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Heatwaves Scorch Iraq As Protracted Political Crisis Grinds On

Temperatures have soared to nearly 50 degrees Celsius in Baghdad on an almost daily basis amid heated political crisis. Baghdad, Iraq – Under Iraq’s blistering summer heat, thousands gathered inside Baghdad’s Green Zone for mass prayer on Friday. Some wrapped their faces in cloths soaked in water, others brought bottled water to pour over their heads, many carried umbrellas – all […]