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Iraq Prime Minister Said to Tour Tal Afar

Iraq’s prime minister toured the ancient northern city of Tal Afar on Monday — ignoring an alleged al-Qaida threat to strike with chemical weapons — to congratulate Iraqi forces for rousting militants from their stronghold near Syria, Iraqi television reported. In Baghdad, a huge car bomb exploded outside a popular restaurant in the upscale Mansour neighborhood Monday night, witnesses said. Hospital officials reported at least one person was killed and 17 were wounded. A doctor at Yarmouk Hospital said most of the victims were women.Full Story

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