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Iraq's Supreme Federal Court on Sunday ruled against calls by Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers to delay a parliamentary election, expected to be called for May, to allow hundreds of thousands of people displaced by war to return home. Parliament is expected to meet on Monday to vali#date May 12 as the date for the ballot, as suggested by the government, or agree another date in May. Abadi is seeking re-election, building on a surge in his popularity among Iraq's majority Shi'ite Arab community after leading the three-year fight against Islamic State militants, supported by a U.S.-led read more...

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News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector CONTACT US E-MAIL: sales@trend.az PHONES: + 994 12 437 18 46 Azad Abdulrahimzade: +994 50 669-48-84 Aybeniz Askerova: +994 50 677-42-28 An Iraqi #court on Sunday sentenced a German citizen of Arab descent to death for joining the Daesh terror group, the Sputnik reported, citing Reuters news agency. According to the report, the sentenced woman was caught during the battle against Daesh in the Iraqi city of Mosul last read more...

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A #teenager was #shot and #killed during an altercation between his family and a deputy inside the read more...

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met on Saturday with the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region's Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani for the first time since conflict broke out over a Kurdish independence #referendum, officials said. The Kurdish referendum on read more...

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Donald Trump has officially completed one full #year as president, and #holy moly what a year it?s read more...

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District #judge Jack Robison interrupted jurors? deliberations to say they should not convict 32-year-old Gloria Elizabeth Romero Perez. Judge Robison then reportedly recused himself for the remainder of proceedings. Perez, of Buda, Texas, was convicted anyway on one count of continuous traffic of a person and jailed for 25 years, the site read more...

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The Islamic Azad University is planning on expanding overseas branches through setting up units in Iraq and Syria, Khabaronline reported on Tuesday. Having great cultural and historical capacities allows Iran to have a strong presence in different fields, #including the academic realm, said Ali Akbar Velayati, the head of the university's board of read more...

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The Islamic Azad University is planning on expanding overseas branches through setting up units in Iraq and Syria, Khabaronline reported on Tuesday. Having great cultural and historical capacities allows Iran to have a strong presence in different fields, #including the academic realm, said Ali Akbar Velayati, the head of the university's board of read more...

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KOCABEYLI, Turkey (AP) ? Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria on Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border operations against a Kurdish #group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on the Islamic State read more...

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There's been a string of #violent crimes in Montego read more...

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