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December 10, 2017

Between 19.5 to 27 percent of male survey respondents confirmed having experienced sexual harassment or unwanted sexual contact as boys (Bulent Kilic/AFP)
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Titled “We keep it in our heart — Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis,” the study comprised several dozen of informants and focus group discussions (FGD), involving some 196 refugees in Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan, according to a statement by the UNHCR.

December 9, 2017

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
(Alain Jocard/AFP)
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.
An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation" (Facebook/al-khowa al-nathifa)
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An Iran-backed Iraqi militia leader has been filmed on the Israeli border, declaring his “total readiness to stand with the [...] Palestinian cause against the brutal Israeli occupation.”
Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday (Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP)
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Iraqi forces have managed to recapture all territories overrun by Daesh in northern and western Iraq in 2014, Abadi said.

December 5, 2017

The International Criminal Court in The Hague (Shutterstock/File)
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British soldiers could face prosecution at the Hague after the International Criminal Court said there was a "reasonable basis" to believe they committed war crimes in Iraq.

December 3, 2017

Following French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for Iraq to dismantle its militias, Arab Iraqis have alleged there is a Western double-standard towards the Kurdish Peshmerga (Wikimedia Commons)
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Following French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for Iraq to dismantle its militias, Arab Iraqis have alleged there is a Western double-standard towards the Kurdish Peshmerga.

November 29, 2017

Well known for his biting sense of humor, Faisal is a controversial figure who has reported receiving hate mail from Islamists as well as those on the alt-right who believe he is an extremist in disguise. (Image: Faisal Saeed Al Mutar - Facebook)
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Well known for his biting sense of humor, Faisal is a controversial figure who has reported receiving hate mail from Islamists as well as those on the alt-right who believe he is an extremist in disguise.
The body of a Syrian child is pulled out from the rubble following an airstrike in Eastern Ghouta, Syrian Civil Defense - Rif Dimushq
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Assad stands more to gain on the battlefield than in conference rooms in Geneva.

November 28, 2017

Eight of the fields are located in the southern and eastern provinces of Basra, Missan, Muthanna, Wassit and Diyala, while the ninth is an offshore bloc in Iraqi waters in the Gulf. (File photo)
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Iraq has invited foreign companies to apply for tenders to explore and develop nine oil and gas fields along its borders with Iran and Kuwait.