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Iraqi security forces targets in Islamic State attack

At least seven members of Iraq’s security forces were killed and 16 wounded overnight in two separate attacks by Islamic State militants, police said on Thursday. Three members of the paramilitary Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) and two policemen were killed in an attack in the Sayed Gharib area north of …

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Truck bomb in northern Iraq kills at least 20

At least 20 people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu, police and medical sources told Reuters on Tuesday. An interior ministry spokesman confirmed that a “violent explosion” took place near …

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Opec cuts in focus as energy event kicks off

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) opened its doors on Monday morning, amid a slightly recovering oil prices, providing attendees with some cause for optimism. The four-day event was opened by Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, who toured the …

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