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Questions tagged [iraq]

for questions about claims based in Iraq, or limited in Iraq.

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Did Iraq have the use of electricity 5000 years ago?

I came across this tweet of which I'm skeptical. So, I ask: Had Iraq use of electricity 5000 years ago?
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Is the the “civilian casualty ratio” in modern day warfare about 3-4:1?

This site claims that, in modern warfare, about 3 civilians are killed for every combatant killed. This concept can be scientifically proven by understand (sic) the basic concept of “civilian ...
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Is ISIS beheading children in Mosul, Iraq?

On the Gateway Pundit, this claim by Chaldean-American businessman Mark Arabo is posted: “There is a park in Mosul, where [ISIS] they actually beheaded children and put their heads on a stick and ...