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The sound of US airstrikes returns to Baghdad

US planes have started bombing ISIS militia positions near Baghdad in the first phase of the expanded campaign announced by President Obama last week. The strikes are to support Iraqi troops fighting the Islamist group and they seem to be working.

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Suicide attacks in Iraq ahead of vote

Suicide attacks in the central Iraqi city of Baquba have killed more than 30 people and injured dozens more. The attacks come just days before parliamentary elections. Marco Werman talks with Sahar Issa, with McClatchey Newspapers in Baghdad.

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Iraqi women running in Iraqi elections

Thousands of Iraqi women are on the ballot in this weekend's provincial elections. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Sahar Issa in Baghdad. She says these female candidates are taking big risks to participate in the polls.

Global Politics

Suicide attacks in Iraq ahead of vote

Suicide attacks in the central Iraqi city of Baquba have killed more than 30 people and injured dozens more. The attacks come just days before parliamentary elections. Marco Werman talks with Sahar Issa, with McClatchey Newspapers in Baghdad.