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2018-01-08 14:50:01 by Katrin Valentina

Iraq parliament in surprise vote to ban alcoholThe ban was a lastminute addition to a draft law on municipalities that caught the antiban camp AFP  BAGHDAD Published OnOctober 23 2016 256 PmIraqs parliament on Saturday voted to ban the sale import and production of alcohol in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious Proponents of the ban argue that it is justified by the constitution which prohibits any law contradicting But some opponents argue that it also violates the same constitution which guarantees the traditions of religious

Iraq parliament in surprise vote to ban alcohol
The ban was a last-minute addition to a draft law on municipalities that caught the anti-ban camp flat-footed.
BY: AFP | BAGHDAD |
Published On:October 23, 2016 2:56 Pm
Iraq’s parliament on Saturday voted to ban the sale, import and production of alcohol, in a surprise move likely to anger some minorities but also to please influential religious parties. Proponents of the ban argue that it is justified by the constitution, which prohibits any law contradicting Islam. But some opponents argue that it also violates the same constitution which guarantees the traditions of religious minorities.

2016-10-23 06:32:52 by sundu

23 killed in bomb attack at coffee shop in Iraq newsreporter.in

23 killed in bomb attack at coffee shop in Iraq

Baghdad, Jan 12 : Up to 23 people were killed and 44 others wounded on Monday in two coordinated bomb attacks at a coffee shop in a town in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial security source said.

The attack occurred in the evening when a roadside bomb went off a crowded coffee shop in the town of Maqdadiyah, some 100 km northeast of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the source said on condition of anonymity, Xinhua reported.

2016-01-11 22:50:20 by William James

First beauty queen in four decades crowned in IraqIt was smoky alcoholfree and there was no swimsuit contest but Saturdays party produced the first Miss Iraq in four The crowd spilled out of the Baghdad hotel ballroom where the pageant was The jury chose Shaymaa Abdelrahman a tall greeneyed 20yearold from Iraqs Kirkuk

First beauty queen in four decades crowned in Iraq
It was smoky, alcohol-free and there was no swimsuit contest, but Saturday's party produced the first Miss Iraq in four decades. The crowd spilled out of the Baghdad hotel ballroom where the pageant was held. The jury chose Shaymaa Abdelrahman, a tall, green-eyed 20-year-old from Iraq's Kirkuk city.

2015-12-20 22:18:38 by Sasi

Did you know this fact

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2015-12-13 23:14:01 by Sasi

Children jump off the ruin of an old building into the Tigris River to beat the heat in Baghdad, Iraq. Children jump off the ruin of an old building into the Tigris River to beat the heat in Baghdad

2015-07-11 15:20:01 by Thomas Oliver
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