Breaking developments and ground-truth updates from all of Iraq's provinces.

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Bomb targets Anbar governor

The long-serving governor of Anbar province, Qasim Abid, was targeted by a car bomb, injuring bodyguards and underscoring the fragile state of the country's largest province.

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Union leader’s court date delayed again

The trial of a prominent oil workers' union leader has been delayed again to June 3, when Hassan Juma's legal team plans to call for a dismissal of all charges due to lack of evidence.

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Iraqi Cabinet decisions: May 20, 2013

Beyond the Headlines features a raw translation of Cabinet decisions, as made public in Arabic by the media office of the Council of Ministers.

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Iraq to ask UN to oppose PKK moves

Iraq's Cabinet has issued a formal complaint to Ankara after Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) struck a deal to relocate the U.S.-listed terrorist organization to Iraq.

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Iraqi Cabinet decisions: May 14, 2013

Beyond the Headlines features a raw translation of Cabinet decisions, as made public in Arabic by the media office of the Council of Ministers.

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Car bombs target Peshmerga in Kirkuk

Three suicide car bombs targeted Peshmerga and Kurdish political parties Wednesday in Kirkuk, killing at least three people and injuring 50.

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Iraqi Cabinet decisions: May 7, 2013

Beyond the Headlines features a raw translation of Cabinet decisions, as made public in Arabic by the media office of the Council of Ministers.

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Flash floods raise land mine danger

Flash floods and torrential downpours have stranded villagers, collapsed embankments, and raised alarm that landmines could be washing into oil fields.

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NOC official killed in Kirkuk bombing

A key leader in Kirkuk province was killed Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded in front of the local headquarters of the Iraqiya political bloc.

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Iraq exports hit 5 month high

Iraq exported 2.622 million barrels per day (bpd) in April, the highest level since October 2012, and a 205,000 bpd increase over March exports.

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Fuel shortage shuts electricity in Baghdad

Iraq's capital and surrounding provinces experienced a power shortage this week due to a cut in fuel for power plants, the Electricity Ministry said in a statement.

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Anbar tensions ease despite ongoing attacks

Four members of the Anbar Awakening were killed by a man wearing a suicide explosive vest on Wednesday in the town of Garma, just as clashes between Iraqi security forces and protesters began to subside.

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Iraqi Cabinet decisions: May 2, 2013

Beyond the Headlines features a raw translation of Cabinet decisions, as made public in Arabic by the media office of the Council of Ministers.

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Diyala combats JRTN militants

Local leaders in Diyala province say they have retaken a town held by a militant group, following deadly clashes last week.

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Majnoon to hit 175k bpd by June

The Majnoon oil field, operated by a consortium led by Royal Dutch Shell, will restart operations at the end of June with 175,000 barrels per day (bpd).

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Baiji attack kills two Oil Police

Gunmen carried out a series of attacks on Oil Police outposts in Salahaddin province near the Baiji refinery on Tuesday, killing two officers.

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