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Iraq Bloodshed Hits 5-Year High as Lawmakers Remain Deadlocked

Iraq passed a grim milestone this week as bombings and gun attacks took the total number of people killed this year to 5,500.  The bloodshed is at its highest since 2008, when Iraq was emerging from a brutal Sunni-Shia sectarian war. The wreckage is cleared from a car bomb attack on a café in southern Baghdad.  Among the broken glass and rubble, pools of water from the fire trucks mix with the blood of the victims. Across Iraq, cafes and restaurants are closing as they...

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