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Iraq Suffers Searing Heat During Ramadan's Final Days

Iraqi policeman Ziad Radi is no stranger to hot weather, but his sun-blasted face is testament that even for seasoned Iraqis, the weather on Thursday was almost too hot to bear. Radi spends eight hours a day patrolling Baghdad's Karradah neighborhood -- braving temperatures that on Thursday soared above 51 degrees Celsius (123 Fahrenheit). Add to the mix Ramadan, the holy month when he and many Muslims go from sunrise to sunset without food or water, and you have a recipe for some...

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