As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

BAGHDAD - Within hours of last week's Paris media feeds and filled the airwaves, Baghdad resident Ali al-Makhzomy updated his...about Paris and not about the attacks in Baghdad every day," the recent law school graduate...
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Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

BAGHDAD - As the deadly attacks in Paris made horrifically...tore through a Shiite memorial service in Baghdad, killing 21 people.IS activity outside...example," said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert on IS. "They want an attack...
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After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through dragnet

...The car was later found abandoned, with three Kalashnikovs inside.___Philippe Sotto in Paris, Qassim Abdul-Zahra in Baghdad, Eric Tucker in Washington and Raf Casert in Brussels contributed to this report.___This story fixes a typo in the 2nd...
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My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...Hussein's forces invaded Kuwait, his combat experience may explain why he chose not to expand that war by ordering troops to Baghdad to remove Hussein from power. Curtis LeMay is another World War II pilot remembered for his courage. As a lieutenant colonel...
Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...Thursday, twin suicide bombings in Beirut killed at least 43 people and wounded more than 200, and 26 people died Friday in Baghdad in a suicide blast and a roadside bombing that targeted Shiites.The militant group also said it bombed a Russian plane that...
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Pentagon: American killed in raid to free Iraqis held by IS

...operations officer for the U.S.-led coalition told journalists in Baghdad on Thursday, saying it would take time to completely clear the...reported from Washington. Associated Press writer Vivian Salama in Baghdad contributed to this report.
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IS bomb on plane would herald new phase in conflict

...Beirut and has covered the region since 1996. Follow her at Press writers Susannah George in Baghdad, Ken Dilanian in Washington and Vladimir Isachenkov in Moscow contributed to this report.
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A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East between paintings of Baghdad architecture, mosques and landscapes, some art shops in Baghdad have begun selling portraits of Putin...a 21-year-old medical student from Baghdad.In one cartoon widely distributed among...
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Battling IS, Iraqi Kurdish fighters exposed to mustard gas

...Wednesday.Blood samples from the Kurdish peshmerga fighters sent to a Baghdad lab revealed traces of the toxic gas, the spokesman, Jabar Yawar told...Associated Press writer Vivian Salama contributed to this report from Baghdad.
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...Department spokesman John Kirby said a Russian official in Baghdad had told U.S. Embassy personnel in the Iraqi capital that...Aji in Damascus, Angela Charlton in Paris, Vivian Salama in Baghdad and Zeina Karam at the United Nations contributed to this report...
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