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Iraq parliamentary elections 2014

White House: Vice President Biden called Iraqi President Fouad Massoum to congratulate him on his selection, swearing-in; discussed ISIL threat, importance of forming new government - statement

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Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say Islamic extremist militants have blown up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah - @AP

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ISIL ordered female genital mutilation for girls and women in and around Mosul, Iraq, UN says - @Reuters, @AlArabiya_Eng

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Iraqi parliament elects moderate senior Kurdish politician Fouad Masoum as country's next president - @AP, @Reuters

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#BREAKING: Iraqi lawmakers name moderate Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as next president. #CBS4Mornings - @CBSDenver

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#BreakingNews: Iraqi parliament elects Mohammad Fouad Maasoum as president http://t.co/zEDaHzyphB - @AlArabiya_Eng

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#BreakingNews: #Iraq: Mohammad Fouad Maasoum only remaining candidate for presidency - @AlArabiya_Eng

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#BreakingNews: Iraqi MPs begin vote to elect new president - @AlArabiya_Eng

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#BreakingNews: Ban Ki-moon arrives in Baghdad, says inclusive govt can overcome Iraq 'existential threat' - @AlArabiya_Eng

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Security sources: Attack on bus carrying prisoners north of Baghdad leaves at least 60 dead - @BBCBreaking

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#BreakingNews: Huge attack on Iraq prisoner convoy kills at least 60 - @AlArabiya_Eng

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#BreakingNews Kurds agree on Fuad Masum for Iraq president: official http://t.co/mn8WgKos3w - @AlArabiya_Eng

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State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran says at House committee hearing that ISIL is 'worse than al-Qaida' - @NatSecCNN

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#BREAKING #Iraqi lawmakers gathered on Wed to elect new president and 2 vice presidents to build a new govt. - @cctvnews

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Update: 23 killed and more than 40 wounded in Baghdad suicide bombing, police and medical sources say - @AFP

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Overnight attacks in Iraqi cities kill at least 16 people as authorities struggle to stop ISIL blitz offensive - @AP

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Pope Francis calls for end to the wars in the Middle East and Ukraine, expresses solidarity with persecuted Christians in Middle East - @dpa

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#BREAKING: Patriarch says #Christians fleeing #Iraq’s #Mosul after #jihadist ultimatum - @AlArabiya_Eng

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United Nations: More than 5,000 civilians killed in Iraq since January as a result of unrest in the country - @Reuters

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Jet belonging to Iraqi government forces reportedly damaged by ground-to-air fire over Baiji, Iraq - @AlArabiya_Eng

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