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KECI Missoula
Iraqi Kurds cast votes in historic referendumtheir ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions bet
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 minutes ago
their ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions between Iraq's largest ethnic minority and the Iraqi government in Baghdad intensifies. Voting got underway at 8 a.m. local time (1 a.m. ET) and will end at 6 p.m. local... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Iraqi Kurds cast votes in historic referendumtheir ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions bet
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 18 minutes ago
their ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions between Iraq's largest ethnic minority and the Iraqi government in Baghdad intensifies. Voting got underway at 8 a.m. local time (1 a.m. ET) and will end at 6 p.m. local... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Iraqi Kurds cast votes in historic referendumtheir ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions bet
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 20 minutes ago
their ballots in a controversial independence referendum Monday as tensions between Iraq's largest ethnic minority and the Iraqi government in Baghdad intensifies. Voting got underway at 8 a.m. local time (1 a.m. ET) and will end at 6 p.m. local... Read more
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New Kerala
Baghdad orders Kurdish region to hand over borders, ports ahead of referendum - newkerala news #274656villages that are disputed, claimed both by Baghdad and the country's Kurds, in
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
villages that are disputed, claimed both by Baghdad and the country's Kurds, including the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. The Iraqi government "requests neighbouring countries and the countries of the world to deal with the Iraqi federal government... Read more
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Boston Globe
On eve of independence vote, Baghdad orders Kurdistan region to hand over borders, portscentral government’s authority over the region, the prime minister’s national s
Boston Globe / Posted 2 hours ago
central government’s authority over the region, the prime minister’s national security council said in a statement that the Iraqi government ‘‘requests neighboring counties and the countries of the world to deal with the Iraqi federal government... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad' - BarzaniGovernment President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off internationa
Swissinfo / Posted 7 hours ago
Government President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off international opposition to the vote. In response, the Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish region to hand over control of its international border posts, its... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump alters travel ban to include North Korea, Venezeula, Chadissue a revised order in March. The new order cut Iraq from the list of target
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
issue a revised order in March. The new order cut Iraq from the list of targeted countries — the administration said the Iraqi government earned its way off the ban by taking quick steps toward better cooperation — and curtailed the ban so it... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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News 8000
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
News 8000 / Posted 7 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Iraqi Kurdish referendum: What you need to knowallies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and norther
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 hours ago
allies in the battle against the terror group in both northern Iraq and northern Syria. But after working with the Iraqi government against ISIS, the KRG accuses Baghdad of breaking promises of "equality and partnership" with the Kurds, a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad' - BarzaniGovernment President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off internationa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
Government President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off international opposition to the vote. In response, the Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish region to hand over control of its international border posts, its... Read more
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Reuters
Iraqi government asks foreign countries to stop oil trade with Kurdistanworld to deal exclusively with the federal government of Iraq in regards to ent
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
world to deal exclusively with the federal government of Iraq in regards to entry posts and oil,” the statement said. The Iraqi government has always opposed independent sales of crude by the KRG, and tried on many occasions to block Kurdish oil... Read more
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Reuters
Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': BarzaniGovernment President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off internationa
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
Government President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off international opposition to the vote. In response, the Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish region to hand over control of its international border posts, its... Read more
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Reuters
Iraqi government asks Kurdistan regional government to hand over border posts, airports in referendum disputeERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish regio
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish region on Sunday to hand over international border posts and its international airports, retaliating to a Kurdish independence referendum to be held on Monday in northern... Read more
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Gulf News
Iraq’s Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan,” Mahmoud said.But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost
Gulf News / Posted 14 hours ago
for Kurdistan,” Mahmoud said.But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region’s political leadership.“If we have a state... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kurds undeterred by international opposition to independence voteKurdish uprisings. After the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Kurdish rule over
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
Kurdish uprisings. After the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Kurdish rule over their region was formally recognized by the Iraqi government and a revenue-sharing deal to help finance Kurdish security forces was reached. But since 2014, Baghdad has... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Iraq’s Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan,” Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 hours ago
for Kurdistan,” Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region’s political leadership. “If we have a state... Read more
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CTV News
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
CTV News / Posted 19 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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Reuters
Kurdish city gassed by Saddam hopes referendum heralds better daysmoment for the people of Halabja, a rundown city of around 75,000 people still
Reuters / Posted 20 hours ago
moment for the people of Halabja, a rundown city of around 75,000 people still facing the after-effects of the attack by Iraqi government forces. At a memorial to honor the victims is a statue of Omar Khawar, whose image holding his two dead... Read more
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FOX News
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
FOX News / Posted 20 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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FOX News
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
FOX News / Posted 20 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
The Register Citizen / Posted 20 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Iraq's Kurds to vote on independence amid fears of unrestfor Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who los
The Middletown Press / Posted 21 hours ago
for Kurdistan," Mahmoud said. But even Mahmoud, a die-hard nationalist who lost four other relatives to fighting with Iraqi government forces decades earlier, has misgivings about the Kurdish region's political leadership. "If we have a state... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan borderwith Iranian Kurdish militant groups based in Iraq are fairly common in the bor
Swissinfo / Posted 21 hours ago
with Iranian Kurdish militant groups based in Iraq are fairly common in the border area. Iran has joined Turkey and the Iraqi government in voicing opposition to the referendum. (Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Ed... Read more
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Reuters
Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan borderinclude artillery, armored and airborne units, IRIB reported. Clashes with Ira
Reuters / Posted 21 hours ago
include artillery, armored and airborne units, IRIB reported. Clashes with Iranian Kurdish militant groups based in Iraq are fairly common in the border area. Iran has joined Turkey and the Iraqi government in voicing opposition to the refere... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tensions high ahead of Kurdish independence referendumis not that simple, building a state needs a lot of homework,” Zebari added. H
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
is not that simple, building a state needs a lot of homework,” Zebari added. His remarks will do little to reassure the Iraqi government in Baghdad and its prime minister, Haider al-Abadi. Nor will it resonate well with Iraq’s regional... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkey votes to extend mandate for troops in Iraq and Syriathe fight against Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government dele
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
the fight against Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government delegation arrived in Baghdad for talks with the Iraqi government in an effort to defuse tensions, but a senior Kurdish official said the vote was going ahead. The mandate... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey extends troop deployment mandate, pressures Iraqi Kurds on votethe fight against Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government dele
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the fight against Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government delegation arrived in Baghdad for talks with the Iraqi government in an effort to defuse tensions, but a senior Kurdish official said the vote was going ahead. “The... Read more
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Reuters
Kurdish government meets Baghdad officials on eve of independence voteERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government hel
Reuters / Posted yesterday
ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government held talks with the Iraqi government in Baghdad on Saturday, two days before a planned referendum on secession from Iraq. “The delegation will discuss the referendum but the... Read more
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Salon.com
Turkey is on the brink of a chaotic battle for territoryin Baghdad for its military to intervene if the Iraqi Kurds try to go ahead wit
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
in Baghdad for its military to intervene if the Iraqi Kurds try to go ahead with the break-up of Iraq. Last week, the Iraqi government authorized the Prime Minister to ‘take all measures’ to protect the unity of Iraq. It does not help that oil... Read more
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Gulf News
Kurdish delegation in Baghdad for last minute talksthe vote Dubai: A Kurdistan Regional Government delegation headed to Baghdad o
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
the vote Dubai: A Kurdistan Regional Government delegation headed to Baghdad on Saturday to conduct dialogue with the Iraqi government in tandem with the KRG’s planned independence referendum on Monday, a Kurdish official said.“The delegation... Read more
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Gulf News
Our patriotism stems from shared suffering, says Kurdish expatidentity Dubai: In 1988, at the height of a Kurdish uprising for greater auton
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
identity Dubai: In 1988, at the height of a Kurdish uprising for greater autonomy and the subsequent crackdown by the Iraqi government under Saddam Hussain, a mass exodus of Kurds fled northern Iraq into Iran and Turkey.Abu Dhabi resident,... Read more
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EuroNews
America's Most Effective Anti-ISIS Allies Want Their Own Countryaway. Rather, it sees the vote more as a statement of intent, a springboard fro
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
away. Rather, it sees the vote more as a statement of intent, a springboard from which to launch dialogue with the central Iraqi government. The vote will cover not only areas in the official, semi-autonomous region but also disputed regions where... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey plans security steps over Iraqi Kurdish referendumagainst Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government delegation arr
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
against Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government delegation arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for talks with Iraqi government in a bid to defuse tensions, but a senior Kurdish official said the vote was going ahead. "The delegation... Read more
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Reuters
Kurdish delegation heads to Baghdad for dialogue in parallel with independence voteIraq (Reuters) - A Kurdistan Regional Government delegation headed to Baghdad o
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Iraq (Reuters) - A Kurdistan Regional Government delegation headed to Baghdad on Saturday to conduct dialogue with the Iraqi government in tandem with the KRG’s planned independence referendum on Monday, a Kurdish official said. “The... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey plans security steps over Iraqi Kurdish referendumagainst Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government delegation arr
Reuters / Posted yesterday
against Islamic State. In Iraq, a Kurdistan regional government delegation arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for talks with Iraqi government in a bid to defuse tensions, but a senior Kurdish official said the vote was going ahead. “The delegation... Read more
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BBC News
Iraq's minorities fear for their futureand Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman who was enslaved and raped by IS fighters, push
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman who was enslaved and raped by IS fighters, pushed for a UN inquiry. Last month, the Iraqi government officially asked for international help to collect and preserve evidence of the militants' crimes. The UK... Read more
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Aljazeera
Barzani: Kurd region poll to occur despite oppositionof Kurdistan has vowed to go ahead with an independence referendum set for next
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
of Kurdistan has vowed to go ahead with an independence referendum set for next week despite intense opposition by the Iraqi government and international powers. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) plans to hold the referendum on support... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Crowds Celebrate in Erbil Ahead of Kurdish Independence Referendum. Credit – Ricardo Abdallah via Storyful21. The Kurdish region of northern Iraq will hold a non-binding independence vo
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
21. The Kurdish region of northern Iraq will hold a non-binding independence vote on Monday, September 25. Both the US and Iraqi government have condemned Kurdish authorities for holding the referendum, and have said they will not recognize its... Read more
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DW
Iraqi Kurds vow to press ahead with independence vote despite pressure |Kurdish leaders are vowing to press ahead with an independence referendum on Mo
DW / Posted 2 days ago
Kurdish leaders are vowing to press ahead with an independence referendum on Monday despite intense pressure from the Iraqi government, which claims the plebiscite is illegal, and the international community that is nearly unanimous in its... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump admin. claims victory as travel ban set to expireissue a revised order in March. The new order cut Iraq from the list of target
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
issue a revised order in March. The new order cut Iraq from the list of targeted countries — the administration said the Iraqi government earned its way off the ban by taking quick steps toward better cooperation — and curtailed the ban so it... Read more
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