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Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace....

Iraqi government declares 4-day holiday over severe heatwave
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's Council of Ministers has declared a four-day mandatory holiday beginning Thursday as temperatures are set to soar above 50 degrees Celsius (123 degrees Fahrenheit)....

Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS
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BAGHDAD (AP) -- A quiet middle-class Shiite neighborhood in western Baghdad was transformed recently into a mini-boot camp, training teenagers for battle against the Islamic State group....

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