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Rough justice in Iraq: one man's path to mass execution by the roadside

By Isabel Coles
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Jun 8 (Reuters) The killers made no attempt to hide the bodies of the 15 men they shot dead by the side of a road cutting across wheat fields in northern Iraq.
Blindfolded and bound, the victims lay decomposing in plain sight of the occasional car that drives along this route scattered with spent bullet casings. Two of the men had been marched a short way into the field, where one was apparently forced to kneel before being shot from behind.
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30 Mar 2023 | 7:29 AM

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Soyuz-2 1v carrier rocket orbits satellite for Russian Defense Ministry

30 Mar 2023 | 7:24 AM

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Senate approves House-passed measure to end Covid national emergency

30 Mar 2023 | 7:22 AM

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2 Syrians servicemen wounded in Israeli attack - Syria's Defense Ministry

30 Mar 2023 | 7:21 AM

Cairo, Mar 30 (UNI) Two Syrian servicemen were wounded in an Israeli missile attack on the outskirts of Damascus, the Syrian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

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Russian central bank records $9 3 Bln annual loss in 2022

29 Mar 2023 | 8:55 PM

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