Iraq, Kurdistan Region among world’s most corrupt nations: Transparency Int’l

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BERLIN,— Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International released its Corruption Perceptions Index 2019 on Thursday with Iraq placing at the 17th most corrupt state in the world, near the bottom of the rankings, reinforcing the fact that graft is an endemic problem in the country. Overall, the organization found that “a staggering number of countries are showing […]

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Eight injured in second day of protests in Baghdad, Iraq

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BAGHDAD,— Security forces used live fire and tear gas to disperse demonstrators in renewed protests in Baghdad on Wednesday, a day after at least two Iraqis were killed and 200 wounded in clashes over unemployment, corruption and poor public services. At least eight protesters were wounded in the Zafaraniya district of southeast Baghdad when police […]

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