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Iraqi Ex-Detainee Recounts Torture by U.S. Troops

Kayhan 25 Jul 2021
BAGHDAD (Xinhua) – “The Americans have nothing to do with human rights ... army for more than two years ... occupation, where U.S ... On August 21, 2008, U.S ... Al-Hamad recalled when he was transported from Tikrit to Baghdad with other detainees, he was handcuffed and squatting in the helicopter, which caused damage to his back that lasted for years.
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Feature: Iraqi ex-detainee recounts torture by U.S. troops

Sina 25 Jul 2021
BAGHDAD, July 25 (Xinhua) -- "The Americans have nothing to do with human rights ... army for more than two years ... occupation, where U.S ... Al-Hamad recalled when he was transported from Tikrit to Baghdad with other detainees, he was handcuffed and squatting in the helicopter, which caused damage to his back that lasted for years ... army checkpoint ... .
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Balance of power moves in Iran’s favor in Gulf, Jordan, as America pulls back from region

Cleveland Jewish News 22 Jul 2021
U.S ... “You’ve always been there, and we will always be there for Jordan,” Biden told Abdullah in front of reporters ... assets to Jordan? The U.S ... The king met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Baghdad as part of a June summit to announce a deal to transport Iraqi oil through Jordan and onto Egypt.
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Are Israel and Jordan ready to turn over a new leaf?

Cleveland Jewish News 14 Jul 2021
As proof, Cohen pointed to the June summit between Abdullah, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Baghdad, where they announced an agreement to cooperate on transporting Iraqi oil through pipelines from Iraq through Jordan to Egypt, from where it will be exported to Europe ... .
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It's official: Jordan is now allies with Iran - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 08 Jul 2021
On 27 June 2021, Jordan’s King Abdullah II met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Baghdad. All three announced an agreement to cooperate on transporting Iraqi oil through pipelines from Iraq to Jordan to Egypt, from where it will be exported to Europe through the Mediterranean ... Dr ... .
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Assessing Militia Threats to Coalition Aircraft

The Washington Institute 06 Jul 2021
UH60 type 2 planes and KingAir type 2 planes designated for transporting the staff of the United Nations mission ... Two transport helicopters (a Chinook and a Black Hawk) belonging to the Sally Port Company, in their passage from Baghdad Airport to Balad Air Base to support the Iraqi Air Force, as this serves the Iraqi army’s Iraqi F16 planes.
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Iraq condemns US air strikes on Iranian-backed militias

Gulf News 28 Jun 2021
Baghdad ... Although bodies are normally buried the same day under Islamic tradition, the Popular Mobilisation Forces said that it would hold a public ceremony in Baghdad on Tuesday morning to transport the remains of those killed in the airstrike and to express condemnation of the attack.
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Yazidi survivors of Isis crimes need more help from international community

The Irish Times 13 Jun 2021
The work arises from UN resolution no 237 (2017) ... Only younger boys were spared execution ... In February this year, the Iraqi government held the first official commemorative ceremony in Baghdad for these victims, specifically honouring 104 victims from Kocho village whose remains were then transported back to their village and buried ... ‘Convert or die’.
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Review: ‘The Book Smuggler,’ an award-winning novel by Saudi author Omaima Al-Khamis

Arab News 20 May 2021
CHICAGO ... The story begins three years after Mazid leaves his home ... Mazid, whose career as a bookseller puts him in a precarious situation, must transport his treasures from Baghdad to Jerusalem and Cairo to Andalusia in secret, spreading knowledge of the scientific and philosophical works he is committed to protecting ... ....
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Iran, Iraq closing in on deal to build first cross-border railway

The New Arab 19 May 2021
Baghdad’s and Tehran’s transport ministers in March lauded its potential to strengthen trade relations. Iraq Masjidi, Tehran’s ambassador to Baghdad, has suggested that the rail line could make Iraq a regional transport hub, through connecting China’s Belt and Road lines to Iraq, IRNA reported.
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Iraq and Iran close in on deal to build cross-border railway

The National 18 May 2021
In addition, we have signed 15 agreements and memorandums of understanding with Jordan and Egypt regarding energy and transportation lines,” said a statement from the office of Iraq’s Prime Minister, Mustafa Al Kadhimi ... Iran’s ambassador to Iraq, Iraj Masjidi, said the railway will make Baghdad a “regional transport hub”.
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Bonhams sale of Madhloom and Makiya collections reunites two bastions of Iraqi art

The National 16 May 2021
The 1950s and 1960s were a period of extraordinary creativity and production in Baghdad, when artists, architects and writers navigated a path between modernism and Iraqi tradition ... When the family were forced to leave Baghdad in 1971, it was too fragile to transport.
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Recipes for Ramadan: three sweets for Eid from maamoul biscuits to turshana

The Observer 09 May 2021
This recipe always transports me to a wonderful place and time in my life that I truly miss. I was born in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, and grew up there for the first 11 years of my life, experiencing both the good years and the war towards the end, before my parents, my older brother and I sought refuge in Jordan.
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From the Editors: Expansion of Dubai’s marine transport is the way forward

Gulf News 25 Apr 2021
EXPANSION OF DUBAI’S MARINE TRANSPORT IS THE WAY FORWARD. Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has expanded Dubai’s popular marine transport network. It is good news for daily commuters as well as tourists since marine transport is the cheapest mode of commuting with fares as low as Dh1 on some routes.
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Newsletter: Essential Arts: Homelessness in Echo Park is out of sight but not out of mind

The Los Angeles Times 03 Apr 2021
We are slowly emerging from the pandemic, and it sure looks like there are a lot of things that need fixing. I’m Carolina A ... Construction fence and police tape. That’s about all you’ll see this week if you pay a visit to Echo Park Lake ... (Carolina A ... But the show risks turning L.A.'s biggest public transportation hub into a Baghdad-like green zone.

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