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After execution-style killings, Iraqis await worse
PNA - A spate of execution-style killings in Iraq has rekindled memories of attacks carried out at the height of the country's sectarian bloodshed and raised fears of a widespread return to such violence.
President of Mosul University escapes assassination attempt
PNA - Source from the police announced that the President of Mosul University had escaped an assassination attempt which resulted in injuring his bodyguard.
Nujaifi recieves Cicek in Baghdad
PNA - Turkish parliament speaker Cemil Cicek had arrived today Tuesday, November 26, 2013, to the Iraqi capital Baghdad and met with Osama al-Nujaifi Spokesperson of the Iraqi Parliament at the Parliament building in Baghdad.
Flash floods kill seven in Saudi, 11 in Iraq
PNA - Flash floods sparked by torrential rain in Saudi Arabia killed seven people this week, the civil defence authority said yesterday.
37 people killed and wounded in Baghdad café blast
PNA - At least 37 people were killed and wounded Wednesday, in an explosion targeted a café south of the capital Baghdad.
5 persons killed, injured in Adhamiya
PNA - Five persons were either killed or injured when a car bomb exploded in Adhamiya area of northern Baghdad.
Baker Hughes stops work in Iraq after security incident
PNA - U.S. oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc said on Monday it has suspended operations in Iraq following a weekend protest at a facility near the southern town of Basra.
"Executions in Iraq at their highest in post-Saddam Iraq" Amnesty International
PNA - A sharp increase in the use of the death penalty in Iraq has brought the number of known executions to the highest in the decade since the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003, with at least seven prisoners sent to the gallows yesterday, sparking fears that many more death row prisoners are at risk, Amnesty International said.
Turkish FM to visit Iraq
PNA - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu will visit neighboring Iraqon Nov. 10-11 at the invitation of his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari, as Ankara and Baghdad continue to hold high level meetings to improve ties, a Turkish official statement said Saturday.
Biden congratulates Iraq on passage of elections legislation
PNA - The United States welcomes the passage of legislation by the Council of Representatives (COR) to govern Iraq's parliamentary elections, Vice President Joe Biden said on Monday night.
Iraqi Parliament Approves 2014 Election Law
PNA - After a long ordeal that included long trip of arguments and debates among political blocs, the Parliament voted for the elections law on Monday November 4.
Election Law on Pending, Kurds Gain Three More Seats
PNA – Although, law makers in Iraqi Parliament have not yet reached a general consensus over Election Law, something is guaranteed: Kurds will get three more seats in the Iraqi Parliament’s new term due to an increase of population.
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