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Iraq retakes Tal Afar and surrounding areas from IS

1 year, 1 month ago
BAGHDAD: Iraq declared on Thursday that its forces had retaken the northern city of Tal Afar and the surrounding region in another major victory over Islamic State. IS, which seized nearly a third of Iraq in 2014 in a stunning defeat for…

Eight killed, over dozen injured in car bomb in Baghdad market

1 year, 1 month ago
BAGHDAD: A car bomb ripped through a busy market area in eastern Baghdad on Monday morning, killing at least eight people, police and rescue sources said. According to rescue officials, the explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale…