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Only 20 U.S. bases left in Iraq: spokesman

BAGHDAD — There are only 20 American military bases left in Iraq ahead of a year-end US withdrawal, down from a peak of 505, government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said in a statement on Monday. There are “only 20 US bases that remain to be evacuated, while US forces are continuing…

Woman gang-raped in Libya will face charges for slander

The saga of Eman al-Obeidy, the woman who burst into a Tripoli hotel full of foreign reporters Saturday and told the story of her gang-rape at the hands of pro-Gaddafi militiamen, continues. Libyan government spokesman Musa Ibrahim said Tuesday that the men al-Obeidy had implicated had filed a civil suit…