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Nagorno-Karabakh: The April Fool's War
Justin Raimondo on John Kerry's latest provocation
Israel's Embarassed Arab Allies
They'd have official peace, but for Palestine: Uri Avnery
Flashpoint for the Planet
Dilip Hiro on India and Pakistan's new nukes
 Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting Rages
Armenians rule out truce unless they get territory back
Nusra Front Gains Ground in N. Syria
Al-Qaeda group takes major arms cache from Hezbollah
Coroner: Medic's Shot Killed Palestinian
Autopsy bolsters military's push for manslaughter charge
 Blowback in Brussels
Dan McAdams on the intervention that caused the attack
AIPAC Vets the US Candidates
M.J. Rosenberg on Hillary's Israel diatribe
Boycott Israel!
Until they end the occupation, says Ramzy Baroud
Suicide Bombers Strike Government Buildings; 131 Killed Across Iraq
by Margaret Griffis, March 31, 2016
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Having successfully steered Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi into submitting names for a new cabinet, Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ended his sit-in. Lawmakers now have 10 days to approve the nominees. He also told his followers to abandon their sit-in as well, but to continue their weekly protests throughout Iraq.
The U.S. military has as many as 21 generals in Iraq, even though there are only about 5,000 troops.
At least 131 were killed and 21 were wounded​:
Four people were killed and another was wounded when two suicide bombers attacked government buildings in Makhmour​. A third attack was reported. Thirteen militants were killed in artillery strikes.
A bomb in Tarmiya killed three people and wounded seven more.
Gunmen wounded a civilian in Husseiniya​.
In Hit or Sharqat​, strikes left 60 militants dead.
Battles at a hospital in Hit left 22 militants dead.
A strike killed 20 militants in Mosul.
Two militants were killed and four were wounded in the Garma region.
In Baghdad​, security forces killed four militants and wounded eight more.
Several militants were killed, including a commander​, near Ramadi​.
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Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.
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Highlights
Nagorno-Karabakh: The April Fool's War
Justin Raimondo on John Kerry's latest provocation
Israel's Embarassed Arab Allies
They'd have official peace, but for Palestine: Uri Avnery
Flashpoint for the Planet
Dilip Hiro on India and Pakistan's new nukes
Breaking News
Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting Rages
Armenians rule out truce unless they get territory back
Nusra Front Gains Ground in N. Syria
Al-Qaeda group takes major arms cache from Hezbollah
Coroner: Medic's Shot Killed Palestinian
Autopsy bolsters military's push for manslaughter charge