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Source: Mail Online UK

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-17 03:37:39 -0700 | travel-news

04:55 EST, 17 April 2014 0 View comments A war hero praised for his bravery in Iraq died after being buried under an avalanche while on a skiing training exercise. Senior Aircraftman Paul Mahoney, 26, who had been one of...
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Source: The Guardian

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-16 15:29:16 -0700 | travel-news

Andrew Parsons/PA British soldiers committed "gross violations of the Geneva conventions ", including mock executions, during a fierce battle in which 20 Iraqis were killed and nine others seriously mistreated after they were captured, a public inquiry into the incident...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-11 18:37:49 -0700 | travel-news

Simon Miller and Russell Aston and Lance Corporal Thomas Keys dropped Phil Shiner over concerns he had a disgusting' conflict of interest. Mr Shiner's Public Interest Lawyers is representing Iraqi families at the £22million Al Sweady Inquiry into claims that...
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Source: The Guardian

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-08 13:16:09 -0700 | disasters-news

Tony Blair is greeted by schoolchildren in Basra, Iraq, in May 2003. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AP The 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide disinterred some terrible acts, by warlords and technocrats, and also raised the spectre of Tony Blair, normally so...
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Source: United Press International

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-08 07:08:14 -0700 | business-news

Majnoon has great significance to us and our partners in the government, Hans Nijkamp, chairman of Shell operations in Iraq, said in a statement Monday. Shell said Majnoon, located in the southern province of Basra, is producing oil at an...
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Source: Mail Online UK

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-05 18:28:44 -0700 | disasters-news

16:01 EST, 5 April 2014 70 View comments The birth of a longed-for baby feels little short of miraculous to every mother. But as Hannah Campbell cradles her newborn daughter, she has a particularly poignant reason for feeling fortunate.
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Source: The Guardian

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-04-02 00:40:08 -0700 | travel-news

Al-Sweady inquiry/PA A year-long public inquiry into the most serious allegations made against British soldiers in Iraq stalled dramatically on Thursday, when lawyers representing Iraqi families withdrew their claim that the troops had killed unarmed civilians they had captured and...
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Source: United Press International

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-03-31 05:16:17 -0700 | business-news

Starting production at Iraq's West Qurna-2 oil field shows Russia's Lukoil views Iraq as one of its most valued assets...West Qurna-2 is estimated to hold up to 14 billion barrels of recoverable reserves, making it among the largest undeveloped fields...
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Source: Zawya Regional

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-03-23 00:35:34 -0700 | green-news

Lee Jae Won Iraq will use a USD 4.5 billion soft loan from the Japanese government mainly for the development of the power sector and port infrastructure this year, a ministry of planning spokesperson told Zawya. The most important of...
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Source: Zawya Regional

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-03-16 01:19:54 -0700 | business-news

Atef Hassan Iraq's oil production surged to its highest level in over 30 years last month, surprising skeptics of the country's efforts to restore its oil industry after decades of war and neglect, The Wall Street Journal said in news...
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Source: Sudan Tribune

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-03-03 22:39:57 -0800 | business-news

The Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussein al-Shahristani on Monday expressed his country's willingness to supply Sudan with crude oil and assist in the construction of a new oil refinery. Essam Al-Sudani) Shahristani said in a statement released by...
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Source: Zawya Regional

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-02-27 01:10:10 -0800 | green-news

Morris MacMatzen The government has allocated USD 4.7 billion to build power plants and finance existing projects this year, an electricity ministry spokesperson told Zawya. "As part of its 2014 plan, the Ministry of Electricity requested a budget of USD...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-02-22 14:18:03 -0800 | green-news

Occasionally, large wildfires send vast plumes of smoke streaming into the atmosphere, but most fires are much less dramatic when viewed from space, appearing in images as small blotches of light just a few pixels wide. Most of the smaller...
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Posted by: karasiwo

Basra :: Iraq | updated 2014-01-15 10:56:35 -0800 | disasters-news

A wave of violence , including explosion of car bombs , suicide attacks and shootings against markets and a funeral in various parts of Iraq resulted in the death of at least 73 dead on Wednesday . 128 other people...
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Breaking News: At least 15 killed in bomb attacks in Iraq
 
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Basra :: Iraq | updated 2013-07-14 13:53:06 -0700 | disasters-news

The largest explosion occurred in the southern oil city of Basra. At least eight were killed in this attack. The attacks took place primarily in the Shiite areas. Saturday, at least 22 people were killed in various terrorist attacks.
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