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Six protesters killed in Iraq's Basra city as security forces open fire on people protesting economic distress
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Six protesters killed in Iraq's Basra city as security forces open fire on people protesting economic distress

Six people were killed on Tuesday in southern Iraq's Basra in ongoing unrest, as protesters rally against economic woes and the dire state of public services.

Iraq prime minister Haider al-Abadi cancels Iran visit due to 'busy schedule', but will go to Turkey
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Iraq prime minister Haider al-Abadi cancels Iran visit due to 'busy schedule', but will go to Turkey

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi cancelled his visit to santion-hit Iran due to his "busy schedule" but will visit Turkey as planned

Basra protests: Two more die in southern Iraq in demonstrations against unemployment; PM Haider al-Abadi promises investment
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Basra protests: Two more die in southern Iraq in demonstrations against unemployment; PM Haider al-Abadi promises investment

Two more demonstrators were killed in southern Iraq, officials said, as protests against unemployment spread on Saturday from the port city of Basra to other parts of the country.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visits southern region gripped by protests over unemployment, in a bid to restore calm
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visits southern region gripped by protests over unemployment, in a bid to restore calm

Haider al-Abadi flew straight into the city from Brussels where he attended a NATO summit to discuss the Islamic State group and immediately held talks with officials, a statement said.

Iraqi lawmakers approve manual ballot recount after allegations of fraud in parliamentary elections
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Iraqi lawmakers approve manual ballot recount after allegations of fraud in parliamentary elections

Iraq's parliament voted in favor of a manual ballot recount after allegations of widespread fraud in the country's recently held parliamentary elections

Iraq parliamentary elections: Alliance led by ex-militia chief Moqtada Sadr emerges victorious
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Iraq parliamentary elections: Alliance led by ex-militia chief Moqtada Sadr emerges victorious

An alliance headed by former Shia militia chief Moqtada Sadr who led two uprisings against the US-led invasion of Iraq has won the parliamentary elections.

Iraq holds first polls since victory over Islamic State, analysts say incumbent Haider al-Abadi marginally ahead
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Iraq holds first polls since victory over Islamic State, analysts say incumbent Haider al-Abadi marginally ahead

Iraqis voted in the first election since defeating Islamic State, but few people expect its new leaders to stabilise a country beset by conflicts, economic hardship and corruption since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003

After 15 years in power and decades fighting Saddam Hussein’s oppression, Iraq's Shi’ites split ahead of crucial vote
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After 15 years in power and decades fighting Saddam Hussein’s oppression, Iraq's Shi’ites split ahead of crucial vote

United in their fight against Saddam Hussein’s oppression for decades, Iraq’s Shi’ites have become deeply fragmented and disillusioned with their leaders

16 Turkish women get death sentence by Iraq court for joining Islamic State
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16 Turkish women get death sentence by Iraq court for joining Islamic State

An Iraqi court has sentenced 16 Turkish women to death for joining the militant group Islamic State, a judicial spokesman said.

Iraq Parliament sets 12 May as date for national elections; refuses calls from Sunnis to delay vote
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Iraq Parliament sets 12 May as date for national elections; refuses calls from Sunnis to delay vote

Iraq's parliament has approved 12 May as the date for holding national elections despite calls from the country's Sunni community to delay the vote until the return of nearly 3 million people displaced by the fight against the Islamic State group

Iraq hangs 38 Islamic State, Al-Qaeda operatives in mass execution; human rights groups express concern
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Iraq hangs 38 Islamic State, Al-Qaeda operatives in mass execution; human rights groups express concern

Iraq hanged 38 jihadists belonging to the Islamic State group or Al-Qaeda for terrorism offences on Thursday in the southern city of Nasiriyah

Days after victory over Islamic State in Iraq, Haider al-Abadi warns group might 'erupt again somewhere else'
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Days after victory over Islamic State in Iraq, Haider al-Abadi warns group might 'erupt again somewhere else'

Three days after declaring victory over the Islamic State group, Iraq's prime minister warns that the group's extremists might "erupt again somewhere else" without international cooperation in combating the militants.

World leaders congratulate Iraq as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over Islamic State
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World leaders congratulate Iraq as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over Islamic State

World leaders congratulated Iraq on Sunday following the prime minister's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over Islamic State; Haider al-Abadi declares national holiday on 10 Dec
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Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over Islamic State; Haider al-Abadi declares national holiday on 10 Dec

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

Iraq's Haider al-Abadi declares final victory over Islamic State, says 'dream of liberation' is now reality
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Iraq's Haider al-Abadi declares final victory over Islamic State, says 'dream of liberation' is now reality

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over Islamic State on Saturday after Iraq's forces drove its last remnants from the country

Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi declares end of war against Islamic State in country, says security forces won through 'unity and determination'
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Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi declares end of war against Islamic State in country, says security forces won through 'unity and determination'

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday announced the end of a three-year war by Iraqi forces to drive the Islamic State group out of the country.

Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group that has been key in fighting Islamic State
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Iraqi Shiites slam calls to disband militia group that has been key in fighting Islamic State

Iraqi officials have blasted calls to disband a Shiite-dominated militia coalition that has been key in battling the Islamic State group, after French president Emmanuel Macron said it should disarm.

Theresa May makes surprise visit to Iraq on Mideast tour, assures Baghdad of cooperation in battling Islamic State
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Theresa May makes surprise visit to Iraq on Mideast tour, assures Baghdad of cooperation in battling Islamic State

Theresa May made a surprise visit to Iraq on Wednesday, meeting her Iraqi counterpart in Baghdad as the war against the Islamic State group there winds down

As Islamic State caliphate nears its end, control of oil-rich Deir al-Zor province becomes prominent
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As Islamic State caliphate nears its end, control of oil-rich Deir al-Zor province becomes prominent

Latest reports and analysis of Islamic State territory show liberation forces closing in on caliphate territory, but it also means fight over Islamic State spoils and territories is just beginning

Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastions
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Iraqi forces reclaim control over town of Hawija, one of Islamic State's last bastions

Hawijah, 230 kilometres (140 miles) north of Baghdad, was at the centre of a pocket of mainly Sunni Arab towns that were among the final holdouts from territory seized by the jihadists in 2014.