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Iraq: Water levels in Chabaish swamps on Euphrates River drop to critical levels

Ruptly 28 Jun 2022
Footage filmed on Euphrates River shows a drought that threatens the fate of the Chabayish wetlands in southern Iraq, on Tuesday.
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Iraq: Water levels in Chabaish swamps on Euphrates River drop to critical numbers

Ruptly 28 Jun 2022
Footage filmed on Euphrates River shows a drought that threatens the fate of the Chabayish wetlands in southern Iraq, on Tuesday.
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Int’l silence on 1978 Sardasht chemical attack becomes 35 years old

Irna 28 Jun 2022
you cannot breathe, so that you cannot live,” Nasser Afshari – a victim of the chemical weapons – once told IRNA in an interview ... Iraq’s eight years of the imposed war claimed the lives of 230,000 Iranian people and left nearly 600,000 war disabled, about 43,000 Iranians were captivated by the Iraqi forces, and thousands of others went missing.
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Iraqi resistance forces will give shocking response to Turkish offensives: Lawmaker

Press TV 27 Jun 2022
The ministry said in a statement on June 17 that such actions “represent violation of Iraq's sovereignty and a threat to the security of ordinary people, several of whom lost their lives and sustained injuries as a result of the attack.” Drones target military base housing Turkish forces in northern Iraq, three dead.
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NIGERIA 2023: THE TUNNEL OF REALITY

This Day 27 Jun 2022
And none of this trio is wrong – they all live in their tunnels and sincerely believe they are right ... Anger over so many lost young lives ... Founded during the dark days of the Civil War, the cemetery now contains the remains of military personnel from every American war — from the Revolution to Iraq and Afghanistan.
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We need to raise awareness about Iraqi Jews - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 25 Jun 2022
The history of Jews in Iraq is rich and ancient, dating back to the Talmud ... I was born in Diwaniyah, Iraq, and lived there for quite some time ... I lived with my mother, father, four brothers and two sisters ... Soon thereafter, the conditions of the Jews living in Iraq changed for the worse following Israel’s victory in the Six Day War.
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‘I was shocked’ – Irishman barred from entering US ‘because he was born in Iraq’

Irish Independent 24 Jun 2022
... who he alleges said it was “because he was born in Iraq” ... He was made an Irish citizen in 2010 and has never lived in or visited Iraq as an adult.“I was in the airport looking at all these passengers getting through with their Irish passport.
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81 years since the Farhud: Iraqi families have not forgotten - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 24 Jun 2022
The leader of the Palestinian national movement, Amin al-Husseini, living in Iraq since 1939, played a crucial role in supporting the anti-British coup that brought Rashid Ali to power and in encouraging the deadly violence against Bagdad’s Jews ... In 1948, there were 135,000 Jews left in Iraq; today, there are less than 10.
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Letter to the Editor: The side effects of fireworks

Morning Times 24 Jun 2022
Editor,. The Fourth of July and its attendant celebrations is almost upon us. This will result in many people purchasing fireworks and setting them off to celebrate ... We must seriously consider the veterans who live in our valley. They have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other parts of the world putting their lives on the line every day ... South Waverly.
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For Iraqi-American artist, horses illustrate separation from home

The Arab Weekly 23 Jun 2022
This is was the basic point of departure for Qais Al-Sindy when he endeavoured to express his nostalgia for the places where he used to live ... “I see my artworks, in general, as revealing the shutter of the outside world and helping people to feel and share what is going on their lives, in any part of this world” ... The artist left Iraq in 2004.
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Attempts underway to increase presence of US-sponsored Takfiri terrorists in Syria: Report

Press TV 23 Jun 2022
According to a report published by Lebanon’s Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network, the camps of the US-backed so-called Maghawir al-Thawra terrorists in the strategic al-Tanf region, near the borders of Iraq and Jordan, have witnessed heightened activities over the ...
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For Iraqis a sweltering summer of 'hell' has begun

The Jordan Times 22 Jun 2022
BASRA, Iraq — Umm Mohammed, 74, waves a fan back and forth to cool down, but in the blistering heat of Iraq's southern city of Basra there is nothing but stiflingly hot air ... Battered by decades of conflict that has sapped its infrastructure, Iraq is struggling with droughts, repeated sandstorms, desertification and a drop in some river levels.
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Iraq’s miracle: A country that no longer needs a leader or gov't - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 21 Jun 2022
... and wealthy state governed by a genocidal maniac known as Saddam Hussein, in the 1980s, to living under sanctions in the 1990s, to the US invasion of 2003, to the chaos of insurgency and then ISIS genocide in 2014, and then the current non-leadership that Iraq is living under.
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Sweltering summer of ‘hell’ begins in Iraq

Taipei Times 21 Jun 2022
AFP, BASRA, Iraq. Umm Mohammed, 74, waves a fan back and forth to cool down, but in the blistering heat of Iraq’s southern city of Basra there is nothing but stiflingly hot air ... A man carries a block of ice at his stall in Basra, Iraq, on June 11 ... Anger over blackouts helped fuel deadly protests from 2019 to 2020, including many in southern Iraq.
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Why refugee storytelling matters for healing

The New Arab 21 Jun 2022
I grew up in Northern Ireland in the 90s but my family is from Iraq. Whatever we did, Iraq was always present ... Iraq was also a constant presence in the media when I was growing up ... I wanted to understand Iraq’s long, rich and complicated history. I wanted to know about the artists, the writers and philosophers that had spent their lives in Baghdad.

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