Iraqi Shiite Party Spends Millions On Mausoleum
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'Big Oil' Returns To Redevelop Iraq's Oil Fields
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Smugglers In Iraq Have A New Trade: Corpses
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Dissident Iranians Live In Limbo In Iraq
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An Iraqi schoolgirl wears a protective mask as she is walked to school in the central Iraqi city of Kut, Oct. 19, 2009. Panic over swine flu prompted officials in Iraq to close about 2,000 schools in a bid to combat the virus. Ali al-Alak/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqis Fear New Enemy: H1N1 Virus
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Iraq Election Delays Threaten U.S. Troop Withdrawal
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Iraq's Deadliest Bombings Since 2007
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Dispute Over Ballots Could Delay Iraqi Elections
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Iraqi fishermen and farmers prepare to sail in the marshes, north of the southern city of Basra, last year. The new textbooks include a section on Saddam Hussein's order to drain the marshes as a way to drive out Shiite opposition in the 1990s. Essam al-Sudani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Six Years After Saddam, Iraq's History Is Updated
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Bombings Strike Iraqi City That Was Model Of Peace
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Secular, Religious Blocs Jockey For Position In Iraq
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Iraqi Yazidis light candles outside Lalish temple, east of the Iraqi city of Mosul, during a ceremony to celebrate the Yazidi New Year, April 17, 2007. The Yazidis, a tiny religious minority numbering fewer than 1 million, are caught in the middle of a territorial dispute between Iraqi Kurds and Arabs, as well as attacks by al-Qaida. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraq's Minorities Caught Between Arabs, Kurds
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Iraqi Arabs Wary Of Joint Patrols With Kurds In North
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Iraqi reporter Muntadhar al-Zeidi embraces his sister upon arrival at the Al-Baghdadya television station after his release from prison in Baghdad on Tuesday. The reporter who hurled his shoes at then-U.S. President George W. Bush was released from prison on Tuesday, his brother said. hide caption

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Shoe-Throwing Reporter Tells Tale Of Torture
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