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# basra - Friday 16 September, 2016

UK says sorry for drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal by British soldiers

The soldiers were acquitted of manslaughter in a British court.

# basra - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Soldier who lost leg in Iraq tells those with anti-Muslim sentiment to "get a grip"

Chris Herbert is not impressed with the recent perceived rise in Islamophobia in the western world.

# basra - Sunday 6 December, 2015

The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper

With its iconic ‘veil’ of solar panels, the four-tower behemoth will produce as much energy as it consumes — a breakthrough in tall-building design.

# basra - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq

It is still unclear if the blast was caused by a suicide attacker or roadside bomb.

# basra - Sunday 8 August, 2010

A CAR BOMB in Iraq has killed at least eight people and wounded 32 others. The bomb exploded outside a restaurant in Ramadi, a major city 100km west of Baghdad. Ramadi has seen some of the worst violence since the US-led 2003 invasion of Iraq, according to Al Jazeera. A series of explosions in Basra yesterday killed 43 people.