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Victims Of Sadr City’s Car Bomb Explosion Up To 100 Dead And Wounded

BAGHDAD / The number of victims of the car bomb explosion in eastern Baghdad’s Sadr City, rose to more than 100 dead and wounded.

The spokesman of the Baghdad Operations Command, Brigadier General Saad Maan told the National Iraqi News …

Islamists Claim Responsibility for Deadly Iraq Attacks

Islamic State attacks across Iraq Sunday left at least 29 people dead and more than 70 wounded.

The most deadly attack for which IS claimed responsibility was launched against a state-run natural gas plant near Baghdad that killed at least …

Report: Nearly 41 Million People Internally Displaced Globally

WASHINGTON – A new report says the number of people throughout the world who were uprooted from their homes due to conflicts and natural disasters stood at a record 40.8 million last year, the highest figure ever recorded.

The Norwegian …

Military Drones Flood War Skies Over Syria, Iraq

WASHINGTON – When an Iraqi soldier heard a buzzing sound overhead last month in Iraq’s Anbar province, he took aim and shot down what looked like a bird-sized model plane.

After studying the device, Iraq’s Ministry of Defense said it …

OPEC sees bigger oil glut in 2016

Supply from OPEC is climbing after sanctions on Iran were lifted and an initiative with Russia and other non-members to tackle a supply glut by freezing output failed last month.

OPEC pumped 32.44 million barrels per day (bpd) in April, …