich. Office sought ... Age ... Occupation ... Our youngest son and family are in their 6th year living in N Iraq ... .
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Iraq’s Anti-Terror Parties Unhappy With Vote Results

Kayhan 12 Oct 2021
The Hashd has since been integrated into Iraq’s state security apparatus, and many lawmakers linked to it were elected to parliament in 2018 ... Iraq is a major oil producer but nearly a third of its almost 40 million people live in poverty, according to UN figures, and the Covid pandemic only deepened a long-running economic crisis.
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Pro-Iran groups denounce Iraq election as ‘scam’

Gulf News 12 Oct 2021
The Hashed has since been integrated into Iraq’s state security apparatus, and many lawmakers linked to it were elected to parliament in 2018 ... Iraq is a major oil producer but nearly a third of its almost 40 million people live in poverty, according to UN figures, and the COVID-19 pandemic only deepened a long-running economic crisis.
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