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  2. Iraq - Wikipedia

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    Iraq is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 19 governorates (provinces) and one autonomous region (Iraqi Kurdistan). The country's official religion is Islam. Culturally, Iraq has a very rich

  3. Middle East :: Iraq — The World Factbook - Central ...

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    Iraq's contracts with major oil companies have the potential to further expand oil exports and revenues, but Iraq will need to make significant upgrades to its oil processing, pipeline, and export infrastructure to enable these deals to reach their economic potential.

  4. Iraq: Iraq, country of southwestern Asia. During ancient times, lands that now constitute Iraq were known as Mesopotamia. The modern nation-state of Iraq was created following World War I from the Ottoman provinces of Baghdad, Al-Basrah, and Mosul. The capital city is Baghdad.

  5. Iraq | Reuters.com

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    The latest breaking Iraq news. Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every ...

  6. The Iraq War. 2003 – 2011. In March 2003, U.S. forces invaded Iraq vowing to destroy Iraqi weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and end the dictatorial rule of Saddam Hussein. When WMD intelligence ...

  7. Iraq

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    Iraq's Membership in International Organizations. Iraq’s re-integration into the international community has been underscored by their cooperation with international organizations, including the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and Arab League. Iraq is also a candidate for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

  8. "The Iraqi government categorically rejects the use of our territory to attack or monitor Iraq's neighbors" - Adil Abdul-Mahdi response to the Trump statement that he will keep US troops in Iraq to "watch" Iran.

  9. Iraq War - Wikipedia

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    The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began in 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition that overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein. The conflict continued for much of the next decade as an insurgency emerged to oppose the occupying forces and the post-invasion Iraqi government.

  10. Iraq - The New York Times

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    The Republic of Iraq is a nearly landlocked country in the Middle East whose economy is largely driven by the export of fossil fuels. It is situated on land considered to be the birthplace of ...

  11. Iraq News - Top stories from Al Jazeera

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    Iraq's city of Basra has faced months of protests against corruption and poor services. 02:10. Middle East 23 Jan 2019 10:50 GMT. Iraq's football struggle: Lack of funding hindering progress.