Archived Topic: Iraq Archived Topic: Iraq

Archived Topic: Iraq

An Iranian national shops at a popular market in the holy Iraqi Shiite city of Najaf. Recently, the city — where millions of international pilgrims visit every year — has been spared the worst of Iraq's violence. Haidar Hamdani /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Shopping, Holy Sites, Najaf Offers Respite From Iraq's Violence

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An Iraqi child, whose family fled from Islamic State violence in the northern city of Mosul, stands outside a tent that serves as a school in the southern city of Najaf on Sunday. Some 2 million Iraqis have been driven from their homes by fighting this year. Alaa Al-Marjani /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Amid Violence, Iraq Fractures Again Along Religious Lines

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Journalist James Foley was killed by the so-called Islamic State in August of this year. His mother, Diane Foley, says the U.S. government never reached out to tell her that her son was dead. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

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U.S. And Turkey Discuss Strengthening Syrian Opposition

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Iraq, Syria In The Midst Of A Refugee 'Mega-Crisis'

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Sunni tribesmen train on the outskirts of Ramadi, Iraq, on Nov. 16. Legislation authorizing a force of Sunni fighters drawn from Anbar province itself — modeled on the U.S. National Guard — has yet to be passed. Ali al-Mashhadani/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Despite A Massacre By ISIS, An Iraqi Tribe Vows To Fight Back

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Construction workers in Irbil, in the Kurdish north of Iraq, work on Kurdish business tycoon Shihab Shihab's version of the White House. Leila Fadel/NPR hide caption

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Near The Front Lines In Iraq, An Homage To The White House

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Iraqi Kurdish soldiers, or peshmerga, patrol an area in the recently recaptured town of Zumar, near Mosul in northern Iraq on Oct. 29. When the Islamic State captured the town in August, the Kurds fled. Now that the Kurds are in control, the Arabs are all gone. STR/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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In A Back-And-Forth Battle, An Iraqi Town Splits On Ethnic Lines

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Tomas Young, Iraq War Veteran And Activist, Dies At 34

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Bush 41 And 43 Share Common Enemy: Saddam Hussein

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In Father's Biography, George W. Bush Says He Didn't Inherit Iraq

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An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter hold his position in the mountains east of Mosul. Jim Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ill-Equipped And Underpaid, Kurdish Fighters Hold ISIS At Bay

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