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Iran to Build 200,000 Houses in Iraq

Iran plans to build 200,000 houses in Iraq, a senior adviser to the Iranian vice-president announced on Sunday. “Iraq is planning to build 2mln houses for the poor people,” Rostam Qassemi, a former oil minister under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is now an advisor to the first vice-president, said. “And ...

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28 killed in fresh wave of violence in Iraq

Twenty-eight people have been killed in a fresh bout of violence in Iraq, with the latest mortalities taking the death toll for January to over 800. At least eight people, including a young child, were killed in a shelling that began late on Friday in Fallujah’s southern neighborhood of Nazal ...

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