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Iraq: Sunnis come under fire in Basra

Iraq: Sunnis come under fire in Basra

Basra, Asharq Al-Awsat—An official of the Sunni Waqf (Endowment) movement in southern Iraq informed Asharq Al-Awsat that the continued targeting of the Sunni community in Basra has forced them to close their mosques, likening recent events to the wave of sectarian...
Basra Suffers Simultaneous Terrorist Attacks

Basra Suffers Simultaneous Terrorist Attacks

Basra, Asharq Al-Awsat—Basra, southern Iraq’s largest city and the country’s only seaport on the Gulf, was subjected to two simultaneous terrorist attacks yesterday, leaving 10 dead and 18 wounded according to security and medical sources. Ali Al-Maliki, head of the...