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UK man found guilty of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq
LONDON (AP) -- A London court has found a British man guilty of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007....

White House hopefuls agree: Iraq war a mistake

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake....

Latest war adds new generation of mental trauma in Iraq

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CHAMISHKO CAMP, Iraq (AP) -- The group of women, members of Iraq's Yazidi religious minority, first did deep breathing as a relaxation technique. Then, as their children played in the center of the room, they talked about the traumas they had lived through when Islamic State extremists rampaged through their town....

Bush struggles to clarify stance on wisdom of invading Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Struggling with the shadows of Iraq, Jeb Bush said Tuesday he would have made a different decision than his brother to invade Iraq in 2003 had he known what he does now about flaws in the nation's intelligence....

Iraq says IS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top antiquities officials is now saying the destruction is a cover for an even more sinister activity - the systematic looting of Iraq's cultural heritage....

Iraqi city still a ghost town a month after defeat of IS

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi government forces drove the Islamic State group out of Abu Mustafa's hometown of Tikrit over a month ago, but he has yet to return, fearing the Shiite militias that now patrol its bombed and battered streets....

Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Congress may reconsider a provision in an upcoming bill funding the training of the Iraqi army that would also send weapons directly to Arab Sunnis and Kurds, a congressman visiting Baghdad said Sunday....

In Iraqi malls, Syrian women work jobs spurned by locals

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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Two years after fleeing from her home in Damascus, 22-year-old Rahaf Abdullah is working at a gleaming mall in Iraq's Kurdish region, selling sweets to local women who largely refuse to take such jobs....
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