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Flights Suspended After Airplane Shooting

By John Lee. Several airlines have suspended flights to Baghdad on Tuesday after bullets hit an airplane as it was landing at Baghdad International Airport. Reuters reports that two passengers were slightly injured when three or four bullets hit the body of a flydubai plane carrying 154 passengers on Monday evening. It was not known […]

Minister Apologises for Plane Row

By John Lee. Iraq’s transport minister, Hadi Al Ameri [Hadi al-Amiri] (pictured), has reportedly apologised for an incident in which a Lebanese airliner en route to Baghdad was ordered to turn back mid-flight to pick up his son, Mahdi. Gulf News reports that the Minister also pledged to turn his son in if an Iraqi […]