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The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan

The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan

The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan The British Army’s Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan After an initial honeymoon, security deteriorated. The conflict became politically toxic in Britain, and when the U.S. surged in 2007 London had no appetite to do the same. Instead British commanders arranged a secret deal with Shiite militias, trading prisoner releases for a cessation …

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Nemam Ghafouri, Doctor Who Aided Yazidis in Iraq, Dies at 52

Nemam Ghafouri, Doctor Who Aided Yazidis in Iraq, Dies at 52

Nemam Ghafouri, Doctor Who Aided Yazidis in Iraq, Dies at 52 Nemam Ghafouri, Doctor Who Aided Yazidis in Iraq, Dies at 52 Nemam Ghafouri was born on Dec. 25, 1968, in the Chnarok region of Iraq (now the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region), one of 11 children of Mahmoud Agha Kaka Ziad Ghafouri, a Kurdish resistance commander, and Gulzar Hassan Jalal, who …

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Pope Francis Ends Historic Trip at a Critical Moment for Iraq

Pope Francis Ends Historic Trip at a Critical Moment for Iraq

Pope Francis Ends Historic Trip at a Critical Moment for Iraq Pope Francis Ends Historic Trip at a Critical Moment for Iraq ERBIL, Iraq — Pope Francis concluded on Monday a trip to Iraq that made history with every step and demonstrated that Iraq, still beset by violence and recovering from decades of war and mismanagement, was able to pull …

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Pope Francis Defends Iraq Trip During Coronavirus Pandemic

Pope Francis Defends Iraq Trip During Coronavirus Pandemic

Pope Francis Defends Iraq Trip During Coronavirus Pandemic Pope Francis Defends Iraq Trip During Coronavirus Pandemic The pope’s trip was intended to underline the tragic costs of failing to achieve that fraternity. On Sunday, he visited Mosul, once the capital of the Islamic State’s caliphate, and now a devastated monument to the destruction wrought by the militants, with buildings and …

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Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video]

Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video]

Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video] Pope Francis Begins Visit to Iraq, in ‘Duty to a Land Martyred’ [Video] BAGHDAD — Pope Francis made an audacious return to the world stage in the midst of the pandemic on Friday when he became the first leader of the Roman Catholic church to visit Iraq, …

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In Pictures: Pope Francis in Iraq

In Pictures: Pope Francis in Iraq

In Pictures: Pope Francis in Iraq In Pictures: Pope Francis in Iraq Pope John Paul II had to cancel plans to visit Iraq at the turn of this century as escalating tensions with the United States undermined negotiations with Saddam Hussein for a papal visit. Pope Benedict XVI had to cancel his plans because of security concerns. And almost until …

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Pope Francis Visits Iraq: What to Know

Pope Francis Visits Iraq: What to Know

Pope Francis Visits Iraq: What to Know Pope Francis Visits Iraq: What to Know Pope Francis begins a three-day whirlwind tour of Iraq on Friday, despite worries that he could draw large crowds at a moment when the coronavirus appears to be resurgent in the country. Continuing security concerns in a nation ravaged by years of war and conflict were …

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Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing

Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing

Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has said that he has canceled trips during the pandemic because “in conscience I cannot provoke gatherings,” but that the only thing that would stop him from becoming the first pope to visit …

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Shlomo Hillel, Who Helped 120,000 Jews Flee Iraq, Dies at 97

Shlomo Hillel, Who Helped 120,000 Jews Flee Iraq, Dies at 97

Shlomo Hillel, Who Helped 120,000 Jews Flee Iraq, Dies at 97 Shlomo Hillel, Who Helped 120,000 Jews Flee Iraq, Dies at 97 The Haganah ran the operation, called Michaelberg — derived from the pilots’ names — one more time, bringing back 50 more Iraqis, before the outbreak of the Israeli war for independence in 1948 rendered the flights too risky. …

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Rocket Attack in Iraq Kills a U.S. Military Contractor

Rocket Attack in Iraq Kills a U.S. Military Contractor

Rocket Attack in Iraq Kills a U.S. Military Contractor Rocket Attack in Iraq Kills a U.S. Military Contractor By Sangar Khaleel and Jane Arraf ERBIL, Iraq — A rocket attack on the airport in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil on Monday killed a civilian contractor with the American-led military coalition and wounded six others, including a U.S. service member, …

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