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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad hit by deadly bomb blasts

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... authorities have also struggled to provide adequate basic services such as electricity and clean water, and corruption is widespread. Political squabbling has paralysed the government, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1361162/baghdad-hit-deadly-bomb-blasts
  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad holds funerals for 28 killed in park suicide bomb

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 08:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... and corruption is widespread. And political squabbling has paralysed the government, which has passed almost no major legislation in years.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1299175/baghdad-holds-funerals-28-killed-park-suicide-bomb
  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Wave of bombings kills 65 in Baghdad

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 06:13am by AFP

    ... including electricity and clean water, and corruption is widespread. And political squabbling has paralysed the government, which has passed almost no major legislation in years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1287415/wave-bombings-kills-65-baghdad
  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad area bombings kill at least 50

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 11:23am by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... to provide adequate basic services such as electricity and clean water, and corruption is widespread. Political squabbling has paralysed the government, while parliament has passed almost no major ... the Shiite-led government’s failure to address the grievances of the Sunni Arab minority - which complains of political exclusion and abuses by security forces - has driven the spike in violence. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322000/baghdad-area-bombings-kill-least-50
  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq attacks kill 23 as Shiites mass for Ashura

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 06:35pm by AFP

    ... services such as electricity and clean water, and corruption is widespread. Political squabbling has paralysed the government, while parliament has passed almost no major legislation in years. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1355253/iraq-attacks-kill-23-shiites-mass-ashura
  6. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqis vote in first elections since US departure despite wave of attacks

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 05:08pm by AFP

    ... before polls close at 6pm local time. Iraqis have a long list of grievances, from poor public services to rampant corruption and high unemployment, but the month-long campaign has centred ... called for a move away from national unity governments to ones of political majority, and confidently told journalists, “Our victory is certain, but we are waiting to see the size of our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/1500812
  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq holds first polls since US pullout

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 05:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... of the political process that we are not going back,” Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on state television after casting his ballot at the Rasheed Hotel in Baghdad’s heavily-fortified Green Zone. “I say ... of Maliki’s popularity ahead of a general election next year, but major issues affecting voters such as poor public services and rampant corruption have largely been ignored during the campaign. “I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1219226/iraq-holds-first-polls-us-pullout
  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Obama warns of US action as jihadists push on towards Baghdad

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:34am by Reuters in Baghdad

    ... out of power when US troops overthrew Saddam Hussein in 2003, nursing grievances and keen for revenge. “This should be also a wake-up call for the Iraqi government. There has to be a political ... is hobbled by low morale and corruption. Its effectiveness is hurt by the perception in Sunni areas that it pursues the hostile interests of Shiites. The Obama administration had tried to keep ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531430/obama-warns-us-action-jihadists-push-baghdad

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