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Ashura observed with devotion across state

The Times of India 10 Aug 2022
The main event was held in Hyderabad with the historical ka taken on a ... The mourners wearing black clothes recalled the events at the battle of Karbala in Iraq in 680 CE in which Hazrat Imam Hussain, grandson of , was martyred along with 72 of his relatives and followers.
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WWII veterans honored at Fort Knox

The News-Enterprise 06 Aug 2022
World War II officially ended in 1945, but some U.S. Army soldiers still are around to represent that period of history ... Of the five, Rogers was a prisoner of war ... Maj. Gen. Jonny Davis was the guest speaker for the event, and he discussed his career and his involvement in Iraq, the Pentagon and his current role as the commander of U.S ... .
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Sadrist protests against Iranian influence: Iraq's testing moment

The Jerusalem Post 05 Aug 2022
Protesters associated with the Sadrist trend in Iraq this week began an open-ended sit-in at the Iraqi parliament ... A direct challenge to the Iranian project in Iraq ... Sadr’s efforts to build this coalition constituted a direct challenge to the Iranian project in Iraq ... In Iraq, as the events of the last days show, this is not quite the case.
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As momentum shifts, can Democrats defy history?

The Hill 05 Aug 2022
The Senate is also about the pass the PACT Act, which expands benefits for burn pit victims sickened in Iraq and Afghanistan, after it was blocked by some Republicans. Two other events have surfaced that will allow Democrats to make this crucial contrast with Republicans in the upcoming midterms. The Jan ...    ... .
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Emotions run high among Al Sadr's followers as Iraq's Shiites mark Ashura

The National 03 Aug 2022
It is one of the key centuries-old rituals during the annual solemn mourning period for millions of Shiite Muslims in Iraq and beyond that is usually performed in streets and around revered shrines ... His death was a defining moment in Islamic history and its commemoration has become the most impassioned event for Shiite Muslims around the world.
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Yazidi genocide anniversary serves as grim reminder of Daesh’s crimes against humanity

Arab News 03 Aug 2022
It was on that fateful day in 2014 that Daesh hordes invaded the historic Yazidi homeland, Sinjar, in Iraq ... An aerial view shows a snow covered displacement camp for Yazidi people in the area of Dawudya, about 60 km north of Dohuk in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, on Jan ... Iraqi Yazidi women protest outside the UN office in Arbil, Iraq, on Aug.
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There’s nothing more Nebraskan than the State Fair

The Columbus Telegram 03 Aug 2022
We’re less than a month away from our state’s biggest annual celebration—the Nebraska State Fair ... It will be the 153rd time we gather for this time-honored tradition ... On August 30th, there are several activities planned to honor our Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. At 3.00 PM, there will be a veteran’s program in the Heartland Event Center ... Ricketts.
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PSA announces record prize money following 2021-22 season

Urdu Point 02 Aug 2022
774 events took place on the PSA World Tour, PSA Challenger Tour and WSF & PSA Satellite Tour (475 men and 299 women) - 21.2% more than in the last season before COVID-19 hit - with over 50 countries hosting a PSA Tour event. Four countries - Mauritius, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Iraq - hosted PSA events for the first time.
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GOV. PETE RICKETTS: Nothing more Nebraskan than the State Fair

Scottsbluff StarHerald 02 Aug 2022
We’re less than a month away from our state’s biggest annual celebration—the Nebraska State Fair. From Aug. 26 through Sept ... Gov. Pete Ricketts ... People are also reading… ... On Aug ... 3 ... 31 ... 30, there are several activities planned to honor our Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. At 3 p.m., there will be a veteran’s program in the Heartland Event Center ... .
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Turkey’s standoff with NATO isn’t over yet

The Arab Weekly 01 Aug 2022
His words were a clear call for the Kurdish opposition to act like an autonomous political party, free from external interference by PKK militants based in the Qandil mountains in northern Iraq. However, it is unclear how far the plea will resonate within the wider Kurdish movement, which has been angered by the events at the Madrid summit ... .
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Three states’ Senate primaries will fill gaps in fall landscape

Roll Call 01 Aug 2022
Mark Kelly and Patty Murray ... Rep ... Rep ... St ... Republicans are feeling good about her expected opponent, Tiffany Smiley, a political novice and veterans advocate whose husband lost his sight serving in the Army in Iraq. Anticipating a possibly competitive race in the event of a red wave in November, Murray’s campaign has already been running ads ... ....
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Iraq’s archaeological treasures face looming threat of climate change

Arab News 30 Jul 2022
Although undoubtedly an exciting discovery, the same extreme weather events that caused the water levels to drop are also damaging ancient sites in other parts of Iraq, frequently referred to as the “cradle of civilization.” ... What is less well understood is the impact these extreme weather events are having on the world’s heritage sites.
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Award-winning 'Wolf of Baghdad' comes in Israel at Animax

The Jerusalem Post 30 Jul 2022
It was a culmination of several years of antisemitism that culminated in this one event in June 1941 that made the Jews realize Iraq wasn’t their home anymore ... It was a culmination of several years of antisemitism that culminated in this one event in June 1941 that made the Jews realize Iraq wasn’t their home anymore.
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UN says Türkiye 'ready' to investigate Duhok attack jointly with Iraq

Anadolu Agency 27 Jul 2022
The government of Iraq attributed the tragic events to the Turkish Armed Forces, she said but stressed that the Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a press release stating that “Türkiye is against all kinds of attacks targeting civilians,” that it “is ready to ...
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Iraq, Turkey spar at UN Security Council over Duhok attack

Arab News 27 Jul 2022
... of Iraq and its territories.” ... UN Special Representative and head of the organization’s Assistance Mission in Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert gave the UNSC a timeline of the events that followed the attack, and stressed the importance that all strikes on Iraqi territory cease.

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