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Latest update : 2014-01-17

On Patrol with Baghdad's Falcon Brigade

Officially the war in Iraq is over, but a bomb goes off almost every day. After peaking seven years ago, violence between Sunnis and Shiites has intensified. Over 7,800 civilians were killed in attacks in 2013, many of them in car bombings. France 24's Anne-Sophie Le Mauff met with Baghdad's Falcon Brigade, a bomb squad whose experts risk their lives every day by defusing devices.

By Anne-Sophie LE MAUFF

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2014-11-21 Iran

Inside an Iranian nuclear research reactor

Iran's nuclear objectives have long been a bone of contention between Tehran and members of the international community. While Iran claims its nuclear programme is solely for...

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2014-11-20 Iran

Little support in Iran for nuclear negotiations with West

Representatives from Iran and the West have until Monday, November 24, to reach an agreement that would restrict Iran’s controversial nuclear programme in exchange for a lifting...

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2014-11-19 Iran

Iranian Kurdish female fighters battle to fight IS group

Kurdish peshmerga fighters in Iraq are on the frontline of the battle against the Islamic State (IS) organisation. But for a young Iranian Kurdish fighter and her group, it’s a...

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2014-11-18 Pakistan

Pakistan's blasphemy laws back in spotlight after murder of Christian couple

At the start of November, a young Christian couple in Pakistan's Punjab province were murdered by a mob of local villagers after rumours spread that the couple had committed...

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2014-11-14 Iraq

On the frontline: Peshmerga fighters hold off Iraq's jihadists

Kurdish peshmerga forces are at the forefront of the international battle against the Islamic State group in Iraqi Kurdistan. Thousands of civilians were forced to flee their...

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