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Bombings, beheadings in Iraq

A bomb exploded Tuesday outside a bank in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing 19 people, including pensioners waiting for checks and child street vendors. In Baghdad, the bodies of 24 men slain in......

Death comes easy in Iraq

Gunmen on Friday killed a city council official in Kirkuk, a contractor renovating a mosque in Samarra and a man standing outside a Baghdad hospital, while several car bombs that targeted US......

More than 5,500 Iraqis killed so far

ABC News, quoting Associated Press, says more than 5,500 Iraqis have died violently in Baghdad, Karbala, Kirkuk and Tikrit provinces in the year since the United States declared it had won the war......

Islamic State rakes in Rs 6.4 crore a day

A member of militias known as Hashid Shaabi stands next to a wall painted with the black flag commonly used by Islamic State militants, in the town of al-Alam. Photograph: Thaier......

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We bring you a collection of some of the best photographs taken this week by Reuters photographers.   Image: Members of the Swiss aerobatic team Patrouille Swiss fly in formation with a Swiss......

Oil prices at 9-month high as Iraq crisis deepens

Brent crude climbed to a nine-month high near $115 a barrel on Friday, as supply disruption fears took centre stage after the United States threatened military action in Iraq against Sunni Islamist......

RIL shortlisted for multi-billion dollar oil project

Iraq shortlisted Reliance Industries and six other firms for developing its Nasiriya oilfield and the construction of an associated 300,000 barrels per day refinery.Besides RIL, French energy giant......

OVL to invest $1.45 bn in Iraq oil block

ONGC Videsh Ltd, overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, is likely to invest $1.45 billion in an oil block in Iraq that wasawarded to it by the erstwhile Saddam Hussein......

Petro prices hiked by more than Re 1

State run oil companies on Monday raised petrol and diesel prices by upto Rs 1.08 and Rs 1.20 per litre respectively, effective from midnight.Petrol would cost Rs 32.70 per litre in Delhi as......

Iraq awards 1st post-war oil tender to 6 firms

Iraq's state oil marketing company SOMO awarded on Thursday its first post-war crude tender to six companies for 10 million barrels of oil held in storage.The winners are Spanish refiners Repsol......
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Suicide car bomb kills five in northern Iraq

BAGHDAD, Nov 28: At least five people were killed in a suicide car bomb attack in a northern Iraqi town which has recently witnessed deadly clashes... ...
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Iran Supremo urges Iraqis to resist US' 'plans to divide Iraq'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei last year had asked officials to clamp down on 'White Marriage.' Reuters Iran's Supreme Leader... ...
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The terror attacks in Paris and the apparent bombing of the Russian charter flight over the Egyptian Sinai have once again exposed the confusion of... ...
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