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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 12 May 2022
BAGHDAD — A British national accused by Iraq of collecting small archaeological fragments will be tried next week on charges potentially punishable by death, his Baghdad lawyer said Wednesday ... Fitton will stand trial before Iraq’s Felony Court on May 15, his lawyer, Thair Soud, told reporters.
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British man found with ancient shards in Iraq to stand trial

Arab News 11 May 2022
BAGHDAD. A British national accused by Iraq of collecting small archaeological fragments will be tried next week on charges potentially punishable by death, his Baghdad lawyer said Wednesday ... Fitton will stand trial before Iraq’s Felony Court this Sunday, his lawyer, Thair Soud, told The Associated Press.
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British man found with ancient shards could be tried in Iraq

Gulf News 05 May 2022
Fitton’s family is urging the British government to help close the case before he goes to trial based on a proposal drafted by Fitton’s Baghdad lawyer ... Fitton’s Baghdad lawyer has already drafted a proposal under Iraqi law to have the case closed before a trial takes place but it ...
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British geologist who kept shards arrested in Iraq

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 May 2022
Fitton’s family is urging the British government to help close the case before he goes to trial, based on a proposal drafted by Fitton’s Baghdad lawyer ... Fitton’s Baghdad lawyer has already drafted a proposal under Iraqi law to have the case closed before a trial takes place, but ...
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Iraq: British man found with pottery shards could face trial

The New Arab 04 May 2022
Fitton's family is urging the British government to help close the case before he goes to trial based on a proposal drafted by Fitton’s Baghdad lawyer ... Fitton’s Baghdad lawyer has already drafted a proposal under Iraqi law to have the case closed before a trial takes place but it ...
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President Biden Announces Appointments to Air Force and Military Academy Boards

The White House 22 Apr 2022
WASHINGTON – Today, President Biden announces his intent to appoint the following individuals to serve in key roles ... Leslie T ... James C ... Army JAG Corps and deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in 2004 with the 256th Infantry Brigade. In Baghdad, he led a team of international lawyers who successfully prosecuted enemy combatants who conducted fatal attacks on U.S.
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Lawyer of Iranian Embassy in Baghdad survives assassination attempt

Irna 13 Apr 2022
Abbas Ahmidi, the Iranian consul in Iraq’s capital Baghdad, confirmed that, saying the assassination attempt ...
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The Parthenon Sculptures and the Day of their Return 

Greek City Times 01 Mar 2022
The team includes the Assistant District Attorney, Matthew Bogdanos, a classics scholar and former miliary lawyer who served in Iraq and wrote a famous work, The Thieves of Baghdad, about the looting of Iraq museums during the Gulf War.
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Iraq: Court hearing resumes on marriage of 12-year-old girl

Al Jazeera 28 Nov 2021
Baghdad, Iraq – A court has resumed ... “This case gets particular media attention because the mother of the young girl went on social media and stirred up nationwide discussion,” Mariam Albawab, a Baghdad-based lawyer who works on children’s rights cases in Iraq, told Al Jazeera.
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Marriage of 12-year-old girl brings renewed outcry in Iraq

The Arab Weekly 22 Nov 2021
BAGHDAD--An Iraqi court adjourned a hearing Sunday to allow a man to formalise his religious marriage to a 12-year-old girl, according to a lawyer for the girl’s mother, who opposes the union. Rights activists protested outside the Baghdad court ...
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12-year-old girl’s marriage causes stir in Iraq

Dawn 22 Nov 2021
BAGHDAD ... Rights activists protested outside the Baghdad court with banners such as “the marriage of minors is a crime against childhood”, while lawyer Marwan Obeidi said the case had been postponed until November 28.
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12-year-old girl's marriage causes stir in Iraq

Straits Times 21 Nov 2021
BAGHDAD (AFP) - An Iraqi court adjourned a hearing Sunday (Nov 21) to allow a man to formalise his religious marriage to a 12-year-old girl, according to a lawyer for the girl's mother, who opposes the union. Rights activists protested outside the Baghdad ...
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12-year-old girl's marriage causes outrage in Baghdad, Iraq

The New Arab 21 Nov 2021
Rights activists protested outside the Baghdad court with banners such as "the marriage of minors is a crime against childhood", while lawyer Marwan Obeidi told AFP the case had been postponed until November 28.
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12-year-old girl's marriage causes stir in IraqChild marriage is not uncommon in conservative and rural ...

Deccan Herald 21 Nov 2021
... according to a lawyer for the girl's mother, who opposes the union. Rights activists protested outside the Baghdad court with banners such as "the marriage of minors is a crime against childhood", while lawyer Marwan Obeidi told AFP the case had been postponed until November 28.
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How the US hid a 2019 airstrike that killed dozens of civilians in Syria

Hartford Courant 15 Nov 2021
But the Air Force lawyer, Lt ... In one version of the report that Tate was sent by the staff at Operation Inherent Resolve, the Baghdad-based military command overseeing operations in Iraq and Syria, a task force lawyer and an operations officer wrote that a violation of the law of armed conflict may have taken place.

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