Three explosions occurred today, November 6, in a market in Baghdad, on the first day of Eid Al-Adha, a Muslim holiday commemorating Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, reports Reuters. As stated by the Baghdad police and the staff of Al-Kindi Hospital, the blasts left at least…
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With the 25 October suicide bombings in Baghdad drawing the world’s attention to Iraq’s precarious security situation, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has called for the international community to assist in improving security conditions in the country.
On 28 July 2009, UK troops in Iraq were relocated to Kuwait because of a mandate that would expire on 31 July 2009.
Although droughts are not rare in Iraq, officials in the nation have voiced particular concern over the deplorable condition of the Euphrates river and the water policies of neighboring countries, including Syria and Turkey, that they claim are fueling its ruin.