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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....

UK trial: US soldier describes chaos after Iraq explosion
LONDON (AP) -- A U.S. soldier has testified at a British court about the carnage after an explosion caused by an improvised bomb in Iraq in 2007....

Falling prices, rising threats cool interest in Kurdish oil
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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The hall for the Irbil Oil and Gas Exhibition this week was crowded with company displays, executives and investors. But conspicuously absent were international oil giants like Shell, Exxon-Mobil and Chevron that only a year ago were eager to exploit the promising reserves of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region....

Iraqi tribesmen fight their own after breaking with IS group
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MAKHMOUR, Iraq (AP) -- When Islamic State militants swept across northern Iraq last summer, the Sunni al-Lehib tribe welcomed them as revolutionaries fighting the Shiite-led government in Baghdad. But less than a year later, the tribe is bitterly split between those who joined the extremist group and those resisting its brutal rule....

Flee or return: Ramadi residents face a tough choice
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ON THE BZEBIZ BRIDGE, Iraq (AP) -- In the two weeks since militants from the Islamic State group overran central Ramadi, thousands of people have streamed out of the city, fleeing the brutal clashes between the extremists and Iraqi security forces....

Iraq Video
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Refugees at Home: The Iraqi Displaced
Iraq Casualties Since March 2003
Five Years in Iraq
Father's Injury Molds Children's View of the War
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Coming Home Wounded: Personal Video Stories
IEDs: Insurgents' Weapon of Choice
A Look at the U.S. Military's Attack Drone
Latest Photos From Iraq