World Oct 26

Anti-government protests rage in Iraq, 7 killed

Iraqi security forces fired tear gas on Saturday to push back protesters who tried to remove blast walls erected on a bridge in central Baghdad to prevent anti-government rallies from reaching a heavily fortified government area, a day after violence…

World Jun 12

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Kurdish troops take Kirkuk after Iraqi forces flee

Outside Kirkuk, Iraqi troops were filmed trying to halt the advance of Sunni militants. But when the government forces fled, Kurdish fighters moved into the city that they have long claimed as their historical capital. Reporting from Irbil, Jonathan Rugman…