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Baghdad,

capital of Iraq.
Baghdad boil - Synonym(s): Alibert disease II
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Victims of the violence in Baghdad usually end up at the criminal medicine department, which squats on a muddy congested road next to the Ministry of Health.
Why would Baghdad have chosen to deprive itself of its most formidable weapons on the eve of war -- if, that is, it actually had those weapons?
Years of war, sectarian conflict and insurgencies, as well as a financial and trade embargo in the 1990s and ongoing corruption, had set back development in Baghdad, causing considerable damage.
To the south of Baghdad, security forces fight to hold onto the town of Jurf al-Sukr, and to the north, one Sunni tribe has held onto the town of Duluiyah despite an Islamic State group's onslaught.
In Baghdad's northern district of Hurriyah, a car bomb also exploded, killing four people and wounding 10, police said.
A second blast hit Aljaza'er Street in Baghdad killing two people and injuring four others and third and coincided explosion targeted a police convoy in the same street and wounded three policemen.
"We are delighted to be here in Baghdad to inaugurate Air Arabia's introduction of direct service from Sharjah," said Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Thani, Chairman of Air Arabia.
In Baghdad, another car bomb went off near the commercial compound of mission in southern Baghdad, killing nine people and wounding 21 others, the source said.
Kurdistan, a relatively unexploited oil and gas region, is locked in long struggle with Baghdad over the right to control and export its natural resources.
"Baghdad has been on our wish list for some time and we are now ready for our launch on the 13th November," said Ahmed Khoory, Emirates senior vice president, Commercial Operations Gulf, Middle East and Iran.
"We are excited to launch Baghdad Bureau and hope it will give readers a more vivid, intimate sense of ordinary life in Iraq, as well as the military and political themes we will continue to explore in our coverage," Foreign Editor Susan Chira said in a statement.
Even if AQI came to dominate the Sunni resistance, it would be utterly incapable of seizing Baghdad against the combined muscle of the Kurds and the Shiites, who make up four fifths of the country.