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Source: Arab News

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2012-05-20 09:35:03 -0700 | travel-news

Up to a million followers of Iraqi cleric Muqtada Sadr took to the streets on yesterday in a massive show of force before an Arab League summit in the country. The protest in the southern city of Basra marked the...
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Source: CNN

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2012-02-15 17:09:20 -0800 | travel-news

President Barack Obama will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Monday as the United States prepares to withdraw virtually all of its troops from Iraq by December 31. The two leaders are expected to discuss cooperation between the...
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Source: Newyork Times

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-01-24 21:53:21 -0800 | travel-news

As is often the case in Iraq, the bombs were timed to go off in succession, according to the police and local media reports. The first panicked the crowd, sending people running toward where a second bomb had been hidden....
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Source: BBC

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-01-24 21:55:42 -0800 | travel-news

Explosions in Iraqi city of Basra 'kill at least nine' Three bombs have exploded in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least nine people, police and medical sources say. Another 40 people were wounded in the blasts, in...
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Source: National Public Radio

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-02-01 07:52:22 -0800 | business-news

The deputy head of the Basra provincial council, Ahmed al-Sulaiti, said Saturday the blasts hit the pipelines in the Rumaila field late Friday, sparking a fire that was put out by firefighters a few hours later. Such violence is rare...
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Breaking News: British inquiry condemns death of Iraqi detainee as 'great stain' on army
Posted by: alibux4

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2011-12-11 23:40:02 -0800 | political-news

A British inquiry into the death of an Iraqi detainee has sharply criticized the conduct of British soldiers. But the growing number of Iraqis who claim they were mistreated could point to broader systemic abuse. In the early months after...
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Breaking News: Condemnation of Britain's army of killing Iraqi prisoners
Posted by: namedo

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-04-19 04:44:44 -0700 | political-news

the report concluded of the Commission of Inquiry the British in the killing of a young Iraqi Baha Mousa by the hands of British soldiers in 2003 that exposure to varieties of torture and violence is justified, stressing that the...
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Posted by: Abdel Fattah Hussein

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-07-28 03:16:10 -0700 | political-news

Commission of Inquiry: Iraqi Baha Mousa suffered "horrific acts of torture" by British soldiersConcluded that the official investigation into the killing of Iraqi Baha Mousa at the hands of British soldiers in 2003 that he was a "terrible cycle of...
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Posted by: malikhassan

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-11-02 15:51:31 -0700 | political-news

Iraq and Kuwait have locked horns over a new nuclear reactor that Kuwait plans to build near Um Qasur port in the southern Iraqi city of Basra. Kuwait says it is planning to build four nuclear reactors near Iraqi coasts...
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Posted by: northsunm32

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-07-26 03:40:03 -0700 | political-news

According to this site the Basra Provincial Council has banned all U.S. troops from the province. The U.S. took over control of the Province from British forces in 2009. There were complaints that the Brits were not being aggressive enough...
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Posted by: mshahzad80

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-04-03 23:04:44 -0700 | political-news

United Kingdom ended military mission in Iraq as its last of Britain’s military forces in Iraq pulled, ending more than 8 years of fighting militants and security forces since invading in 03. Eighty-one Royal Navy sailors turned over the task...
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Posted by: hasnain malik

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2012-11-02 10:57:52 -0700 | political-news

London:British Govt said that military operation will come to end this week.Britain was the second largest Contributor to the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 but pulled out in July 2009 from the southern city of Basra, where most of...
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Breaking News: The Gift of Youth
Posted by: anonymous

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2011-08-07 19:17:25 -0700 | political-news

ly Prophet (saw) has told us to appreciate five things before they go, one of which is youth before old age. Youth possess phenomenal amount of energy, and if this energy is channeled in the correct way it can guarantee...
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