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News Iraq » Places: Trade a Lexus for a prestigious phone number? In Iraq, the best digits cost a fortune

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/world/middle-east/article/2133308/trade-lexus-prestigious-phone-number-iraq-best-digits-cost
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In Iraq, owning this special item can grease the skids in business, get a politician to stand at attention and even inspire affection in a sweetheart. This key that opens so many doors is a cellphone SIM card. But not just any SIM card. It must be ...

News Iraq » Places: Aqueduct of Jerwan

News channel or source: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/aqueduct-of-jerwan
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Assyrian King Sennacherib built his mammoth hydraulics system to bring water from the mountains around Dohuk to his palaces within the city of Nineveh, which now lies beneath present-day Mosul, Iraq. His palace was uncovered after the shrine built atop ...

News Iraq » Places: Iraq: A Place of Ambivalence

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tish-durkin/iraq-a-place-of-ambivalen_b_45145.html
Publication date: hursday 05 April 2007

THE BLOG 04/06/2007 11:49 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011 Iraq: A Place of Ambivalence

News Iraq » Places: Family of slain teen fled Iraq for ‘safest place in the world’: report

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/family-slain-teen-fled-iraq-safest-place-world-article-1.3762477
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

The family of a Minnesota teen who was shot and killed by an enraged motorist is shocked and saddened after they left Iraq in 2012 in pursuit of a safer life. Muhammed Rahim, 17, was killed after daring another driver to shoot him at the scene of a minor ...

News Iraq » Places: CIA Effort In Iraq Places US Spooks On Syria's Three Largest Borders

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/cia-in-iraq-because-of-syrian-war-2013-3
Publication date: uesday 12 March 2013

Officals told WSJ that the agency provides support to Iraq's Counterterrorism Service (CTS) — comprised of SWAT-like units and U.S.-trained Iraqi special forces — which reports directly to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The disclosure places CIA ...

News Iraq » Places: Iran filling vacuum following ISIS defeat in Iraq

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/10/18/iran-filling-vacuum-following-isis-defeat-in-iraq.html
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

"Iran has expressed its desire to build a large influence both literally in developing the Tehran-Beirut axis, and figuratively by increasing military and political influence in Syria, Yemen, Iraq and other places around the region," said Army Gen.

News Iraq » Places: Special Report - Between Iraq and a rich place

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-frontiers-iraq-idUKTRE64Q1G120100527
Publication date: Wednesday 26 May 2010

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The first hint that Christopher “Kiffer” Andress is not just your average CEO is the 9mm automatic pistol at his right hip. “Regardless of the situation today, our security measures haven’t changed since 2007 at the height of ...

News Iraq » Places: Iraq Christmas service takes place in Mosul after IS defeat

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-42474236
Publication date: Sunday 24 December 2017

A Christmas service at a church in the Iraqi city of Mosul has taken place for the first time since militants from the so-called Islamic State (IS) were driven out of the region. Under IS the public performance of any Christian rituals was dangerous and ...

News Iraq » Places: Iraq still a ‘dangerous place’

News channel or source: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2010/09/13/hawaii-news/iraq-still-a-dangerous-place/
Publication date: Sunday 12 September 2010

Col. Malcolm Frost, the commander of Hawaii’s Stryker Brigade, said the shooting death of two of his soldiers and wounding of nine others by an Iraqi army soldier on Tuesday was a tragic event, but it does not call into question the Iraqi army’s ...

News Iraq » Places: Iraq May Be Prime Place for Training of Militants, C.I.A. Report Concludes

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/22/world/middleeast/iraq-may-be-prime-place-for-training-of-militants-cia.html
Publication date: uesday 21 June 2005

WASHINGTON, June 21 - A new classified assessment by the Central Intelligence Agency says Iraq may prove to be an even more effective training ground for Islamic extremists than Afghanistan was in Al Qaeda's early days, because it is serving as a real ...