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    Henry Ridgwell
    August 01, 2013 9:50 PM
    July was the deadliest month in Iraq since 2008, with around 1,000 people killed and many more wounded. The violence, escalating for months, is largely sectarian and analysts say is further fueled by a political deadlock in Baghdad and the spillover of al-Qaida from the conflict in Syria. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

    Iraq Sees Deadliest Month in Years

    Henry Ridgwell

    Published August 01, 2013

    July was the deadliest month in Iraq since 2008, with around 1,000 people killed and many more wounded. The violence, escalating for months, is largely sectarian and analysts say is further fueled by a political deadlock in Baghdad and the spillover of al-Qaida from the conflict in Syria. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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