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Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

BAGHDAD At 24, Sama al-Diwani and her college sweetheart had big dreams. He was working on opening a bakery in Iraq. She was preparing to leave to England, where she would spend a year working on her masters’ degree in pharmacy. After that, they would reunite, get married and start a family. Those dreams came to a screeching halt with the…
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Iraqi politician dies of coronavirus

BAGHDAD Iraqi politician Tawfiq al-Yasiri died after contracting the novel coronavirus on Sunday, according to a local medical source. Al-Yasiri, the head of the Democratic Patriotic Coalition, was admitted to hospital a few days ago…

Dozens of bodies ‘found in IS mass grave’ in Iraq

Iraqi authorities said they uncovered a new mass grave containing the remains of dozens of people in an area of northern Kirkuk province once held by the Islamic State group. Security forces have discovered dozens of mass graves since they…