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News Brief: What Trump And Putin Want From Their Summit, Plus Iraq Protests

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Unrest In Southern Iraq Continues As Government Cuts Internet

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Along The Iraq-Syria Border, U.S. Troops Focus On Defeating ISIS

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Security Forces In Iraq Step Up Attacks On ISIS In Syria

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President Trump walks with Kim Yong Chol (left), top deputy to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after their meeting at the White House on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump: Summit With Kim Jong Un Is On For June 12

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Muqtada Al-Sadr's Win In Iraq Is Dredging Up Tough Memories For Some U.S. Soldiers

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A pro-Palestinian protester raises her fist at a rally outside the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The South African demonstrators were just some of those who took to city streets to protest the killing of dozens of people along the Gaza border Monday. Gulshan Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Look At The Political Rise Of Iraq's Shiite Militias

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Retired U.S. General On Shiite Cleric's Showing In Iraqi Election

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Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr carry his image as they celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, after the political alliance he backs appeared to gain the most votes in parliamentary elections. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqis Deliver Surprising Results In First Big Election Since ISIS War

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Iraq Parliamentary Election: Shiite Cleric Takes The Lead

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With official results in from just over half of the country's provinces, supporters of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, early Monday. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqis wave flags at a campaign rally for the Fateh Alliance, a coalition that includes Iranian-supported paramilitaries, in Baghdad on May 7. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Almost 7,000 Candidates Are Running For Election This Weekend In Iraq

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As Iraq Tries To Deal With Remnants Of ISIS, Wives Of Fighters Sentenced To Life In Prison

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The Shorja market in central Baghdad, bustling in early April, was targeted in attacks in 2007. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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15 Years After U.S. Invasion, Some Iraqis Are Nostalgic For Saddam Hussein Era

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Young people take a photo in front of the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, known as the "Heart of Chechnya," and large letters reading "I love Grozny" in central Grozny, Russia, in 2017. Kirill Kudryavtsev /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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