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Draft law allowing 9-year-olds to marry causes protests in Iraq

Bagdad - Draft legislation has been approved by the Shi’ite led cabinet that defines girls as reaching puberty at age nine, thereby making them eligible for marriage. The proposal has received stiff opposition from secular groups within the country.

Iraq army, Sunni tribes join forces against al Qaeda militants

In an alliance defying recent cultural tensions, Sunni and Shi'ite forces joined together in opposition to al-Qaeda insurgents, fighting over control of the Iraqi city of Ramadi.
 

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The Iraqi army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
The Iraqi army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
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The Iraq army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
The Iraq army joins forces with local tribesmen to drive out al Qaeda militants.
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