13 Apr '15, 7pm

Reuters withdraws its Baghdad bureau chief after threats from Shiite militias

Reuters withdraws its Baghdad bureau chief after threats from Shiite militias

Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 10, 2014. U.S. Department of State Related Attacks in Baghdad, north of Iraqi capital kill at least 15 A car bomb parked near an outdoor market in a busy commercial area in Baghdad killed at least 10 civilians on Monday while attacks elsewhere in and north of the Iraqi capital killed 5 more people, officials said. Iraqi leader will seek continued US help to fight Islamic State In his first visit as prime minister, Iraq's Haider al-Abadi arrives in Washington this week seeking more help from the United States to battle the Islamic State, which has seized nearly one-third of his country. Iraq's Tikrit, free of the Islamic State, is a city in ruins Saudi-led strikes do little to reverse Houthi gains, Yemenis say Islamic State launches deadly assault in Iraq’s Anbar provinc...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/reuters-withdraws-its-baghdad-bure...

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