The leaders of protest movements in different Iraqi provinces continue their struggle against Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s government, with some calling for the formation of semi-autonomous provinces.
Despite improvements in the condition of women under the Kurdistan Regional Government, cases of self-burning by Iraqi Kurdish women still take place.
Chest-beating, chanting and wailing are part of the mourning rituals for Shiite pilgrims who headed to Karbala for the Arbaeen religious ceremony. While the pilgrimage itself takes a few days, the 40th day after Imam Hussein’s death fell on Jan. 3 this year.
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Dhurgham Ismael Dawood of Iraq lies injured on the ground during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian Qualifier match with the Australian Socceroos at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. The Socceroos won the match and are going to Brazil for the World Cup in 2014.
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