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Parliament Rejects Defense, Interior Ministry Candidates

By John Lee. The Iraqi parliament has rejected the two candidates proposed by Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi for the posts of Interior Minister and Defense Minister. In what Bloomberg describes as a setback for efforts to unite the country against the Islamic State, moderate Sunni Jaber al-Jaberi has been rejected as defense minister, and Riyad […]

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Video: Shia Group Accused of Revenge Attacks

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Shia militias fighting against the Islamic State group (IS) in Iraq have been accused of exacting revenge against Sunnis. Kurdish fighters say the Iranian-backed Badr brigade, has carried out reprisals against villagers suspected […]

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The Badr Organization and the New State of Law

By Reidar Visser. The following article was published by Reidar Visser, an historian of Iraq educated at the University of Oxford. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Badr Organization and the Internal Structure of the New State […]

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