Baghdad

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2013
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During the four-day siege in Kenya’s Westgate shopping Mall, al-Shabaab jihadists raped, tortured, beheaded, dismembered, castrated, gouged out eyes, amputated fingers and hung hostages on hooks from the roof. According to a forensic medical doctor, “They [the al-Shabaab attackers] removed eyes, ears...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2013
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The new Somalia president is miserably behaving like Mr. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf, Saddam Hussein’s information minister. He reminds me of Mr. al-Sahaff pitifully saying: “There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!” Mr. al-Sahaff made this statement while the USA armored vehicles and tanks wer...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Sep 13th, 2012
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Protests against the American-made amateur film mocking the Prophet Muhammad also took place in Cairo, Tehran, Baghdad and Dhaka. Demonstrators in Baghdad chanted “no to Israel” and “no to America” while burning an American flag. Egyptian protesters run during clashes with rio...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 23rd, 2012
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Bruce Thornton Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, announced on Tuesday that Iran would agree “quite soon” to allow IAEA inspectors to search for any evidence that Iran’s nuclear enrichment program has been directed towards military applications. The IAEA has bee...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 25th, 2012
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As the Obama Administration tries to hammer together an American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the body count from his disastrous retreat from Iraq is swiftly rising. Last week alone there were fourteen car bombings orchestrated by Al-Qaeda in Iraq, whose goal has always been a civil war between Shiit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 9th, 2012
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Aurobinda MAHAPATRA While regional organizations are going to be the mainstay in international politics in the post-cold war world, one of the old regional organizations Arab League (formed in 1945) has shown all weakness of a broken house with members failing to take coordinated position on any of t...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Mar 21st, 2012
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A series of coordinated bomb attacks that hit more than a dozen Iraqi cities left more than 50 dead and 200 injured on Tuesday. The nature of the attacks pointed to al-Qaeda (AQ) as the perpetrator of the deadly bombings, but no one as yet has claimed responsibility. The bombings occurred on the nint...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Dec 13th, 2011
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Palm – still the oil fields ten scattered across the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border waiting for the demarcation of the border between the two countries after more than eight years of the fall of the former regime and above all the two countries cooperate in the issuance of legislation to ensure equitable parti...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Dec 13th, 2011
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Sergei SHASHKOV On December 12, Washington trumpeted the imminent complete withdrawal of its forces from Iraq as the leaders of the two allied nations – US president B. Obama and Iraqi premier N. al-Maliki – inked a long-term partnership agreement. The key objectives of the US mission in Iraq a...
By benim
In Middle East
Jun 26th, 2011
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BAGHDAD – An Iraqi court has sentenced the wife of a slain al-Qaida leader to 20 years in prison on terrorism-related charges, an Iraqi judicial spokesman said Sunday. Hasna Ali Yahya, the Yemeni wife of Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was convicted last Thursday, according to Iraqi Supreme Judicial Council spok...