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Iraq TV show makes 'terrorists' confront victims
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Haider Ali Motar was convicted of terrorism charges about a month ago for helping to carry out a string of Baghdad car bombings on behalf of the Islamic State extremist group. Now, the 21-year old is a reluctant cast member in a popular reality TV show....

Iraq's Shiite fighters desert over shortages

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- Abu Murtada al-Moussawi answered the call last summer from Iraq's top Shiite cleric to help save the country from the Islamic State group, but after less than three months on the front lines he and several friends returned home because they had run out of food....

UK inquiry: Soldiers mistreated Iraqi detainees
LONDON (AP) -- A judge-led inquiry on Wednesday found British soldiers mistreated nine Iraqi detainees after a 2004 battle, but it rejected allegations that soldiers murdered and tortured prisoners....

Iraq government combats 'ghost soldier' corruption

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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Iraqi government has identified and stopped payment of tens of millions of dollars in salaries previously disbursed to nonexistent troops, known here as "ghost soldiers," as part of the prime minister's vow to tackle corruption in the military and regain a foothold in the battle against the Islamic State group, two senior government officials said....

Iraqi Kurd urges regional rule for Iraqi Sunnis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq's central government in Baghdad must give up much of its authority to local power centers - and potentially permit the creation of an autonomous Sunni Muslim region - if the nation is to survive the fight against Islamic State militants, a senior Iraqi Kurdish official said Tuesday....

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